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post #21 of 26
I'm just saying that if you're going to spend that much on a high end PC, you may as well get a higher end monitor to go with it. And it's not ridiculously more expensive.

You'll pay ~$170 for a decent 17" LCD

A Samsung 226bw is only $299 after MIR at neweggg.

I have the 225bw and it's amazing and only $249 after MIR.

I have one 16" monitor and one 22" monitor... and there's a HUGE difference in size.

Don't skimp on the monitor if you are going all out with a rig like that. That SLI setup just begs for high resolutions.
    
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post #22 of 26
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well i ordered a pc power and cooling silencer 750 quad PSU and it should be here within the next 10 days.

I have been looking at some liquid cooling options and was looking for some input.
post #23 of 26
I am guessing you already have a case?

Well that is a fantastic build. I hope you have fun with it.
    
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post #24 of 26
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well i ordered a pc power and cooling silencer 750 quad PSU and it should be here within the next 10 days.

I have been looking at some liquid cooling options and was looking for some input.
go slow at first. Build your rig then research about water cooling.
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post #25 of 26
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go slow at first. Build your rig then research about water cooling.
I agree with this. Unless your system really need watercooling, their is no need to immediately research into that kind of stuff. My friend wants to do watercooling and his system is pretty straight forward. He could be fine with air cooling but he wants a really silent computer. I will tell you, watercooling takes a lto of research and time to understand. It also costs about $250 for a low end watercooling system which can chew up your budget.

Thatr rig you have is great though. Happy times
    
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post #26 of 26
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I am just building a good knowledge base, i dont plan to start building a watercooling setup until late january when I get back to the states. I having researching a lot and want to go with two VGA blocks and a CPU block with a 220 mm radiator from swiftech with two d5 pumps and a reservoir from danger den with 1/2 hose and copper fittings all the way around.

any other suggestions
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