Xfx 7970 build FIRST TIME Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: April 10, 2012 8:54 PM in Systems Share nskowyra April 10, 2012 7:50:23 PM Here is my Newegg.com wishlist plus i2550k, since it was bundled with a warranty, cant be added to the wishlist I got an over the top psu with hopes of one day getting another xfx 7970 in crossfire this is my first build, are there any glaring problems with what I chose? im skipping the HDD for now, I think I can get by on a 128 for now 600T case had good reviews and seems legit I have no real budget for this build, just want to play bf3 and other games and getting sick of ps3/xboxs BS More about : xfx 7970 build time azeem40 April 10, 2012 8:15:28 PM You will see no performance gain with the i5-2550k. Once OCed, both the 2550k and the 2500k will be the same in performance. nskowyra April 10, 2012 8:22:55 PM thanks. the only reason I was doing it was new egg threw in the warrenty. and it was only 10 bucks more. Related resources MSI GTX 670 PE vs. XFX 7970 Ghz Ed, or other? - Forum XFX 7970 Vs Galaxy 670 - Forum XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition - System Crash problems - Forum System sometimes booting with XFX 7970 - Forum Blew up an XFX Black 7970 ...What else??? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 April 10, 2012 8:30:01 PM You lose out on the on-board graphics. nskowyra April 10, 2012 8:32:33 PM the 2500k it is then haha thanks again azeem40 April 10, 2012 8:37:36 PM What is your PSU brand, model number, and wattage? nskowyra April 10, 2012 8:50:02 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR Professional Series HX750 (CMPSU-750HX) 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (tower) azeem40 April 10, 2012 8:53:39 PM The 750W might be under the recommended for 2x 7970. Maybe consider the HX850. nskowyra April 10, 2012 8:54:37 PM that has def been a though in the back of my mind if I chose to upgrade in the future... i knew it was close but i have no experience to base it off of.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumGTX 660ti vs XFX 7970 vs GTX 670 Forum[CARD GRAPHIC CHOOSE] 7970 Black Ed. xfx X GTX 670 FTW EVGA ForumFirst time build . Video Editing/ Gaming Rig ForumFirst time pc build for gaming ForumFirst Time Build - Advice Appreciated ForumFirst Time PC Builder - Looking For Feedback On My Build ForumFirst time build , advice please? =) $500-600 ForumFirst Time Build (Gaming) Forum$1200 First Time Build ForumFirst Time Build . Need Help/Advice. ForumFirst time computer build *need help* ForumFirst Time Build - Gaming Rig $1,300 ForumFirst Time noob $2,000-$2500 build ForumFirst time build , could use a little assurance ForumIs this gaming PC okay? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !