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Old 12-11-2007, 11:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If I were to Crossfire two of these, can anyone recommend a case that would fit two, and a motherboard?

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Pretty much any ATX mid tower case would fit them. This is my case. It has plenty of room:

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

As for a motherboard, what type? for an AMD build or for an Intel build?

If it's AMD, here's a good MSI crossfire motherboard:

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-AMD x2 5200+
-Asus M3A78-EM AM2+
-Buffalo 2x1gb ddr2 800
-Hitachi 250gb Sata HDD
-Antec Minuet Case w/ 350w psu
-Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
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I would SLI 8800GT 256's becuase they are still very powerful and with 2 of them 512 memory will be enough for a while...it will be cheaper and more powerful than an HD3870 crossfire setup
E6300 w/ Arctic Freezer Pro 7 @ 3.6ghz 1.4Vcore
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