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CuervoJoe
16-08-2011, 01:29 PM
This rig (http://www.chillblast.com/pconf.php?productid=19863) is the most endearingly mental that I've ever seen. The specs are:

4.6GHz i7 CPU
16GB DDR3 RAM
850W PSU
AMD Radeon HD 6990 Dual GPU 4GB VRAM

You can upgrade it, what to, deep thought?

Althea
16-08-2011, 01:46 PM
But can it play The Witcher 2 with Ubersampling?

Kamikaze-X
16-08-2011, 06:49 PM
You can't have seen many high end rigs then.

http://www.scan.co.uk/3xs-overclocked-bundles

go to the very bottom of that page.

2x6 Core processors running @ 3.8Ghz with multithreading (giving 12 logical and 12 theoretical processing cores... 24 cores of task-manager-stretching-goodness)

48GB of Ram, support for up to 8 PCI-E 16X graphics cards.

and its only 2757!

I've had an 850Watt PSU in my rig for about 3 years now, needed it for when I was overclocking on my HD2900Pro (RIP little card).

Mohorovicic
17-08-2011, 12:26 PM
I can accept stuff like two high-end video cards at once or putting C: on a dedicated SSD but this kind of thing is just stupid.

QuantaCat
17-08-2011, 06:03 PM
Youve never worked in video editing then.

Mohorovicic
18-08-2011, 07:15 AM
I would assume that if you're serious enough to spend 2k+GBP on a video editing PC, there is a small market who specializes in it. So you go there and not just to a normal shop who just threw a lot of CPUs together resulting in questionable efficiency.

QuantaCat
18-08-2011, 09:18 AM
Since you can also buy the Flint/Flame/Inferno systems with a dongle since a couple of years, you can also build your own rig, any way you wish. as long as it runs UNIX.

They used to use missile guidance systems.

Snargelfargen
18-08-2011, 11:40 PM
That's impressive, but don't forget to add 4 of http://ncix.com/products/?sku=60948&vpn=VD-HHPX8-1.2T&manufacture=OCZ%20Technology
in a RAID-0 array! I suppose you could also add a soundcard, but why bother when you can get another HD 6990 for audio only.

AdamK117
22-08-2011, 10:26 PM
Thats nearly as rediculous as that 8 HHD RAID array tomshardware tried out some time ago, I wonder if anyones tried something similar with a bunch of supercharged SSDs, CPU limited boots anyone?