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Just listen to me:

Dont get 3 sticks of ram. The DFI will hate it. Get to a 2gb kit of either OCZ or G.Skill (try and get ddr500 ram).

The Ultra-d mod has become harder as nvidia but a epoxy layer over the pencil mod area which means you need to remove that first and its quite tricky.

DFI has to have a psu with at least a 480w rating! My PSU is a branded 480w Enermax and it struggles.

Get yourself an OCZ Gamexstream 600w or 700w.
first of all, im definitely going to be going with a gameXstream PSU and I think I'm going to go ahead and get G skill 2 gigs of it. The Fury, do you know how specifically, to get past the epoxy layer and is it a laborous task? im getting my ultra-d from ebay so i should be hoping its one of the older versions that doesn't have this epoxy youre talking about? The Fury do u think i should upgrade from my 3000+ winchester core to a sandy 3700?? my winchester isabout two years old now. the only game i really play is HL2/CS:S.
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have you looked at an epox sli or an ASUS sli board? they run around 110-130, modding a mobo makes me un easy... thats just me though...

Also, my 3000+ venice is awesome, I have a 600mhz oc happening at very low temps, with minimal vcore increase... I dont know how it compares to a winchester... just another thought..
     
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i would suggest upgrading you cpu instead of the extra gig of ram. you dont really need the extra ram, and css is heavily cpu dependent
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i would suggest upgrading you cpu instead of the extra gig of ram. you dont really need the extra ram, and css is heavily cpu dependent
so u suggest i get one gig of G skill and upgrade my cpu? would u recommend two 512 sticks? i do plan on getting a second gig later on.
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