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    just helped my buddy build his new computer after his apartment flooded and insurance gave him a nice big fat check

    case - cosmos 2
    cpu - 3930k
    mobo - asus p9x79-pro
    cpu cooler - noctua d14
    psu - seasonic 1050w gold
    gpu - 2x evga 670 4gb sli
    ram - 32g 1866 gskill sniper
    ssd - 2x intel 520 cherryville 240gb in raid 0
    sound card - asus xonar phoebus
    windows - ultimate 64bit

    disclaimer i did not do the cable management he did that him self =p i helped him find the parts










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    Quote Originally Posted by Flcrewpolo View Post
    just helped my buddy build his new computer after his apartment flooded and insurance gave him a nice big fat check

    case - cosmos 2
    cpu - 3930k
    mobo - asus p9x79-pro
    cpu cooler - noctua d14
    psu - seasonic 1050w gold
    gpu - 2x evga 670 4gb sli
    ram - 32g 1866 gskill sniper
    ssd - 2x intel 520 cherryville 240gb in raid 0
    sound card - asus xonar phoebus
    windows - ultimate 64bit

    disclaimer i did not do the cable management he did that him self =p i helped him find the parts
    That's a really nice (and expensive) system, I hope he has some really nice monitor(s) to go with it (1440p or 120Hz etc.)! Congrats (to him) either way.
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    3x 120hz monitors not 100% on what model

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    2xGTX 670?

    Why not just a GTX 690...?
    im thinking due to crazy nvidia surround resolution he preffered higher Vram option whilst still having camp green? (also any chance for bf3 and heaven benchmarks? quite curious to SLI scaling of those specific cards)

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    Quote Originally Posted by shroudster View Post
    im thinking due to crazy nvidia surround resolution he preffered higher Vram option whilst still having camp green? (also any chance for bf3 and heaven benchmarks? quite curious to SLI scaling of those specific cards)
    I'm wondering why not 2x GTX680 4GB DCII. It is a dual slot card, because Asus finally caught on that triple-slot cards were a stupid idea.


    But even with two of those he wouldn't have enough horsepower to average 100+ fps @ 5760x1080 while trying to keep decent settings, would have to drop things down to Medium in games like BF3/Crysis 2.

    All I can say is that 3 x 120hz monitors = I'm fucking jelly. Haven't seeing anything like that in this thread yet.
    Last edited by Xuvial; 2012-12-31 at 08:35 AM.

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    To be fair, 3x120hz monitors sounds mostly just flat out silly.

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    I'm also one to agree that 3x120Hz is just obnoxious and I doubt his computer will be able to manage it in any truly intensive games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I'm also one to agree that 3x120Hz is just obnoxious and I doubt his computer will be able to manage it in any truly intensive games.
    The 3 screens are more for his work the only game he uses 3 on is black ops 2 with widescreen fixer

    While trying not to get off subject to much the 2 670s were chosen because he has had issues with dual gpu cards in the past

    I'll try to get a heaven bench mark today from him

    We also had a very specific budget to work with

    His insurance gave him half the claim amount and would only give him the rest after he spent the full claim amount and showed receipts for the full amount. Now he doesn't have a ton of money to throw around so we balance the build around th cpu

    A after cpu he wanted the case so we built the best we could on what was left of budget with 2x 670 being best option

    He also already had the monitors keyboard headset as they were not part of claim
    Last edited by Flcrewpolo; 2012-12-31 at 02:21 PM.

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    Errrr... what work does he need 120Hz screens for? >_> I'd have perhaps just done 1x120Hz and 2xIPS or something. O_o

    And ah, already had the monitors.

    Good lord.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    I'm wondering why not 2x GTX680 4GB DCII
    Placebo.
    You might end up losing performance, but you won't gain anything from 2GiB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Placebo.
    You might end up losing performance, but you won't gain anything from 2GiB.
    We did put 2 evga 4gb cards not the 2GB

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    Isn't the problem that the cards only have 256bit memory buses, and thus wouldn't be able to process stuff fast enough for the 4GB RAM to have any effect (or something like that)?

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    My setup's in my sig. Feeling inferior LOL.
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    So this is nothing special compared to alot of systems here but this is the first setup I could build by myself after a long time with a prebuilt I upgraded for a few year.
    The setup is the following:
    CPU : I3 3220 3.3GHZ
    Motherboard : Asrock H61 DGS
    GOU : Asus HD 7770 GHZ edition overclocked 1200 mhz core, 1350 mhz memory.
    HDD 1 :Samsung Spinpoint f3 500GB
    HDD 2 : Hitachi (random model) 160GB(for small fraps recording)
    Memory : 8GB Corsair memory 1333Mhz
    Case : Nox Coolbay SX
    5 x 120 mm fans

    Last edited by Rafax; 2012-12-31 at 05:38 PM.

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    No system specs, Mortalis?
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    speccs?
    awesome color theme looks real slick.

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    edit: aah crap i shouldn't have started the beers already QQ (one suddenly forgets the most simple of rules)

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    Very neat system, though I wish you could've done something about the bottom rad - res tube. While real straight, just doesn't look good to me.

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    specs are:
    i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz(I could get it higher, but don't really need it) it runs at 30c idle and 40c max load
    7950 oc'd, runs at 32c idle and 38c max
    asus p8z77 pro motherboard
    all gelid wing blue UV fans, although I might switch for gentletyphoons in the future
    silverstone 600w strider bronze psu, sleeved with mdpc grey/blue
    crucial m4 64gb for OS+WoW, 1tb caviar black for other programs and 550gb blue for media storage
    two 240 rads, one is the RS and the other one is the thin version for the top
    xspc front reservoir, would really like to have a tube reservoir because I don't like the look of this reservoir but it's convenient
    16gb of vengeance blue ram, 1600mhz

    next upgrade is just fans and change the loop to look better, I don't really like the tubing how I did it. I would add a tube reservoir and gentle typhoons.

    the waterblocks are an EK supreme hf copper for the cpu(I should of bought a nickel one) and a 7950 nickel EK block. I had a local powdercoating shop do the case paint

    the monitor is a Dell u2412m that I bought recently, the keyboard a filco w/ browns that I bought years ago, the mouse a razer naga and that's pretty much it. oh yeah and HD555's with the cables all tangled up. That cable pisses me off. Plus I had to tape them because the plastic if all cracked up, but oh well I love them.

    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Very neat system, though I wish you could've done something about the bottom rad - res tube. While real straight, just doesn't look good to me.
    I am thinking of making some short of psu cover that would cover the whole bottom and just add a stylish cutout for the fans of the radiator, but maybe later when I upgrade
    Last edited by Deeyar; 2012-12-31 at 07:15 PM.

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