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post #11 of 85
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Originally Posted by grishkathefool View Post
I <3 your case, wrong color, but whatever, you bought the one with the free 500W PSU.

So you can Xfire two cards from different Manufacturers? I thought they had to be indentical...?
thats only nvidia lol yes you can. you can even x fire with different series like a 4830 with a 4870
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post #12 of 85
I was eying that case for my current rig, but passed on it. Everything looks nice though. I was trying to figure out the quad Xfire thing, but I guess they mean two dual gpu cards? Interested to see how it all turns out and how high that 955 will go.
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post #13 of 85
I love the new cooler on the asus 4890, and sweet harware but that CPU cooler is poop
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post #14 of 85
i have that case and cpu cooler
my cpu cooler is defective methinks (barely keeps my temps under controll with this chip.)

case... is horrible.
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post #15 of 85
Wait and check both of those Video cards before returning one. I have had issues with Asus on video cards before. I really like that board .. Its got that built in linux that lets you do stuff in seconds.
    
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post #16 of 85
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
Wait and check both of those Video cards before returning one. I have had issues with Asus on video cards before. I really like that board .. Its got that built in linux that lets you do stuff in seconds.
Ah thanks, I was wondering what "Express Gate" was!
post #17 of 85
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Stuff being put in and Windows 7 loading..







post #18 of 85
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After 3 hours of fiddling with the Raid drivers, Windows 7 is FINALLY installing.
post #19 of 85
You guys... don't put down the Raidmax case unless you have had one. I have used them several times for customer builds. They are a solid case...not much for air-flow, but built like a tank. I wouldn't trust the PSU that comes with them for crossfire though....no way.
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post #20 of 85
Honestly, if the money isnt an issue, Id just keep the MSI and Xfire. You're rig otherwise is almost the exact same as mine, Im sure youll like it either way
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