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post #1 of 18
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Hi

Im almost done with my first build and I am deciding between a H100 CPU cooler or a OCZ 120GB SSD. I have a 1TB external HDD and that is what I would use until I can get a SSD or a internal HDD, the H100 is what I want for a CPU liquid cooler but if a better one for less or a better deal for cooling a 2500k is available at micro center I would change my choice to that. If not I would just get a normal CPU cooler.

Thanks
Edited by Pozpenguin - 11/20/11 at 1:59pm
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post #2 of 18
8 GB? or 80 GB?

If you don't plan on OC'ing your 2600K, then go for the SSD. What do you primarily use your rig for?
post #3 of 18
What are you going to do with an 8GB SSD? Not even large enough for a boot drive.
post #4 of 18
Wait 8GB SSD? OCZ? tongue.gif

Get a 64GB SSD I think you meant? I would definitely forget about the cooler at first. Maybe something cheaper or so to start with. But getting a SSD is a far better choice.
post #5 of 18
8gb is a waste of time. way to small

go h100.
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SORRY I MEANT 120 GB
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pozpenguin View Post

SORRY I MEANT 120 GB

120GB is close to 8GB LOL

I would say go with the SSD then.thumb.gif
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SSD.
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post #9 of 18
SSD, SSD, SSD, SSD, SSD!
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Which ssd is best?
Plus then what cpu cooler should I get instead?
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