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post #11 of 26
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What do you mean?
I mean in 99% of the titles out there a x4 chip is just as fast.

It doesn't even have to be a SB x4, even a 920 is going to be within a few fps of a 990x.

990x is for people who do rendering and encoding, and a massive amount of multi-tasking. Most games use only two cores, the amount of games that use 6 cores (let alone 12 threads) can be counted on one hand.


As you said though its for e-status so destroy his weak single chip build with an Xeon SR-2 build, do it right.
    
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This is going to be massive in term of money be spent... You can get about 85% of the performance of 990x with and good sandy bridge build at 1/3 the price. In other words, this setup is wasteful if all you do is gaming and folding.
    
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With an SR-2 you can also use 48gb of RAM if you feel like it
 
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omw 2 airport, will respond on arrival, thanks for everything guys
post #16 of 26
You can probably start a business like onlive with that computer.
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post #17 of 26
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With an SR-2 you can also use 48gb of RAM if you feel like it
Indeed, there is this:



So we're up to almost 5k and we haven't even discussed quad SLI yet or the PSU or the several instances of raid 0 SSDs.

We'll get you rolling bro.
    
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We already with with the evga 800 dollar card (forgot what it was, just got to airport).
post #19 of 26
Don't even think about buying any of those second-rate RAM kits they suggested (no offense)

The 990x deserves the best RAM.

I humbly suggest buying the Super Talent Speed 2133 8-8-8 Hyper Kit from xxbassplayerxx here at OCN.

It may not be 24gb (but who the hell needs 24gb if you're only gaming, windows will just end up caching most of it), but the sheer power makes up for it.
    
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Hey all, I took everyones advice from all the forums and most of it was nullified and we just built this system, critiques are welcome:

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