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so your main goal is gaming (fps specifically).
i am also in the market for a pc like this. much less priced tho. you can see it in my sig.

i would say go with 2 of these
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Awesome! I'm glad I found this forum before dropping all this $$$$$
    
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post #13 of 115
go with 2 raptors and one or two 640 gb hdd
more than enough and the 640 arent that expensive
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post #14 of 115
ok how about this monitor very very good price http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824014173
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so your main goal is gaming (fps specifically).
i am also in the market for a pc like this. much less priced tho. you can see it in my sig.

i would say go with 2 of these
sli supports 1 screen....
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so your main goal is gaming (fps specifically).
i am also in the market for a pc like this. much less priced tho. you can see it in my sig.

i would say go with 2 of these
Very nice! Whats the advantage of using 2 monitors, and how would I hook them up to be ran at the same time??? hmmmm so much to learn
    
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post #17 of 115
get ati. i have 2 3870x2's and love them. they support more than 1 screen. you can use two screens as 2 desktops (basically)
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Ok ocZcc, thanks for this i will take your input! Concerning the HD's, whats the reason for going with 2 velociraptors and 1 bigger HD?
    
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post #19 of 115
id say only 1 raptor for os and programs. this is for speed.
and 1 larger drive for storage.
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post #20 of 115
yer go for a velociraptor for the os and programs as it bassically will speed things up a bit and go for a larger for storage as you will hardly loose any speed over going with 4 velociraptors and itwill save you quite a lot of money
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