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Ye I was just thinking about getting a WC setup which will keep the CPU cool at over 4ghz.
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post #32 of 52
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Ye I was just thinking about getting a WC setup which will keep the CPU cool at over 4ghz.
Depends on how much over 4ghz, if your looking for the 4.5 range then a good air cooler will be just fine. Or you could go the Corsair H-60 route for an easy and decent simple water cpu cooler.
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Which case would you guys recommend? I do prefer it to be big and also have descent airflow and space for WC.
You could look at the Xigmatek Elysium. It is HUGE, Bigger than the 800D and Haf X by a bit, has good airflow but also great for watercooling if you ever go that direction. The Haf X that has been recommended is a great case too. I got the Elysium and my buddy got the Haf X and both are great.
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post #34 of 52
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Yes ive gotten a setup from a guy here
Ive been thinking about watercooling as its a pretty good investment, how much do I need to spend on WC?
It is a slippery slope going into water cooling. You can get a CPU only loop for about $200, but once you start you will wanna cool your GPU and have everything look perfect and upgrade this, and trick out that. I am sitting at right about $800 for my loop with 1 CPU, 1GPU, 2Rads etc. Really fun, even the planning stage so may be worth it.
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Your choice of RAM is really bad that's a triple channel set when your motherboard supports duel channel. Get 2x this RAM instead it would work out cheaper and give you more RAM that fits your computer, you don't have to get 2 but 16GB would work out better and you still have quite a lot of money on your budget.

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Your choice of RAM is really bad that's a triple channel set when your motherboard supports duel channel. Get 2x this RAM instead it would work out cheaper and give you more RAM that fits your computer, you don't have to get 2 but 16GB would work out better and you still have quite a lot of money on your budget.

Amazon.com: G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz 240-Pin PC3-12800 Desktop Memory F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL: GreenEggstore
I agree with this ram very much
post #38 of 52
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May I just ask, wouldent it be smart to buy a big PSU? Just so I dont need to upgrade later on. Also, ive desided to go with the Corsair 800d as I like the look and how the MB and PSU are seperated. But will this case be bad IF I wanted to go SLI with GTX 580 aircooled?

Ive also been thinking about getting the Corsair H100 for CPU as WCing the GPUs and such cost alot as I see Also I find it a little scary as I dont have experience building computers

thx
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post #39 of 52
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May I just ask, wouldent it be smart to buy a big PSU? Just so I dont need to upgrade later on. Also, ive desided to go with the Corsair 800d as I like the look and how the MB and PSU are seperated. But will this case be bad IF I wanted to go SLI with GTX 580 aircooled?

Ive also been thinking about getting the Corsair H100 for CPU as WCing the GPUs and such cost alot as I see Also I find it a little scary as I dont have experience building computers

thx
the 800d isnt good for any aircooling at all it was designed for watercooling
post #40 of 52
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Guys, the MB I got recommended only had 1 ethernet port... I actually need 2...
Which MB with 2 ethernet ports would you recommend for 2500k at 4,2-4,5ghz?
Price isent really a concern but ofc, I dont want lots of unnecessary stuff

thx

EDIT: Id like if the MB had space for SLI and other futuristic stuff
Edited by e92 - 8/2/11 at 6:11am
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