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post #11 of 48
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The OP said her boyfriend already has a case, but you're right, a HAF 932 would be in order. Good HDD recommendations.

If you really say it doesn't scale well, then yeah, dual 285's is OK.

And whoops, a good PSU. A Corsair 850HX is more than sufficient.
thanks for backing me up. i forgot about that. and the GTX295 dont scale well at all. 2 or 3 GTX285s are amazing. Put those on a classified and your golden!
    
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im just going to generalize here.

evga classified mobo (one without nf200), a nice i7 D0 920, 4x(yes, 4x) 4890s (xfx black edition or that sapphire one with 1ghz stock core too, the ones with 6pin + 8pin power rather than just 2x 6pin)
some high end ram modules (with that budget, might as well get them 2ghz+ corsair doms with the nice fan)
and a corsair HX1000

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post #13 of 48
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im just going to generalize here.

evga classified mobo (one without nf200), a nice i7 D0 920, 4x(yes, 4x) 4890s (xfx black edition or that sapphire one with 1ghz stock core too, the ones with 6pin + 8pin power rather than just 2x 6pin)
some high end ram modules (with that budget, might as well get them 2ghz+ corsair doms with the nice fan)
and a corsair HX1000

just to help other people with a good idea on what sort of components
classified and 4890s are you kidding me! does anyone else see how that does not mix. the classified does allow quad fire and the classfiied a speciffically built for 3x way sli with nvidia cards.
    
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post #14 of 48
Copy the rig in my sig
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post #15 of 48
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classified and 4890s are you kidding me! does anyone else see how that does not mix. the classified does allow quad fire and the classfiied a speciffically built for 3x way sli with evga nvidia cards.


fixed.
Edited by vdek - 6/23/09 at 1:17am
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fixed.
fixed what?

You didnt fix anything you just put in false information about the motherboard.


The frickin classfied does not allow for 4 double slotted GPUs. LOOK AT THE LAYOUT. JEEZUS! I HAVE THE CLASSIFIED RIGHT NEXT TO ME
Edited by mocha989 - 6/23/09 at 1:03am
    
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post #17 of 48
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Copy the rig in my sig
the gigabyte X58 extreme isnt that good. the classified would be better since she has such a high budget and since the system is for gaming and what not.
Edited by mocha989 - 6/23/09 at 1:02am
    
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post #18 of 48
Why so much love for the Classified? Why not the Rampage II Extreme? Everyone loves Asus.
    
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post #19 of 48
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Why so much love for the Classified? Why not the Rampage II Extreme? Everyone loves Asus.
asus really isnt all that good. i had so many problems with there X58 boards with my customer builds. so yeah no more asus for me.

i rep+ you by the way for backing me up on the 1st page.
    
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post #20 of 48
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fixed what?

You didnt fix anything you just put in false information about the motherboard.


The frickin classfied does not allow for 4 double slotted GPUs. LOOK AT THE LAYOUT. JEEZUS! I HAVE THE CLASSIFIED RIGHT NEXT TO ME
iirc, patches has done it... so has NCspec
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