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Old 12-18-2005, 07:26 PM   #1
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Default Need some final words on what to get!

I am making a gaming computer. I have a choice at either two 512MB ATI Radeon X1800XT's, or two 256MB BFG Geforce 7800 GTX-OC's.
I have an OCZ 600 watt Power Supply. X-FI Sound card.

What should I go with pretty much here. SLI or Crossfire? What motherboards would be the best for either. Money not being an issue. Also I was thinking of putting in 4GB of DDR ram in. Is this worth it over 2gigs? and what is the best cpu to go with? Athlon 64 X2 4400+ I was thinking. But is the opteron a better option? or an FX?
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Old 12-18-2005, 11:44 PM   #2
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There aren't any good crossfire boards right now, so i'd say go with sli, it is trusted and everything works great. As an added plus, nvidia just released new drivers that give you 20% better gaming performance, which is great.
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I am making a gaming computer. I have a choice at either two 512MB ATI Radeon X1800XT's, or two 256MB BFG Geforce 7800 GTX-OC's.
7800GTX's are 512mb..
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Old 12-18-2005, 11:57 PM   #4
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7800GTX's are 512mb..
If it's a BFG that's not true, I've seen a 7800GTX 256M OC'd BFG card on these forums before.
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Old 12-19-2005, 12:00 AM   #5
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Go for the 7800GTX x2 in SLi, 512MB for bragging rights. You will OWN.
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i have dual sli 6800's theyre sweet. i want 7800's tho
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