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I made a thread here a few weeks ago, when my computer (at sign) broke.
So now I have ordered some new parts, what do you think of them, will I be able to overclock well with the parts?

I5 2500k
Asus p8p67
Corsair 8GB (2x4096MB) 1600MHz CL9 VENGEANCE LP
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Originally Posted by robalm View Post
I made a thread here a few weeks ago, when my computer (at sign) broke.
So now I have ordered some new parts, what do you think of them, will I be able to overclock well with the parts?

I5 2500k
Asus p8p67
Corsair 8GB (2x4096MB) 1600MHz CL9 VENGEANCE LP
My friend, you will have a -fantastic- setup! I have something very similar, and I was able to OC my processor without changing -anything- but the multiplier. Its a wonderful chip/board combo.

You will notice a huge increase in performance in your games. Your CPU will run very efficiently consequently allowing for a much smoother experience.

Good choices!
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My friend, you will have a -fantastic- setup! I have something very similar, and I was able to OC my processor without changing -anything- but the multiplier. Its a wonderful chip/board combo.

You will notice a huge increase in performance in your games. Your CPU will run very efficiently consequently allowing for a much smoother experience.

Good choices!
Sounds good thank you.
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Did the whole computer fail? Even the SSD, Video Card, Memory :O
 
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nice rig mate
im going for the same although not sure if I should pay the £20 extra for the Pro version in case I want to SLI.
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Did the whole computer fail? Even the SSD, Video Card, Memory :O
No, it was the motherboard that was broken.
I would get a new one on warranty, but they did not manage to get something equivalent.
So I asked if I could get an equivalent from 1155 series, and it went well so I ordered an i5 2500k and new memories.
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nice rig mate
im going for the same although not sure if I should pay the £20 extra for the Pro version in case I want to SLI.
Yes it's always nice to know that you have access to SLI
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post #8 of 10
You will love it! my setup is pretty much the same.
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post #9 of 10
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So now I got together my Sandy Bridge System.
I have good temp, CPU fan is 1300rpm (as it should be) but my other two 1300rpm fans that are connected to the chassis 1 and chassis 2 on the motherboard is only 800rmp, I can not get them to go to 1300rpm?
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Maybe someone can help me.
I have a haf932 and i'm thinking of replacing my side fan with 4 120mm blue leds. How to I wire them together. So I can monitor them as if they were one fan. I'll probably get a fan contoller, but most of them only control 4 to 6 fans, and that would use that all up almost. Even though I have the H100 and i'm getting the corsair link, which that will control a few fan also. AND how to I start a post??????
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