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papa_smurf
05-10-2009, 10:36 AM
Any suggestions?

http://iforce.co.nz/i/43vsx4ug.jpg (http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=43vsx4ug.jpg)

wratterus
05-10-2009, 10:49 AM
Awesome. That thing will pwn. :drool

Suggestions -maybe a second job to pay teh power bill? Do you really need 3 graphics cards? What screen will you be running? One of these (http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/uploads/Sapphire/Sapphire_HD5870_pic1.jpg) maybe? :p

Blam
05-10-2009, 12:01 PM
Any suggestions?

http://iforce.co.nz/i/43vsx4ug.jpg (http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=43vsx4ug.jpg)

1. Where's the KB, Mouse and Monitor?

2. Replace the Sapphire 5870 with XFX, Asus or GB.(Sapphire have a crap warranty)

3. Not a fan of SuperTalent. Go for Corsair, OCZ, or Gskill. My experiences with SuperTalent are not good ones...

4. DO NOT GET THE i7 950. Get the 920 and overclock that using the Promilatech. Then use the saved money to get another SSD or something...

5. Don't bother with the sound card, unless you do sound editing or you are an extreme audiophile.

Blam

pctek
05-10-2009, 05:38 PM
2. Replace the Sapphire 5870 with XFX, Asus or GB.(Sapphire have a crap warranty)

3. Not a fan of SuperTalent. Go for Corsair, OCZ, or Gskill. My experiences with SuperTalent are not good ones...

4. DO NOT GET THE i7 950. Get the 920 and overclock that using the Promilatech. Then use the saved money to get another SSD or something...


And why bother with 3 graphics cards anyway? It's silly. The 5870x2 will be out soon.

Blam
05-10-2009, 07:06 PM
And why bother with 3 graphics cards anyway? It's silly. The 5870x2 will be out soon.

Didn't notice he had 3!

Yea, agree with PCTek. Stick with 1 for now..

papa_smurf
05-10-2009, 09:49 PM
Is this better? pLanning to get another 5870 in the future, is 620W sufficent enough? or should i get the 750W? (i want modular)

http://iforce.co.nz/i/sd3rrraj.jpg (http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=sd3rrraj.jpg)

pctek
06-10-2009, 07:09 AM
ASUS or Gigabyte for the graphics card.

And what game are you going to be playing that actually uses 2 5870s?

Gobe1
06-10-2009, 07:15 AM
Give it heaps if you can afford it, the better the graphics the better the gameplay
We got wasted on Grid the other night by a noob with a playtech gaming pc, it certainly made it easier for him to line up the corners etc.
Make sure you get a good 2ms monitor, 24 inch at least

papa_smurf
06-10-2009, 08:03 AM
ASUS or Gigabyte for the graphics card.

And what game are you going to be playing that actually uses 2 5870s?

CL only has sapphire, MSI, and HIS cards in stock atm. And i really like the MSI card for the 5870 :p

Left4dead 2 when it comes out (ati eyefinty thing with 3x 1900x1200 resolution)

Blam
06-10-2009, 09:49 AM
Get the 750w PSU..

SolMiester
06-10-2009, 10:24 AM
You only need 1 5870 to drive 3 screens at full HD, dont know why the OP has chosen 3?...Also, who pays 2.5k for a cpu...thats 1.5k for the extra 500mhz?.....