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Old September 16, 2010, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by PowerSauce View Post
sorry for the late reply.. school's been quite busy lately...

so far i got the bundle (i5 and the mobo), the gtx460 700mb edition and HAF922. So I just need a writer, hdd and ram now for a (hardware-wise) complete system? (i was look at cpu coolers - necessary?)

btw. is http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...r&promoid=1223 a better deal or should i just get the 1G version?
i got the eVGA Video Card 768-P3-1360-TR NVIDIA GeForce GTX460 DDR5 768MB PCI-Express 2.0 Mini-HDMI/Dual DVI-I for $180 but the MSI one is only $160 AR.
(from weekly ncix sale - NCIX.com - Canada's Premier Computer Store - Great Technology, Service and Selection.)
A better CPU heatsink is necessary if you plan on overclocking. If not, then stock will be fine. You'll just have to decide what you want to do.

The MSI card has a better heatsink and is cheaper, so yes, I would say it's a much better deal than the EVGA card.
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Originally Posted by PowerSauce View Post
so in order to sli it has to be 2 of the SAME EXACT gpu? (ie. wont work even if both have similar specs?) whoa


btw i was checking out the memory
this http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...l&promoid=1223
seems good (?)
It has to be the same model of GPU. You can run two 768MB GTX 460 cards in SLI together if they are from different brands, but you can't run a 1GB card in SLI with a 768MB card.

That memory is good.
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