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Hey guys.

I need some help with a build I'm doing.
I was just wondering if you guys could answer a couple questions and check the compatibility of my parts.

Case: NZXT Switch 810

Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme

CPU: i7 3930K

GPU x 2: GTX 580 3GB

Is one enough for around 60 fps on the newest games such as BF3, MW3, Skyrim, Just Cause 2? Max settings. 1900x1080
Or should I get 2?
Or should I get one and wait for the 600 series?
(Not an AMD guy)

PSU: Corsair AX1200

Will this run everything?

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB

Storage HDD: WD Caviar Black 1TB

SSD: Mushkin 240GB SSD

Fans x 9: Silverstone AP121

Pump: Swiftech MCP655

Thanks for the help. =)
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fans x9 haha jesus christ! Yeah it should run fine!
 
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Lol yea. They're for the water cooling setup.
Any thoughts on the GPU question?
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post #4 of 26
go for these RAM if budget is not a problem
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4 x Kingston HyperX XMP Water-cooled 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133

Hope that helped thumb.gif
post #5 of 26
1 GTX 580 is enough for Battlefield 3 but I would instead go for a single 7950 3GB, since its minimum frame rate is higher than a GTX 580 in BF3 and you have PLENTY of overclocking potential. That, and drivers have had a year to mature on the GTX 580. The 7950's driver support will get better with time. Also, building a multi-GPU platform is a bit of a gamble. For me, crossfire 6850s worked fine with unnoticeable micro-stutter but it's not going to work out the same with everyone.

Stick to a single graphics card, the 7950 or 7970. Or if you don't want to spend as much, just stick with the single GTX 580.

So what resolution are you going to play at?
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and one more thing Powercolour is out with the 7970 watercooled GPU check it out wink.gif
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fans x9 haha jesus christ! Yeah it should run fine!

hahahhah I have 18 fans in my main rig!!!!
post #9 of 26
I'd say go for an XFX power supply over the Corsair one, it will be much quieter and slightly more efficient.

XFX ProSeries P1-1250-BEFX 1250W

Side note, you'll probably be just fine with a 1000W power supply, 1250w is a bit overkill.

XFX ProSeries P1-1000-BELX This one has similar features, but is more power efficient than the xfx 1250w.
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post #10 of 26
Thread Starter 
@Tarun and Schmuckley
I'm gonna stick with this RAM. It is gonna go real nice with my color scheme.

@Edge Of Pain
I'm gonna be playing at 1900 x 1080 on a 27" monitor.
Will the one GTX 580 3GB give at least 45 fps for most game? On highest?

@Carlitos714
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@fofamit
Wow. That PSU looks sick.
But what about the company's name?
I haven't been into computers for too long, but I haven't heard of XFX much.
Corsair on the other hand, is everywhere.
And would you know if this has any of those wires that split in two?
Like the 24pin one splits into two as it connects to the PSU or something else that would be a hassle to sleeve?
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Primary-Corsair Force Series GT 240GB Storage-WD Caviar Green 1TB LG Blu-Ray Burner Water Cooling 
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