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Sick of Intel ! What you think about this RIG?
May 23, 2010, 3:21 AM
So I'm tired of playing with intel/nvidia co. I never thought i would say that but I'm actually convinced switching to amd/ati
Here is my suggestion, please let me know pros and cons since I'm totally INTEL person:
CPU: X6 1090T / on my old TRUE w/ two fans
MOBo: MSI 870A-G54 AM3
RAMS: CORSAIR XMS3 4GB
GPU: XFX HD 5850 - LIFE TIME WARRANTY (will CF as soon as I get extra dineros)
everything else I have from my current system i.e psu-650 antec true power, case cooler master 690, kingston 60 gb (os) and 1t wd (data)
Let me know of any adjustments, concerns etc......
Thanks in advance.
May 23, 2010
May 23, 2010, 4:47 AM
i would look into getting a 790GX board for crossfire down the road
May 23, 2010, 5:29 AM
The 870 isn't a crossfire capable motherboard (at 8x-8x) the 790X, 790GX, 790FX or the 890GX, 890FX for crossfire. iirc when newegg had the 1090 in stock there were great combo deals with the Gigabyte 890FX and 890GX (about $30 - $25 off)
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