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ahh its only a 2 hour drive!!
Alright then, lets say I did drive to Detroit, what do you have figured out for me that's there?
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Too much money on that rig. I would get the cheaper GTX 560s ($50 cheaper) and get a 1075T 6-core.

Do you honestly need the HAF X? Maybe you can change it for a regular 932 or a 932 Black edition if you want the color scheme. Its still $40 cheaper than the HAF X.
I was going with the HAF X to make sure the 6950's fit and extra air flow. What is the performance difference between SLI 560's and Crossfire 6950's?
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http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...cking_review/2
you can compare there. It is overclocked cards also.
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http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...cking_review/2
you can compare there. It is overclocked cards also.
Oh wow, that is a definite difference. How easy is it to overclock Nvidia GPUs? I think I might go Nvidia considering the price difference.
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I added the PSU that micro suggested. Which CPU clocks the highest 1090T or 1100T?
Well the 1100T is a higher binned CPU but I don't think it will make too much difference.
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Oh wow, that is a definite difference. How easy is it to overclock Nvidia GPUs? I think I might go Nvidia considering the price difference.
It's pretty easy to overclock. You can do it via software that makes it as easy as sliding a slider bar to the side.

EDIT:
http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/overview.htm
Works with any nvidia card.
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post #27 of 53
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Well I have added the HAF 932, changed out the PSU, placed 2 560's in my config. Check out the config now, I dropped a good $200 off the build. Do you guys think the motherboard is a little overboard as well? I originally was going to get the MSI 890FXA-GD70.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=10889569
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Oh wow, that is a definite difference. How easy is it to overclock Nvidia GPUs? I think I might go Nvidia considering the price difference.
The HD6950's could be overclocked as well as unlocked.
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If you have to spend 2 grand then you still have cash left over for a SSD or 2.
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post #30 of 53
You can get the 850w version of that PSU for $89.95 after MIR, $129.99 before. Use promo code EMCKHKG29

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-17207001-L02D

Didn't notice an OS in your build, home premium is $89.99 with promo code EMCKHKG22
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