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Hi forum !

Atm I have a Zalman CNPS9900A LED wish is a nice cooler , But Im going to change my PC soon and Im thinking of buying the Cooler Master V8 ''OR'' Corsair Vengeance 8gb kit. what do you people advice me first?

Do know that my current cooler works like a charm , but some people advice me to buy a different one also because I might overclock the 1090T when I have it.
Edited by galaxy366 - 10/16/11 at 2:39am
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If you're not overheating or planning on a high overclock then I don't see why you'd need a new cooler. If you' think that it's time to go from 4GB to 8GB memory then now's a pretty good time as 8GB RAM is dirt cheap compared to what it has been before.
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If you're not overheating or planning on a high overclock then I don't see why you'd need a new cooler. If you' think that it's time to go from 4GB to 8GB memory then now's a pretty good time as 8GB RAM is dirt cheap compared to what it has been before.
I might overclock it to 3.6 / 3.8 max?
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IMO you should see to where you go with this cooler and after that if you're not satisfied - start thinking for a new cooler. Just give a chance to this one.
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IMO you should see to where you go with this cooler and after that if you're not satisfied - start thinking for a new cooler. Just give a chance to this one.
Thanks mate , It does help me lowering the budget
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post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by galaxy366 View Post
I might overclock it to 3.6 / 3.8 max?
I don't know much about Athlon CPUs apart form the fact that they're quite old. I recommend you look in into the effectiveness of you cooler and how well that series of CPUs overclock before setting out to actually do it.
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Something to consider is that you might not even use up all of your 4GB of RAM, so would you need to upgrade to 8GB? I personally never use up all my RAM, so I don't think it's worth upgrading it.
    
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Something to consider is that you might not even use up all of your 4GB of RAM, so would you need to upgrade to 8GB? I personally never use up all my RAM, so I don't think it's worth upgrading it.
Check my signature down below , Thats my planned PC within 3 weeks
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I think I should go for the memory?
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