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I'm actually thinking about that one myself. It's a little heavily loaded on the radiator though... maybe 2 rads? but then that's a lot for the pump... 2 loops

haha this is getting pricey fast
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Thanks a lot guys !!!! especially go4life and mark.. i appreciate your prompt responses in helping me out and making my life a little easier.. hope i can return the favor someday.. somehow (doesn't seem likely with all the talent you guys got)..

-adnan
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Thanks a lot guys !!!! especially go4life and mark.. i appreciate your prompt responses in helping me out and making my life a little easier.. hope i can return the favor someday.. somehow (doesn't seem likely with all the talent you guys got)..

-adnan
Your welcome If it is anything, just send me a pm

Now enjoy bro
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post #24 of 34
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This would be a bad point in time for anyone to shell out large$$ for graphics hardware..

The new cards from Nvidia are right around the corner leading to lower prices for existing hardware, plus new technology..

I suppose if you had to have something quick like hurry up, then going EVGA in concert with their step up deal may not be so bad, never stepped up though so I can't speak from experience.

9800 GX2's??

You must not have a conscience Hill..

I am so glad I got out of that mess while TigerDirect was willing to let me exchange them.

What a waste of time and money!!!

I'm actually going with 3x BFG 9800gtx. They have a new 100 day trade up program so if the new cards are substantially better, then its easy to trade em up.
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post #25 of 34
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I'm actually going with 3x BFG 9800gtx. They have a new 100 day trade up program so if the new cards are substantially better, then its easy to trade em up.
I've read good things about 3x9800gtx Rob. Benchmarks are supposed to be so so, but actual in-game is supposed to be fantastic.

I was dissapointed in a major way with both 2x 3870 X2 as well as 2x 9800 GX2.

Thankfully the nice folks at my local TigerDirect allowed me to pull off some exchanges that saved me some substantial $$.

Also, I had 2x 8800GTX's to fall back on.

I don't know exactly how effectively the step up program, so I've decided to wait until the new cards are released before I decide whether it's worthwhile to spend more money on gpus, or just sit tight.

Right now my 2 8800GTX's with my current rig are pretty potent medicene for most all games that I play, (Crysis included), so for now it aint broke!!!
    
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post #26 of 34
or just wait for the gtx280 and yes get the 9650, I have had one at 4.45 this second one will only go to 4.3 but both would only do 4.0 stable for 24/7

I myself will trade up to the gtx280 if they are better then the gx2s
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post #27 of 34
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I've read good things about 3x9800gtx Rob. Benchmarks are supposed to be so so, but actual in-game is supposed to be fantastic. I was dissapointed in a major way with both 2x 3870 X2 as well as 2x 9800 GX2.

Thankfully the nice folks at my local TigerDirect allowed me to pull off some exchanges that saved me some substantial $$.

Also, I had 2x 8800GTX's to fall back on.

I don't know exactly how effectively the step up program, so I've decided to wait until the new cards are released before I decide whether it's worthwhile to spend more money on gpus, or just sit tight.

Right now my 2 8800GTX's with my current rig are pretty potent medicene for most all games that I play, (Crysis included), so for now it aint broke!!!


I have too. I don't care much about benches but I'm planning for a new monitor and would like my gaming to be as good as I can manage. My current 22" isn't near big enough and I'm having a custom desk built for my home office so I've got room to burn.



Lets see: I had 2 6600GT, 2 7800Gt, 2 7800GTX, 2 7900GTX, 2 8800GTX, 2 8800GT, and now 2 8800GTS(92).

I'm getting tired of 2's its time for 3's!

(keeping the new bfg trade up in mind)

I've read essentially the same as well. benches put it as faster than 2 cards in SLI by varying amounts and slightly faster/slower than a pair of gx2 (when they work properly). In games however, there is as much as a 20% increase in frame rates in games (at higher resolutions) over a pair of cards in sli.

20% improvement is worth it to me.

Just wish I didn't have to go vista.
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post #28 of 34
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I have too. I don't care much about benches but I'm planning for a new monitor and would like my gaming to be as good as I can manage. My current 22" isn't near big enough and I'm having a custom desk built for my home office so I've got room to burn.



Lets see: I had 2 6600GT, 2 7800Gt, 2 7800GTX, 2 7900GTX, 2 8800GTX, 2 8800GT, and now 2 8800GTS(92).

I'm getting tired of 2's its time for 3's!

(keeping the new bfg trade up in mind)

Edit:

Pics of the new "office" ...

I've read essentially the same as well. benches put it as faster than 2 cards in SLI by varying amounts and slightly faster/slower than a pair of gx2 (when they work properly). In games however, there is as much as a 20% increase in frame rates in games (at higher resolutions) over a pair of cards in sli.

20% improvement is worth it to me.

Just wish I didn't have to go vista.
I'm dual booting Vista 64 and XP. I play my games in Vista and get out!!!!

I've got a 24" samsung Rob, and I LOVE it. I will never go smaller ever ever ever...

Even after >1 year, it still looks big and beautiful..

Had some problems about 3 months in with a slight white border appearing in windows.

Called Samsung and they fed ex'd a new monitor to me immediately, asking that I swap out the original and return it within 10 days..

I was blown away. Always nice to receive decent treatment. If you do go the Sammy route, make sure to register your monitor when you get it. That's how and why they were so cooperative.

Good luck, go big my friend...
    
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The Samsung 244T?

What are its specs?

How is it better than the 245B (which is much cheaper)?
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post #30 of 34
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The Samsung 244T?

What are its specs?

How is it better than the 245B (which is much cheaper)?
Yep.

6ms 1000:1

Edit:

I've seen the 245 in the store but don't know anything about it..

Sorry.
    
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