MONSTER BOX! but can it handle ut3 runing max out on everything?

By 0mega9401
Nov 19, 2007
  1. MONSTER BOX! but can it handle ut3 running maxed out on everything? these are my soon to be specs. i know it sounds expensive but i get discounts. MICROCENTER!

    ASUS Striker Extreme
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz GO'ing to 3.2
    CORSAIR XMS2 4GB(2 x 2GB) :X2 so 8 gigs all together
    EVGA 768-P2-N835-AR GeForce 8800GTX Superclocked 768MB :X2 sli'ed
    Raptor 150 for my c:
    Westie Cav 500gig :X2
    Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000

    now I want to water cool but im not sure what to go with, I hear Dangerden is the best. i need blocks for eveything, but i think the silverstone wont let me in this case. i did something similar a few months back she was sold but im hearing awesome stuff about these q6600's . lastly should i just hold of and wait for more mobo's that support pci 2??? and go with the 9 series┬┐

    PS: im not a douche, i get good discounts please... dont hate.
  2. Xxdom4073xX

    Xxdom4073xX TS Rookie

    sounds pretty good to me, i have a friend that works at microcenter. as for waiting for more mobos to support pci 2, thats up to you. Do you want this comp now, or do you have patience.
  3. guitto

    guitto TS Rookie Posts: 45

    You'll probably need two radiators, or two differnet circuits. One for the CPU and the mobo chipset, the other for the 2 gpu's. Again, it all depends on how many watts they produce and how much your radiator can hand. has a wide selection of things to do research from, but you dont have to buy from them. I would suggest 2 dual 120mm radiators. Ive heard PCI 2.0 isn't remarkebly astounding upgrade from PCI-E x16, so go ahead and get this. It doesnt matter really, its just a matter of 2 months or 6 months before everything is outdated.
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