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hey guys.... this time im building a new pc with more power.....
the specs are:-
Cpu - intel i7 2600k sandy bridge
MOBO - ASRock P67 Extreme4 Motherboard
Case - CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced with Window
PSU - XFX Core Edition Pro 750W
Ram - Kingston ValueRAM 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 Dual Channel
HDD - Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 7200RPM
Optical drive - Samsung SH-B123A 12X Blu-ray DVD Combo Drive
GPU - 2 x VTX3D Radeon HD6950 2GB(CrossfireX)
keyboard/mouse - Logitech Wireless Desktop MK250
cooling - Noctua NH D14
Extras - 6 x 140mm blue led fans
............2 x 120 mm blue led fans
............1 x 80 mm blue led fan
............Bitspower Dual 10cm Cold Cathode Kit Red/Orange
............Arctic Cooling Arctic RC Ramsink
............Scythe Ita Kaze Slim Hard Disk Cooler

so yeah... thats what the build is and now i am NOT overclocking it again.... i know i got a lot of fans but i want the case to be as cool as possible...
so will this be a low end gaming machiene, a medium one, high end or a monster..... and if anything is wrong please tell.....
Edited by kpreet1996 - 3/1/11 at 12:28am
post #2 of 40
Switch the 560s for some 6950 2gbs or 570 sli.
Preferably just spend about $40 more for a 6950 crossfire.
     
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post #3 of 40
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will it be good if i crossfire two 6950 2gb....
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will it be good if i crossfire two 6950 2gb....
Indeed it will. Would you like some benchmarks? They are by far the best price performance gpus right now. 560s are 250. Some 6950s are 270/80
Not a huge jump to crossfire the 950s.
     
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post #5 of 40
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sure man.... and do i need any extra cables for crossfireX? and wt about the build.....
is it a low end, medium, high end or a monster? cause im keen to hear dat!!!
post #6 of 40
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sure man.... and do i need any extra cables for crossfireX? and wt about the build.....
is it a low end, medium, high end or a monster? cause im keen to hear dat!!!
I'd say with the 6950 crossfire you're looking at medium high range. I forgot to check if you have an Ssd or not.

Two things besides the crossfire.
Purchase either the:
Noctua NHD14 for Air cooling
Or Xspc Rasa rs 240 for water-cooling

And the crossfire will require crossfire cables. I believe your mobo comes with them, otherwise look up crossfire cable.
     
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post #7 of 40
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i wont be using a ssd... imma using sata 2
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i wont be using a ssd... imma using sata 2
Sata2/3 is throughput. Doesn't matter much at all about that, unless you have such a high performance based Ssd that utilizes S3.
Buy a 120gb Ssd boot drive if budget allows.


Also if you don't have a nice monitor, for such I nice rig I suggest you purchase a Dell Ultrasharp u2311h.
     
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post #9 of 40
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yeah i've got a 52" samsung full 1080hdtv.... dat should be a beast for gaming!!!
and for the cooling... i think i got heaps of fans... i got 8 big fans and 1 small... isnt dat good enough?
and i can add another 80mm fan for vga card as my case supports it?
Edited by kpreet1996 - 3/1/11 at 12:03am
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yeah i've got a 52" samsung full 1080hdtv.... dat should be a beast for gaming!!!
and for the cooling... i think i got heaps of fans... i got 8 big fans and 1 small... isnt dat good enough?
Size of fans don't matter crap. CFM and static pressure do. If you have a 120mm 40cfm and I had a 92mm 100cfm.. I'd beat you in temps guaranteed. So what exactly is your CPU cooler.
I strongly suggest you water cool. Google the xspc rasa rs240 it is an amazing WC kit.
If youre too worried then purchase the Noctua I told you about or a Cogage.


Also tv monitors are terrible for gaming

What you need is a proper monitor. Go to dells website and purchase a u2311h
So proposed improvements:
6950 cfx
U2311h monitor
Xspc rasa water cooling kit
SSD.
     
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