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45nm,

thats true, but a good deal of it has to do with comments on oc and from elsewhere which has held me up to keep waiting for newer components...I was about to go for a 680i and Q6600 way back, then waited for the 9800gtx, then 9800gx2, then gtx 280, but i'm glad i waited...i think it paid off becuase like others have said I think this is a solid build
Edited by xxxitrxxx - 7/10/08 at 7:09pm
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post #12 of 72
Building computers is not something that you can be scared about wasting money own. There will always be new stuff around the corner.

Having said that, I think you should wait untill Nehalem comes out, since you have already waited this long. The 4870X2's look great though. Very good choice.
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For a power supply, have you looked the corsair ones?
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This might be a wild suggestion but have you considered the D5400XS ?
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i've thought about it
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This might be a wild suggestion but have you considered the D5400XS ?
(Skulltrail for those who don't know)
post #17 of 72
Techgage ran an article on building an affordable skulltrail system in that budget range you specified. http://techgage.com/article/building...ltrail_system/
post #18 of 72
Man talk about throwing down some build threads (just went through his post history). Seriously you need to make a decision and stick with it. Like everyone is saying technology is ever changing and advancing and if you don't make a list and stick with it your never gonna build the thing.

Do i regret jumping on the 9xxx Nvidia Cards (GX2 was a pain in my ass)? of course i do but to be quite honest the only game i have any problems running maxed out is crysis. 780i FTW was around the corner and i could of waited but i didn't.

Your best bet at current right now is to get a X48 Motherboard with a Intel 45nm quad and a ATI HD4xxx series card preferably in crossfire with some good DDR2. Sure X58 is around the corner with the new Nehalem's but if you wait for that then as soon as Nehalem is released they will be putting out specs for a new chipset and processor's.

Keep in mind when buying computer hardware your always gonna be a behind the latest and greatest within 3-4 months...
post #19 of 72
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45nm,

ETA is 15-35 days.


In addition. Like wiggy2k7 said. I need to get this build perfect. Don't want to wish this and that which explains why i keep changing my mind on the build from the last few months
There is no such thing as a perfect decision or having a perfect build You just have to go with what feels right (intuition). Trust yourself that you have made a "good enough" decision and you will be contempt with the decision that you made. Good Luck!!
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sounds good!
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