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John... however nice the Corsair is, I do NOT think it'll be able to handle Crossfire 2900's. 50A on the 12V rails simply isn't going to cut it with those cards.
    
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yep you did

However, with that much to spend, Core 2 Duo is still an option....

The rig with the single 8800GTX... with an E6600 and an Asus P5N32-E SLI will cost $1,495. Still the faster option, even with the FX at 3.0GHz.

I opted for quite a heavy PSU, and modular. Plenty power. You could save some money by going with the DA750 or OP750

With the Antec 900, I do recommend a modular PSU though
I could sell my FX62 i suppose, or give it to chipp, boy wouldnt he be suprised to find an FX62 in there

my big reason for nvidia, is i dual boot Linux, and id like good drivers for linux
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I could sell my FX62 i suppose, or give it to chipp, boy wouldnt he be suprised to find an FX62 in there
*shhh don't tell it here then *

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John... however nice the Corsair is, I do NOT think it'll be able to handle Crossfire 2900's. 50A on the 12V rails simply isn't going to cut it with those cards.
Yeah, LOL. I noticed that just after I posted .. I thought .. duh. So I reccomended the same PSU you did.

Or he could crossfire some of these GTS'es to save some for a better PSU in the build I posted.
    
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Yeah, LOL. I noticed that just after I posted .. I thought .. duh. So I reccomended the same PSU you did.

Or he could crossfire some of these GTS'es to save some for a better PSU in the build I posted.
The GTS's are the ones I posted in my first suggestion

See previous post for an Intel rig. I toned down to the 750W DA750, and included a northbridge cooler (maybe might want two of those... one for the southbridge also).
    
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I think you scammed your friend! ;p.
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I think you scammed your friend! ;p.
what do i care, this one is rich, he dropped like 5 grand on his new PC, 80 bucks means nothing to him, hell he bought a pair of 3grand headphones cause his 2grand didnt sound right
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what do i care, this one is rich, he dropped like 5 grand on his new PC, 80 bucks means nothing to him, hell he bought a pair of 3grand headphones cause his 2grand didnt sound right
You think he'll take $200 for the other headphones
    
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I pmed you about MoBo choice.
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I pmed you about MoBo choice.
Why not in the forum... so others can learn about it also?
    
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