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Also is it possible for me to dedicate 1 of the 670's to PhysX when I am playing a PhysX supported game and back to SLI mode when not playing a PhysX supported game?
 
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Also is it possible for me to dedicate 1 of the 670's to PhysX when I am playing a PhysX supported game and back to SLI mode when not playing a PhysX supported game?

Yes, that is possible

But it's a hassle to change often
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ok, so how does the rest of the build look?
 
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Anyone?
 
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post #65 of 75
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Also is it possible for me to dedicate 1 of the 670's to PhysX when I am playing a PhysX supported game and back to SLI mode when not playing a PhysX supported game?
If your running 2 670 in sli you would not need a dedicated Physx unless the game requires it. I was using 1 580 and was running physx on high in the Batman games np.
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I think I might just throw it in for the cool factor of 3 vid cards and it's there if I need it
 
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If your getting 3 cards 850W is needed.
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If your getting 3 cards 850W is needed.

ok, got it 850w minimum. Anyone else have suggestions on the build?
 
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So it's not possible to go with the 3930k? and a good mobo?

It's possible. Having a motherboard that came with an 802.11n chip was one of my requirements because my wireless NIC was PCI and I couldn't find a good X79 board that had a PCI slot. I got the Asus P9X79 Deluxe. The wireless-n NIC is not dual-band, but it is full 300Mbps-capable 2.4GHz 802.11n. It also comes with Bluetooth 3.0, which comes in handy for me because I have a bunch of bluetooth devices that I also use with my iPod Touch and Asus Transformer tablet.

The 3930K is overkill for most people, though. It is certainly overkill if all you want to do with your PC is check email, browse the web, and play 3D games. It isn't really even needed for video transcoding, though it certainly outperforms any other i7 processor except the 3960X. If you have that much money and no where else to spend it, though, you'd certainly be more impressed with the 3930K than the processors you listed.
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It's possible. Having a motherboard that came with an 802.11n chip was one of my requirements because my wireless NIC was PCI and I couldn't find a good X79 board that had a PCI slot. I got the Asus P9X79 Deluxe. The wireless-n NIC is not dual-band, but it is full 300Mbps-capable 2.4GHz 802.11n. It also comes with Bluetooth 3.0, which comes in handy for me because I have a bunch of bluetooth devices that I also use with my iPod Touch and Asus Transformer tablet.
The 3930K is overkill for most people, though. It is certainly overkill if all you want to do with your PC is check email, browse the web, and play 3D games. It isn't really even needed for video transcoding, though it certainly outperforms any other i7 processor except the 3960X. If you have that much money and no where else to spend it, though, you'd certainly be more impressed with the 3930K than the processors you listed.

I need a dual Band Wireless N card And I will be Livestreaming, so is the 3930k worth it?
 
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