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Thanks, I don't know if it fake or not, but their keyboards were good. I see that this company took pretty much everything from other company.

I don't believe H320 triple rads will fit on CoolerMaster CM690 but I am interested to buy it anyway haha. I even thinking of buying 2nd PSU to power just the CPU for overclocking.

+ rep for you sir, thank you for all your replies and guidance

I opt for the Swiftech because they have a good pump to support multiple extra parts in the loop. And you can't beat that price I guess.
I had the cm690 before the 650d I have now. Can't fit 360 rad in the top without modding.
But if you are handy with power tools you can make it fit on top of the case. That would also help the cooling performance.
Just go with what you like the most. I am sure you will also be happy with the other kits, but like I said you can just as well extend the Swiftech loop with cooling for the gpu and/or motherboard.
That is the best route IMO. You want cool vrm's on the board to overclock the cpu hard.

And why a second psu?
You'd be better of just by buying a good 750 or 850 watt unit.

Can you post results when you have set your mind on what to get?
Would like to see the build afterwards.


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I opt for the Swiftech because they have a good pump to support multiple extra parts in the loop. And you can't beat that price I guess.
I had the cm690 before the 650d I have now. Can't fit 360 rad in the top without modding.
But if you are handy with power tools you can make it fit on top of the case. That would also help the cooling performance.
Just go with what you like the most. I am sure you will also be happy with the other kits, but like I said you can just as well extend the Swiftech loop with cooling for the gpu and/or motherboard.
That is the best route IMO. You want cool vrm's on the board to overclock the cpu hard.

And why a second psu?
You'd be better of just by buying a good 750 or 850 watt unit.

Can you post results when you have set your mind on what to get?
Would like to see the build afterwards.


And thanks for the rep thumb.gif


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I have the Goliathus Control. Loving this thing for years. Had an Razer Destructor in between but couldn't get used to it so went to buy another Goliathus. biggrin.gif
I'm handy with power tools and have dremel but I don't want to lose the top panel USB header so perhaps I will buy H220. I already mod the top half of the grille and remove the plastic there to fit fan there biggrin.gif

I will put stock AMD fan on the VRM to cool it down, what awesome this case is it already got rear fan to blow behind the motherboard.

Second PSU is just my silly plan, since high power PSU with those 80+ cert is pretty costly and I don't have money to buy it. The voltages of my current CPU were fine, Using multimeter the 12V rail stays about ~12.24V under load so I don't believe I run out of power, but I will never know when I'm going watercooling and going to unknown waters tongue.gif

I will post my PC setup when I bought and install it, if I'm free I will buy H220 tomorrow.

Yup Goliathus is awesome, but it has worn out pretty bad from my abuse and some solder flying and got stuck on top (already remove it but it leave a nasty scar) but it still works fine till this day.
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My CPU cooler is a swiftech h220. So far its been holding well. I also have 10 fans going 7 intake 3 exhaust lol. CPU core and socket rose by 1c for every bump. At 4.5 GHz I finally had to up the voltage by 1 point. But I got a unusual prime test. I do 8 test threads and one stopped texting around minute 8 of the test. Got no errors was going to look it up but I had to get some sleep.
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My CPU cooler is a swiftech h220. So far its been holding well. I also have 10 fans going 7 intake 3 exhaust lol. CPU core and socket rose by 1c for every bump. At 4.5 GHz I finally had to up the voltage by 1 point. But I got a unusual prime test. I do 8 test threads and one stopped texting around minute 8 of the test. Got no errors was going to look it up but I had to get some sleep.

Just up the voltage 1 bump more and see how it goes.

But can I ask, why 10 fans? headscratch.gif
More isn't generally better you know. It's all about the correct flow.
    
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I live next to a dirt road and the positive pressure in my case helps a lot. Instead of dusting once a week I'm dusting it once a month on average. Also I don't like my Asus gtx 670 get hotter than mid 60's range.

As of air flow it goes from bottom/ front to top/back. And my PC is on a desk.

I know 10 fans is a bit over kill but I rather keep things nice and cool. My GPU idk whats the Max safe temp is but a friend told me don't let it go higher than 70c.

But when i get home i'll re do the test if samething i'll bump up the volts.

Also on my mobo can i adjust the volts and cpu ratio with the "turbo evo" program in the ai suite 2? Or is it best to keep restarting my PC and change it in the bios?
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I don't think you can run two PSUs, I believe it MUST have signal from the MOBO in order for it to put out power.

If you find out that it's NOT the PSU that is your issue and it's Incompatible RAM, I would still buy a new PSU. Why take the chance of having a lower end one?

