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post #11 of 36
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Originally Posted by dannyyboii
OCZ GameXStream 600W

It will serve you well. I have the same thing but 700W version.
will i have to modify the case because the fan is on the top of the psu?
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post #12 of 36
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 $49.99
Not sure about your case but this has nice airflow.

And no I don't think you have to mod the case. You just install it there with the fan the other way. It doesn't have to be facing up. Because the fan is also blowing the air out of the case. It'll work the same way if it's flipped over on top.

EDIT - Get a Zalman VF900-Cu for your Crossfire cards because the stock fans are noisy and insufficient.
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post #13 of 36
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thanks, do you think the cooler master centurion 5 is a "better" case than the Rosewill TU-155 Black Steel ATX?
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post #14 of 36
I would recommend some g-skill ram. I have heard very good things about g-skill.
post #15 of 36
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thanks for the input, now i can finally build a pc that can run oblivion and WoW. I'll be back on with the results of my last splurge before collage. Thanks again.

If you have anymore ideas, i'll check back in a day or two.
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post #16 of 36
In my opinion the Cooler Master Centurion 5 is better because it has better airflow and the general layout it just about the same.

You can also get these G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)

Which are also good for overclocking but the Corsair ones are good too.
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post #17 of 36
definitely get a case with good aiflow for that 1950. those 19XXs are loud.
That G.Skill RAM is highly recommended and the seasonic is a pretty good PSU i'm pretty sure.
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post #18 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by jetboyf16
thanks, do you think the cooler master centurion 5 is a "better" case than the Rosewill TU-155 Black Steel ATX?
The cooler master would be a better case. You want something with a 120mm on the back instead of an 80mm. This is also a nice case. It's a little more but it would be a good choice too.
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post #19 of 36
I recommend indeed the Centurion case over the Rosewill.

Plus, you can mount the PSU eitehr way... fan on top, or fan on bottom. Normally the fan is on the bottom, but to show the fan, they turn the PSU upside down
    
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post #20 of 36
Theres a good deal on the 700W OCZ GameXstream in the Deals section, i just oredered mine yesterday!
Also, take a look at the rig i'm building in my sig it's quite similar to what you're looking to do... it's using GSkill Ram, but the OCZ's will be nice too. The PSU will be more than powerful enough to support DX9 SLi or Crossfire and a Decent OC.
A Full tower case is always nice if you have the space... they get nice airflow and they don't look cluttered
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