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keep reading how to build PC's here in OCN and by the time your birthday comes you'll be able to build your own, and then you can ask your parents for like 2G's worth of computer stuff that you can build blindfolded

(this is what i did )
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If they're willing to spend $700 on a GFX card you could get a better system instead.
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GTX 590 it pwns all and and due to come out soon
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one last thing!

the system info in everyones signature...

How do you go about that? looks like something you typed into a generator and it spat out the code to put in a sig?

thanks for the answers btw!!!
USERCP then Add System.
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post #46 of 58
The dual GPU's are insane, make no mistake

Check length before you buy, these monsters do not fit in every case ...

I have to say I think the 590 will edge out the 6990 in preformance

2x 580's may be the way to go if you can find the right deal ....
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Currently 6990 as GTX590 is not released yet.
    
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post #48 of 58
Its fairly easy, if you ever built technic lego id say your good to go, just be carefull with all your expensive equipement and be at a table.

Its much cheaper to build yourself.

Decide exactly what you want it to be able to do, so you can pick components with the things you want, and not the things you dont need - that will save money also.

Plan for the future, make sure the motherboard has what you need and the proper number of slots and spacing required. Check what processors are compatible with the motherboard, and also look into if the motherboard will support future processors.

Pick parts that will get the job done and no more. Read all the reviews on the components before you buy them and compare. Buyers remorse is horrible, especially when you realise you should have bought the next model up or a motherboard with better spacing, preventing you from adding certain components to max out your build (an extra gpu etc...)

Overclocking means basically that you can "tune up" your components to get better performance out of them, attaining the performance of higher priced products but through tuning a lower priced product to match it. Much of the time more expensive products of a particular family or series, are infact the exact same product but with its internal clocks set to run at a higher frequency, this is when overclocking comes in, buying the cheaper product and tweaking its values to get it runing as fast as the higher priced product, and also even faster.

There is a process called binning which is used to select the good chips from the bad, which in turn determines which chip will be sold as a quad core, or one sold as a tri-core with one of its cores turned off. The chips selected to be sold at a lower price point, may not have anything wrong with them, and usually dont, but they may fail on a specific test set by the manufacture which makes them unsuitable to be sold in the top teir, this could be because it runns a little hotter or uses a little more voltage. These factors can be fixed through buying a better cooler for example, and you may find that chip is able to perform leaps and bounds faster than others, every chip is different.

Excuse terrible spacing on my descriptions im on my iphone. Ill edit this post as i think of more to add
    
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Currently 6990 as GTX590 is not released yet.
Great observation,

From what I am reading it will be by months end

But reguardles of what card you go with .... I am sure you will be happy as they are both complete beasts and probablye only be challanged by three high res LED's
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post #50 of 58
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one last thing!

the system info in everyones signature...

How do you go about that? looks like something you typed into a generator and it spat out the code to put in a sig?

thanks for the answers btw!!!
simply in the User CP, under System Information -> Edit system/Add System
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