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First I need is ram I want a good 8gig kit and I also need a better CPu cooler, I want something good and my ram needs to fit.

Next is a gpu I'm thinking gtx 560ti 2 gb version from zotac, what u guys think. Thanks.
   
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What ram do you currently have?
(show ram timings and maxxmem if you have it)

Also what cpu cooler do you currently have?


If your looking for a "better" 8Gb Kit then need to know also price range for both the ram and cpu cooler your willing to spend...
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Sorry I thought I had more ram detial in my sig rig, its Kingston hyperX seriersd, at 7 7 7 27 I belive, the rams cooked so I need new stuff, I currently have a cooler master 212+ as posted in sig rig, budget all around.... 150 cnd plus taxes, can do 200 if needed I just want good, not so generic ram, for gaming and multi tasking, cooler I just want something better, and the ram has to fit with it, I'd perfer 2X4 ram, but doesn't over all matter, a 3x4 is fine also, or what ever, 8 min
   
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Why a new CPU Cooler, the 212+ Isn't keeping that x6 @ 4ghz at a temp you like?

Anyways, Without sidegrading it's going to have to be a NH-D14 or Silver Arrow for air, Both $90 at ncix. Or a Corsair H60 for $75.. $100 for H70, $120 for H100

As for ram, If you get either of those air coolers you may want low profile ram like the Mushkin Blackline/Ripjaws. They aren't "low" profile ram but certainly alot shorter than Vengence.
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Well there are tons of ram options...
Seems like your wanting a higher end rig and higher quality parts or something

These ecos are swell
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...231404&Tpk=eco

Or you can go Mushkin
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820226099

That is what i would go with i have
Gskill flares 9-9-9-24
but clocked them to
7-8-7-22-1T (still working on it)
But i have an H50 cooler so clearence is not an issue...

i would keep the cooler you have now and just go with what jagz said blackline because its lower then having the huge heatsink fins on top of the ram

I would go mushkin just because you can get two kits and still have enough to get another cooler if you wanted or (beer) haha
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the cooler master hyper 212 is good howeveri striped one of the mounting pins on it during a remount, im thinking of just getting another one. although im thinking a H70/80/100
   
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