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Old 07-04-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default The Callout Challenge to AllanPotter

This is for all of you to know, but mainly for AllanPotter, the recent new guy on the block. I have been wanting to do a new build, but now I realize, that even with the build I said I was going to do, it will not be enough. So here is what I am planning to do.

OPERATION BEAT ALLAN'S PC:

ABIT FATAL1ty AN8 SLi Motherboard with Dual Core AthlonX2 Support
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127206

2GBs (4x512MB) OCZ PC4000 EXTREME LOW LATENCY (2-2-2-8 @ 3.3V)
DDR500 RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227206

Twin 7800GTX's OCed and Phase Change Cooled (OCing@ 500/1350)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130234

AMD AthlonX2 Dual Core Toledo 4800+ Phase Change Cooled and OCed @ 3.4GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103544

Swiftech ThermoElectric Hydro Cooling (Phase Change Cooling for dual VGA and K8 CPUs)
http://www.atacom.com/program/print_...AKI_SWFT_H2_B0
2x of these as well
http://www.atacom.com/program/print_...AVC_SWFT_MC_40
and one of these:
http://www.bzboyz.com/store/product4108.html
and one of these:
http://www.bzboyz.com/store/product4080.html

SoundBlaster Audigy4 Pro Soundcard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102181

Dual 74GB 15000RPM SCSI HDDs in RAID0
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822116152

Dual 250GB SATAII NQLII Native Queing Drives in RAID0
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152022

SCSI PCI Express 1x Controller Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16816118027

ThermalTake Soprano Black Case with Side Window
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133145

SkyHawk 620watt PSU with Triple 12V Rails
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817193003

Active Memory Coolers
http://www.atacom.com/program/print_...AF&USER_ID=www

I think that about does it. Man... this PC is expensive, no biggy though, its my going to college present me thinks! CMON ALLAN!! Lets see some scores so I know what I have to beat. BTW, this build wont be easy. It will take me 2 weeks to build and configure let alone OC this beast!
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Holy Crap..... I hate you
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the average person if they had that money would go on bills or a better car, zen likes computers. lol mean while his old computer will play every new game out...meh still insanly cool.
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honestly, if your gonna put that much mone into a setup, why would you go with nvidia. wait a month or 2 and get dual x series card. much better than sli.
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No. Waste of money.

Also don't ever get ATI.. what a waste of money. It doesn't even come close.
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Nah, i will stick with the nVidia 7800GTXs. They are just like the RSX wafer design of the PS3s GPU. They are low heat running and streamlined because they use R5 silicon fabs, and needless to say, their texture engine is better suited for photoshop and flash and 3DMax Studio and gaming with new age graphics. Crossfire is impressive, but not enough to sway me to ATi, which tends to run at higher temps because of their R3 wafer and interconnect designs.
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still going to be a nice computer, maybe ill steal it
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No. Waste of money.

Also don't ever get ATI.. what a waste of money. It doesn't even come close.

as of right now they dont but when they're new cards come out to combat it they may beat it. you cant compare last years products to this years.
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as of right now they dont but when they're new cards come out to combat it they may beat it. you cant compare last years products to this years.
Dude, this is what the market says. ATI does not have an upper hand. And yes current cards can compete with ones that are already out. You can't just say it doesn't. That's why companies release newer better products.
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OK, BTW... my goal with this PC is to get the world record on 3DMARK05 and AquaMark3! Not just for the heck of it. That is my goal. That is why I am doing this. It is a longtime unrealized goal that I need to fulfill, and I plan on doing it.
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