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Old 12-28-2007, 12:37 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Buy an X-Fi Xtrememusic and a set of Logitech Z-5500. That'll take care of audio.
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I dont have a soundcard but I dont need. Onboard works fine cuz i run my speakers through a reciever so it beefs up the sound and I already have nice speakers.
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You can always donate the money to me
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I dont have a soundcard but I dont need. Onboard works fine cuz i run my speakers through a reciever so it beefs up the sound and I already have nice speakers.
well since you already have an 8800gtx in SLi, and a 780i board, you could buy another 8800gtx??
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watercooling and put a real overclock on that qx6700..
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watercooling and put a real overclock on that qx6700..
actually thats the best Idea I've seen posted.. go with that....
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haha unfortunately I already have custom watercooling on my qx6700. its my 680i board thats holding back my overclocking.

vernong, I don't have 2 GTX's, would it be worth it to get another one for SLI, or wait for the 9 series that is rumored for february?
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I'd just wait for the 9800's.

You could always with vaporchill for the CPU and use the loop for the GFX.
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haha unfortunately I already have custom watercooling on my qx6700. its my 680i board thats holding back my overclocking.

vernong, I don't have 2 GTX's, would it be worth it to get another one for SLI, or wait for the 9 series that is rumored for february?
oh I always thought you had GTX SLi and was saying you should go tri-SLI but since you only have 1.. forget it..
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ya buy another 2gb for vista and save the rest for 9 series sometime mid-2008

with your system you should be able to hold off till then
you could probably sell your gtx for $450 in 4 months and get SLI 9 series :-0
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