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Title says it all.

I was thinking of all these:

- Silverstone Raven RV02-BW
- Mushkin Redline 4gb 6-8-6-24
- Vertex 2 120Gb Extended 2.5"
- GTX460 768Mb TopCU Core (For Physx and Folding)

That would be 568€ on Hardwareversand.de, I would still have another 100€.

I was thinking of:

- Save it for next LGA of Intel, or Bulldozer
or
- Spend a bit more on the Physx/F@H card and go for a 470
or
- Spend a bit more on the case and maybe grab the Fortress FT02 or smthing
or
- Save it for LGA/Bulldozer and 2011 games?


What would you guys do?

I definitely want a new case, ssd, ram, and physx card, but not s ure if I should save the rest 100€ or go and grab and 470 instead of a 460...

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For Phys-X a GTS450 or 260 would be plenty I believe. The move to the 460 is probably only worth it if you intend to run a display off it as well. For folding, the 460 1GB is the better choice, and the 470 is better still. How much is your PPD worth to you?

The current RV02 and FT02 are near enough identical internally. The only differences are in the styling and materials. The Raven has more plastic and less metal than the Fortress. Both should ship with the AP181 fans in the base unless you get it from somewhere that has old stock.
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For Phys-X a GTS450 or 260 would be plenty I believe. The move to the 460 is probably only worth it if you intend to run a display off it as well. For folding, the 460 1GB is the better choice, and the 470 is better still. How much is your PPD worth to you?

The current RV02 and FT02 are near enough identical internally. The only differences are in the styling and materials. The Raven has more plastic and less metal than the Fortress. Both should ship with the AP181 fans in the base unless you get it from somewhere that has old stock.
Well, the GTX460 TopCu is almost as cheap as a GTS250, it's a pretty good offer.

And the case, I like both, just not sure if the FT02 is worth the extra cash lol.
    
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This is how it currently looks like:




Should I go into the GTX470 for Folding@Home, or save the cash? Or buy something else?
    
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This is how it currently looks like:




Should I go into the GTX470 for Folding@Home, or save the cash? Or buy something else?
Dump that SSD and get a Mushkin one, matching brands <3
    
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Take a holiday.
    
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I'd spend it all on RAID SSDs. The rest of your system kicks ass.
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Dump that SSD and get a Mushkin one, matching brands <3
Which Mushkin below 320€? Could you link it from Hardwareversand.de? Is it with the Sandforce controller?

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Take a holiday.
Already doing that next month for Snowboarding with my gf and family, but thanks for the suggestion !

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I'd spend it all on RAID SSDs. The rest of your system kicks ass.
If I make a RAID0 of SSD's, I lose TRIM, I don't want that, I just want ONE SSD.
    
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I think I may just go for the GTX460 TopCU + Silverstone Fortress FT02.

What do you think guys?
    
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I think this is the most money I've ever seen someone blow on HW when he already has a system like yours...

I'd wait for Sandy Bridge/Ivy Bridge/Bulldozer.
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