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rather nice, i would look for an aftermarket HSF if you want to overclock
depending on your needs
a CM hyper 212+ or evo, noctua nh d14, planteks, silver arrow.. for air
Corsair H80/H100 for closed water loops.
or a goodway to get started into water cooling is an xspc 750 rasa rx360 kit
Fans, sythes or yate loons smile.gif

Woops! That was my #3 suggestion. +1 to all of stub's suggestions. Especially water devil.gif
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I have used 2600k and 2500k

If your not going to be heavily encoding or multi tasking 15 things at a time, then just get 2500k because I can't tell em apart...
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i don't like the ssd..
crucial m4 or samsung 830
and the RAM..get this RAM
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-Extreme-MV-3V4G3D-US/dp/B00592002W
: headscratch.gif it was $45 10 mins ago..
get it anyway ..shhh...just do it
 
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i don't like the ssd..
crucial m4 or samsung 830
and the RAM..get this RAM
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-Extreme-MV-3V4G3D-US/dp/B00592002W
: headscratch.gif it was $45 10 mins ago..
get it anyway ..shhh...just do it

+1 to the SSD selection suggestion.

-1 to the RAM. Samsung ram without heatspreaders for $55? Stick with corsair for a few bucks more.
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post #26 of 36
Thats a poor suggestion on the RAM, nothing wrong with his orginial choice. Vengeance is great memory.

Dont bother spending extra on a bigger SSD unless you really want to install loads of games on it, my setup works perfectly with a 64gb ssd and a 1tb storage drive. Crucial M4 SSD rocks!
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post #27 of 36
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And what is HT? rolleyes.gif
Think of it like this, you still have four cores but it makes the O.S. think that there are 8 cores and so the extra work load is just added to the four cores when there's a space.
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post #28 of 36
2500k for just gaming. I see no reason to get a 2600/2700 if you are not going to be using any apps that are not heavy multi-threaded such as encoding and multitasking. Going for the 2500 the extra money can be spent on other things such as buying ram, SSD, etc. I agree with the last poster, don't buy ram without heat spreaders. I say do it right and shell out some extra bucks on some good ram
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Thats a poor suggestion on the RAM, nothing wrong with his orginial choice. Vengeance is great memory.
Dont bother spending extra on a bigger SSD unless you really want to install loads of games on it, my setup works perfectly with a 64gb ssd and a 1tb storage drive. Crucial M4 SSD rocks!

my corsair fanboy detector is off the charts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


the samsung memory is a smaller process, lower voltage, smaller physically, similarly priced, and the same speed as the lower end vengeance.

so WHY would anyone go buy the god damn vengeance over these, for NO reason.....
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no reason to go higher than a 2500k for GAMING. only reason i have a 2600k is because of a deal.
IF you want HT, then go higher.

My thoughts exactly. 2500k. I switched to a 2600k cuz I paid $230 for it.....only reason. And I have HT disabled!
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