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Old July 7, 2009, 06:24 PM
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i7 920 D0 CPU $345
ASUS P6T SE Motherboard $240
6GB GSKILL PI 8-8-8-24 1600MHZ Memory $110
1 TB Caviar Black $100
EVGA GTX 285 2GB GPU (I want to get the best single GPU on the market.) $440
22x SATA Multi-Burner $25
Noctua NH-U12P Cooler $80
Antec P183 Case $150
Antec CP850W PSU $125

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1700. Shipped with Taxes.

Any sugs' would be appreciated. :ban anafunky:
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Old July 7, 2009, 06:30 PM
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I'm all about fully modular PSUs, but otherwise, looks good to me.

Where did you get those prices?
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Old July 7, 2009, 06:37 PM
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I think we get those i7 request builds so often we should make a website to autosuggest stuff based on price and what they want in general. Just a thought
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Old July 7, 2009, 06:39 PM
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I'm all about fully modular PSUs, but otherwise, looks good to me.

Where did you get those prices?
NCIX + Pricematch
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Old July 7, 2009, 07:07 PM
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gtx 295 is better, and not much more expensive.
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Old July 7, 2009, 07:17 PM
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gtx 295 is better, and not much more expensive.
130 dollars isn't more expensive? who new.

This rig is mainly for Crysis, GTA 4 and Folding and I rather have more memory. Bot to mention less heat and noise.
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Old July 7, 2009, 07:36 PM
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130 dollars isn't more expensive? who new.

This rig is mainly for Crysis, GTA 4 and Folding and I rather have more memory. Bot to mention less heat and noise.
It's not worth getting the GTX 285 when it costs nearly 2x GTX 275 when 1x GTX 275 performs so close to the GTX 285.

And you said you wanted the best single GPU on the market..
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Old July 7, 2009, 08:11 PM
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um.. this is the 2GB model of the GTX 285. GTX 275 = 2 cards. GTX 295 = 2 Cards Technically. All which cost more.
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Old July 7, 2009, 08:30 PM
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You'll still get better overall performance with 2 x GTX 275's SLI then a single 285...the additional 2GB VRAM will not be all that useful unless you're gaming on a 30 inch monitor, in which case you'd still need 2 Cards for good FPS.
What Resolution you playing games on?
If you're 22inch or larger 2 x 275's will be better than a single 285. As for heat, the 275's will run cooler than the 285's and your chosen PSU is adequate to run SLI 275's.
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Old July 7, 2009, 08:43 PM
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24" Monitor. GTA 4 and a bunch of other games do not support SLI. If you look at benchmarks it argues with what your saying. As I stated before I am Only getting 1 card,
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