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Windows 7: Planning on buying a new rig.

20 Jul 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Maybe I can use a service such as ?

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20 Jul 2010   #22

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2

viaddress seems to be rated as OK. Not having tried it I couldn't really tell you.
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20 Jul 2010   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I mean if it's not too expensive it's more than worth it.
Much better than paying out 1000$ more than I need.
Damn it, and I had the super setup too, you are lucky living where you do.
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21 Jul 2010   #24


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hawkin90 View Post
So no other problems in the system? Don't want any unpleasant surprises :P
Other than finding a company that builds this type of rig, you'd be wasting money on two 5970's.

Quadfire scales badly (cards don't get fully used) and Tri/Quadfire + Eyefinity still does not work properly.

Plus a CPU @ 3.2 will bottleneck two 5970's.

For single screen gaming, a trifire setup would be more 'practical' ie 5970+5870.
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21 Jul 2010   #25

7 Ultimate x64


Dude, you are seriously just wasting money. Two 5970's! C'mon man, your screens resolution is only 1920x1080... but you're buying like your entire wall is filled with monitors. The sad part about all this dreaming is that for 1/4 the price guys are getting the same game performance that you will. The machine will only be good for one purpose: to make guys drool on forums... and that's only going to last a few months, at best. At worse, you'll feel like a fool when you come to the realization that about $3,000.00 was just wasted.

Stop... breathe... reconsider.

920, X58, 5970, 6GB's and an SSD are all you need to get the best game performance possible at 1920x1080. Anything more could be better utilized in Vegas... or Gstaad.
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21 Jul 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Okey. I might have overdone it
It's easy to spend a lot when you have a lot.
So one 5970 is enough?
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21 Jul 2010   #27

Windows 8.1 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hawkin90 View Post
Hmm just looked at, it has very good prices, with the same specs i saved about 500 bucks from the last site I checked
When I spec'd out it was actually only $100 more for cyberpowerpc to build it over me doing it myself from NewEgg... plus I found a code for 5% off at the time and saved about $100 - ended up washing out That really sucks about non-international... sorry
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21 Jul 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yeah really does. And I don't know if I can trust any of these US adress sites...
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21 Jul 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I found a good site finally in norway. What about a crossfire 5870 setup? Is that any good?
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21 Jul 2010   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Okey. New system up.
What do you think?

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