Suggestions for i7 920 build
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October 5, 2009, 08:02 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Courtenay, B.C
My System Specs
Those vid cards probably won't be any trouble in the first 2 slots, they should be designed to handle it.
That is correct..they're fine in the top two slots (I had my 280's in the top two just to test the x16 / x16 vs x16/x8 Bandwidth speeds..they are fine...but the GPU's do get hot when running 2 or 3 of em...therefore I preferred the space between...be sure that you get a "good Case with optimal air flow" if your planning multi GPU's as well as a good beefy (not cheap) Power Supply.
Check the Storage Thread...lots on info thier on SSD's....preference seems to be either Intel or OCZ
These are the 2 I'm presently eyeing up for my Primary Rig
NCIX.com - Buy Intel X25-M 80GB 34NM Postville 2.5IN SSD SATA Solid State Disk Flash Drive - SSDSA2MH080G2C1 In Canada.
NCIX.com - Buy OCZ Vertex 120GB 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk Flash Drive SSD - OCZSSD2-1VTX120G In Canada.
Although 80 GB is "enough" for OS etc...I planned my Raptor 74 GB for OS only and its almost full in 8 months...bunch of stuff that simply was installed thier over the course (even though my games are al on my 640 GB Black).....with that said I'm leaning towards the Vertex 120GB...but you never know..I'm very close to purchasing one of em...
Classified Ultra SLi "Procyon"
Evga 4.2 Ghz Club....
......Its Official, Van Canucks are in a "Re-Building Stage"..forget about Peripherals, they need a new Platform, as in Mobo, CPU n RAM
My System Specs
3930K w H100i
16 GB -Dominator 1866 Mhz
Evga GTX 680 Classy's SLi
SSD - 120GB Intel SATA 3 (OS n Apps) SSD - 120GB Intel SATA 2 (Apps) SSD - 240GB Vertex II SF (Games) HDD - 640 GB WD Black (Data)
Corsair AX 1.2 kW
Silverstone TJ 09 -120mm & 1 x 140mm Fan (Noctua/ Xiggy)
Onboard Realtek HD
- LG BD-R DVD RW/ Samsung DVD RW
Dell U2711 - 2560 x 1440 Res
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pak 1 x64
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