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Can't wait to see how they run for ya! :toast:
 
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at least get 9800GTX+ .... put in your mind that a lot of big games are coming soon....
 

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at least get 9800GTX+ .... put in your mind that a lot of big games are coming soon....
they dont sell the GTX+ at BB so i got the regular ones and i dont understand "at least get 9800GTX+" i took that as you thinking its a debate but it wasnt whaqt one should i get..it was look what im getting and besides their the same 55nm process means nothing to me...i know how to punch temps in the face and with the mods i perform OC'ing isnt and issue..silicon limit is silicone limit...sure smaller dies help or impove ocing but at crazy volts i dont think it will matter much that and if its anythinglike the last cards iv owned i probably wont kep them long...ill update you guys soon but i ran into a snag...my case is too small lol...so im getting a TT armor series case it will be totally sick!!!! new case and new cards im in heaven...and iv always wanted an armor series case. so brand new big cards are a perfect excuse to get what i want without the girl getting mad ;) because she's sad that i cant use my cards ;) win win. o btw they are beautiful heavy and the size of my forarm. :twitch:
 

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great PSU makers id trust it Sol, and enjoy the cards man
thanks man thats good to know im going to try later to fit atleast 1 card in but my hdd's are in the way lol but i want to play sooooooo bad i have $400 in parts on my chair and my side panel off but nothing is happening i just want to play :( atm im using a clients laptop im giving it back monday i had to replace the lcd inverter because the sceen kept getting really dim works fine now...but it still isnt my rig :(

im getting this case next week sometime though so game time will commence upon its arrival :)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133021

 

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nice man, and i must say your one lucky SOB, not only does she work at BB and get you cheap parts, she hot to, why can't we all be lucky like you dude.

But i can't wait to see if you can take the top spot on my thread, even though you never gave me a vantage score for your SLI 9600's:mad:
 

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nice man, and i must say your one lucky SOB, not only does she work at BB and get you cheap parts, she hot to, why can't we all be lucky like you dude.

But i can't wait to see if you can take the top spot on my thread, even though you never gave me a vantage score for your SLI 9600's:mad:


i have a vantage score saved someware. i dont know if it is with or without my physx card but i might get a vantage score with my 9800's maybe vista will let my go sli but iv had no luck thus far. but i promise ill get everyone here pics etc in a min and of course full pics when she's all done being rebuilt. o btw meg is flattered and says thank you ;)
 
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thanks man thats good to know im going to try later to fit atleast 1 card in but my hdd's are in the way lol but i want to play sooooooo bad i have $400 in parts on my chair and my side panel off but nothing is happening i just want to play :( atm im using a clients laptop im giving it back monday i had to replace the lcd inverter because the sceen kept getting really dim works fine now...but it still isnt my rig :(

im getting this case next week sometime though so game time will commence upon its arrival :)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133021

Excellent case choice man !!

bought mine a couple of months ago ,and extremely happy with it.
fits my 9800gtx in with loads of room to spare,pretty good on temps as well with its 5 fans.

Enjoy your new goodies :)
 

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teh pics













 

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Excellent case choice man !!

bought mine a couple of months ago ,and extremely happy with it.
fits my 9800gtx in with loads of room to spare,pretty good on temps as well with its 5 fans.

Enjoy your new goodies :)


really sweet!! hey could i get some incase pics so i can see how much id be workin with id really appreciate it man. sorry about the sentance structure. my laptop kb is fubar and the numbers and things like the questionmark dont work. :eek:
 

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#62
Sol if you can beat damulta's tri SLI setup ill give you a cookie
well if i have any of the skill i used too damulta will need more than expeniveparts to beat me ;) he'll need skill :eek: but i shouldnt count my cookies yet though damultas has grown lax because he has a sponser that will give him many cards and he always has more equipment than everbody back in the day he was a very ableoverclocker and modder so i will hold my tongue until the mods are done and the scres are out.





@Damulta im just playing dont hate me. just friendly compitition a stab at how jealous iam that your backed by palit and payback for fuckin with me when you said my disk was the worst software ever lol :laugh:
 

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Hey Solaris could you let me know how long they are in inches. I got a few of the XFX versions coming for my comp.
I wanted the 9800GTX+ but I hate waiting for Nvidia to stop goofing off so I went with the 9800GTXs.
 

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Hey Solaris could you let me know how long they are in inches. I got a few of the XFX versions coming for my comp.
I wanted the 9800GTX+ but I hate waiting for Nvidia to stop goofing off so I went with the 9800GTXs.
sure give me a sec ill measure from dvi plate to back of card.


it is 2mm over 10 1/2''
 
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i need me a sponsor like damulta, i can kill any computer part made by normal use, they should sponsor me to see what lives the longest lol
 

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sure give me a sec ill measure from dvi plate to back of card.
it is 2mm over 10 1/2''
So It hangs over the edge of the mobo about an inch? Thanks Solaris:respect:
 

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i need me a sponsor like damulta, i can kill any computer part made by normal use, they should sponsor me to see what lives the longest lol
lol i know sigh i can only wish
 

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So It hangs over the edge of the mobo about an inch? Thanks Solaris:respect:
np man :) its bout 1-1 1/2'' wide too and i agree it hangs over the edge of the mobo like 1-1 1/4''



hehe well Sol maybe we can convince some backwater chineese vendor to support us lol
lol we should try lets get sponsored by msi or bfg or something
 
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If you don't do pot before you hook up your stuff, you should be fine. You would have enough power leftover for another card. XD!
 

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If you don't do pot before you hook up your stuff, you should be fine. You would have enough power leftover for another card. XD!
w0ot i cant wait ordering the case tomarrow should get it friday at that point.
 
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nice choice on the case selection :rockout:

hopefully it arrives tomorrow and we can see some action!

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it arrives today:eek::D but i need to work so i hope it gets here soon
 
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hey guys im tired of my 9600's failing so im getting dual 9800GTX's sometime this week i was wondering im also getting an e7200 sometime soon and planning on hitting ~4Ghz so do you think that my OCZ 700w Gamer X stream will handle this? i think it will but i want to be sure. it has 4x 18A +12v rails for a total of 72amps
I doubt it's really combining the amperage. I haven't come across an OCZ under 1000w that uses multiple 12v rail sources and/or independent 12v rail lines.

But you might get away with, I'm not surprised if other people have. It's just that you're cruisin for a bruisin with some of these PSUs.
 

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I doubt it's really combining the amperage. I haven't come across an OCZ under 1000w that uses multiple 12v rail sources and/or independent 12v rail lines.

But you might get away with, I'm not surprised if other people have. It's just that you're cruisin for a bruisin with some of these PSUs.
well i only know what i read online and i dont think ill be crusin for a brusin this psu is quality doesnt fluxuate at all all voltages a tad beyond spec and for the most art absolutely solid. idk wtf not using multiple 12v sources is but it has more than 1 rail. just because its under 1kw doesnt mean its a pos this psu would power your rig. go look at w1zz's power draw charts...