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I think I will need to do eventually both but I am happy with the cooler I guess I will hold on for now and look into an SSD.
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Good call...but the Samsung 830 is cheaper GB/$ wise. wink.gif

True dat! But considering that the whole point of an ssd is speed, I usually list that as priority no. 1. I cant believe I use to get away with 64GB. I can thank BF3 for not being able to do that anymore rolleyes.gif
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hello,
to be honest the xspc kit will be best,the h100 dont do that much work,max i got with mine was 4.4ghz.this is partally to do with my pc case,which is a beautifull,but lacks good intake and out take fans.so i could also be worth your while upgrading your case fans as well as you cpu cooler.
    
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hello,
to be honest the xspc kit will be best,the h100 dont do that much work,max i got with mine was 4.4ghz.this is partally to do with my pc case,which is a beautifull,but lacks good intake and out take fans.so i could also be worth your while upgrading your case fans as well as you cpu cooler.

So much true in your statements...
I'd reccomend nidec fans, they can be had on the cheap on fleebay. 9 bucks a pop plus 6 bucks for shipping.
5300rpm pwm fans!
You'll need a good fan controller that supports pwm. Also those are 40w fans, each. Totally worth it though, at min rpm they're silent but they can ramp up violently as needed.
post #25 of 27
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I just went up and purchased a starting water cooling kit for me. Thermaltake CLW0211 Bigwater 760 cheap for $73.99 from newegg. Figure I might as well start now learning this stuff. biggrin.gif
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I got the XSPC Raystorm 750 RS240 kit for my FX-8120 and could not be happier. Got it from here http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16891/ex-wat-219/XSPC_Raystorm_750_RS240_Extreme_Universal_CPU_Water_Cooling_Kit_w_Free_Kill_Coil.html?tl=g30c321s1310 for $149 plus coolant. It is a really good kit.
Even running 4 fans on the rad in a push/pull it is still quieter that when the stock fan would ramp up. My idle temp runs at 29c and full load goes no higher that 35c and at full load that
is a lower temp than what I was getting with the stock fan at idle ran about 41c idle with the stock fan/heatsink. Personally I would stay away from the all in one sealed units.
 
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The Thermaltake CLW0211 Bigwater 760 is not a all in one sealed units
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