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Hi all!


My brother and I are wondering what CPU to get for a 2x 6970 setup?


Is any AMD Phenom II X4/X6 alright, or does it have to be one of the high-ends?


Regardless of which CPU it will be OC'ed.



I figure a 850-1000W PSU should do the trick.





Thanks!
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post #2 of 35
Something like a 955 should be fine, although ideally an X6.
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post #3 of 35
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Something like a 955 should be fine, although ideally an X6.
Thanks! Well, they are cheap as Hell, so might as well be an X6

It has a nice ring to it as well X6... Sounds sexy
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post #4 of 35
any high end x4 or x6 would do fine from amd or intel
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any high end x4 or x6 would do fine from amd or intel
I was thinking a X4 955 or a X6 1090T - both Black Edition


He's on a budget as well...


I don't think Intel is the way to go here seing as he is on a budget
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post #6 of 35
X6 or 2500K min I'd say.
 
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post #7 of 35
IF you REALLY must then get the x6 but if you can stretch or save a bit go for a SB build
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IF you REALLY must then get the x6 but if you can stretch or save a bit go for a SB build
For sure go with this idea.
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post #9 of 35
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Hmm... Guess I could try putting a Sandy Bridge together Will update with info later

Prices here are different than from the US or other nations. So this is the absolute cheapest, I can do
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post #10 of 35
I wouldn't call 2x 6970's to be 'on a budget'
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