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Old 05-27-2009, 10:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got done building myself a new gaming rig

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CPU- i7 2.66GHz
Mobo- EVGA X58
GFX- 2x EVGA 285
RAM- 12GB Corsair
PSU- Corsair 750W
SSD- 60GB OCZ
HD- 1.5TB Western Digital
SC- Creative SB X-Fi
Case- Antec 1200
OS- Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Bit

Are there any special tweaks you guys think I should do to this beast?
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Old 05-27-2009, 10:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks awesome, can't think of any changes. That's gonna be one heck of a machine! Though what about HS?
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What heatsink did you get?

You must overclock.
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Pics or it didn't happen. Haha but really, lets see the beast!
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looks good...a lot of over done stuff you will not notice performance in...12gb of RAM is useless..i've never used more than 47% of my 6gb.....sound card might/might not be a waste depending on your ears i guess....all in all it's a good build though
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looks good...a lot of over done stuff you will not notice performance in...12gb of RAM is useless..i've never used more than 47% of my 6gb.....sound card might/might not be a waste depending on your ears i guess....all in all it's a good build though
It's very handy if you're running multiple VMs. And besides, it means he'll never have to upgrade RAM.
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It's very handy if you're running multiple VMs. And besides, it means he'll never have to upgrade RAM.
He will also find that with 12GB he can cache nearly every program he runs in the memory and it will all run incredibly smooth and fast. If I had an i7 I'd probably go 12GB as well
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Ttiwwop!
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Nice build. Now overclock it. And post up some pics for us to admire
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Old 05-28-2009, 03:16 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Looks good, good parts.
Just overclock the CPU a little.
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