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Publicus Paulus
Posted - 2008.03.20 06:58:00 - [1]

I'm a bit of an IT noob, and i'm wondering if the following machine would be able to handle dual-boxing?
Any help is greatly appreciated. I'm especially wondering if i should switch to the Geforece 8800 GT, but as i've read a lot of problems with Eve and Graphical cards and they say the 8800 GT will be quite hot on it's own, i decided against it.

Coolermaster Real Power M520 (520 Watt)
Coolermaster CM 690 (5 x)
Gigabyte P35-DS3R (Intel® P35)
Core™ 2 Duo E6750 (2x 2666 MHz)
HD3850 (ATI Radeon HD3850 light retail)
WinTV Express
2 GB DDR2-800 Kit
2 x SpinPoint T166 (2 x 250GB)
Windows Vista Home Premium
Raid 0 Configuration

Caldari Provisions
Posted - 2008.03.20 08:56:00 - [2]

More than enough.

You'll probably need/want to run one client Premium (the other Classic), or both Classic. But other than that.

Malleus Andropov
PIE Inc.
Posted - 2008.03.20 09:11:00 - [3]

My machine is fairly similar to yours.

most notable difference: my videocard is a OCZ geforce 8800 GTX, and I don't have raid.

I can run 2 clients with premium graphics (every thing turned on) without much problems on a 1600*1024 resolution

my system:
corsair HX 620 watt power supply
antec B180 case <= quiet!
some nice ASUS motherboard with lots of letters and numbers in the type
core2duo 6700 processor
geforce 8800 GTX
vista home premium <= really happy with it, best operating system ever for a lazy computer n00b like me
320 GB S-Ata harddrive.

so far this pc has run everything I've thrown at it smooth as silk. (the witcher, world in conflict, double trinity eve client)

Caldari Provisions
Posted - 2008.03.27 13:13:00 - [4]

Yeah, I give a supporting vote to the Antec cases. Had three now and they are v.quiet.


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