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trickson

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Heres the system

Core i7 920 2.66Ghz
EVGA X58 mobo
3GB Gskill DDR3 1333 tri channel
XFX 9800 GTX+
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Using my OCZ 600W PSU.
Total: $1,024
 

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Good build. Although I'd use a 4850 or 260 GTX, I heard on newegg. the 260 GTX is going for just $200
216 or 192? If 216 then OMG!!
 
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Not sure, but for $200 it is a good deal either way..
No. Last time i checked MSI 260 192 is for $170 MIR, $190 w/o MIR.
 
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All I have to say is I love Ph II 940. It does 3.4GHz on stock volts and 3.7GHz 1.45v. I'm using it to push HD 4870 1Gb Crossfire @ 850 on the core. I've been playing a lot of AoC on it @ 1920x with all enabled + AA|AF. It tears it up. No stutter, no lag, solid FPS.

No it doesn't hold a candle to my main rig in things like FC2 and it still puts up perfectly playable FPS. I don't see below 40FPS mins with1920x Ultra settings. In AoC in largely CPU bound areas where my main rig gets 55FPS my AMD rig will get 46, aka I can't feel the difference.

My main rig specs are below-

Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.96GHz (1.36v)|Mushkin 998681 XP3-12800 (3x2GB) (1.65v)
Evga 132-BL-E758-A1 (X58)|Evga GeForce GTX 260 (711|2300)(x3)|DoubleSight DS-263N
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The X3 on the GTX 260s = Tri-SLi.
 

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With MSI GTX 260

its now $1,064.94
 

trickson

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Man I want to go i7 but I just can't right now maybe when the price is a little lower .
Blacklash that is one sexy i7 rig you have !
 

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Man I want to go i7 but I just can't right now maybe when the price is a little lower .
Blacklash that is one sexy i7 rig you have !
Same here, planning this system for when ever i get a job and i can then save for it.
 

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trickson

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Thanks, it's great for things like FC2 with 16xQ AA Ultra settings @ 1920x and of course e-peen marks.

I dropped some benches from it below when it was first built, if you're interested-

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=124545
GOD that is ONE BAD A$$ setup MAN !
I just have to get the Q9550 now as this Q6600 is nearing the end of it's power house days now .
LOVE what you built man keep up the great work . :respect:
 

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GOD that is ONE BAD A$$ setup MAN !
I just have to get the Q9550 now as this Q6600 is nearing the end of it's power house days now .
LOVE what you built man keep up the great work . :respect:
Well thanks again. Overclocked GTX 260 Core 216 Tri-SLi is wonderful for 1920x. This was made a little more sweet for me because I ordered two regular Evga GTX 260s from Newegg when they were 220usd and got two with Core 216 GPUs in them. I matched them up with an old GTX 260 192SP I already owned. So mixed GTX 260 SLi works fine.

You may wish to hold off on building something new until we see the price vs performance of GTX 285s around the 15th of this month.
 
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