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Going SLI or Crossfire is not advisable as it costs more money for the performance you get. You'll be paying for 2 cards and the performance increase you get is ~20%. We only advise you to go that route if you're going to use 2 high-end cards because using 2 low-end cards would not even beat the performance you'll get with a med to high end cards.

For the wireless card, I suggest picking up something from any of these manufacturers: Linksys, DLink or Belkin.

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Wow I'm speechless that you're jealous of my build. :)

I am having a tad bit of trouble finding a good Linksys, DLink, or Belkin wireless card. Maybe someone could possibly post a link to one that they highly recommend???
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How about this Linksys one? It doesn't say that its works for Vista but I found a driver for it. I also read a couple of things online and people have confirmed that it works under Vista 64-bit.
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Well hopefully that driver does work. Do you happen to have the link for it?
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so whats your total look like?
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Well hopefully that driver does work. Do you happen to have the link for it?

You can find it here, just make sure you download the right driver for the version of router you have (they have version 4 and 4.1).

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I can't find what version the card you suggested is. It's not is the specs I don't think. My total so far is 1,064.37.

http://secure.newegg...tNumber=8119392

I changed my PSU from 750watts to 500watts because I was told somewhere that's really all I need for this build. I also went to 800 ram instead of 1066 because I guess I won't notice a difference and it saves money.
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Eh I wouldn't trust 500 watts there. Your running a LOT of high end parts. I would go to at least 600 watts or just go back to the Corsair one. We don't want anything frying now do we :)
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Ok I thought 500 was a bit low. I put the 750 back on. When you talk about the version of the router do you mean firmware version? If so mine is 4.07.07 so I'm not to sure if that is 4 or 4.1. Do you know?
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When you talk about the version of the router do you mean firmware version? If so mine is 4.07.07 so I'm not to sure if that is 4 or 4.1. Do you know?

No, the version is for the wireless network card and you can find that when you buy it. As I mentioned before, there's 4.0 and 4.1, here's a picture of one where the version can be seen.

http://www.linksys.c...p;ssbinary=true

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Oh, I see, I was hoping it would be easy to locate it.
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You can save some money and get this Silverstone 600W instead, this can handle the 800GT and the rest of your system.

Also checkout stettybet0's post here for more suggestions (use it as a reference only).

Edited by kamille316, 30 June 2008 - 04:27 PM.

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Thanks for the reference, Kamille. :) Everything I said in that post is also applicable here. As for the wireless networking card, I'm currently using this Linksys WMP54GS card on Vista 64-bit. Not only that, but Vista automatically installed drivers for it as soon as I plugged it in, so there's no need to hunt for drivers. It was truly plug-and-play. Also, it is much cheaper on Amazon.com, so I'd recommend getting it from there.
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