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The Ultimate Dream Computer

Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by Praetor, May 29, 2004.

  1. sytyguy

    sytyguy Regular member

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    Couldn't agree more, and much more satisfying.
     
  2. Ray92

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    I would love to build my own, but alas I haven't had a chance
     
  3. Estuansis

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    I love building my own PCs. It's really fun and gratifying. Currently working on my own dream machine as we speak. Sams is overkill LOL.
     
  4. sammorris

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    Not yet it isn't, still waiting on that PSU... :p
     
  5. Estuansis

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    Corsair 1KW I presume?
     
  6. sammorris

    sammorris Senior member

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    Zalman ZM850-HP actually.
     
  7. Estuansis

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    Aha, good choice :)
     
  8. sammorris

    sammorris Senior member

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    Chosen due to the acoustic performance of its bigger brother the ZM1000. By far the most I've ever paid for a PSU, double what I paid for the HX520.
     
  9. Estuansis

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    Yeah but with PSUs that quiet, do the small differences really matter? Last I checked, noise was never a problem with any quality PSU.

    Yes and more expensive than my 620HX by a fair bit as well. I don't intend to get a new one any time soon, cable routing and all. Nor do I have any intention whatsoever to get more than 2 cards. The performance gains are there, but I don't think they justify the price of 2 4870X2s.
     
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  10. sammorris

    sammorris Senior member

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    Well, they do matter when you use as much load as four GPUs pull...
     
  11. Estuansis

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    Well that Zalman is surely up to the task :D

    check my edit
     
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  12. sammorris

    sammorris Senior member

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    Ultimately, Dual graphics are a bit of a farse even at 1920x1200, It's merely the absurd pixel count of 2560x1600 that makes the difference.
     
  13. Estuansis

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    Well I certainly got some impressive gains at 1920 res. But you pretty much NEED 2560 to see a difference from 4 GPUs.
     
  14. GenesisX

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    Dream PC - I hope this thread isn't dead

    PC #1 - Core i7 Build =D

    Mobo: ASUS Rampage II
    CPU: Intel Ci7 965
    RAM: Corsair XMS3 12GB (what is the highest quality DDR3 Ram anyways!?)
    HD: 2x VelociRaptors in Raid
    GPU: 2x 4870 + 4870x2

    Everything else? Who cares... =D

    Build 2 - Skulltrail setup...

    Anything that works in the setup!! C'mon 2x C2DX!!!! That would kick ass!!!
     
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    1 or 27 ;) just imagine it now ;) it'd be like the matrix.
     
  17. modmyxbox

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    mushkin and corsair ram ocz is alright, asus rampage extreme II is overkill no need for something like that get a asus p6t or a asus deluxe v2.
     
  18. seomul

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    ITs all sound like people are moving towards newest technologies. That's why i am here to SPAM you and try to get your credit card details.
     
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  19. sammorris

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    It's not trolling if you openly admit it....
    <confused>
     
  20. forkndave

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    I believe the last half of the message was from a mod.
     
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