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Old 03-08-2010, 09:10 PM   #1
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I'm trying to build a computer for Gaming / Watching HD Videos / Video Production...



Case: CoolerMaster Elite 310 Mid-Tower Case

CPU: AMD Phenom™II X4 955 Black Edition Quad-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology

Cooling Fan: XtremeGear HP-1216X Five Heatpipes Direct Core Contact Copper Heatsink CPU Cooling Fan (Extreme Silent at 20dBA & Overclock Proof) (Extreme Silent at 20dBA & Overclock Proof)

Motherboard: MSI 770-G45 AM3 770 Chipset CrossFireX Support DDR3 Socket AM3 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB2.0, SATA-II, RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 1 PCIe X1, & 3 PCI

Memory: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module

Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 4670 1GB DDR3 PCI-Express DVI-I & TVO (Major Brand Powered by ATI)

Video Card 2: ATI Radeon HD 4670 1GB DDR3 PCI-Express DVI-I & TVO (Major Brand Powered by ATI)

Multiple Video Card Settings: Xtreme Performance in SLI/CrossFireX Gaming

Power Supply: 600 Watts Power Supplies (XtremeGear SLI/CrossFireX Ready Power Supply)

Hard Drive: Extreme Performance (RAID-0) with 2 Identical Hard Drives
(500GB (250GBx2) SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 8MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)

Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network

Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: Zonet ZEW1642 IEEE 802.11b/g/n Draft 2.0
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i would switch to intel for production and get not 2 videocards but get one good one 5770 would be good also get 6 gb 3x 2gb sticks
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it'd be primarily for gaming, and is the 5770 really superior to crossfired 4670s?

is it?

also, what kind of price should I be paying for this do you guys think
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i would switch to intel for production and get not 2 videocards but get one good one 5770 would be good also get 6 gb 3x 2gb sticks
Overkill IMO on the ram for gaming.
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it'd be primarily for gaming, and is the 5770 really superior to crossfired 4670s?

is it?

also, what kind of price should I be paying for this do you guys think
Go look up some benchmarks
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If you don't mind me asking.. what's a benchmark o_O
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If you don't mind me asking.. what's a benchmark o_O
It's a bunch of ratings for hardware, I'll show you one
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something like this?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-674-_-Product

the processor i picked has 1054 reviews 90% were 5/5
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http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=8
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what about my actual build? how do you think I can impriove it
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what about my actual build? how do you think I can impriove it
Getting a better video card(s). 2 5770's or a 5870 would rape. A 5850 is an excellent card as well
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