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post #21 of 66
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would you go for the 555 + 6950 then?
or scrap up an extra 30
post #22 of 66
Your power supply is sufficient for any single-gpu rig. It's when you add a second card into the mix that things get a little close.

That being said, get a single card. 6950 preferably, or 6870 if you can't afford the 6950.
post #23 of 66
That board has an unheatsinked 4+1 power phase, that will not be adequate for your Phenom II x4 955 (125W) processor especially if you are overclocking it - it'll probably run okay at stock speed AND with the stock cooler but otherwise would be very dangerous. See if you can find a better motherboard with a minimum 6+2/8+1/8+2 power phase, and preferably mosfet heatsinks. ASUS M4A87TD EVO or M4A79XTD EVO are great choices.
post #24 of 66
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It's a great build for the money, and Scan is a really good company, i've had no problems and always next day delivery.

You do know that scan only does next day don't you? And it will cost you another ~£10
its worth the extra £10 tho, its an amazing company and very very reliable

Iv ordered plenty of times
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I honestly won't be able to stretch much further
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post #26 of 66
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I honestly won't be able to stretch much further
stay with whatt uv picked then, its good for the price just try find another psu for around the same price dont rush it
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post #27 of 66
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its worth the extra £10 tho, its an amazing company and very very reliable

Iv ordered plenty of times
Only mentioned the delivery because his basket works out at £550.14, and he said he only has £550. I or you may not worry about the extra £10 but maybe he hasn't factored it in and really hasn't got it?

Like i said, scans great!
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post #28 of 66
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Only mentioned the delivery because his basket works out at £550.14, and he said he only has £550. I or you may not worry about the extra £10 but maybe he hasn't factored it in and really hasn't got it?

Like i said, scans great!
good point, and +rep for pointing it out, its a thing to think about, but dosent the basket add that automaticly, if it does then at 550 in basket its fine lol and AGREED with scan = great

*EDIT*
Scan includes the shiping in the total price btw thats the parts i will be buying for my next rig cant wait lol




Gaming96.
Edited by gaming96 - 1/12/11 at 3:45pm
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post #30 of 66
Looks OP, if it where me maybe i'd stretch the budget a little and get different/better PSU. If memory servers me well the CX range PSU and too good, money invested in a good psu will go a long way.
I've had mine for nearly 4 years.

In regards to the GPU i'd stay with what you have listed as you can always add another in the future. New GPUs are released like hot cakes so the prices will come down.
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