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Old March 1, 2011, 06:47 PM
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Apevia ATX-WA750W Warlock 750-Watt ATX Power Supply - SLI and Crossfire Ready, 135mm Fan, Clear Sides at TigerDirect.com
How about this one?

Comes to about $661 and with the 460 gtx sc. (US money :D)
Then if I need nother 460gtx in the future I'll get another. Cuz the aforementioned cards will put me out of my budget.
Stay away from those cheap Power Supplies.

No Apevia, no Diablotek....

Get a Corsair, Antec, Seasonic, Silverstone.

Otherwise you'll be replacing something else on your computer faster than you think, cheap power supplies die, and kill computer parts.

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Old March 1, 2011, 08:03 PM
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Stay away from those cheap Power Supplies.

No Apevia, no Diablotek....

Get a Corsair, Antec, Seasonic, Silverstone.

Otherwise you'll be replacing something else on your computer faster than you think, cheap power supplies die, and kill computer parts.

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I'm glad you kept telling me this. I've been considering Corsair and finally found one. It is a lot more than I need but I'd rather buy one with 4 pins because I'm sure I'll be getting another 460gtx in the future rather than a 2 pin costing only $20 less to be replaced when I need the upgrade. Thanks, I know going cheap is usually not the best way when products that cost more tend to have a far greater longevity. But from the reviews of Apevia/Diablotek people say its a good power supply, yet die out.

This build all comes to under $800 with a 23' monitor, a DeathAdder Razer mouse because the mouse I have isn't working well, and with all the rebates + shipping total is about $781 USD. Great deal
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Old March 2, 2011, 05:46 AM
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Guys do you recommend I go from a x4 955 to a x4 640. But then I upgrade to a 6850??? Sounds good to me.
Sapphire 100314-2SR Radeon HD 6870 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0 (x16), HDMI, Dual DVI, 2x Mini DisplayPort, CrossFireX Ready, DirectX 11 at TigerDirect.com
This is a 6870 the same price as another 6850 I found.
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Old March 2, 2011, 05:59 AM
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Guys do you recommend I go from a x4 955 to a x4 640. But then I upgrade to a 6850??? Sounds good to me.
Sapphire 100314-2SR Radeon HD 6870 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0 (x16), HDMI, Dual DVI, 2x Mini DisplayPort, CrossFireX Ready, DirectX 11 at TigerDirect.com
This is a 6870 the same price as another 6850 I found.
Going from a X4 955 to a X4 640 would be a downgrade, IMO. You lose Clock speeds (200mHz) and 3/4 of your Cache.

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Old March 2, 2011, 06:07 AM
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I would advise against the HD6870 as i was never happy with the poor driver support for that card in either eyefinity (multi-monitor gaming) or crossfire mode
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I would advise against the HD6870 as i was never happy with the poor driver support for that card in either eyefinity (multi-monitor gaming) or crossfire mode
I'm going to Echo this, as I've had to juggle drivers just to get a pair of X-fired 6850's to work properly on all games with two customer builds now. Not impressed on their driver side of things.

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AMD is great for single cards, but I've had people with crossfire issues across the board too.

If you really plan on multiGPU, at the moment I'd get Nvidia based products.
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Fine so I'll stick with my original build of a 460gtx sc with 955 or how about 560 and x4 640? I would think that if the cpu is decent and that the gpu is good that its better than a better cpu and a decent gpu. Well the 560 cost way too much for me. I'll stick with the 460gtx and if I need another I can with the corsair psu. Thanks for the help guys.

The PSU does say its 2.2 ATX??? Can anyone confirm that it'll fit in the atx NZXT Gamma case.

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