I always recommend the XFX line of PSUs. They're all at least bronze certified, always have one or more on sale, decently priced, great looking AND they're Seasonic electronics.

And also I recommend a modular PSU if you don't have one already. They're SO worth the extra money.
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I live next to a dirt road and the positive pressure in my case helps a lot. Instead of dusting once a week I'm dusting it once a month on average. Also I don't like my Asus gtx 670 get hotter than mid 60's range.

As of air flow it goes from bottom/ front to top/back. And my PC is on a desk.

I know 10 fans is a bit over kill but I rather keep things nice and cool. My GPU idk whats the Max safe temp is but a friend told me don't let it go higher than 70c.

But when i get home i'll re do the test if samething i'll bump up the volts.

Also on my mobo can i adjust the volts and cpu ratio with the "turbo evo" program in the ai suite 2? Or is it best to keep restarting my PC and change it in the bios?

Yeah dust is a killer I know what you mean.
But I think you can have proper positive pressure with less fans.
I don't want to give you extra work or something but what I would do if I had your setup: setup the h220 that it exhaust out the top and make the rest of the fans as intake. Also the rear fan so it blows fresh air to the radiator. Or if you have the radiator filtered already make all intake and the rear fan exhaust.

About the gpu, some people are freaking out way too fast. That gpu is good up to 90-95c, just don't let it run that hot prolonged time. To be safe you can opt to keep it below 80. Thats plain normal for an gpu. My 7950 tops at about 71-72c when heavy gaming. That is with an 1150 core overclock(from 850 stock) with slight voltage raise.

You can use the AI suite to make small adjustments to test them out directly but it is preferable to use the bios. But with minor changes you can just try things out and set it in bios when you found what you need.

Just ask if you need more info or anything(except money biggrin.gif).

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I don't think you can run two PSUs, I believe it MUST have signal from the MOBO in order for it to put out power.

If you find out that it's NOT the PSU that is your issue and it's Incompatible RAM, I would still buy a new PSU. Why take the chance of having a lower end one?

I always recommend the XFX line of PSUs. They're all at least bronze certified, always have one or more on sale, decently priced, great looking AND they're Seasonic electronics.

And also I recommend a modular PSU if you don't have one already. They're SO worth the extra money.

You can use dual psu's.
Just use one of those to be able to use them:


XFX are decent for the price indeed.
But I can really advice you to just grab Corsair because of the awesome warranty service.
I don't know how theirs is in your country but I had mine replaced two weeks ago:
Posted it on Monday and had a fresh psu at my door on Friday the same week.

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I have a thermaltake smart m 750w PSU. 80 bronze certified. I'm thinking about getting the evga 1000w platinum certified. But I haven't read much about it. Just haven't had the time.

I don't mind the extra work. As long as it improves my PC that is. My swiftech is a exhaust on top then I have the stock exhaust fan. After I'm done testing my CPU oc. I'll try to bring the number of fans down lol. I keep forgetting to buy aftermarket filters though.
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I have a thermaltake smart m 750w PSU. 80 bronze certified. I'm thinking about getting the evga 1000w platinum certified. But I haven't read much about it. Just haven't had the time.

I don't mind the extra work. As long as it improves my PC that is. My swiftech is a exhaust on top then I have the stock exhaust fan. After I'm done testing my CPU oc. I'll try to bring the number of fans down lol. I keep forgetting to buy aftermarket filters though.

By all means if you have the funds go for the psu. Evga is a solid brand with epic warranty service. And it is Platinum... What do you need to know more? tongue.gif

As your h220 is exhaust already just swap the rear fan... With both the rad and the rear fan being exhaust they pull away air from each other.
Make the rear fan blow fresh air in for the h220. If you can find some filters make the side and rear filtered.
    
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That's that Y-adapter for the PSU is sweet I had no clue they had that, its simple and makes sense though.

Ok ... Ugh ... I'm totally gonna be "that" guy right now. I've done some pretty heavy research on PSUs in the past and I have conversed with another member on here would is like a PSU aficionado.

Thermaltake is no better than Aerocool. Its a crap shoot. You either get a good one or you get a crap one.

Corsair makes some really nice PSUs but their lower end ones have poor QC (the internals are make by a different company than their higher end ones).

I've was also told about the same for EVGA accept that only their top Escalon was quality as it was made by a different company than the rest.

Me personally, I'd rather go with something I don't have to worry about vs having a great warranty. Honda and Toyota only have a 3 year 36,000 mile warranty and Hyundai and Kia have 10 year 100,000 miles .... Guess which one you have to use more though.
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