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Old November 25, 2011, 03:21 PM
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Cooler Master HAF X case

2 Evga GeForce GTX 580 3072MB Hydro Copper 2 graphics cards or 2 Evga Geforce GTX 580 Classified 3072MB Graphics cards

EVGA Z68 FTW w/ EVGauge and ECP V4 or
EVGA X58 Classified3
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i7 2600k or i7 2700k processor

2 60 gb ssd

2 1 tb hdd

Custom water cooling system (i will use parts from different companys ect)

1000w soild gold series psu

LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK AND I YOU WANT ANY MORE INFO or SPECS
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Old November 25, 2011, 03:44 PM
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Brand pref for EVGA I assume?

Have you considered X79? That will give best perf for 2x GTX 580. It is also more expensive however, Probably a bit over $900 for CPU and MB alone.

What is your budget?
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Old November 25, 2011, 04:34 PM
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i dont really care what motherboard as i want to game and overclock ect
Im looking at around 2-6k to spend on this
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Old November 25, 2011, 04:46 PM
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^^^ With that kind of Budget ...up to 6K really??!! I wouldn't hesitate to feed my 580's some X79 "goodness" ;)
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Old November 25, 2011, 04:57 PM
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if necessacery lol and im still looking for a single slot physx card
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Old November 25, 2011, 05:09 PM
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Honestly...I wouldn't waste any time on a PhysX Card...not worth it at all imo.
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Old November 25, 2011, 08:17 PM
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With that kinda of budget why stuff all that goodness into a HAF X? Get some full aluminum goodness from Lian Li or the like and let it breathe proper. Also x79 for sure, let those 580s stretch their legs.
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Old November 25, 2011, 09:13 PM
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yeah i guess but i quite like the case and its going to be water cooled anyway
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Old November 25, 2011, 09:18 PM
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X79 FTW!!!! if you have the money then go for it. i'd go for the asus rampage though if i ever got an x79 setup....... "IF" that IF means never but yea if you got the money go for it i mean theres people who are rocking x58 since day one dont hesitate. and yea go for a lan-Li much better for that kind of setup imho.
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Old November 25, 2011, 09:24 PM
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im looking at custom painting the case
any ideas or pics i could incorperate
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