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post #11 of 21
If you're running short building the system now, just forego 1 video card for now and purchase it later. 1 of those cards should last you for as long as you need to save up a few bucks to make up how much you're short. It's better to wait a few weeks for the second card than to skimp on something that shouldn't be skimped on
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yea i know im only buying one 1900XT and later ill purchase the Crossfire Edition when more demanding games come out
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post #13 of 21
Make sure to let us know how your motherboard OCs. Those Ati based boards are breaking records everywhere.
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post #14 of 21
Remember if you're doing crossfire, you will need 1 normal x1900xt, and then the crossfire master card. The crossfire master card is not a normal x1900xt, so make sure you buy the right one!

Sorry if i'm stating the obvious and you already knew that, but I just thought I would say anywho. Should be a nice system!
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post #15 of 21
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yea thanks, just wanted to kno im going to get a 600 W PSU or so, does it matter which brand? becuase i see 1 here in this CWO Warehouse sale its a 450 PSU for 14.99 Canadian! and the Evil Eyes ATX Case for 29.99! im going t oget that case with a 600 or so PSU altogether for around 60! then purchase my 1900XT Crossfire Ready. then the 3200 Xpress mobo i guess, then my 3700+ Sandy, then Ram not sure which to get yet though. and i should be set! altogether i calculated around 950 canadian for a decent setup! then later i simply get the 1900 Crossfire Edition Card to get uptodate with the more demanding games in a few years.
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yea thanks, just wanted to kno im going to get a 600 W PSU or so, does it matter which brand? becuase i see 1 here in this CWO Warehouse sale its a 450 PSU for 14.99 Canadian! and the Evil Eyes ATX Case for 29.99! im going t oget that case with a 600 or so PSU altogether for around 60! then purchase my 1900XT Crossfire Ready. then the 3200 Xpress mobo i guess, then my 3700+ Sandy, then Ram not sure which to get yet though. and i should be set! altogether i calculated around 950 canadian for a decent setup! then later i simply get the 1900 Crossfire Edition Card to get uptodate with the more demanding games in a few years.
Yes, brand matters. If you're planning on a 1900xt crossfire setup, you can't get a crappy psu. Get a Seasonic, Fortron, Silverstone, PC&C,etc
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post #17 of 21
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hmm k before i get the PSU ill post it here. also is that case any good? the ATX Evil Eyes (heres link for it http://www.sunbeamtech.com/index-2.html) in the link go to "chassis" then go down to Evil Eyes.
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post #18 of 21
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Originally Posted by blade_3k
hmm k before i get the PSU ill post it here. also is that case any good? the ATX Evil Eyes (heres link for it http://www.sunbeamtech.com/index-2.html) in the link go to "chassis" then go down to Evil Eyes.
It's decent. Keep in mind that the front fan is 90mm and is an odd size, so it might limit your choices.
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hmm im not too great with cooling, what are u trying to say its too small or?
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whts a better PSU for the money i want this 1 the OCZ 1 its the OCZ PowerStream / SLI Ready / 600W/520W / PowerFlex its 150$, but its 150.... theres also the Thermaltake TR2 550W Power Supply (W0101RU) PFC, ATX 12V 2.0, PCI-Express x 2, SATA x 4, Low Noise 12cm Fan. thats only 110$. theres both good and aroudn 500 W
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