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    And unless it's changed, most TVs still don't have a square pixel. What is it again, 1.6 factor on the width compared to height?

    That said, that's a weird artifact on my picture here... See the rainbow effect on the waterblock. o_o

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    Loving the looks of that Dominator ram in there Drunken.
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    I quite like it as well.

    While I was browsing Adobe Bridge for that picture (formatting my camera's SD card resets the picture counter, durp), I found it next to the pictures of the Define R3 build I had for a while... (Note: The powersupply was a temporary one when the Corsair TX650 v2 was RMA'd, then I promptly ran out of money due bank bullshit.)






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    bah the more asus mobos i see the more i regret buying my gigabyte one :S

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    Quote Originally Posted by shroudster View Post
    bah the more asus mobos i see the more i regret buying my gigabyte one :S
    How so? Tbh i think i the gigabyte ones among my budget range would actually have done better than the P8Z77-V LK i have now :/

    It runs fine, but i think the overclocking capabilities of the gigabyte ones might actually be a little better.

    Naturally, the high end mobo's like that republic one are a different story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Holo View Post
    How so? Tbh i think i the gigabyte ones among my budget range would actually have done better than the P8Z77-V LK i have now :/

    It runs fine, but i think the overclocking capabilities of the gigabyte ones might actually be a little better.

    Naturally, the high end mobo's like that republic one are a different story.
    well mine doesn't seem to like working above 4,2 clocks :S
    aah well something to consider in 5 years time orso :P (not like my current rig won't last xD)

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    Hmm, mine really doesn't want to do 4,5. I'm doing 4.4 @ 1.32Vcore atm and i have not been able to get a stable 4.5 before 1.4Vcore.
    At which point i was just like... fuck this shit.
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    A northQ PSU, I remember having two of those for my old C2D & GTS 8800 computers. ^^
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    Hey I made a new vid some people didn't like the first one.

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    It answers an awful lot of questions I don't think anyone asked, but it's an awful lot more civil than the YouTube side was earlier, and that's much appreciated.

    But here's where I scratch my head: 100 bucks is nothing for the CPU, but for the PSU 20 bucks does matter? You say it's gold rated, but the models I've seen from Raidmax aren't, could you provide a link for the particular model? That's just me wondering. It's not a bad build, although I really disagree with the choice of some components.

    Note: I am in fact not Deltrus, just so you know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trilicity View Post


    Hey I made a new vid some people didn't like the first one.
    Not picking on you man, but a 55" TV on 1080p you can definitely spot some pixels

    If i look really closely at my 23" 1080p i can already see pixels ;X

    You like big, fine. Most people like the higher resolution for the image quality, including myself.
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    I don't see anything majorly wrong with the build either. It's definitely a nice setup, although I would personally have made some changes. I for once can't understand why someone would prefer to have a 55" 1080p TV as their main monitor at that distance. I would understand it if you wanted to combine TV and computer and was sitting in a couch around 3-4 meters at least away, but this close? It's a 40PPI TV with a pixel pitch of over 0.63mm. Compare that to your average 21.5" 1080p monitor where the PPI is a much higher 102.

    I also can't understand the PSU choice, especially with a single 7970. My whole system, mind that's with a ~100W U2711 and two extra ~40W monitors - along with peripherals, uses around 312W right now. And the $20 saved is a fair point I guess, but my recommendation is that the PSU is the last component you want to cheap out on.

    But, and I find this to be the most important point, the build works for you and that's what matters.

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    I use a 40 some inch tv as a monitor because I generally play from bed since I don't have a dedicated computer room, but I agree playing up close it doesn't look as good as a 20 something inch monitor but if your across the room you generally can't tell if your running a good video card. Only drawback is I generally can't tell anything that's going on in chat for any game unless I'm up close.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    It answers an awful lot of questions I don't think anyone asked, but it's an awful lot more civil than the YouTube side was earlier, and that's much appreciated.

    But here's where I scratch my head: 100 bucks is nothing for the CPU, but for the PSU 20 bucks does matter? You say it's gold rated, but the models I've seen from Raidmax aren't, could you provide a link for the particular model? That's just me wondering. It's not a bad build, although I really disagree with the choice of some components.

    Note: I am in fact not Deltrus, just so you know.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817152044
    but it was 1200 watts i cant find the 1200 watt model

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trilicity View Post
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817152044
    but it was 1200 watts i cant find the 1200 watt model
    Raidmax RX-1200AE

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    Can you explain the rationale behind buying a 1200W PSU for a single 7970 (even a dual 7970 setup can be run with half that wattage) to me?
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    Heh, 750 would have been enough for that build.

    But oh well
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    got some pictures but its not much to look at. but it runs well.

    http://i.imgur.com/f04nQ.png
    http://i.imgur.com/WYTBI.png

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    msi motherboard
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    and a 128 gb ssd (think its kingston
    in a coolermaster haf 912

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    Just recently upgraded my rig:

    Antec 300 case
    Thermaltake TR-2 430w power supply (yes 430w is more then enough)
    Gigabyte 970A-DS3 AM3+ motherboard
    AMD FX-8150 octa core cpu
    Cooler Master Hyper 101a cpu cooler with push/pull dual fans
    8gb Patriot Viper 3 1600MHz ram
    ASUS Radeon HD7750 1gb GDDR5 (running main gaming screen)
    XFX Radeon HD4650 1gb (running secondary monitor off PCI-E x4 slot)



    (yes I know my cabling looks like trash, no window in the side panel so no need to make it look clean)
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    Not bad, but what did you upgrade exactly (and what were you using previously)? At first glance your specs look a tad...unbalanced, atleast for gaming purposes.


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