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post #11 of 24
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Thanks thumb.gif I shall keep my current setup. I think I'm gonna get a pack of 4 120mm fans( another for the front, another to put on top, and another for the side), a 1000W psu, and hopefully, a corsair liquid cooler, or if itd fit in my case, there was a Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme i may get for $30 tongue.gif
post #12 of 24
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Originally Posted by MercStealth View Post

Thanks thumb.gif I shall keep my current setup. I think I'm gonna get a pack of 4 120mm fans( another for the front, another to put on top, and another for the side), a 1000W psu, and hopefully, a corsair liquid cooler, or if itd fit in my case, there was a Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme i may get for $30 tongue.gif

Umm... Unless you need the extra wattage, don't waste your money on a new PSU. 1000 watts is enough juice to power a house. You could run 2 GTX 680s on a 750 w PSU, so I don't think your mainstream rig needs 1000.
post #13 of 24
I agree with every poster here, what you (the OP) want to do is a side-grade. I wouldn't bother.

Edit: need to read more. A 1000w PSU is not needed for your rig, the one you have is just fine.
Edited by MethosTR - 4/11/12 at 6:45pm
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post #14 of 24
The only thing I would really change with your setup is the power supply and video card. everything else is great.

Maybe add a good cpu cooler if you don't have one already, then overclock and you'll be faster than bd in most situations.

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post #15 of 24
I no... Just SLI.
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post #16 of 24
The graphics part bothers me, can't you keep your 2GB TI and buy a 2nd for some great SLI performance? Everything else will be fine.
    
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post #17 of 24
Thread Starter 
Thanks for your input! I'v had a few people say I need a new power supply, and my 600W isn't enough :/ I didn't think I needed one, but like I said, I'v had a few people tell me otherwise. It's kind of confusing sometimes because I get a variety of answers/opinions.
post #18 of 24
They are saying to upgrade the PSU because it is a bit on the Low-End Side but more then enough for your system.
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post #19 of 24
I'm running 4ghz on a 500w. 600w is enough.

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post #20 of 24
I think you would probably see almost no discernible difference between the two rigs gaming side by side.

Not a waste of money persay, but definitely time and effort. Not to mention getting your hopes up for a new build, which will basically perform very(extremely) similarly to your current build.

Getting a new case, CPU/GPU cooler, new fans, fan controller, or other little things might be a more rewarding way to spend your extra time/interest. If you overclock your CPU/GPU combo your in game performance should increase considerable and better cooling is going to help you do this without dramatically shortening the lifespan of your components.

Edit: If you PC is running fine(not crashing/restarting) when you play games then your power supply is doing its job despite what people might be saying.... You could switch to a better name brand like Seasonic/Corsair/Antec but it hardly seems necessary.
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