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03 Nov 2010   #51
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Wish you'd fill in your sytem specs for us here
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I only wanted to know if your board could run either SLI or Crossfire since some can and a couple of these babies look pretty good to me Newegg.com - XFX HD-687A-ZNFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity Even being an Nvidia Fanboy.

Otherwise a couple of GTX460 would be nice as well Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Or with a free download game and only 192 bit but a lot cooler looking fan setup in both ways. Newegg.com - EVGA 768-P3-1362-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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03 Nov 2010   #52
Lollies

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Asus Engtx4602di/1gd5 Geforce Gtx460 Cuda 1gb Gddr5 Ctlr Engtx460 Directcu/2di/1gd5 Pci 2.0 (engtx4602di-1gd5)

I have purchased from this company before, and they are decent. I haven't had to deal with their customer service yet (3 orders).

Unless you are set on newegg.com.

It would help to know the rest of your system specs to make a judgement on the PSU, but 850 will probably be plenty, depending on the mfg.
I'm not set on newegg, that's just where I automatically go for most everything. I'll take a look.

Sorry forgot about the rest of the system.
CPU: (Quad-Core) Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 @ 3.00GHz 1333FSB 12MB L2 Cache 64-bit
CD: LG 20X DVD R/RW + CD-R/RW Drive Dual Layer
CD2: 16X DVD Rom
FlashMedia: Internal 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer
Fan: Corsair H70
HDD: Raid-0 10,000 RPM 2 WD Velociraptor's
Motherboard:Asus Striker II Formula nForce 780i SLI Mainboard
Memory: 8G Corsair Dominator DDR2
Network: Intel Pro gigabite 10/100/1000 Network Card
PowerSupply:Corsair AX850
Sound: Creative Labs X-FI XtremeGamer 24-Bit PCI Sound Card
Video: None

Edit: They only have a picture of the rear of the card O_o

Saw it in a side link, Asus Engtx460top/2di/1g Geforce Gtx460 Cuda 1gb Gddr5
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Wish you'd fill in your sytem specs for us here
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I only wanted to know if your board could run either SLI or Crossfire since some can and a couple of these babies look pretty good to me Newegg.com - XFX HD-687A-ZNFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity Even being an Nvidia Fanboy.

Otherwise a couple of GTX460 would be nice as well Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Or with a free download game and only 192 bit but a lot cooler looking fan setup in both ways. Newegg.com - EVGA 768-P3-1362-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Fabe
I've been neglecting it until I actually have an operational machine but I've had enough time to do it I've just been waiting. I quoted a post with what I'm using. i have time before work today so I'll start filling it in. there is no point in waiting anymore since it has taken me so long to even figure out what I want.
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03 Nov 2010   #53
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I'd pick up a pair of those open box 460s for the cheap.

Two of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130570

Or two of these if it was my computer:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127510R
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03 Nov 2010   #54
Lollies

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The EVGA GTX 460's had free shipping and now they have 7.56$ shipping...weak. I was gunna buy them last night too.

I have to head off to work soon, I'll take a look and check back later.
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04 Nov 2010   #55
Lollies

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I was going to just get two Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card.
But I thought I might wait and see if NewEgg's Black November sale has any GPU discounts. They had free shipping and now they don't so I already missed that.
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04 Nov 2010   #56
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

You never know. I'm waiting on motherboards to go on sale - I need a new one for another build Gonna take my old case and sell a completed computer.
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04 Nov 2010   #57
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lollies View Post
I was going to just get two Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card.
But I thought I might wait and see if NewEgg's Black November sale has any GPU discounts. They had free shipping and now they don't so I already missed that.
Yo, what up Lollies, I see you still haven't made your decision on which Video card(s) to go for, so I thought I'd leave you with this little suggestion:

What about two of these in CrossFire?:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-685X-ZNFC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

These new HD 6800 series cards from AMD scale EXTREMELY well, even surpassing NVIDIA's SLI level performance in most situations.

Two HD 6850's in CrossFire would yield better performance than two GTX 460 in SLI.

Plus they run cooler and require less amperage on the +12V rail.

So think about it, two HD 6850 vs two GTX 460:
  • Cheaper
  • More performance
  • Less heat production
  • Less power consumption
No downside whatsoever =).

EDIT: Thought I'd leave you with this review:

Radeon HD 6850 & 6870 CrossfireX review
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04 Nov 2010   #58
Lollies

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LiquidSnak View Post
You never know. I'm waiting on motherboards to go on sale - I need a new one for another build Gonna take my old case and sell a completed computer.
They had 10% off Intel&AMD Motherboards the 11/1 which is when I bought a bunch of games. Now they have 10% off Corsair and Antec PSU's so I could have saved 20$..sigh. Its too late to return it now anyways, I didn't wait so it figures.

They now have ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card back in stock now.
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lollies View Post
I was going to just get two Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card.
But I thought I might wait and see if NewEgg's Black November sale has any GPU discounts. They had free shipping and now they don't so I already missed that.
Yo, what up Lollies, I see you still haven't made your decision on which Video card(s) to go for, so I thought I'd leave you with this little suggestion:

What about two of these in CrossFire?:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-685X-ZNFC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

These new HD 6800 series cards from AMD scale EXTREMELY well, even surpassing NVIDIA's SLI level performance in most situations.

Two HD 6850's in CrossFire would yield better performance than two GTX 460 in SLI.

Plus they run cooler and require less amperage on the +12V rail.

So think about it, two HD 6850 vs two GTX 460:
  • Cheaper
  • More performance
  • Less heat production
  • Less power consumption
No downside whatsoever =).

EDIT: Thought I'd leave you with this review:

Radeon HD 6850 & 6870 CrossfireX review
Ah man i was just read to but two EVGA or ASUS GTx 460's too lol. Thanks for the info, I'll take a look at it, I'm not against Radeon, just know little about it. I'm more of a Nvidia fanboy really I guess.

Newegg has yet to have any sale on GPU's so I've got time, I'd rather wait than order two and see a 10% discount from their November sale. I could already have saved 20$ on my PSU.
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09 Nov 2010   #59
Lollies

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card is now available on newegg, currently has a 10% discount code, considering that. Any opinions? I've been waiting to see if GPU's go on sale for Black November but noticed this has a discount code already, not sure if it will for that long or what. If there is some type of sale from Black November than it may not stack promo's anyways.
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09 Nov 2010   #60
thomas242

windows 7
 
 

I own a EVGA gtx460 and a gtx470 I have the 460 in my media center and have the 470 in my gaming pc and i am happy with them. I play a lot of fps on my gaming rig. I have the setting in all the games I am playing maxed and get 60fps. I had a 9800gt be for this and I had to play BF2BC on low to med setting be for this and it was getting choppy with 32 people in a game.
My old rig is now a media center with EVGA 460
AMD 5200x2 4gigs ram and (EVGA9800gt) replaced with 460
New gaming Pc
AMD phenom II x4 965 8gigs ram and EVGA 470
I am so happy with the cards they run great and I prefer Nvidea drivers over Ati for gaming I all ways had problems with some of the games I play not liking the Ati drivers
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