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But will you be using a custom BIOS for the video cards in order to increase the voltage beyond what's possible with the stock BIOS?

Also, you can ask me to help you select a PSU as well. Don't just limit yourself to one person. Besides, Shilka might even defer you to me.

I haven't used custom bios on them yet, but once I get the water blocks on them I probably will to get them to a good speed. Shilka already responded to me with what he thinks I should get.
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I haven't used custom bios on them yet, but once I get the water blocks on them I probably will to get them to a good speed. Shilka already responded to me with what he thinks I should get.

 

What did he recommend?

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Just in case you end up needing more, what do you think of the 1000W G2 for $149.99 after the rebate card, but $179.99 up front (with free shipping available)?

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438010

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post #46 of 52

 

I'm not sure, but I think I remember learning that the G1 is a rip-off for that price seeing as how they have the G2 and P2 models.

 

 

I didn't know, so I skipped it. :/

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post #47 of 52
@shilka what is the oem of the EVGA Supernova G1 1000w?
post #48 of 52
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I've been looking at the xspc water blocks for my gpu. Are they a good choice? Are there any better blocks for the same price?

Got to buy 2x blocks, 2x backplates, 1x GPU and 1x PSU.

Also what fans should I add to my radiator? I've heard good things about Noctua fans.
Edited by Its L0G4N - 5/30/14 at 5:50am
post #49 of 52
I think you should be good with 750W or 800W provided they are single 12V+ railed
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I think you should be good with 750W or 800W provided they are single 12V+ railed

I already know what psu i'm getting
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