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SubZero
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Trying to reply to the other thread but it won't work for me - keep getting an error message, so I'm going to try to start a new one and see if that works. Here's the reply to those in the thread: Got 3 of those RS1200 UPS's. The RS model has Under AND Over AVR, which is great. But the new rig has a 750 watt PSU now, so I may need a higher capacity model. I did buy the unit from CyberPower PC. They have an incredible array of selection options in their "Build A System" configurator, and I'm very, very pleased with that amount of versatility. I got the AMD Phenom II X4 965 with it's stock heat sink and fan, and the motherboard I selected, the Gigabyte MA770T-UD3P has 4 fan ports, so the CPU + 3 of the 120mm Blue fans are all hooked up. I made one mistake in ordering the parts. I chose the eVGA GTX 295 for the video and chose a 700 watt PSU, which happened to have 38/41 amps on the 12v rails. Turns out that wasn't enough when I was playing Titan Quest at 2560x1600 with 8xAF and 4xAA. The system would just shut down like a breaker when it's tripped. So for Max Load I needed 46 amps on the 12v rails, and I got the Antec 750 Blue that has Four 25 amp rails, with two dedicated for the video card. One cable plugs into the 8 connector plug and the other cable, on a separate rail, goes into the 6 connector plug. Been beating the heck out of it with that same game and not one hiccup since I put the Antec in there. So I learned a lesson on that one. But I have a nice 700 watt PSU that I can put in any of the other systems I have going on right now. I really like the Motherboard. I ordered the system with a Floppy Disk Drive and bought the Serial Port and Parallel Port plates so they are nicely tucked onto the back. All my legacy stuff is 100% covered that way. So computing life is good for me right now. The Samsung 305T is a great monitor too. 30" of rich color goodness. :) 

I'm trying to post here about the problem at the top right of the page.  Hope this works, and if so, hope that Zach can fix it.  Thanks

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undeadkingpr
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Hey looks like a really great system-My only complaint is that you did not build yourself-There is nothing wrong with that at all but you coulda saved a heap of $ by buying parts individually.

Oh and rly nice monitor-I Want a 30' TOO! But alas-not to be

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SubZero
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Thanks. I'm lucky to have it. I hope 30" LCD Monitors come down in price. They are pretty sweet...

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Not a bad upgrade but I don't really think you needed a GTX 295 to play Titan Quest. I am pretty sure your 8800 GT could have handled that game just fine. Otherwise, everything looks great.

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The GTX 295 is great for First Person Shooters (Crysis & Batman Arkham Asylum-type) and Automobile Racing Games (Codemaster-type)

Playing games like TitanQuest in 2560x1600, well, that's just a bonus. :)