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#1wuphillyPosted 12/2/2013 4:44:08 PM
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2262899&Sku=G452-7870

Is this card as much of a beast as it looks like? A boost clock of 4800mhz and only $170 after rebates? I built my PC last year and got a 670, but that boost clock for this card blows mine away. I'm gonna be jealous...
#2wuphilly(Topic Creator)Posted 12/2/2013 4:55:15 PM
bump
#3Infinity8378Posted 12/2/2013 4:56:23 PM
How strong is this with or without it?

This system gets all 10s except for ram.

Xeon E3 80$
http://www.allhdd.com/index.php?target=products&mode=search&subcats=Y&type=extended&avail=Y&pshort=Y&pfull=Y&pname=Y&pkeywords=Y&cid=0&q=690033-001&src=ggl&gclid=CMS35tCRi7sCFa9lOgoddDwATg
Radeon R9 270 $159.99
www.frys.com
Case 11.25$
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sentey-case-cs11398plus
Sata 3 Harddrive 45$
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-drive-st3250312as
PSU(21.99)
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500
LGA 1155 Motherboar
Motherboard $54.99-84.99
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2313504&CatId=6976
or
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-z68ag43b3
Windows Vista 64bit $16
google.com/shopping
3*2gb ddr3 $30
http://www.rakuten.com/prod/2gb-ddr3-1333mhz-240p-ram-memory-interchangeable-w-kth9600bs-2g-anti/230242170.html?listingId=212300764

$414.23-450

It's over 9000(better than AMD 8350) CPU passmark
It's over 4000(4399) GPU passmark
http://www.game-debate.com/games/index.php?g_id=4546&game=Watch+Dogs&p_make=Intel&p_deriv=Xeon+E3-1290&gc_make=ATI&gc_deriv=Radeon+R9+270+MSI+Gaming+2GB+Edition&ram=6&checkSubmit=#systemRequirements