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You can run non reference coolers as long as you have a good case. I run 2 OC'd non-reference cooled 580's and my load temps never go above 62*c. It's all about the 166cfm side fan. ^_^
I jutst bought a side fan today! I'm gonna buy another soon. My temps are alot lower with it. Especially with my new stuff.
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you'll need to get them wet!
No water cooling D: Isn't water cooling too risky?
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I went to 4.0. My temps went to 84 on like half load. I just bught new **** today for it though I'm getting 74 max temps on Prime95 on max load. is this good temps? Im not overclocked yet. I want to so bad.
74C is a good temp - just keep the i7 950 under 80C, as for all intel processors that is.
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No water cooling D: Isn't water cooling too risky?
ITS WORTH IT
if you do it right aha
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I can imagine it's worth it. Since we're on the topic. I just decided to sell my whole system. And buy new stuff.

719 - x2 6970s - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=M452-6970
299 - i7 Sandy Bridge - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...160&CatId=6991
139 - 1155 asus motherboard - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...083&CatId=6978

Would that be able to run stable as my rig using an 850 watt PSU?
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I can imagine it's worth it. Since we're on the topic. I just decided to sell my whole system. And buy new stuff.

719 - x2 6970s - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=M452-6970
299 - i7 Sandy Bridge - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...160&CatId=6991
139 - 1155 asus motherboard - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...083&CatId=6978

Would that be able to run stable as my rig using an 850 watt PSU?
850w is perfect

With Intel processors keep the temp under 90c for 24/7 use and your golden
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Alright cool. Can you guys recommend the BEST AIR COOLING Cpu cooler there is? For less than 85 bucks? I wanna keep that sandy bridge cool.
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Alright cool. Can you guys recommend the BEST AIR COOLING Cpu cooler there is? For less than 85 bucks? I wanna keep that sandy bridge cool.
Prolimtech Megahalems.

Also check out the Antec Kuhler 620 I hear they are pretty good.
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Great advice but.. there's no fans!how does it keep cool without retaining the heat?
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Great advice but.. there's no fans!how does it keep cool without retaining the heat?
Just pick up a cheap fan. Anything over 40cfm will perform decently.
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