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post #1 of 10
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So I just got some money as early B-day gift and Im getting payed next week.

I have well over what I need for my core build, I might need to wait longer if I do consider getting the 6990.

Anyways, what do you guys think of my build? Better parts for cheaper? Better parts for almost same price. Input needed! ty in advance.



EDIT Going with a 750W PSU for now.. might change mind later depending if i want to Tri SLI, but doubt it. 750w should be enough for 6990, and that is more money saved :3
Edited by Zcypot - 4/9/11 at 3:35pm
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Please let us know first what kind of user/gamer that you are.
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Overkill PSU unless you're buying it for future proof. If not, drop down to around 750w.

What are you going to use to cooler your CPU. I see you have Shin Etsu compound in your cart but no cooler.
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Im keeping my CM Hyper 212+ Might get another one if i plan on giving old parts to my sister. UNless you guys can suggest a better non over priced cooler.

I like to play all the newer games at max pretty much, I enjoyed Metro 2033 and plan on passing it again once i complete my rig for more eye goodies.

As for PSU I agree it is a little overkill, you think I can run all these parts on my current one with decent OC? I do plan on getting 6990 and maybe down the line a 6970 and thats it for GPUs really future proof for 2 years... atleast for me.
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post #5 of 10
Yes, you'll be more than perfect. The only time you'd need that 850w is for example if you wanted to crossfire 6990s. But for just one, you're fine with a 750w.
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oh nice, I will look into that. Any suggestions on a good 750w~ PSU?
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post #7 of 10
You have a lot of options. I don't have much knowledge with PSUs but I do know that my PSU hasn't failed me and has been working great for almost two years now.

If you want a definite answer and best value, I'd PM Phaedrus1129. He's THE GUY for PSUs on here
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I was actually look on newegg and I found yours on best rating seems pretty good, and price too.
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post #9 of 10
Corsair has brilliant RMA service too, so if there's any issues they won't hassle you.
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sweet! Yes I will add this PSU to wish list, and if anyone has the magic number for 6990+6970 in mind for PSU please post want to have that JUST IN CASE -_^.
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