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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Boneface, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. johnnyfiive

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    I recommend you give me your $600, best suggestion yet. :D

    On a serious note... maybe get a couple WD black drives for some cheap raid action? Save the rest for future upgrades.
     
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    Hookers and coke. Why is this even a thread?
     
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    DON'T get the H50, I tried it, and it barely makes a difference for me.

    #1 A nice SSD, or RevoDrive is nice perhaps an even better buy is a Revodrive 2
    #2 More RAM, a nice cheap 4GB kit will do
    #3 Eyeinfinity is OK, but I personally would go 3D :D I was impressed when I tried it
    #4 A FULL WATERCOOLING LOOP
    #5 Headphones? new chair? new desk? A Driving wheel? Mouse? keyboard? idk what you need / want

    Pick between these and you'll be pretty darn happy
     
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    There is nothing wrong with an H50
     
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    Led tv?
     
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    There's nothing wrong with the Hyper 212+, add another fan to it if you want in push/pull

    I personally tried the H50 and the Coolit ECO instead of my Hyper 212+, and they both did not make much of a difference... about ~3C if IIRC
     
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    Well heres some of it spent..Sorry pic is crap.
     

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    Cool, you went with #3

    Now do you have good enough headphones?

    I suggest SSD and RAM though
     
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    Headset!
    Steelseries 7H is my vote, the best headset you can buy today for approx 100euro !!
    ... and yes, ive tried _alot_ of headsets.

    Otherwise i would go with an Corsair H70 cpu cooler and a SSD (ocz vertex2 or kingston v+)
     
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    Neat ! How much money left ?
     
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    LOL dont use headsets sorry. i bought ft hdmi and some rca cable, i have 250 left so ill hold on to it till get the rest of my cash i think. Anyone know how to use teh widescreen fix for CODBO? lol And thanks to all for the suggestions, HDD is in the future for sure.
    Edit NM figured it out lol
     
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    Have you got eyefinity running yet ?
     
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    Running Nvidia, but got surround working right! lol
     
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    Derp ! Enjoying it ?
     
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    lol hell ya!!!!
     
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    Get an SSD at least :eek:
     
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    SSD will be next also i might get myself a couple of 580s in Jan.
     

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    Meh SSD are over rated.
     
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    Well im going to get new cards, these are great on 3 monitors but have to run games without AA and i want to be able to use AA so what would be good to go to? 470? 480? 6870?
     
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    6870 If you want to run single gpu. nVidia span mode only works with SLI aka "nVidia Surround View". Certain you already knew that ;)
     
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    Well any thing i get is going to be 2 cards wether sli or CF. From what i see the 6870 is pretty much the same as 470, but im wondering if its a good enough improvement over my 460s to run my games on 3monitors with At least 2xAA at 5760x1080
     
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    From what I gathered when talking to DanishDevil about his jump from 460 1GB to 6870, it was a good touch of performance. Enough to warrant a bump in AA.
     
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    Has he run the 460s on 3 monitors?
     
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    Single 1GB 460 and nope. 1920x1200 res IIRC.
     
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    though keep in mind that 460 SLI to 6870 CF is not that big of a jump, especially considering the upgrade cost
     

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