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October 16, 2011 12:01:26 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: when all parts that will work are confirmed

Budget Range: 700-850

System Usage from Most to Least Important: mostly gaming, some editing/school

Parts Not Required: mouse, monitor, keyboard, power supply, os

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country of Origin: canada

Parts Preferences: Planned on 2500k processor, radeon graphics card. Open to suggestions/changes

Overclocking: Haven't before but would if price allows

SLI or Crossfire: Crossfire as dual Radeon's may be in the future picture

Monitor Resolution: atleast 1240x1024, preferably as high as possible (upgrade to 20 inch or so 1080p in 3 months)

Additional Comments:
how does it look:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

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October 16, 2011 12:09:29 AM

are you planning on getting 2 of the 4gb ram modules? cause it would only be $25 more, and 8gb is the standard now.
also, what is the brand and wattage of your power supply?
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October 16, 2011 12:14:49 AM

morgoth780 said:
are you planning on getting 2 of the 4gb ram modules? cause it would only be $25 more, and 8gb is the standard now.
also, what is the brand and wattage of your power supply?

600w stealthxstream2 ocz and im grabbing 1 and getting another when needed 4 gb seems enough atm but i might grab another on boxing day
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October 16, 2011 12:17:55 AM

realityy said:
600w stealthxstream2 ocz and im grabbing 1 and getting another when needed 4 gb seems enough atm but i might grab another on boxing day

ok, well your build looks great and I'm pretty sure you can cfx 6870's on 650w, let me check;
yep, you can.
here's the thread, in case you're wondering
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/299722-28-crossfiring...
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October 16, 2011 2:29:03 AM

morgoth780 said:
ok, well your build looks great and I'm pretty sure you can cfx 6870's on 650w, let me check;
yep, you can.
here's the thread, in case you're wondering
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/299722-28-crossfiring...

i had 600w :p  how would preformance be and what a good cooler if i decide to overclock?
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October 16, 2011 9:02:37 PM

212+?
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October 16, 2011 10:43:38 PM

realityy said:
212+?

+1
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October 16, 2011 11:19:30 PM

morgoth780 said:
+1

think with that board cooler and cpu i could hit 4.5 ghz?
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October 17, 2011 10:09:00 PM

realityy said:
think with that board cooler and cpu i could hit 4.5 ghz?

you should probably be able to
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