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PartpickingGlory 46 months ago

My build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/ZNZXt6

After doing more research I've changed a few things in my build. Most notably my psu after reading an in depth article on Tom's Hardware:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/amd-r9-295x2-1000w-psu,3907.html

Basically, the article explains how the r9 295x2 needs a good psu or there will be problems(which makes perfect sense). The psu they used for their experiment is a be quiet! Power Zone 1000w with dual 295x2's in crossfire. Based on " the better design of its PCIe power connectors" and "Its capacitors (which) are better able to deal with the AMD Radeon graphics card’s peaks in power consumption" as a conclusion from the article: I think it's a good buy. Especially, since this was tested in a 30C room and "there are no failures to report".

This psu also is 20% off on Newegg(150$) until the 21st which has convinced me to get it.

I plan at some point to add another gpu to my build although not a 295x2 as well as more ram(depending on the money supply). Like to know peoples opinions.

Thanks,

PartpickingGlory

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shadowcalen1 1 point 46 months ago

I would wait until the furys come out before deciding on a dual r9290x