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Windows 7: Lets build a powerful gaming pc

09 Mar 2012   #31
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

AMD 7970 vs NVIDIA GTX580

AMD is the winner!






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09 Mar 2012   #32
BugOutMachine

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post

The Intel 520 series is IMO the best SSD on the market right now.
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09 Mar 2012   #33
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
AMD 7970 vs NVIDIA GTX580

AMD is the winner!
Looks good Saviour! Make sure your PSU has the 8-pin power connector, that's not common. Good job.
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09 Mar 2012   #34
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
AMD 7970 vs NVIDIA GTX580

AMD is the winner!
Looks good Saviour! Make sure your PSU has the 8-pin power connector, that's not common. Good job.

Thanks Gary

If i am not wrong the specific gpu needs 1x6 and 1x8,i will check search more tomorrow.


This card is a monster!!
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09 Mar 2012   #35
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Yup, the video showed one 8 and one 6 pin.
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09 Mar 2012   #36
Ivan the SoSo

windows 10 pro 64 bit
 
 

I would figure that most of the 7970's bugs will be fixed by driver updates + You should get a nice FPS increase also

When I build a system from the ground up I usually start with the motherboard/cpu....that will determine what type and speed ram you can use.....Potential pitfalls to look out for.....Incompatible ram, got burned on that once

They can't ship to you, but this site has a great configurator, lots of fun to play with iBUYPOWER Gaming PC: Custom Gaming Computers and Laptops
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10 Mar 2012   #37
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ivan the SoSo View Post
I would figure that most of the 7970's bugs will be fixed by driver updates + You should get a nice FPS increase also

When I build a system from the ground up I usually start with the motherboard/cpu....that will determine what type and speed ram you can use.....Potential pitfalls to look out for.....Incompatible ram, got burned on that once

They can't ship to you, but this site has a great configurator, lots of fun to play with iBUYPOWER Gaming PC: Custom Gaming Computers and Laptops

Thanks Ivan,i like your signature


I will add here maybe after tomorrow the final combination.
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11 Mar 2012   #38
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

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11 Mar 2012   #39
Ivan the SoSo

windows 10 pro 64 bit
 
 

Mother board and cpu uses different sockets
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11 Mar 2012   #40
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

+1 on the socket situation but aside from that it looks awesome and it will look even better with three of these if the budget allows !
Samsung S27A350H 27 Class Widescreen LED HD Monitor - 1920 x 1080, 16:9, 1000:1, 2ms, HDMI, VGA, Energy Star at TigerDirect
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