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post #11 of 42
Good build. Everything seems compatible. The only area for improvement would be the graphics card. The 5770 is good, so don't get me wrong. But, if you have the money, a gpu upgrade would be the most noticeable. Or you could xfire 5770s later if you want.
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post #12 of 42
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Originally Posted by Silvos00 View Post
Oh I was just looking at MW2, not sure how the 5770s perform. I was thinking about future expandability, since I think the 5850 is better than 2 5770s. And according to the specs it should, mobo supports DDR3 @ 1600.

I agree with Nuginu, no need for after market cooler unless you OC it.
I don't like quoting myself but in this case I should. I don't say the 5850 is better out of opinion, just from what I've seen from others.
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No i agree i've seen benchmarks of 5770's cross fired against the 5850, and the 5850 alone is definitely superior. but i just don't think i have the money for it.
    
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post #14 of 42
A little CPU top heavy. You don't need so much CPU power for that GPU. If you do anything non-gaming that will actually use the CPU though, you'll see significant benefit.
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Wouldn't you consider 3D Studio Max and Adobe After Effects pretty CPU intensive programs?
    
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post #16 of 42
Those might make use of the GPU, but I've never done rendering so I'd have to look into it.
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post #17 of 42
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Wouldn't you consider 3D Studio Max and Adobe After Effects pretty CPU intensive programs?
3Ds Max wasn't last i used it, but i only used it for light modeling. Although i could see your us for it in After Effects.
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post #18 of 42
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okay, I am not entirely sure what you are trying to say. but yea i think they do require a decent CPU. It makes the computer a little future proof anyways I think.
    
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post #19 of 42
I'd recommend against getting that gskill 1600. I had it and it would not do 1600 on my dfi bi 785 board.
post #20 of 42
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Ok, well i have ordered the the parts and now it is only a matter of time before everything is shipped. i will try to start building it right when i receive all the parts. I will be taking pictures throughout the process and i'll up load them to OC as soon as i can. I am very excited about this build!
    
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