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Never get a Quadro.

Flash a Fermi to Quadro.
as far as i know its not possible anymore since g80 or so to flash to quadro and even if it would be according to NVIDIA its a hardware restriction on the fermi cards in which case flashing to quadro wont help....
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as far as i know its not possible anymore since g80 or so to flash to quadro and even if it would be according to NVIDIA its a hardware restriction on the fermi cards in which case flashing to quadro wont help....
Then get a G80. It's still only 1/4 of a GTX 580. Big deal.

That's 100$ vs 2,000$ for half the performance.
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Wow, I come back and read everyone's posts, and now everyone is saying i've done a horrible job and "I've could av done better"...

I feel very disappointed right now, sigh. I did my best I think, and quite frankly, Don't care for those people who were "trolling me" as you can say... I think my son will love this and I can't wait to help him build it together on his bday.

Like I said again, thanks for the people that "Did" help, and not the "people that so called Trolling"

-John.
If you feel like it (and still have the time), I believe you can still refuse the package at delivery, say it wasn't you who ordered it. No charge!

Then order the build powertrip advised, I think everyone agrees that this build is the best one atm. Advised 'improvements' are minute for your son.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...l#post12346554

@The Rest
No Sandy Bridge because he doesn't have the time to wait for the revised chips.
Same goes for Ivy Bridge/Bulldozer.
No Workstation Cards because of their price and only diffence between them and Fermi being EEC memory.
He has bought a screen and thus doesn't have four grand anymore!
tl;dr?
Don't care, READ THE THREAD!
Edited by RlndVt - 2/17/11 at 6:37am
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post #404 of 415
Hmm, you can pretty much have the latest build for him. A good 4-core or even those 6 cores can do it. If you just want him to get a future proof, get parts that are up to date and performance worth the money.
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cbf reading the whole thread...

pretty much John, you have to filter through 90% of these posts to get some substance. as others have said; don't spend $4000 on a computer.

if you've got money to blow and it doesn't put you out, then go for it. you don't have to get top of the line parts, but take the time to put it together with your son, and i think he'll appreciate it more.

i don't know whether you have bought the parts yet or not, but here's a suggestion;

i7 950, 960 or 980x (980x depending on how much you're willing to spend)
6gb ram
~100gb ssd
gtx 570 or 580 (again, depending on how much you're willing to spend)

if you're in the market for a monitor as well, get him an IPS monitor.. again, doesn't have to be top of the line.

pay no mind to people telling you to get quad gtx580s or flash older g80 or g92 cards to their fermi counterparts.. a quick google search will show you these kids have no idea what they are talking about when it comes to 3d and graphics editing programs.

either way, good luck with eveything, happy birthday to your son.

if you want anymore help in regards to parts, building the computer or the programs, don't hesitate to pm me.
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4000 on your sons pc....can you adopt me plz, thxx
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People, he ordered the parts already.
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post #408 of 415
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Wow, I come back and read everyone's posts, and now everyone is saying i've done a horrible job and "I've could av done better"...

I feel very disappointed right now, sigh. I did my best I think, and quite frankly, Don't care for those people who were "trolling me" as you can say... I think my son will love this and I can't wait to help him build it together on his bday.

Like I said again, thanks for the people that "Did" help, and not the "people that so called Trolling"

-John.
John those parts will do a good job... I just wish people wouldn't push their stuff if they don't know what they are doing..
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Who are you again? It's been months..
Some random guy who saved 4 grand for his kids build


"apparently"
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Some random guy who saved 4 grand for his kids build


"apparently"
That was like.. a year ago. I completely forgot about it.
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