I just did the $39.00 Windows 8 Pro upgrade from Microsoft over my Windows 7 HP Install, paid an extra few bucks for the DVD so it came to around $55.00, seemed like a pretty good upgrade price for a change.
Install went great
Now windows 8 is another matter :)
I agree, my 2 x 6970's Rock although there is some truth to AMD lagging a bit with driver fixes for new Games they do finally get there.
Now Temp wise assuming your case is well ventilated etc.. they all run fairly close. I'm not sure if there really is such a thing as Overkill with GPU's :) so...
As far as AMD Builds go it's pretty solid although I'd try for a 990FX unit. The GTX 560 Ti 448 or GTX 570 might be better if you can swing it (Or AMD 6970/6950 if you swing that way) the second drive is a good suggestion (1TB Units are pretty cheap).
NCIX did a build for me a year or so ago, they did a very good job, all wires were neatly routed and Tied of with Black Ties. The Case was well packed and the inside of the case was also packed to protect the components so you'll need to open the case and remove packing upon receipt. All of the...
I'm finding it okay, I think Black-Ops is a better game and the line of crap on dedicated servers is pissing me off, still basically peer to peer with some provision for dedicated servers. Battlefield 3 kicks it's ass
Cool, that's interesting to see as I've been thinking about trying something similar. When you come to a final conclusion as to if it's worth it update the post, I'm interested in your opinion on the matter.
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