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------------------------------------------------- Liquid Cooling -------------------------------------------------
(All Venom OC Certified) Asetek 570LX Liquid Cooling system w/ 240MM Radiator and Dual Fans (Extreme Overclocking Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) [-20]
(All Venom OC Certified) CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 240MM w/ Dual Fan(CPU & GPU Liquid Cool Capable, Extreme Overclcking Performance + Extreme Slient at 18dBA)
(All Venom OC Certified) CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 360MM w/ Triple Fan(CPU & GPU Liquid Cool Capable, Extreme Overclocking Performance + Extreme Silent at 18dBA) [+30]
(All Venom OC Certified) Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan) [-63] More Fan ...
(All Venom OC Certified) Asetek 550LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Advanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan) [-45] More Fan ...

those are the only options for liquid would any of them hold up a 580 and do you need anything besides that for the 580 to run stable?

and thanks again for all this help making this much easier and already saved me money
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post #12 of 26
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although i am pretty happy with the 570 can anyone tell me what the difference would be in the 570 1.25gb and the 570 2.5gb
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although i am pretty happy with the 570 can anyone tell me what the difference would be in the 570 1.25gb and the 570 2.5gb
How many monitors are you planning to run?
 
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post #14 of 26
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just one and also what about the i7 960 compared to i72500k
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sorry for so many questions i know about that google thing lol but i prefer to get help from people that know what they are doing than getting random results
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post #16 of 26
the 960 is basically the old 2600k and the same thing does with it not being worth it over a 2500k, the sandybridge architecture also overclocks far better.

and @ the video cards, the difference is the memory which only really becomes an issues with multi monitor or high resolution solutions, for your standard 1080p it isn't worth the money.

Also the 2500k is actually an i5
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post #17 of 26
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ok good to know

Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: Extreme OC (Extreme Overclock 20% or more)

No Overclocking [-49]
Pro OC (Performance Overclock 10% or more) [-30]
Extreme OC (Extreme Overclock 20% or more)
Ultimate OC (Ultimate Overclock 30% or more) [+50]

also is this a good option will it add anything to it without having to overclock i have it at 20% right now
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post #18 of 26
that 10% won't be worth $50 what you're at is fine, of course I want to tell you to go no overclocking and do it yourself but having them do it does protect you.
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post #19 of 26
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ok but is the i5 2500k good enough to leave unclocked or is there a big difference and also could you get more than 30% out of it if i did it myself whatever the % means
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post #20 of 26
the 2500k is worth overclocking if only because of how easy it is, you can easily throw a 4.2-4.4 ghz clock on it with a few restarts and 30 minutes. I would save the money and do it yourself.
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