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post #51 of 59
I would get two HD6870's and overclock them instead of the HD6950's unless you want to do CFX. They overclock great and run cool. Get a CPU only loop for the 980x so you can push it to 4.2-4.4Ghz. Something like the Rasa kit will do unless you plan on doing the GPU's later on. Get a 60gb SSD for your OS and a 1TB drive for storage. You should be able to do all that for the $600 and have a rocking system.
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post #52 of 59
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Would you really go with 6870's?? The reason i like the 6950's are you can unlock them to 6970's as they are the identical card, and they are only 50$ more then the 6870's. Im turing this into my main gaming rig so i was gonna do a CFX setup. I was gonna pull 2 6950's out of my 1090T setup and buy 2 more.
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Good deed of you!! And nice components!!
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I wouldn't get 6870s... 6950 is where it's at, especially if they unlock!
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Well, I ended up with a lot more money then expected (someone bought a car i had for sale this morning) so i just got back from giving my friend another 1000$ so i gave him exactly what he paid for everything.

Moving along with the 980x build i ordered 4 6950s 4 256gb c300's, all the parts needed to complete a full Dual loop watercooling setup (excluding the rads cause i have 3 RX360s and and 2 GTX360's just laying around and 2 more RX360s im pulling out of my 1090t, read below) 24 NB Multiframe M12-Ps for quad rad push pull, silverstone 1500w power supply and some other odds and ends to fully complete this build.

Also as a bonus I ordered a complete SB 2600k setup to use as a media machine, so all in all it looks like im ditching my 1090t setup as now i dont have a use for it.

Im gonna ask this in the video card section too but if anyone knows, can you do eyefinity with 3 40" tvs via hdmi? Im gonna order 3 Samsung 40" 3-D Ready 1080p 240Hz LED-LCD HDTV UN40C7000 if it does.
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Originally Posted by Therionx View Post
Well, I ended up with a lot more money then expected (someone bought a car i had for sale this morning) so i just got back from giving my friend another 1000$ so i gave him exactly what he paid for everything.

Moving along with the 980x build i ordered 4 6950s 4 256gb c300's, all the parts needed to complete a full Dual loop watercooling setup (excluding the rads cause i have 3 RX360s and and 2 GTX360's just laying around and 2 more RX360s im pulling out of my 1090t, read below) 24 NB Multiframe M12-Ps for quad rad push pull, silverstone 1500w power supply and some other odds and ends to fully complete this build.

Also as a bonus I ordered a complete SB 2600k setup to use as a media machine, so all in all it looks like im ditching my 1090t setup as now i dont have a use for it.


Im gonna ask this in the video card section too but if anyone knows, can you do eyefinity with 3 40" tvs via hdmi? Im gonna order 3 Samsung 40" 3-D Ready 1080p 240Hz LED-LCD HDTV UN40C7000 if it does.
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post #57 of 59
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A 2600k as an HTPC
Dont worry it will still be put to good use, OCd and all.
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post #58 of 59
Dude tell your friend to hit me up lol just kidding....Anyways post pics once you get them...Hopefully he can stay on his feet
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Pics tell everything =d
    
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