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I'm about to build this rig: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=13706994
And I want to know, do I need more fans?
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post #2 of 34
1. You proberly dont but there is room for more. But nzxt make 45cfm fans only.
2. I prefer if you got a Z68 that will support IVY Bridge for future upgrades.
3. Wheres the CPU?
EDIT: and a storage drive (HDD)
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post #3 of 34
where´s the cpu?
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OH I forgot to mention, i5 and Seagate Barracuda 2TB will be bought from NCIX

So with this mobo, it won't support ivy bridge?
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post #5 of 34
I personally run an extra 200mm fan on the top of the case an a 140mm in the front by the HDD bay.
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post #6 of 34
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Originally Posted by Phry View Post

I personally run an extra 200mm fan on the top of the case an a 140mm in the front by the HDD bay.

Does it help a lot?
And what fans are you using?
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post #7 of 34
No i afraid not. I think only Z68 will support them. But I might be wrong so ill help you research
Edit: Oh no no no. dont worry i was wrong they do support ivy bridge. Thats why it has pcie 3.0 cause ivy bridge is the only cpu that supports it doh.gif
Edited by REAPER XD - 2/18/12 at 2:09pm
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post #8 of 34
wait if your getting a 7970 and its PCI-E 3.0, the cpu your getting only supports 2.0 like all the other sandy bridges. So what i recommend is to get a cheap i3 until ivy bridge comes out in april. Then buy an i5 3550K or i7 3770K if your planning to overclock
Heres a list, (all the one that have 'K' at the end is overclockable)


Model Cores Threads Frequency Turbo Frequency L3 cache Graphics TDP
Core i5-3330 4 4 3 GHz 3.2 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3330S 4 4 2.7 GHz 3.2 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3450 4 4 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3450S 4 4 2.8 GHz 3.5 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3470 4 4 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3470S 4 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3470T 2 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3 MB HD 2500 35 Watt
Core i5-3475S 4 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 4000 65 Watt
Core i5-3550 4 4 3.3 GHz 3.7 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3550S 4 4 3 GHz 3.7 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3570 4 4 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3570K 4 4 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i5-3570S 4 4 3.1 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3570T 4 4 2.3 GHz 3.3 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 45 Watt
Core i7-3770 4 8 3.4 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i7-3770K 4 8 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i7-3770S 4 8 3.1 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 65 Watt
Core i7-3770T 4 8 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 45 Watt
From http://www.cpu-world.com/news_2011/2011112702_Ivy_Bridge_desktop_CPU_lineup_details_part_II.html
Edited by REAPER XD - 2/18/12 at 2:18pm
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post #9 of 34
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Originally Posted by REAPER XD View Post

wait if your getting a 7970 and its PCI-E 3.0, the cpu your getting only supports 2.0 like all the other sandy bridges. So what i recommend is to get a cheap i3 until ivy bridge comes out in april. Then buy an i5 3550K or i7 3770K if your planning to overclock
Heres a list, (all the one that have 'K' at the end is overclockable)
Model Cores Threads Frequency Turbo Frequency L3 cache Graphics TDP
Core i5-3330 4 4 3 GHz 3.2 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3330S 4 4 2.7 GHz 3.2 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3450 4 4 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3450S 4 4 2.8 GHz 3.5 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3470 4 4 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3470S 4 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3470T 2 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3 MB HD 2500 35 Watt
Core i5-3475S 4 4 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 4000 65 Watt
Core i5-3550 4 4 3.3 GHz 3.7 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3550S 4 4 3 GHz 3.7 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3570 4 4 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 77 Watt
Core i5-3570K 4 4 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i5-3570S 4 4 3.1 GHz 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 65 Watt
Core i5-3570T 4 4 2.3 GHz 3.3 GHz 6 MB HD 2500 45 Watt
Core i7-3770 4 8 3.4 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i7-3770K 4 8 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 77 Watt
Core i7-3770S 4 8 3.1 GHz 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 65 Watt
Core i7-3770T 4 8 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz 8 MB HD 4000 45 Watt
From http://www.cpu-world.com/news_2011/2011112702_Ivy_Bridge_desktop_CPU_lineup_details_part_II.html

Wait what.... I'm lost, I need PCI-E 3.0 in order to use the 7970...?
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post #10 of 34
No. you can use it on a pcie 2.0 but you wont get its full potential.
Edited by REAPER XD - 2/18/12 at 2:28pm
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