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Okay i decided not to buy the sr2, i am going to keep my current rig here it is: (suggestions to improve, new mobo, etc?)
AMD Phenom II 1100t x6
Coolit ECO A.L.C liquid cooling
ASUS M4A88T-V EVO
AMD Radeon 6970
Antec 650W Psu
Apeva x-cruiser2 black
Wireless network card 802.11 PCI
8gb (4x2GB) 1600hz PC 12800
Windows 7 Ultimate
Get a Noctua NH-D14, add a sandforce SSD, get another 6970 for crossfire?
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post #62 of 177
That's an awesome PC as it is, really.

Maybe invest in a nice IPS monitor? I paid £600 for my U2711 and don't regret a penny of it, it's stunning. Or maybe a full watercooling loop, if you are up for it and want a relatively silent PC.

Or a nice Audio setup with some nice bookshelfs, sub, and amp?
    
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post #63 of 177
GREAT DECISION!
overclock that sucker to heck! (or pay someone to do it)
If your GPU is dissapointing you, get another and cross-fire.
new PSU
SSD - GET ONE!
cooling upgrades
you'll be set for a while.
Edited by TechRex - 1/25/11 at 4:57pm
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Man... You can give me that rig and build yourself another one. I'm in need of an upgrade!
    
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my motherboard is weird, if i cross fire i cannot use the pciex1 slot. Can anyone confirm that? it says in the product description due to the fact that it shares bandwidth with PCIex16. my mobo is: ASUS M4A88T-V EVO. Crossfire will cause my PCIex1 to not work?
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post #66 of 177
nice build but personally I would go the intel / nvidia route. Also that case looks OK but you really want something that is going to be prepainted on the inside, trust me it will look alot better.
post #67 of 177
I seriously doubt it. I just checked Newegg, and saw nothing out of the ordinary.
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Put your specs up so it can be easier for everyone to help you out.
    
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post #69 of 177
Watching this thread is ridiculous, you American guys spend money like it water.

Don't need $4000 only a silver spoon says that.
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Is your grandmother single?
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