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Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-20-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Card Trick
Re: AM3 or AM3+ Board?

What do you think about this mobo Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128514)
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-20-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,755
Posted By Card Trick
Re: PCIE x 16 and x 4 vs PCIE x 8 x 8

I did find this if anyone is interested.
AMD Radeon HD 5870 PCI-Express Scaling Review - Page 25/26 | techPowerUp (http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_5870_PCI-Express_Scaling/25.html)
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-20-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Card Trick
Re: AM3 or AM3+ Board?

Could you please recommend me a motherboard that is AM3+ and has the x8/x8 or better?
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-20-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By Card Trick
Re: 480 in SLI, worth-it upgrade?

I'm going to be getting an AMD 6870 in crossfire but I'm confused about the x16/x16 and x8/x8 slots. Does it make that big of a difference? Could someone recommend me a motherboard that has this?
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-19-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,551
Posted By Card Trick
Re: GTX 560 vs 6870

I'm getting 2 of the 6870 to crossfire because it is about $110 cheaper ($340 after rebate) and really close to the 560 Ti SLI which is $450. I don't want to waste $110 more for a slight performance...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-19-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Card Trick
AM3 or AM3+ Board?

I'm going to buy the AMD 1090T but I don't know what board I should get. Should I get a AM3 or a AM3+? I read somewhere that all the future AMD processors will be AM3+ so I don't want to get an AM3...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-19-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Card Trick
Re: AMD or Nvidia? Which GPU should I get?

Ok I have decided. I will go with a Newegg.com - XFX HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-19-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Card Trick
Re: AMD or Nvidia? Which GPU should I get?

Well most of the time I will be playing combat arms because I play it competitively. But since the game isn't that appealing graphically I will want to play MW3 and BF3. I also will play WoW and Star...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 10-19-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Card Trick
AMD or Nvidia? Which GPU should I get?

I will be using this monitor
Newegg.com - ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers 300 cd/m2 20000 :1 (ASCR)...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 09-12-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Card Trick
Re: Need help finding a GPU.

Does the second fan really make a big difference?
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 09-11-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Card Trick
Need help finding a GPU.

The one that I was planning on buying is deactivated (Newegg.com - XFX HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 07-27-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Card Trick
Re: New computer build, tell me what you think.

Also I plan on adding another 6870 in the future and crossfiring them once the new cards come out and the 6870 drops in price.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 07-27-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Card Trick
Re: New computer build, tell me what you think.

Ok, I see what you are saying. I think I will just do that. I'll take 2 of the same burner that I mentioned above. I think I will be fine with just the fan I picked out because I don't plan on...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 07-27-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Card Trick
Re: New computer build, tell me what you think.

Ok, I switched RAM to this one Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 07-27-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Card Trick
Re: New computer build, tell me what you think.

Also
Monitor
Newegg.com - ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers 300 cd/m2 20000 :1 (ASCR) (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236059)
The...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 07-27-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Card Trick
New computer build, tell me what you think.

Case
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Compucase Case with USB 3.0 and Black Interior...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-09-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Card Trick
Re: Tell me what you think about this Build.

I will be getting a stronger GPU in the future once prices drop. I don't really need anything better then a 5770 because the games I'm playing right now aren't that demanding...But I will go with the...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-07-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Card Trick
Tell me what you think about this Build.

This build will be mainly for gaming. Fast paced first person shooter like Combat Arms and Cross Fire and AVA to be played on highest settings with good FPS.

Processor: Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-30-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Card Trick
Re: Rate this build please.

I was looking at the reviews for the Newegg.com - Creative 70SB073A00000 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer sound card and I noticed that there have been troubles...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-30-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Card Trick
Re: Rate this build please.

Looks like they got some more of the Newegg.com - HIS H585F1GDG Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-29-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Card Trick
Rate this build please.

Are all of these things compatible? Anything you guys would change? Price range- under $2,000

Processor- Newegg.com - Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366...
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 03-13-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 907
Posted By Card Trick
Need a good Camcorder for recording and playing frame by frame high speed sports

I'm looking for a camcorder that can record high speed sports. I will be using it to record high speed tennis matches. So I need one that will be able to record and play frame by frame a serve that...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-18-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By Card Trick
Re: Some computer build questions.

I dont really understand the difference between the UD5 and the UD7
Forum: MMORPG Gaming 01-12-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,276
Posted By Card Trick
Re: What is it about WoW that makes so many people addicted to it?

I recently started playing wow. My cousin introduced me to it and I started playing for a while. I think the reason its so good is because of the competition that there is. You start out not knowing...
Forum: Apple and Mac 01-12-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
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