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$500
Right now the FX-8350 is the most expensive AMD (desktop) CPU at the egg at $200 even.
That leaves $240 for the MOBO with with $60 left over for a really nice high-end conventional air-CPU HS&fan.
redface.gif
Call me old school.
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There is a thread somewhere around here comparing the best air cooled heat sinks and some AIO water coolers. They are pretty close. But considering the temperatures you are living in water cooling sounds like the plan. I live in an air conditioned house and will stick with air. Have you considered a $100 window air conditioner?

Here are some pics I took showing what I done went and did.
The 1st one shows the rubber foot I glued to the case to support the motherboard.
The next two show the relative size of the coolers.
There it is bolted down solidly with the washers holding it down. No I had not cleaned the goop off the cpu yet.
Looking down showing the wind tunnel between the heat sink fan and the case exhaust fan.
If you look carefully you can see the fins of the Thermalright cooler sticking up behind the fan blades. That fan is rated at 110cfm and there is a strong wind coming out of the back of the case.






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I haven't updated yet but for everyone that has shared their knowledge with me let me teaching.gif help you out.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1396078/what-to-do-when
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mitlkit, glad to hear I'm not the only AIR-cooled fan (pardon the pun) here I was actually starting to wonder!
Then when you mentioned the ambient he was dealing, swear to god, the next thought I had, before I saw you say it, was you could just A/C the ROOM for, as you said, abour a 100 bucks. When the ambient here reaches low 80s I'm sure I'll just back the OC off a bit, it's only a couple months of the year when, coincidentially enough there is a surplus of better things to do OUTSIDE ANYWAY, so much less need/desire to sit at the keyboard for hours on end anyway.
and like I said, where I'm at, it's less than two months anyway before temps have dipped back into the low-to-mid 70s....
the weather's actually really nice here, it's like Maryland, except probably even less snow.
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I haven't updated yet but for everyone that has shared their knowledge with me let me teaching.gif help you out.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1396078/what-to-do-when

Looks great man! And I could do it even easier, over here fresh pasta like that is fairly cheap and easy to find so I could skip the whole making yer-own-pasta part.... And I already make a killer fresh-basil sauce... was there fresh basil your's? I didn't read the whole thing yet, just kinda skimmed through. you obviously put a lot of time into the whole thing. Really nice job.
post #5716 of 12377
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$500
Right now the FX-8350 is the most expensive AMD (desktop) CPU at the egg at $200 even.
That leaves $240 for the MOBO with with $60 left over for a really nice high-end conventional air-CPU HS&fan.
redface.gif
Call me old school.

I'm plenty happy with my 8120 and my UD5, I was thinking more along the lines of either a cooling upgrade (Corsair H80 doesn't cut it during these hot humid summer months, even with a 5,000 BTU air conditioner pumping cold air right at my desk/tower, that is, not if I want to stay at 4-4.2 and try to get it dialed in even further) or an upgraded AIO CPU cooler (like an H100i/110, A Seidon 240/Eisberg 240, or a Kraken X60 or something along those lines, with a GPU upgrade as my 5870 is starting to fall behind what games require these days. Nothing over the top mind you, probably either a Radeon 7870 XT or a GTX 660 Ti, just a great 1080p card that I can pass along with the tower since I use my laptop for most things not music or gaming related.

One of the big reasons I'm considering at least an upgrade to the AIO CPU Cooler is plain and simple, I want to get more experience tweaking the various settings so I have a better idea what I'm doing when the next build comes along. Can't really push my system to the edges of what I can do and learn about it since I really haven't discovered the ceiling for my processor yet.
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I feel you guys and the heat. I was thinking about knocking my OC back but so far they seem ok in games. Prime not so much reaching mid 60's. I need a bigger cooler but I need a new motherboard first lol
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I feel you guys and the heat. I was thinking about knocking my OC back but so far they seem ok in games. Prime not so much reaching mid 60's. I need a bigger cooler but I need a new motherboard first lol

I feel you about Gigabyte boards... after all the stuff I've seen you and everyone else on here go through with their UD3s and the brush-off you've all gotten from their customer service, I'm sold on never buying one of their boards again. And it's sad to say it because the only real problem I've ever had with my UD5 is that I just don't like the way they set up the BIOS, I feel that it's much harder to tune than some of the other boards I've had in the past.
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I feel you guys and the heat. I was thinking about knocking my OC back but so far they seem ok in games. Prime not so much reaching mid 60's. I need a bigger cooler but I need a new motherboard first lol

o i hear ya man dude thumb.gif

been there too LOL

What is i tough u had bought the Asus sabertooth?

If not try to get a hold on a UD5 rev 1.1 honestly i have this board for couple of weeks now and i love it.
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o en for NoNewEgg4Me,

No problem dude thumb.gif

Were all here to learn something after all aren't we biggrin.gif
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