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Athlon 64 FX 57 Rig

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Athlon 64 FX 57
A8N32 Deluxe
OCZ 2GB DDR400 Timing 2-3-2-5 (1GB x2)
OCZ 1GB Stick DDR400 Timing 2-3-2-5
Silverstone Zeus 650W
Thermaltake Big Typhoon
Lian Li 65 Mid-Tower
GeForce 7900GTX Overclocked

so far how is it ? i hope it runs great with gaming and cool
    
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Seems Like a very Nice Setup there You will No or very little Problem running todays and the Futures Games with that one. Even though something that does spring to Mind you may wish to wait for Intels Conroe Cpu and DX10. If not that system is just fine from what i can see.
post #3 of 11
Looks good. Are you going to be building this? It may be better to get 2x7900GT's and SLi'ing them.
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yep building it and still choosing videocards and case
    
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
Looks good. Are you going to be building this? It may be better to get 2x7900GT's and SLi'ing them.
Depends on his Budget as SLI 2X7900GT'S will be more Expensive than one 7900GTX
post #6 of 11
Not many current applications can use 3 gb of ram. It is really overkill that is not going to be doing anything for you most of the time. I would say take the money from the extra gb and get some really high quality overclocking ram or some with very tight timings. Other than that the rig looks awesome but you may want to wait for Conroe as it is just around the corner. Of course you can't always be waiting for the newest hardware.
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once am2 is out ill build a new rig for it , im using this rig for wow , etc
    
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post #8 of 11
Whats with the 3Gb of RAM? go with either 2Gb or 4Gb, not 3.

If you got money to burn, you could get 7900GTX's in SLi or even 7900GX2's (if you can find them)

But i think just one 7900GTX will be plenty powerful
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post #9 of 11
Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but don't you lose dual channel if you're running 3 sticks of ram. Not to mention it puts stress on your memory controller resulting in the memory not being able to run at specified timings and speeds?
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Just use 2GB ram...much better than 3GB...
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