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March 2, 2013 8:45:12 PM

processor-fx 8350

graphics card-nvidia gtx 660ti 3-way sli

ram-16GB DDR3 1333MHz

operating system-Win 7 64

monitor resolution-1680 x 1050

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a c 109 U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 8:47:50 PM

No such thing as future proof.

Your computer will be good for quite a while and should max games for a few years.

You could have 1600mhz RAM though.
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a c 123 U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 8:55:56 PM

No computer will ever be future proof beyond ~2yrs, technology just moves too quickly. I suspect you could max out games for maybe 3yrs, but thats because your playing on a sub HD resolution to begin with, your already behind on current standards (which could change soon, 2560x1440 is becoming more accessible).

Make your system Future-Ready, not Future-Proof. Get a nice case, PSU, storage (to a lesser extent) and cooling setup. No matter how much time passes, those wont become outdated or obsolete and are re-usable in future rigs. The core components (CPU,GPU,RAM, by extension Mobo) will always need upgrading to stay current.
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a b U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 8:56:04 PM

No one will know. A lot can change in a short period of time. In my opinion, a 660ti 3-way sli is a waste. It has no room for upgrade, you would have to get rid of them in order to upgrade. Getting a gtx690/titan would have been a better choice. This way, when the time comes and you see that the 690 isn't as strong by itself, you can buy another one for sli. Also, a single gpu will have less issues than a 3-way sli gpu.
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March 2, 2013 9:07:06 PM

manofchalk said:
No computer will ever be future proof beyond ~2yrs, technology just moves too quickly. I suspect you could max out games for maybe 3yrs, but thats because your playing on a sub HD resolution to begin with, your already behind on current standards (which could change soon, 2560x1440 is becoming more accessible).

Make your system Future-Ready, not Future-Proof. Get a nice case, PSU, storage (to a lesser extent) and cooling setup. No matter how much time passes, those wont become outdated or obsolete and are re-usable in future rigs. The core components (CPU,GPU,RAM, by extension Mobo) will always need upgrading to stay current.

+1 Great insight
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a b U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 9:17:26 PM

No, it's not even now-proof.
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March 2, 2013 10:18:27 PM

you have no clue what your talking about i can max crysis 3
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March 2, 2013 10:20:37 PM

money is the problem i just cant buy a thousand dollar graphics card and this about as strong but has more problems like micro-stuttering
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a c 123 U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 10:29:46 PM

Your unwilling buy a $1000 graphics card, but your willing to spend $900 on Tri SLI 660Ti's and probably about $100 more on a PSU to handle all that.
To power a monitor that is not even HD resolution.

I hope you realize that have gone way overkill on the graphics side of the build, then made all that power pointless by hooking it up to a sub-standard monitor. I would say you would need a Surround setup (3x1080p monitors) to take full advantage of all the graphical grunt.

Also, your solution is less future proof than something like a Titan. When one Titan becomes insufficient, just add another in. When your setup becomes outdated (which it will), you gotta replace everything.
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March 6, 2013 1:56:00 AM

manofchalk said:
Your unwilling buy a $1000 graphics card, but your willing to spend $900 on Tri SLI 660Ti's and probably about $100 more on a PSU to handle all that.
To power a monitor that is not even HD resolution.

I hope you realize that have gone way overkill on the graphics side of the build, then made all that power pointless by hooking it up to a sub-standard monitor. I would say you would need a Surround setup (3x1080p monitors) to take full advantage of all the graphical grunt.

Also, your solution is less future proof than something like a Titan. When one Titan becomes insufficient, just add another in. When your setup becomes outdated (which it will), you gotta replace everything.

im getting a nvidia gtx 680 sc now and a ASUS VS239H-P 23-Inch Full-HD LED IPS Monitor. that will be better use of power right?
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March 6, 2013 2:03:28 AM

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processor-fx 8350

graphics card-nvidia gtx 660ti 3-way sli

ram-16GB DDR3 1333MHz

operating system-Win 7 64

monitor resolution-1680 x 1050

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processor-fx 8350

graphics card-nvidia gtx 680 sc edition

ram-16gb ddr3 1600mhz

operating system-window 7 ultimate 64bit

monitor resolution-1920 x 1080
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March 7, 2013 8:15:58 AM

Dude, watch the video, you will be kicking yourself a year from now
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