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however, somewhere in the thread, it is said that w/o water cooling, OC'ing past 3.6GHz on a E6600 would be difficult. how much would the infinity be able to push generally?
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post #73 of 92
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bump...finally back from Korea and 7 days of no internet and computer....dam i miss this electronic toy.

so...any ideas/suggestions about the cooling thing?
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post #74 of 92
About cooling, Im not so sure.

As for a case though, I'd suggest a armor for you. It's nice and big and lots of places to put it, will allow for a bit more OC because of the larger space as long as you got a couple 120mm fans.
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post #75 of 92
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im seeing reviews saying that the 680i boards are giving data transfer problems and oc'ing issues of not being able to go over 400MHz easily, if at all.

looking at my schedule, i should be ordering my rig by end of year preferably (singapore is raising goods tax by 2%, and that can make a lot of difference to final rig total price). can anyone comment on the choice of motherboard (ASUS 680i SE, eVGA 680i, ASUS P5W64 WS, ASUS P5W DH, ASUS P5B Deluxe)? As much oc'abliity as possible is nice, but not top priority, which goes to features and temperatures at stock and oc speeds.

about cooling, i still do not see a definitive conclusion as to which air cooling i should go for. Scythe Infinity, Thermaltake BT, Zalman CNPS9700, any others?

thx in advance.
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post #76 of 92
Hard Drives:
2x250GB 7200.10 Seagate Barracuda HDD with Perpendicual Recording Technology.

PSU:
No doubt in my mind get the PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750. It's amazing, and made of copper! Yay!

Case:
Antec Nine Hundred has superior cooling and looks, in my opinion.

CPU Cooler:
The Scythe Infinity looks like an amazing choice. I'd pick that over the CNPS. Lap that and apply Arctic Silver 5, hello amazingly low temps.

Sound Card:
bluegears B-Enspirer Sound Card. Hands down. Link

Optical Drive:
SATA CD/DVD Burner - Link

Enjoy.

[OCN] Ninja_Boy

EDIT - Motherboard. Get the Asus P5W-DH. That's the best overclocker for the price there, with the Scythe you can reach 3.4GHz easy. The WiFi limits FSB and the Vanilla verison isn't as good as an overclock as the P5W-DH.

Edit - You want the DH not the Deluxe/WiFi Edition.
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case looks VERY nice, almost everything about it is just as i want, except one thing : since i moved my cpu literally onto my desktop, the I/O ports n power/reset buttons should preferably be located in front, unlike antec 900's on top. other than that just fabulous!! nice find ninja boy, thx!!
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why do you think the Bluegears is so much better then a Xfi
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post #79 of 92
Compare them at newegg. Comparison - Sound Cards Something that costs $110 yet is better than something that costs $180 is obviously very good.
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for ram i always recommend Patriot
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