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Old 14-05-12, 09:20 PM
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Cheers, I have been looking up reviews for the Asus 7950, is it possible to crossfire it (in the future possible) as its quite a fat card. On its own though its quite tempting
Asus do boards with triple slot lane spacings but you may have to pay a bit extra for them.

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Old 14-05-12, 09:23 PM
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Like that, if you're going the single card route.
It seems like a good graphics card and you get some free games, hence the link
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Cheers, I have been looking up reviews for the Asus 7950, is it possible to crossfire it (in the future possible) as its quite a fat card. On its own though its quite tempting
I believe so yes

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Not a bad deal, could just sell them for £20 each and make £60 back off the price you pay for the card
http://forum.overclock3d.net/index.p...59#entry522259
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Old 14-05-12, 09:46 PM
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Thank you, I've seen scan bundle those same games with cards aswell. I think i just need to choose between XFX and Asus as they are very similar specs. I'm not sure I like the size of the Asus but it does apparently cool better.

Also the reviews I've been reading say the XFX DD has better build quality. Unforuntatley Sapphire's 7950 dosen't go with my colour scheme (first world problems much) , i'll just have to read more reviews but it think i'll go for a 7950 of some sort!
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Thank you, I've seen scan bundle those same games with cards aswell. I think i just need to choose between XFX and Asus as they are very similar specs. I'm not sure I like the size of the Asus but it does apparently cool better.

Also the reviews I've been reading say the XFX DD has better build quality. Unforuntatley Sapphire's 7950 dosen't go with my colour scheme (first world problems much) , i'll just have to read more reviews but it think i'll go for a 7950 of some sort!
they are very good cards so which ever one you get i dont think you can go wrong
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Old 14-05-12, 10:43 PM
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I was thinking of getting 2 x 120GB Corsair Force SSDs instead of the one 240GB SSD. Has anyone had experience with this? Is it easy to put in RAID 0 or should i use TRIM ? And would I need to get RAID controller if so which one.
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I was thinking of getting 2 x 120GB Corsair Force SSDs instead of the one 240GB SSD. Has anyone had experience with this? Is it easy to put in RAID 0 or should i use TRIM ? And would I need to get RAID controller if so which one.
No need for a raid card i would always go with the one ssd with trim but there are a lot of people that would say go with a raid 0 set up (speed) but that would have to be up to you
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Old 14-05-12, 11:38 PM
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I was thinking of getting 2 x 120GB Corsair Force SSDs instead of the one 240GB SSD. Has anyone had experience with this? Is it easy to put in RAID 0 or should i use TRIM ? And would I need to get RAID controller if so which one.
I attempted 4 way raid with an AM3/ SB850 (Crosshair IV) board and it just wouldn't work no matter what. I don't know if these boards will be any different but my advice is to get a cheap RAID card just in case the onboard gives you hassle.
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According to Asus's Website the Sabertooth Z77 supports RAID 0. I understand RAID and how it works but what are the benefits of trim ?
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According to Asus's Website the Sabertooth Z77 supports RAID 0. I understand RAID and how it works but what are the benefits of trim ?
Trim is a bit like having a maid looking after the ssd and also stops the ssd from filling up to fast were as garbage collection only happens when the system is idle (weekly collection lol)
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