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Old March 13, 2009, 06:23 PM
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Ya know, personally, I'd go with a.. "Higher quality" case. I'm not trying to say that the HAF isn't good, but it's just... Too much of a mid end case IMO.

I'd go with something like a Lian Li or Silverstone case.
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:24 PM
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Please post pictures when you actually buy this system.
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:29 PM
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That's one kick ass rig for sure. But the memory now, that's fairly run on the mill.

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Old March 13, 2009, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post
But a lot of RAID cards out there add quite a bit of latency, which kills the point of SSD's.
I'll take a little bit increased latency for no stutters anyday. PLUS as you proved awhile back 4 SSDs will saturate the SATA bus PDQ.

More speed + no noticeable lag + no "pauses" = FTW in my books..YMMV lowfat :)~

EDIT: and yeah we want to see some tech PR0N from this bad boy....full on money shots preferred! :)~
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:40 PM
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Speaking of stutter...I think I hit a roadblock with my friends OCZ....grr.

yeah Pictures would be nice.
I hope those in the last 4 pages who bought LG Drives have them last long.
Like I said, I might be a one of case, and am willing to admit that.
At least there Tech Support Tried, I'll give them kudos to that.

Anywho, yeah GOod Luck!
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:44 PM
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I would reconsider EVGA with the GPU's. This way if you really feel the itch for those 295's (or a 300 series if it is out in time) you can use their step up program.
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:48 PM
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i prefer xfx as a company i would reconsider though
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Old March 13, 2009, 06:50 PM
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+1 for evga souly on the step up program, you have 3 months to trade in both cards for the full price you paid if something better comes along or if the 285s dont do it for you.

XFX cards do "look" nicer and come in nicer packaging but EVGA has always been good to me =)
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Old March 13, 2009, 07:38 PM
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XFX has a better warranty if you ever plan on selling your cards down the road as the warranty is transferrable.
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Old March 13, 2009, 08:40 PM
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EVGA or BFG for the graphics cards, as they both offer a "step-up" type of program.

With the 45nm GPU-based cards that are supposedly coming out sometime soon, it would be nice to be able to just make a quick, easy switch, don't you think?
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