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post #2411 of 8405
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Originally Posted by braindrain View Post

Still be cheaper than here. Average price of a Corsair AX850 here is about $260. Damn import duties.

Yea those tarrifs suck. Even though I don't have to deal with such prices like that, I feel your pain
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Yea those tarrifs suck. Even though I don't have to deal with such prices like that, I feel your pain

What's really screwed up is that sometimes stuff costs about the same as it does overseas. Dunno how they work it. Exchange rate doesn't help either. When I built my rig it was about R8.50 to $1, now it's about R9.10 to $1.
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I'm am looking at my next upgrade for my C70 build. Specs are as follows.

Corsair C70 Green
Corsair AX860i
Corsair H100i
Gigabyte Z77 UP5 TH Motherboard
Intel i7 3770k
Zotac GeForce 660
Samsung 830 120GB
Seagate Momentus XT 500GB
Soundblaster Live Titanium HD
Kingston DDR3 2400Mhz 16GB
4 x Cougar 120mm PWM and 4x Cougar 140mm Fans

I am quite happy with the GPU for the moment. playing pretty much everything @1080p at High > Ultra settings to satisfaction. I will be upgrading this around Q3 this year though.

I am thinking of sorting out the cable management for the moment. The cables really are a mess. I need extenders for the link kit and sound card as they are very tight and to be honest it looks a mess inside the case.

The options I am considering at present are.

1) Sleeved Cables for the AX860i
2) Corsair Commander and Link Lighting Kit
3) Corsair Airflow kit and new RAM.

Those are things which have been on the radar for a while, Reallt should have got the Airflow kit to begin with but I couldnt justify playing more money for RAM at a lower speed when I originally built the machine.

Which out of the above options would you go for? Or any suggestions which I might not have considered?
post #2415 of 8405
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Originally Posted by Slaughtahouse View Post

You have to buy it off newegg.ca so its actually 179.99 - 15$ rebate. Unless you moved to the states, you're looking at the wrong price. $130 for the ax 850 would be a steal! I paid $180 shipping and taxes for my HX variant.

Ah Ok makes sense. Well I have still seen it for 150$ locally. MemoryExpress is where I buy my parts, and they price match and beat the price by 25%. I've seen a sale on two canadian retailers that they will match. NCIX had one for about 165$ I believe (Mem Exp has for 200$, so ends up taking 5-10$ off), and CanadaComputers just had them on for 150$ as well. So again gets to about 155$ with taxes included with the price match.
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I usually drop by Canada Computers, damn. 150$ is a great price
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post #2417 of 8405
I have $100 and I need some fan suggestions. I am looking for 4 x 120mm, 3 x 140mm and a fan controller. Can you guys give me some advice? I may need some for my side panel because I am going to run 2 x 7970's (Gigabyte triple fan action). I don't know how hot that is going to get.

Thanks!
Edited by testudoaubreii - 3/18/13 at 4:53pm
post #2418 of 8405
Im sure thats more then enough already. Get it setup and test before you buy x amount of fans. A extra few might help a couple temps, but once you add more, you wont see a difference. At least within the sensors on you components. It will just help push out more ambient temps in your case, but I doubt that its even possible to trap such temperatures inside.

I only have so many on mine for cosmetic reasons. I dont even need the 4 fan setup on the cages but I like the look. Besides the 3 stock fans and my cpu fan. Ive added 2 120mms, two 140mms, replaced two of the stock 120mms and rigged a left over stock case fan on the back of my Xigmateck Dark Knight
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I only have the 3 that came with the case. Will those 2 GPUs not be hot as hell?
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No. Your temps might be a few degrees higher
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