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Old 11-03-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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Just about to order this from OCUK for a friend who just got a significant amount of money and wants to spend 3k of it on a future proof gaming pc, enjoy:

2 XSapphire ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 2048MB GDDR5 TV-Out/Dual DVI/HDMI (PCI-Express) - Retail
(798.98)

Asus P6T Deluxe Intel X58 (Socket 1366) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard
(281.99)

Creative GigaWorks 7.1 S750 THX Speakers
(271.41)

Zalman Reserator XT Hybrid Liquid Cooling System - Black
(264.36)

Lian Li Armorsuit PC-P80B Aluminium Super Tower Case
(217.36)

Thermaltake ToughPower 1500W Modular Power Supply
(205.61)

X2 Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB 10000RPM SATA-II 16MB Cache
(390.08)

Seagate Barracuda ES.2 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache
(158.61)

LG GGW-H20L Blu-Ray Rewriter & HD-DVD ROM Serial ATA Drive
(151.56)

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium - Fatal1ty Champion Series 7.1 Sound Card
(135.11)

OCZ 6GB DDR3 plantinum PC3-10666 C9 1333MHz (3x3GB)
(111.61)

Razer Tarantula Advanced Gaming Keyboard - Black
(62.26)

Logitech MX518 Gaming-Grade Optical Mouse
(23.49)

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3000 British pounds = 5 650.59937 Canadian dollars

DAM...i don't even think you'd end up spending all of that LOL.
Can i have some???
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Why only 3GB Ram? You could get 8GB and go 64 Bit
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That is the one error, i found 6g of ocz platinum ram for the same price so chose that with vista 64 bit
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Why only 3GB Ram? You could get 8GB and go 64 Bit
i have that
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not 8 gig on a ddr3 tri channel motherboard, it goes up in increments of three, so its 6 gig max i think, may be wrong thoguh
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not 8 gig on a ddr3 tri channel motherboard, it goes up in increments of three, so its 6 gig max i think, may be wrong thoguh
o...no mine is only DDR2. i should have been a little more detailed LOL.

You are correct about ddr3.
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Its a shame i didnt get to keep it, my friend isnt as knolagable about how to build copmuters than me so im putting it together, trying crysis on very high settings, after ive overclocked it ill try it with every setting on max and ill post the fps, looking foward to building it though
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i bet you are. i know when i got all my parts...i was really excited to finally put it all together and get that first game in.

Use fraps when you are going to check the FPS in Crysis.
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Woooo! I live 10 minutes away from overclockers UK, its a friggin ace place. The owner has a green lambo! :O

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