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budget is around $2,000
Im getting everything from newegg (see attached) except Hyper 212 +

and Dell u2311h MSI 6970 Lightning off of Tiger Direct for now cause neweggg is out of stock http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...p?EdpNo=253065
Im planning on going SLI further down the road as the SI gpu's come out and prices drop, also am going to be OCing as much as i can to my ability. I'm replacing most of the stock cooling on the HAF X right out of the box so thats why there is a few fans in my cart. Any recommendations, ways to save money would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance


Edited by rulzo - 7/25/11 at 2:44pm
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Print screen. Open paint. Paste. Crop. Save. Upload. Embed. Profit?
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okay i thought print screen was how you do it but wasnt sure if there was another way. Lol CeeFour magnets that great
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edited the first post with cart and links
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When you say that you will be OC'ing to the best of your ability, do I take it that you're going for the highest OCs as possible?

If so, I'd recommend the Thermalright Silver Arrow -

as it will be able to handle temps way better than the Hyper 212+ can. It'll cost a bit, but if you're willing to get it, you won't regret it and it'll definitely serve you for years
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ya i was thinking about getting a better cooler. Best of my ability is that ive never done overclocking before. I figure that the 212+ is cheap and it can get me to 4.5 - 4.7 easily and that would be ideal since i dont think (correct me if im wrong) you really see a huge fps/ real world difference beyond 4.5ghz
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rulzo View Post
ya i was thinking about getting a better cooler. Best of my ability is that ive never done overclocking before. I figure that the 212+ is cheap and it can get me to 4.5 - 4.7 easily and that would be ideal since i dont think (correct me if im wrong) you really see a huge fps/ real world difference beyond 4.5ghz
Okay, well the 212+ will definitely be able to get you 4.5-4.7ghz easily tbh. If that's set and all sorted, then maybe you could even consider getting some good TIM to go alongside with it all?

I'd recommend Shin Etsu 7783D (it's the best around) - http://www.petrastechshop.com/shx2thco1gr.html
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post #9 of 15

Seems good, you can order ur parts on Amazon, ships way faster than tigerdirect. I would rather get a 6950 2gb since the performance/price is much higher and has a higher oc headroom than the 6970

.

The HX850 is also cheaper on Amazon

.

I would also save $50 bucks by getting the NZXT Phantom instead of HAF X.



As for RAM save 40 bucks and get this kit instead,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220570
Edited by T3chAdd1ct - 7/25/11 at 3:25pm
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okay i could do that, i already got some mx-4 in my cart but ill take that into consideration. I gotta go to work ill check back later when im off.
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