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post #21 of 34
Basically, 2500K and Phantom ^^

Edit: Do you already have the SSD or planning to buy it? I'd say ditch it and get the Crucial M4, it's the best SSD on the market right now (almost the fastest and way more reliable). If you already have the Force 3 then it's fine. It's still one of the buggy sandforce drives but you get the incredible customer service Corsair offers.
Edited by Snowmen - 10/17/11 at 2:40pm
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cooler master case = lost of dust can get into your system. ya it has lots of airflow but it has 0 dust filters. your PSU will be sucking everything up off the floor lol and your front fan will be taking everything in for your gpu to enjoy. You should look into the corsair 600T, it also has LOTS of airflow but its cheaper and has filters everywhere.

No point in going to a 2600 from 2500. and if you were to get a new case for airflow, get one with filters.
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post #23 of 34
I would save up money and wait for 7xxx series.
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I would save up money and wait for 7xxx series.
Since you have the HAF 932, what do you say about the dust filters and dust getting inside?
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post #25 of 34
Well personally if it was me, I would rather have the 2600k regardless of wether or not I NEED the HT as others have mentioned, and just have a worse case.
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Since you have the HAF 932, what do you say about the dust filters and dust getting inside?
I have one too, it gets uber dusty in there lol. You need to blow it out every few weeks. Atleast I do. Panty hose is a good alternative to dust filters.
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I have one too, it gets uber dusty in there lol. You need to blow it out every few weeks. Atleast I do. Panty hose is a good alternative to dust filters.
ya, with my case I take the dust filters off every couple of days and blow them out and you can see all the crap go flying. it also helps keep the cat hair out lol.
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post #28 of 34
HAF X and it has fliters.
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post #29 of 34
Get the Phantom, its a good case. The 2600k is worth it.
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post #30 of 34
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Should the Phantom be enough if i ever wanted multiple cards? I'm thinking of CrossfireX/Trifire later on.
It will be find for any dual card setup. If you plan on going trifire generally you would invest in a case larger and more expensive than either the Haf X or the NZXT.

I would keep the Phantom and get the 2600k. NZXT makes just as good cases and you never know when you will need the extra threads in the future.

Look at my Q6600. I could have gotten a faster dual core, but then I wouldn't have 4 threads for modern games and I would have to buy something better now. In this case though the 2600k is not worse than the 2500k, its just a few extra bucks.
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