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hvly oc'd q6600 and dual 1gig HD2900xt?
post #22 of 31
It's probably not impossible to do it with a single GTX and a dual core e6600, but you're gonna have to have some crazy cooling/overclocks. I haven't scored mine yet, but I doubt I'll get that high.

SLI'd GTS and a Quad would probably get you over the 17K mark, at least that's what the Top list would leave me to believe.
    
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post #24 of 31
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Originally Posted by darkjediii View Post
looks like I'll need SLI'd GTX's for the job, and a OC'd 6600? everyone agree? what about cooling-wise? do I need to go watercooled or will air suffice for this build?
with good cooling your 6400 will most likely BEAT OUT an e6600 on the overclock. Go for 3.8GHz on your 6400 with a watercooling setup (i did 3.6 on air but temps are..meh)

get sli'd gtx's

2gb of ram (your sig says one i believe, either that or i misread)

that will suffice
    
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Originally Posted by Sreenath View Post
with good cooling your 6400 will most likely BEAT OUT an e6600 on the overclock. Go for 3.8GHz on your 6400 with a watercooling setup (i did 3.6 on air but temps are..meh)

get sli'd gtx's

2gb of ram (your sig says one i believe, either that or i misread)

that will suffice
air or watercooled gtx's ?
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post #26 of 31
why the hell do you need 17k +

trying to beat someone.....
    
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post #27 of 31
Wouldn't one gtx overclocked be more powerful than two gts's in sli?
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post #28 of 31
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Originally Posted by born2killU View Post
why the hell do you need 17k +

trying to beat someone.....
You've been here long enough to know about the e-penis.... lol
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by darkjediii View Post
air or watercooled gtx's ?
You can get there with air on the GTXs.
I'm not familiar with the 6400 but there is only one in the top 30 and it's at 3.2 , the e6600 is your best bet. Realize that Special K has an exceptional e6600 to do 3.9 on air and make it thru the tests.
MB and psu will also have to be considered carefully.
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post #30 of 31
Dude, there is no way you can get 17k+ with a GTs. You atleast need 2xGTX or a Ultra. And a quadcore.
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