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just thought I would say to make sure the motherboard will do sli and the sli bridge does not come with the video cards it comes with the motherboard or I bought some on Amazon for 5 bucks to keep as spares.
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post #12 of 37
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i already purchased the azzo hurrican.

that thing is HUGE? have you tried it? @TH3 original

Oh, I misread, I thought you were looking into a new case.

Yeah that case seems quite nice. Just make sure (for 570 SLI) that there is a close stream of fresh air directed at the 570.
In my Corsair 550D case, I have a 140MM fan at the bottom blowing directly into the bottom 570. I see that you can also do that with this case.
Side panel fans are not required, but if you do not mind the extra noise, go for it.
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Only draw back is the 1.25gb of VRAM. If you have $200 plus to spend buy in the 600 or 7000 series of cards. The heat and power consumption alone is worth it.
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post #14 of 37
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ive decided on vishera and about to order the 8320..


would a CM 212+ suffice for this beast of a chip? (im trying to stay ineexpsnive yet probly oc a WHOLE 1ghz)
Yes,it will do fine. You should consider getting a good PSU though.
   
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Yeah the psu is already good.I actually aquired it free brand new from work
CORSAIR AX1200


Thanks all of you guys....i hope this SLI isnt a pain.... i had a guy in another thread saying that "SLI is just a marketing ploy from nvidia" even a GPU noobie,i could tell that was false
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Great! Btw at what resolution does your son play?
   
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post #17 of 37
I run 570 SLI at 1440 and have no issues. Witcher 2 is a pretty demanding game and it seemed to run smooth for me. A second 570 is worth $100 for sure. Also, I think some people here overstate the VRam thing. 570 sli is a powerhouse, to borrow the word of a previous poster.
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post #18 of 37
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Yeah the psu is already good.I actually aquired it free brand new from work
CORSAIR AX1200


Thanks all of you guys....i hope this SLI isnt a pain.... i had a guy in another thread saying that "SLI is just a marketing ploy from nvidia" even a GPU noobie,i could tell that was false

I have been running 2 GTX 580's in sli since i built my current system in Nov 2010 and it performs very well with no problems. and it's not a marketing ploy. you shouldn't have any problems aslong as the motherboard is sli ready as I posted earlier.
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he just keeps it 1080p im pretty sure.. on his 40" samsung LN40B530.... Should he set it lower?
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post #20 of 37
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he just keeps it 1080p on his 40" samsung LN40B530 im pretty sure.. Should he set it lower?

No, 570 SLI is perfectly fine at 1080p for all games.
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