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Old 05-05-2008, 08:00 AM   #11 (permalink)
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So basically if I get the 9800GX2, it's sort of already an SLI setup, because it's two cores, do I understand this correctly?

And is the Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX case big enough to support the 9800GX2? It looks like quite a large card.
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So basically if I get the 9800GX2, it's sort of already an SLI setup, because it's two cores, do I understand this correctly?

And is the Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX case big enough to support the 9800GX2? It looks like quite a large card.
Yes, the 9800GX2 is actually composed of 2 different cards squashed together to fit in 1 slot.

And yup the Antec 900 fits the 9800GX2...it's a great case too I used to have one.
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Thanks a lot for all the help you've given me, this is quite a nice community

I'm just looking for one last answer regarding the LCD display that gives temps etc, will I be able to add that to the case?
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You could install this LCD display in one of the Antec 900's 5.25" Drive bays.

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Thanks a lot for all your help, guys!

You really helped me sort out everything I was confused about, and now I know exactly what I'm going to buy.

However, I don't live in the US, so some of the hardware suggested is not available in my country, but I understand generally what I need to look for.

Again, thank you so much for all your help!
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so....where do you live?
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so....where do you live?
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Preacher might be able to give you some pointers where to buy things then
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It's good to know there's another Israeli here, as I'm currently looking where to order the computer, and it's a bit of a problem here.

I'll PM him, thanks.
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