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i think numerous people dont realize about VRM heatsinks and how important they are when it comes to overclocking.. but then if the OPs friend doesnt want to overclock then should be fine thumb.gif
hmmm a point to be noted thumb.gif OP are you overclocking bcoz the P67 i recommend over a Asrock Z68 Pro Gen3 redface.gif
i will make another Rig when i get free m a bi tinee mineee busy do multiple job right now so i will probably screw up the build which is happening to me now a day mad.gif
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Originally Posted by Tarun View Post

that motherboard does not have Heatsinked VRMs which may lead to overheating and issue like that while overclocking as for the GPU watch out its a XFX buddy they have some bad and horror stories about temps, overheating issues and specially when it Comes to RMA rolleyes.gif and another thing that rig is going over the OP's Budget almost 797$ with shipping and before rebates try writing down both the prices i.e. the before MIR and after MIR prices so it more clear to OP thumb.gif

No problem, he can OC 2500K in all stock @ 4ghz without heating, this is sandy bridge a very cool platform, BUY one Tarun so that you will know, as for the XFX those are isolated horror stories, all card manufacturers have horror stories even the best brands, that's the reason they have warranties. Are you saying HIS is better than XFX?

As for the MIR its all there, he can do it, just dont be lazy biggrin.gif
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sorry that was a Canadian dollar rig here is a USD rig
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CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.42 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock P67 PRO3 (B3) ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($105.86 @ Mac Connection)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill 530W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $670.23 and 80$ for Case of your choice = 750.22$ Shipped

TS required a motherboard capable of adding the a second videocard in the future, as mentioned above, and a reliable psu for xfire, this setup wont and will be limited to single vidoecard and HIS 6870 videocard warranty is only two year as compared to XFX 6870 videocard warranty of lifetime, HIS is saying something by limiting their warranty period. So as the buyer be particular of this also.
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post #13 of 18
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No problem, he can OC 2500K in all stock @ 4ghz without heating, this is sandy bridge a very cool platform, BUY one Tarun so that you will know, as for the XFX those are isolated horror stories, all card manufacturers have horror stories even the best brands, that's the reason they have warranties. Are you saying HIS is better than XFX?
As for the MIR its all there, he can do it, just dont be lazy biggrin.gif
TS required a motherboard capable of adding the a second videocard in the future, as mentioned above, and a reliable psu for xfire, this setup wont and will be limited to single vidoecard and HIS 6870 videocard warranty is only two year as compared to XFX 6870 videocard warranty of lifetime, HIS is saying something by limiting their warranty period. So as the buyer be particular of this also.
i wish i could buy one sad-smiley-002.gif and XFX there are many stories and i have seen people avoiding it as far as RMA the XFX RMA is the worst as far as i have heard so whats the point when you give the card for RMA and you dont get it back for months running around mad.gif lastly i made that rig which will cost OP 750$ before MIR if OP does not mind if i suggest him/her a 750$+ rig berfore MIR and after rebate it may go to ~750$ redface.gif
post #14 of 18
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i wish i could buy one sad-smiley-002.gif and XFX there are many stories and i have seen people avoiding it as far as RMA the XFX RMA is the worst as far as i have heard so whats the point when you give the card for RMA and you dont get it back for months running around mad.gif lastly i made that rig which will cost OP 750$ before MIR if OP does not mind if i suggest him/her a 750$+ rig berfore MIR and after rebate it may go to ~750$ redface.gif

That's what a famous gaming brand gets defamation, but you never know if those guys get shut up because they got rma anew videocard better than what they previouly had, HIS on the otherhand is just making a scene, you wont heard anything from this guys because very few had their videocard or none at all, and it wont get that much attention if it will not step up to its competition, having low price does not gain market share, it will burn out the company because people are buying quality/performance/feature, even if it cost as long as it is justified.
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post #15 of 18
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That's what a famous gaming brand gets defamation, but you never know if those guys get shut up because they got rma anew videocard better than what they previouly had, HIS on the otherhand is just making a scene, you wont heard anything from this guys because very few had their videocard or none at all, and it wont get that much attention if it will not step up to its competition, having low price does not gain market share, it will burn out the company because people are buying quality/performance/feature, even if it cost as long as it is justified.
just one thing i want to say is it better to RMA a card again and again or is it better to get a card that runs cool and for a longer time without problems wink.gif
Anyways its the OP's call now if a 750$+ Rig Before MIR is fine for him then i will post my final config redface.gif
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Double post? My only post was the original post.
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Double post? My only post was the original post.

he means he acidently posted the reply twice smile.gif
@Op you should have alook at build Tarun has configured, he is becoming quite good at it and seems to be his forte smile.gif
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