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Old 05-01-2005, 06:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Dude good luck with it. Everything mentioned above is what I would pick. I guess between OC'ing you processor, vid card, and RAM, you'll have probably a blazing fast computer that should be like $5000, and you'll get it for like $1000.

I suggest getting a case with an LED temp. guage.

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Old 05-01-2005, 06:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
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well if you want a gfx card that'll actually reach records people care about, you're gonna have to get a 6800gt or ultra (and that's just one, the biggest records are with SLI)


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Old 05-02-2005, 09:53 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Yeah, SLI, with a $400 card... Ouch. That would be hot though, no pun intended.

Now to a question: For the people who get their systems down to -100F and whatnot, extraordinaryily cold, wouldnt that seem detrimental at that point?I mean, I know there is such a thing as too cold. Then I was thinking, that board would become cold and brittle. And the cards that weigh like 5lb a peice (The 6800) hanging on that little slot, wouldnt it be rather prone to snapping off?

In short: Too cold = bad?

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