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Old 01-15-08, 08:04 AM   #14
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Default Re: I need some advice.

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Originally Posted by Toss3
Get a q6600, 2x3870s in Crossfire, a nice 600w+PSU, 4Gb of RAM(800Mhz CL4 is good enough), a nice P5K motherboard and you're all set! And it'll cost you a lot less than that Dell.

EDIT: Umm, I don't think there's any computer on the market that is able to run Crysis at very high in DX10(Tri SLi perhaps, but that's waaay out of your budget), but two 3870 in crossfire should give you the performance you need for a lot less than what two 8800gt would cost you.

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/605/8/
Until you factor in how much higher your electric bill is thanks to two HD3870s humming away.
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