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post #1 of 34
Thread Starter 
Im going to probably get the 650D
But im not sure if i should be adding any fans or such?
Im very new to the world of modding and watercooling
getting a corsair 650d so i'd like to get a new fan config for the case considering that im rebuilding my PC

im not planning on massively OC my i7 to anything over 4GHz and i live in pretty cool place (Seattle(

Here is my pc
i7 920 at stock
P180B
Gigabyte UD4P X58
64GB Vertex 2 SSD
2x 1TB Caviar Black
20GB DDR3
Geforce 460GTX 1GB
Corsair HX520
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post #2 of 34
20GBs of ram?!?!?

To OC to 4Ghz you will a high performance cooler.

D14, H70 or Frio.

It can be done on lesser coolers mind you!

The only thing that could improve airflow on the 650D is putting 2x120 on the top.

Build looks good, apart from the 20GBs of ram. Do you need it? What will you be doing on the computer?

Anyway, if you have anymore questions just ask!
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post #3 of 34
Thread Starter 
thanks, even though im a newbie here i generally am active at anandtech and hardforums
i render using after effects and premiere
do you think a push/pull setup would allow me to get to around 3.8-4GHz?
Im not looking for anything too much, id even take 3.6, just want it to help renders
and yep, after effects and such love memory lol

could you recommend cheap fans? thanks!
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post #4 of 34
For what cooler man?
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post #5 of 34
Thread Starter 
the case and if you can the h50
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post #6 of 34
20 gigs sounds like a weird number...5x4GB or however you cut it is just weird. If you need that much go for either 16 or 24. I think newegg has ultra kaze fans for cheap which are incredibly loud, but move a LOT of air. I've got a pair and can vouch for em.

Ultra Kaze 3000s

NZXT just released a cooler which could be promising, i'd wait and see what that does. if you don't want something the size of a noctua d14 the megahalem is a great cooler, too. can't really give input on liquid, sorry :/
Edited by darthjoe229 - 6/2/11 at 9:51pm
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post #7 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by note235;13733831 
the case and if you can the h50

No problem.

For the H50, if you are looking for cheap fans that still perform well have a look at the CoolerMaster R4's. Not the sickleflow's though. The fans that spin at a max of 2000rpm.

They also will match if you get them for the top of the case too.

Link to the fans.

They come in Green, Red and Blue LED options. I think there is one without LED's if you want to.
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post #8 of 34
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yep i had a lot of ppl tell that to me, i bought 12gb when they were $200 for that much then 8gb last year, i was thinking about upgrading to 24 in a few months. Its perfectly fine haha, but these would work well for the case fans?

and thanks to both your suggestions!
how does s-flex for $17 sound?
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post #9 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by darthjoe229;13733840 
20 gigs sounds like a weird number...5x4GB or however you cut it is just weird. If you need that much go for either 16 or 24. I think newegg has ultra kaze fans for cheap which are incredibly loud, but move a LOT of air. I've got a pair and can vouch for em.

Ultra Kaze 3000s

NZXT just released a cooler which could be promising, i'd wait and see what that does. if you don't want something the size of a noctua d14 the megahalem is a great cooler, too. can't really give input on liquid, sorry :/

Hahaha,

Just a heads up to OP.

THOSE FANS ARE VERY, VERY LOUD.
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post #10 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nutty Pumpkin;13733885 
THOSE FANS ARE VERY, VERY LOUD.

I still don't think you're doing it justice....but when you need air moved, they definitely get it done. Putting one in the back of my case dropped my graphics card 5*C. Also my friend had S-Flex's on a 240mm custom loop in push/pull, they kept his 920 at 3.7 Ghz under 30C most of the time
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