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My case is Corsair 800D for whoever wondered smile.gif

Then you sould be able to fit a Thermalright Archon SB-E X2 or a Thermalright TRUE Spirit 140 the problems with those 2 are they are 170mm high and most case dont have room for anything above 160mm
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post #32 of 58
Go for the gigabyte ud3 Asus mobos are to expensive and can let you go for a better gpu
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post #33 of 58
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I got told that nvidia is better than AMD. But it seems like everybody is recommending AMD, is this the right choice?
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I got told that nvidia is better than AMD. But it seems like everybody is recommending AMD, is this the right choice?

The AMD cards is faster but the Nvidia drivers are better and you get PhysX and Adaptive Vsync with Nvidia which you dont with AMD
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post #35 of 58
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I got told that nvidia is better than AMD. But it seems like everybody is recommending AMD, is this the right choice?

That's an old myth. wink.gif

AMD offerings are better in terms of price-performance ratio.
post #36 of 58
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I got told that nvidia is better than AMD. But it seems like everybody is recommending AMD, is this the right choice?

that was in the Past. right now they are tied up with AMD having a hair ahead. their value for performance is way higher than Nvidia right now. and also if you compare any high end card from nvidia it would be 2GB Ram while the AMDs are 3GB ram which will be handy by the end of the year when the developers push the graphics a bit more.

So over all with no bias whatsoever, Nvidia was my favorite but now. AMD just offers the best stuff for the best prices.
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post #37 of 58
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That's an old myth. wink.gif

AMD offerings are better in terms of price-performance ratio.

Many have made this same decision about AMD vs NVIDIA.....the price-performance ration. 79xxx series card...you just cant beat.
 
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post #38 of 58
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The AMD cards is faster but the Nvidia drivers are better and you get PhysX and Adaptive Vsync with Nvidia which you dont with AMD

I have found the opposite in my case nvidia does not have better drivers than amd. I actually have found that nvidia has worse drivers than amd in multi monitors. For example when is nvidia going to support the ability to run three monitors with out having to run surround??
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post #39 of 58
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I have found the following so far:
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 16GB
- Kit w/ 2x8GB CL 9-9-9-24 1,5V 240 pins Dual Channel

ASUS Radeon HD 7970 3GB GDDR5
-PCI-Express 3.0, "DirectCU II", 2xDVI-I, 4xDisplayPort

Intel® Core i7-3770K Processor
- Socket-LGA1155, Quad Core, 3.5GHz, 8MB, 77W, HD4000, Boxed w/fan

I am still unsure about the motherboard, seems like people do not agree on any.
post #40 of 58
Just how people are fan boys on CPUs and GPUs there will be fanboys on motherboards. But we can all agree that the best ones are the big three -msi ,gigabyte ,and asus .
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