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post #21 of 41
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Originally Posted by Spct View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131681

The Asus supports Digi+VRM, BT Go, UEFI BIOS, USB3/SATA6, Crossfire

Your going with the 6950 so for the same dough..

EDIT: just read some reviews at N_egg... not too good..
no sli support

digivrm is a joke

idk what BT go is

biostar has UEFI too

Biostar has USB3/sata6
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post #22 of 41
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A- no sli support digivrm is a joke

iB- dk what BT go is

C- biostar has UEFI too

D- Biostar has USB3/sata6
A, yes it does, it supports SLI and CF

B- Clink the link provided in post and u would know what BT is. ( save you the trouble.. Bluetooth)

C- Ok

D- Clink the link provided and you would know that USB3 and Sata6 is supported.
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You can't beat two 1tb samsung f3s in raid 0.



ssd...
post #24 of 41
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A, yes it does, it supports SLI and CF

B- Clink the link provided in post and u would know what BT is. ( save you the trouble.. Bluetooth)

C- Ok

D- Clink the link provided and you would know that USB3 and Sata6 is supported.
the vanilla P8P67 doesn't support SLI



D- i was more saying that it had comparable features
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post #25 of 41
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the vanilla P8P67 doesn't support SLI



D- i was more saying that it had comparable features
Are u sure for that??
post #26 of 41
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the biostar board is both cheaper and better than asus/gigabyte boards
Ive always purchased asus motherborads and I have had to send 2 back for repairs. Asus is nice but not perfect biostar is as good as any I suppose. The PSU is low wattage in my opinion go with the 700watt. Is it me or is Newegg getting expensive? If you have a microcenter near you go there they have great prices. I bought a I7 930 for less then what you will pay for that i5. I also paid 90 for my 700 watt Corrsair so either look for better deals or buy those and dont look back. Nice rig by the way! That will be a nice beast!
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post #27 of 41
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Just wonder why should I get asus/gigabyte mb, because I've heard lots of good things about this biostar mb.

Also how is this psu:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004
This PSU is OK.

You don't even need a 650W supply unless you plan on going Crossfire in the near future.

Get a Seasonic M12 II 520, Antec TruePower New 550 or if budget allows, the Seasonic X-560.
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ssd...
Did you even read the post I was replying to? Of course an SSD would be faster (in some things).
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post #29 of 41
If the Noctua Air cooler will fit in your case...Its the one in my sig rig...I STRONGLY recommend spending the extra money and getting it if you plan on OC'ing...This thing is HUGE...but very very nice
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post #30 of 41
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This PSU is OK.

You don't even need a 650W supply unless you plan on going Crossfire in the near future.

Get a Seasonic M12 II 520, Antec TruePower New 550 or if budget allows, the Seasonic X-560.
This.

And the Biostar motherboard he's got picked out is one of the better ones out there for SB. The Gigabyte and lower end Asus boards have Foxconn sockets which are known to catch fire for some odd reason. The Biostar has a Lotes socket.

I'd just pick a different PSU. Otherwise, its a very solid build. You don't need more than 550w for that setup, 750w if you plan to Crossfire later.
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