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Old September 21, 2010, 01:51 PM
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If I do get 2 of these, would I really need to get the haf x? This don't get nearly as warm as the 470 or 480.
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Old September 21, 2010, 01:56 PM
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no. ive stuffed two in a cheap ps04b build (yes, there is hate against it from one guy in here lol). it can be found for under 40 bucks,price matched, but i guess its too cheap for your build. get the 922, you wont regret it. or the 912?
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Old September 21, 2010, 02:39 PM
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note that if you do go the 460 SLI route, you cant tri-sli them. the 460 only got one sli connector on them, limiting it to 2-way sli
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Old September 21, 2010, 03:33 PM
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That I didn't know, thanks. If I went with cheaper cards I would probably of wanted more than 2

If I got a 470 now, i'd probably get a 2nd one boxing week or around christmas. That would give me $100 right now over dual 460 that I could put towards something else, like case or psu, and leaves me an option to expand in a year or so, ya?
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Old September 21, 2010, 03:46 PM
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Speaking from experience, a single GTX 470 will run practically every current game @ 1920x1080 with no problems. A good airflow case is a must though, the HAF's are good for that if a bit military for my tastes. With some aftermarket cooling, you can really push the overclock on the 470's and approach 480 performance levels fairly easily.
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Old September 21, 2010, 04:33 PM
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That military look makes my underpants moist. Then again, I think the military hummer H1 was cool.

I think I know everything I need to now...

One last question, will the 750W PSU be good enough for possible 470 sli in the near future?
Would a 850W be enough for tri-sli 470's?

Thanks for everything guys
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Old September 21, 2010, 06:06 PM
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850 and tri sli on 470 its going to be either very close or shut down close, under furmark of course.
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Old September 21, 2010, 06:50 PM
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you might wanna get an after market cpu cooler ! stock is pretty weak.
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Old September 21, 2010, 09:10 PM
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I dont think cooling will be a problem, I'll be getting the haf x. Also i don't plan on OC my cpu for a while, I don't think i'll need to considering what im used to (amd turion x2 2.0 ghz )

So heres my final build:

Coolermaster Haf X EATX Tower Case Black 6X5.25 5X3.5INT No PS Front USB3.0
Intel Core i7 950 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 3.06GHZ Bloomfield 8MB LGA1366 4.8GT/S
ASUS P6X58D-E X58 ATX LGA1366 3PCI-E16 PCI-E1 2PCI CrossFire SLI USB3.0 SATA 6GB/S Motherboard
MSI N470GTX Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 470 Fermi 607MHZ 1280MB 3348MHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI Video Card
Corsair TX950W 950W CMPSU-950TX 12V 78A 24PIN ATX Active PFC 140M Fan Power Supply
Corsair XMS3 TR3X6G1600C9 6GB DDR3 3X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 9-9-9-24 Core i7 Memory Kit
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
LG GH22NS50 Black 22X SATA DVD Writer OEM
nGear Flash Card Reader 3.5IN Internal USB Black CF/SM/SDHC/MMC/MS/XD 18IN Cable

With the ncix sales ending this week, and a little bit of pricematching, total is $1,513.87 with $85 in MIR

Well?
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Old September 22, 2010, 05:31 AM
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Consider this new motherboard, the Asus Sabertooth X58 : http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-t...th-x58-review/
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