I've been reading your great site and think I'm ready to order my parts for my first homebuild. I guess, while I maybe going overboard in some areas, I really would like to know if this system will work.
I have a case, monitor, mouse and keyboard. I planning on ordering the following:
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 Black Edition
Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-780XTA-UD4 AM3 AMD 790X SATA 6Gb/s
PU: COOLER MASTER UCP RS900-AAAAA3 900W
VIDEO: 2 SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VHL Radeon HD 5770
HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM
RAM: for a total of 8GB 2 G.SKILL 4GB (2X2GB 240-Pin DDR3
OPTIC: PLEXTOR 24X DVD/CDE Writer Black SAT
Rosewill RCR-IC00274-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5 Internal Card Reader
Koutch PCI to USB 2.0 Card Model IO-PU520
Arcitic Silver 5 Thermal Coumpound OEM
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional OEM Disk, "New"
Will this sytem work ? Is if, at least a little future proof. I'm waiting for you opinions before I hit the order button. Two cards, cross fire, yeh, will it work ?
Thank you as always for you assistance and thoughts.
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A corsair 750W PSU will be more then enough for 2 HD 5770s in xfire even 2 HD 5870s
I would look into a HDD seagate 7200.12 1TB
If this is mainly a gaming rig Drop to 4 gigs of ram
Window 7 64 bit
not sure what case you have or what the rez is on your monitor, but i would look into 1 HD 5850 for now and xfire down the road
Good suggestions niklas_13.... Also, the OP can take in to account the responses in the other OP's threads...