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ADvice on 1750 Doller gamming build

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January 30, 2012 3:58:59 PM

Hi i\'m looking to build a gamming machine to play new games at 1920x1200 resouloution here is my build feel free to make suggestions and give your opion on th built
Approximate Purchase Date: Within 1 to 1 and a half months

Budget Range: 1750(After tax, before rebates)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming/ HD Movies/ Light Video Editing, very light/ MS Excel/Web Surfing

Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse/moniteur/speakers/ hardrive

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Ncix.ca or Tigerdirect.ca
Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: Amd gpu and asus motherbored (not set in stone)
Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: yes

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

Additional Comments: current build
Amd 1100t: http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57014&promoid=11...
Asus crosshaire v Formula :http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=61991
2x 6950 2gb Xfx: http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=61903&promoid=11...
Haf 932 : http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=59938
win 7 pro : http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=45275
silverstone strider 1000W : http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57625&promoid=11...
Corsaire vengeance 8gb black: http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57078
January 30, 2012 4:05:24 PM

first, get the 6970 instead of the 2gig 6950. Second, switch the CPU to a i5-2500k, the mobo to the ASUS P8Z68 PRO/GEN3, get the Corsair TX850 PSU, get the HAF 922, and you're all set.
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January 30, 2012 4:55:58 PM

angaddev said:
first, get the 6970 instead of the 2gig 6950. Second, switch the CPU to a i5-2500k, the mobo to the ASUS P8Z68 PRO/GEN3, get the Corsair TX850 PSU, get the HAF 922, and you're all set.


thanks for the advice when you say a 6970 do you mean 2 of them or just 1
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January 30, 2012 4:56:33 PM

just one
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January 30, 2012 5:27:06 PM

Yea a 6950 has been known to Bios flash/hack to 6970 but eh if your gonna do all that. just get a 6970. that will last you and do better at playing at that res., Good choice on mobo's i personally believe ASUS is best in the business. every computer i have every built or purchased has had a ASUS board in it. and absolutely no issues what so ever
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