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Oh wow that is a pretty sweet deal! Before I was looking at the Antec BP550 since it was modular and had 50w more but its only 80+ certified rather than Bronze. Ah decisions
yeah you really don't want to use that Logysis... Looking at the specs it is HORRIBLY over rated. Also seeing as it's only $22 makes me very very suspicious about the quality.
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I don't know much about the CPU heatsink you selected, but I'm very experienced with the Prolimatech Megahalems. I've been migrating the same units from one build to the next, advancing from overclocked Q6600s, to Xeon X3440s (I7 Lynnfield), to a 2600K. I had the 2600K at 5.0GHz today, full load SMP Folding, with 3 video cards in the case also at full load. The highest core temp was 70C, room ambient temp of 74F. Again, I don't know much about the Xigmatek you selected, maybe it's just as good. The Megahalems that I linked is for Sockets 775, 1156, and 1366. Fortunately, Sockets 1155 and 1156 have the same heatsink mounting holes spacing. I have my Megahalems configured in push-pull. One advantage of Megahelems over some of the other coolers is the fin spacing. You don't need a high static pressure fan, so you have a much wider variety of fans available that will work well.

Whatever CPU brand and model you go with, I would recommend overkill. It's always nice to have the thermal headroom for overclocking. And if your overclocking is not aggressive, then you can turn down the large 120mm fan's speed for near silent running.
    
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post #43 of 44
"just 80+" is Bronze by default

Bronze = 80+
Silver = 85+
Gold = 90+

and i hear Cray make some good systems if your looking at re-financing your house for a loan
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Originally Posted by OCTDBADBRO View Post
"just 80+" is Bronze by default

Bronze = 80+
Silver = 85+
Gold = 90+

and i hear Cray make some good systems if your looking at re-financing your house for a loan
No...

read:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/80_PLUS
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