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post #21 of 29
why not go with this cooler? its 80 bucks but well worth it for the cooling it delivers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608018
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post #22 of 29
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Hmm H70 seems good too, but in pictures I've seen the wires from the radiator to the cpu seem short, dont know if they will reach the 500r radiator mount at the top of the case.

Havent been able to find any info on this online.
post #23 of 29
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Originally Posted by ilikepancakez View Post
why not go with this cooler? its 80 bucks but well worth it for the cooling it delivers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608018
It does compete with the Hydro series, but the reason I don't recommend it, is because it adds too much weight on the motherboard, just my paranoid thought!
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The size of the NH-d14 worries me, especially because my ram has that extra high profile. The water coolers seem a lot easier to install and take up less room on the mobo
post #25 of 29
I think the H70 would fit in the 500R because IIRC it can fit in a 800D, but I was just ask around in the case forum.
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post #26 of 29
the H80/70 in order to match the cooling of the D14 will be very loud.
so you trade size with noise.
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post #27 of 29
True, but you can always buy a good Rad fan that is quiet and also push air through the rad.
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post #28 of 29
Corsair will never make a case incompatible with their own Hydro Series...

OP: Nice build, as others said i'd pick a 600w PSU for that build and the 500R. Just in case, if you want a SSD get Crucial M4.
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post #29 of 29
the only reason i don't recommend h70/80 is that it'll be pretty loud. im also afraid of leaks, paranoid XD
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