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Gigabyte G1 sniper 3

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    Gigabyte G1 sniper 3. Ive just recently purchased this mobo off a friend (impulse buy) for a new sli rig. I just wanna know your guys thoughts and maybe a few bits that would work good with it? I already know that i want 2 gtx 670 its just the rest to really complement it.

    :)
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Get some G.Skill Sniper ram.:p

    It already has decent audio and LAN.
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    Ordered lol. This rig is purely for gaming dude. Im just need help to find the best stuff for that lol.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Works fine, gamed on it, even, got my 2.0 MB/s down, can't ask for much more than that for me personally. Same card is with the "WiFi" edition boards, so I have a few of those now.

    You don't really need much more. :roll: PSU and SSDs? I dunno...
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    My friend just wanted rid so i got a £140 so i didnt think i did so bad after checking all of the prices online plus it wasnt even opened lol. I wont be using the little wireless thing that came with it. I was think of a nic? but not really heard if they are worth the money or just B.S. Do you think 2 gtx 670 or a 690?
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Yeah, good price! 2x670, cheaper, maybe better OC? Get EVGA FTW single-fan edition, has GTX680 PCB for good power when overclocking.
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    this.

    The 670 FTW single fan (Basically a reference 680 with a 670 GPU) is a sweet card.
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    I thought i had got a steal ive tested my i5 in and its all working :). I was looking at the gtx 670 ftw but I kept having eye sex with the 690 at the same time lol. Ive already decided on the case I an going for the Haf x Nvidia ed.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I did the same with the GTX690. Early January, had I left home and headed toward the PC store, I would have bought one.


    Instead, I bought food. Oh, and new boots for my kids.:p


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    Meh I am young with no commitments other than to my motorbike;) and flat lol. And im lucky to earn a really high wage for my age lol.
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    I have a HAF man. Its a strong case but it gathers dust like crazy so keep that in mind. I also have a 670 FTW single fan GPU and I can attest its a strong card indeed.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Enjoy it, kids are expensive, and I have 4. :banghead:


    Kids are totally worth it though, for me.

    I still have a pretty decent rig, 3960x and dual 7950's. I'd kinda rather the GTX670's, honestly. If I was buying today, that'd be my choice, even with money no object. But that said, I'd choose dual Titan cards, really, now that I've seen the numbers.. I like separate dual GPUs.
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    :laugh::toast: Man very few on this forum know how true that is. I have three. Granted I don't have as nice as a rig as you do but I do ok with what I got. So of us just have lower standards. :laugh:
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    I can guess kids are expensive i know how much it is just paying for myself :). You both have awesome rigs tho so you must be doing something right in life :)
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    Thanks for the heads up dude :)
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    I just saw one at local Walmart (of all places) for $28!
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    I do the motherboard reviews here. The only thing I actually paid for was one of the VGAs, SSDs, and the case and PSU. The rest was paid for by doing reviews.

    But yeah, it's not really that hard, just need to change priorities. I used to drive a BMW M5 which I got cheap off an auction, but repairs on that are a nightmare, and it had no warranty.

    Quite a few are gaming off of a single GTX670, like Mailman here. two is almost overkill in some situations, of course, but I have three monitors. SO I still make stupid purchases. :p

    Seems like a fair price. Wi-Fi/Bluetooth should cost about that.
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    Im looking at maybe getting a 1440p panel eventually so Im hoping they will be enough lol. And a m5? if i saved up maybe lol ohhh and got a license to drive a car lol. my main issues for my computer is i impulse buy lol.
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    $30k for a car is nothing. NO way I could afford a new one though! :p

    Titan looks to do well with 2560x1600, but my 7950's sure do not perform up to my expectations @ 2560x1600. I had hoped that going to three monitors would be better, since AMD was hyping it so much...bought first set with 5870's, now on IPS monitors, still even with three cards it's not quite what I had hoped for. Seems mostly driver-related, I guess.

    erocker plays on 1440p with a single 7970 fine, seems happy. Could be my 5-year old 30-inch is showing it's age, perhaps.
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    i just spent £12k on my bike there is no way i can afford that car aswell lol. So do you think two will be ok for just 1 27inch asus 1440p?
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    Which Asus one specifically?
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    You sure two gtx 670s will max this res with everything on?

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