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Old 02-13-2012, 06:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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CPU; FX-4100 safely OC'd @ 4.1GHz (stock air)
Mobo; ASUS M5A97
RAM; Mushkin Enhanced 8GB (2x4) 1333
PSU; Cooler master eXtreme Power 500w
Case; Rosewill future gaming Mid-tower ATX
GPU; Radeon HD 6770


If you want, post critique, what I should update, etc.

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I'll take pictures of the guts later.

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you are willing to put up an additional $30 on the front end and get it back as a rebate, go for this card instead:

Newegg.com - MSI N560GTX-Ti 448 Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti - 448 Cores (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Personally, I feel like you are getting ripped for the cost of that PSU. Check these:

Newegg.com - Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Newegg.com - Seasonic SS-850HT 850W ATX12V v2.31,EPS12V v2.92 80Plus Silver Certified, Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE Strider Gold ST85F-G 850W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified 100% Modular, Active PFC Power Supply
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If you are willing to put up an additional $30 on the front end and get it back as a rebate, go for this card instead:

Newegg.com - MSI N560GTX-Ti 448 Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti - 448 Cores (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Personally, I feel like you are getting ripped for the cost of that PSU. Check these:

Newegg.com - Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Newegg.com - Seasonic SS-850HT 850W ATX12V v2.31,EPS12V v2.92 80Plus Silver Certified, Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE Strider Gold ST85F-G 850W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified 100% Modular, Active PFC Power Supply

I'll look at the PSU, but honestly, I'm a Radeon fan boy. I've owned nothing but Radeon, but I'll consider the 560. Thanks for the suggestions/feedback.
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I'm a bit confused Trotter.
You said that he could put $30 more upfront for the 560ti 448, but he has a 6770. That's a $180 difference after rebates via newegg.
Also, He would not use close to 800 watts with his current specs
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CPU; FX-4100 safely OC'd @ 4.1GHz (stock air)
Mobo; ASUS M5A97
RAM; Mushkin Enhanced 8GB (2x4) 1333
PSU; Cooler master eXtreme Power 500w
Case; Rosewill future gaming Mid-tower ATX
GPU; Radeon HD 6770
I think that the cooler master isn't worth it either, but heck, his system could probably run fine on 400w. 600w would even be over kill.
In the event that he may add another video card, and OC, I would go with a 650w.
Newegg.com - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

I'm confused.
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I'm a bit confused Trotter.
You said that he could put $30 more upfront for the 560ti 448, but he has a 6770. That's a $180 difference after rebates via newegg.
Also, He would not use close to 800 watts with his current specs

I think that the cooler master isn't worth it either, but heck, his system could probably run fine on 400w. 600w would even be over kill.
In the event that he may add another video card, and OC, I would go with a 650w.
Newegg.com - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

I'm confused.

I originally had a 6950 2GB card in my future upgrades list, and decided to just switch to the 560.
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I originally had a 6950 2GB card in my future upgrades list, and decided to just switch to the 560.
That explains a lot, thank you for the clarification.
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