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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Zadkiel, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. Zadkiel New Member

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    Hey guys I want to build a rig mainly used for gaming (WoW, CoD, Company of Heroes) and I need some advice on the parts that I have chosen.

    http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=13663927

    That is pretty much what I want to build. I have been told that the PSU is bit much but I also dont want to get one that's underpowered and have to get a new one later. Any advice would be of great help. Thanks.
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    Looking good, but i would dropback to a 920. And WTF, that's a darn high-end rig and low end games. Why not play Crysis Warheads.
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    Reason I'm going so far is cause I'm gonna be entering college soon so I'll probably be broke 90% for the next 2 years and will have no money for upgrades so if I get into a new game I wanna make sure the rig can take it without lag.
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    Oh, i get the point, see no probs in that rig. But if u oc a 920 will do well for another 3-4 years.
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    I agree a 920 is much cheaper and the 940 is not even worth it..TRust me and spear and go with the 920 and spend the money saved on a GTX295 to replace those 280s....

    (Correct me if im wrong)

    I believe(^) The 295 beats 280 SLI in most games
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    Sadly 280 sli beats 295. But luckily it's only a 5 fps difference. if i were u i'd spend the leftover for ANOTHER gtx280 for tri-sli, beats almost anything.
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    We have a thread discussing different heatsinks here if you are in the market for something more then oem HS.
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    Gimme a sec I got a great wishlist for ya
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    I wonder .... What beats 280 tri sli?
    295 SLI?
    Can they even get tri SLI yet?
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    Meh... I made it public.. You dont have a newegg acc?
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    I always use ask my dad's acc to purchase hardware, don't have my own. :mad:
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    Good list but for almost twice as cheaper i'd probably go with the g.skills. Nice AVVY BTW! :D
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    I've thought doing that but I have never overclocked before so I'm afraid I might mess something up and ending up screwing up the CPU.

    Also I'm not that good with specs so which is better

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131358
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131352
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131346

    and can you explain why as well (wanna learn)?
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    I take it you need the entire build.

    Okay give me a min

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    Here ya go.

    i chose different stuff obviously

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    if you have nice speakers then yes, get one but if they are cheaper and you dont plan on getting nice speakers, dont bother.
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