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Hmm, i might just go with a P45 mobo,Q series CPU, CM V8, and a 5XX series CPU..
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I'm in the same boat as OP. I plan on getting a P67 system next month or in May (depends on cash flow) and was trying to make it an inexpensive build; so I was thinking of getting another 450 since they scale nicely. I don't game as much as I have in the past, but when I do I want it to be very nice looking on my 1920x1200 setup, but without breaking the bank and making my system into a space heater
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I'm in the same boat as OP. I plan on getting a P67 system next month or in May (depends on cash flow) and was trying to make it an inexpensive build; so I was thinking of getting another 450 since they scale nicely. I don't game as much as I have in the past, but when I do I want it to be very nice looking on my 1920x1200 setup, but without breaking the bank and making my system into a space heater
I also don't game that much, the only thing i play is...

-Minecraft
-FSX
-Sims 3 & 2
-Sim City 4
-Starcraft 2
-NFSU
-Far Cry 2
-Starcraft 1
-C&C 3
And more i can't think of..
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I also don't game that much, the only thing i play is...

-Minecraft
-FSX
-Sims 3 & 2
-Sim City 4
-Starcraft 2
-NFSU
-Far Cry 2
-Starcraft 1
-C&C 3
And more i can't think of..
Ah we don't share anything but SCII. That is what I mostly play, but I play HoN, TF2, L4D2, HL2, ME2, and some other older games.

From your game list, I think SLI would probably be best. SCII doesn't even max out my 450, my CPU is the bigger bottleneck (E6400).
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I also don't game that much, the only thing i play is...

-Minecraft
-FSX
-Sims 3 & 2
-Sim City 4
-Starcraft 2
-NFSU
-Far Cry 2
-Starcraft 1
-C&C 3
And more i can't think of..
If that's your gaming list, sli 450s is a very practical solution. No need dumping a lot of cash into your gpus if you don't need the muscle.
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If that's your gaming list, sli 450s is a very practical solution. No need dumping a lot of cash into your gpus if you don't need the muscle.
Only thing i need is a powerfull CPU for GTA 4 and FSX
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