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post #21 of 32
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Oh yeah sorry about that. Its a Z68AP-d3
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post #22 of 32
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Well I just bought another set of 8Gb of ram so I will have a total of 16gb because I thought I will upgrade the cheaper stuff first plus why the hell not.
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post #23 of 32
Yeah, why not? smile.gif I remember a few years back, my brother only bought 2gb of ram, because it was just enough at the time. The computer became useless after two years or so tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gareth Ward View Post

Also Proof of my Overclock:
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Isnt 1.044 V extremely low for 4,6 GHz?
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post #25 of 32
Just a good chip. I don't have to ramp up the voltage either for ~4,4-4,6 smile.gif Over 5 though, I have to use 1,2-1,3 :/
post #26 of 32
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Well its managed about 6 month so far and like Hattifnatten said its a decent chip so all is well.
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post #27 of 32
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Anyone got any good Fan controllers I'm thinking about getting one.
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post #28 of 32
This is what I would upgrade, in order of importance
  • 64GB-128GB SSD
  • New GPU (7950 seems to be the best bang/buck card right now)
  • A single 1440p monitor
  • Case
  • Watercool (real watercooling not the all-in-one kits)
  • Peripherals, fan controller, etc...
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post #29 of 32
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I mean water cooling sounds good and all but I don't think I have the time or the money not to get a all in one package plus I'm not having any problems with cooling to really need to mess around with customizing my own loop and so forth, but I will be getting a "Corasair H100" and a new case being this one "Corsair Carbide 500R" and a SSD I will probably get these all in one bunch. I'm not to sure about the graphics card though Id prefer to stick with Geforce because I'm like that.
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post #30 of 32
TBH AMD cards are a far better value for money right now. But 560 Ti is fine for 1080p. thumb.gif
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