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Can 2 7970's really run on a 750W? You might want to fix that.
He doesn't need to. 750W is plenty of juice for 2 7970s.
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Can 2 7970's really run on a 750W? You might want to fix that.
He doesn't need to. 750W is plenty of juice for 2 7970s.

Just to back that up:


The TX750 v2 is just fine.
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post #103 of 111
Yes the 750W is plenty and yes I'd go with the xfire lightnings.
Nice build. I'm kinda jealous!!! biggrin.gif
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post #105 of 111
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I can't CF/SLI with that board.
That CPU cannot be OCed, which I plan on doing.
That case has literally no cable management, and isn't my style.
Not any better than stock fan that cooler.
The GTX 670 in SLI and 7970 in CF outperforms that GTX 690 while using the same amount of power and costing a lot less.
The Pro4 doesn't support Error Correcting Code RAM.

I think I will stick to my build, but thanks for the input anyway.
post #106 of 111
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Originally Posted by fire r a g e View Post

I can't CF/SLI with that board.
That CPU cannot be OCed, which I plan on doing.
That case has literally no cable management, and isn't my style.
Not any better than stock fan that cooler.
The GTX 670 in SLI and 7970 in CF outperforms that GTX 690 while using the same amount of power and costing a lot less.
The Pro4 doesn't support Error Correcting Code RAM.
I think I will stick to my build, but thanks for the input anyway.

Ya, stick with what you posted, it's a good rig.
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post #107 of 111
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Thanks everyone who helped me. I am now able to spec up rigs. Maybe I could even help others now. tongue.gif
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glad you got it worked out, congratulations!... building your own is a life changing event.. you learn so much about computers and Critical Thinking.


this is my perfect computer.... I got it going this week:D, still tweak'n it a bit, but it runs.!!


Rosewill Thor V2 White Edition Full Tower

Gigabyte ga-z77x-up5 th lga 1155 intel

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.8GHz LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

CORSAIR DOMINATOR GT 8GB DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000)

MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3Gb D5/OC Radeon HD 384-bit

Intel 520 480Gb SSD drive

Western Digital 1Tb Black, data store

CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC PSU

Acer 27" LED S271HL 1920x1080 100000000:1 5ms

COD Black Ops 2 Turtle Beach Ear Force Sierra

Razer Mamba 2012 / Razer Scarab Mat
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post #109 of 111
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I think I will use this build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($24.97 @ Newegg)
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-14 13:06 EDT-0400)

Thanks all for the suggestions!

Go for it, you will be very satisfied with the end result!
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Originally Posted by fire r a g e View Post

I think I will use this build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($24.97 @ Newegg)
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-14 13:06 EDT-0400)

Thanks all for the suggestions!

Go for it, you will be very satisfied with the end result!

He did. 5 months ago. The guy above you necro'd by a loooong shot.
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