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Old June 16, 2010, 08:37 AM
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Cooler Master HAF-X Full Tower $199.99
Cooler Master Megaflow 200MM Red LED Case Fan $21.99ea (3 for $65.97)
Corsair 80-Plus Gold AX1200 1200W Power Supply $329.99
Corsair XMS3 Dominator GT 6GB DDR3-2000 Ram w/Fan $320.94
Corsair Force Series 240GB 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk $699.99
ASUS Rampage III Extreme Motherboard $449.99
Intel Core I7 Extreme Edition 980X 3.3GHz 6 Core Processor $1,160.22
EVGA GeForce GTX 480 Superclocked $569.99ea ( 3 for Tri-SLI $1,709.97 )
 
Sub-Total $4,937.06
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Old June 16, 2010, 08:59 AM
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Tri SLi 480's and a 980X deserve only WC.......add another 1 - 1.5K.......why not turn it into a "reality build"..swap 980X for 930 and Tri SLi 480's for SLi 480's....GT Doms could also be swapped out for regular Doms....

btw...Tri SLi 480's simply aren't worth it at this point...scaling from 2 to 3 Cards isn't all that great, other than for some gains "Benching"......

You'd also be better off with a Silver ST Strider 1.5 kW to run that Rig.
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Old June 16, 2010, 11:22 AM
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if we're going nuts, just grab a EVGA SR-2 motherboard with dual xeon 5650's (or better) - you'd need a different case, or mod that one (if it would fit)
Two 480 sc's would be best too.. all watercooled.

but yeah, that would still be a kick-ass system for sure.
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