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Originally Posted by stats7;12662525 
what is it with this word troll, sounds like ur onto some nerdy ****. i can care less what u think i asked a simple question. see i got money, right and like i can buy the best **** out there so i decided to. when i called to ask if it can run 2 990's they said it could. im gonna be playing 3d movies off a led 55 samsung, im gonna be playing crysis on there as well, thats why im pushing for the best possible... dont talk to much...

What's funny if neither of those things you mentioned aren't nearly as demanding as you put it off to be. rolleyes.gif

also if you're going to buy the best at least do some research SR-2 only functions with Dual Xeons

#toomuchexpendableincomedoesnotequalidiocy
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post #22 of 55
the only reason you need more than 6GB of ram is for video editing. Games dont eat ram up. Second only Xeons would work in an sr2 board. My image below shows what you should of read. If you bought these already return it
post #23 of 55
hahaha, nice thread.
    
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post #24 of 55
I'll try to answer all of your questions. If there are any more questions post and I'll do my best to help.
- You cannot run two 990X's on an SR-2 motherboard. The 990X would fit since it's the same socket but does not have the dual QPI therefore will not work with another CPU. The Xeons do have the dual QPI therefore you can run two of them together.
- Ram beyond 4gb is not necessary for 99% of people. Gaming uses next to no RAM. The only time you need more then 4gb is when you are running virtual machines, rendering massive images, CAD (for loading textures I think but not sure), and a few others. Gaming, encoding, video play back, and just about everything else I've seen in this thread do not require anywhere near that much RAM. The only thing that much RAM is going to do i hurt your overclock because you will have all of your ram slots filled making it harder to get a stable overclock (stresses the IMC more).
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1. Only Xeon branded CPU's go with an SR-2
2. If your post isn't a fake post or a "troll" (look it up), then please tell us more, or post a picture. Threads like this appear often, and they are not true most of the time.
Also, to answer your question, you do not need 24 gigs of RAM, OR 2 CPU's to run games.

You need a good Graphics card.
post #27 of 55
DON'T LISTEN TO THESE PEOPLE!!!!

SPEND YOUR MONEY AND LET THE ECONOMY GROW!!!!!

return your 990x's and buy two 3.0ghz+ xeons, buy 24GB of 2000MHZ DDR3
GET two HD6990's and 6 24" screens, get a 1500W psu as well as 2 Vertex 3's sdds when they come out, and maybe 10TB of hdd storage.

NOTHING IS OVERKILL, THE BIGGER YOUR DICK THE BETTER
post #28 of 55
1.) You can't use 2 990s at once because they need to be dual qpi, and only xeons have dual qpi.

2.) You don't need a 6990 to play 3d movies and play crysis off of an hd tv.

3.) Why do you say 200gigs of ssd's and only mention the write speed?

4.) You should have done some research first.

5.) What do you mean by how will it "overkill my games"? That makes no sense at all.

6.) Trollllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllz

7.) You don't need 24gb of ram, only 6gb

8.) We need pics.

9.) IBTL!!!!!!!!!!!
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post #29 of 55
I think im pregnant


cause this thread just got raped
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post #30 of 55
I still cannot see the pics of the rig.
If u r gonna troll, do it right.
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