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awsome!, is there headroom for overclocking at all? or should i leave that out

 

There should be plenty:

 

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/radeon_hd_5870_review_test,13.html

 

With one 5870 under full load in their system, their PSU pulled 358W from the wall outlet.  Their CPU was idling, so I'll add 150W for a 3570K at 5 GHz under full load.  With that under load at the same time as the 5870, the PSU would be pulling 508W from the wall outlet.  So, if the PSU is 85% efficient while pulling 508W from the wall outlet, then that means the system is pulling 432W from the PSU.  Keep in mind though that this is if the 5870 and the overclocked 3570K (at 5 GHz ) are under load at the exact same time which doesn't happen very often (if ever).

 

I mean, I know you're not going to be attempting 5 GHz, so yeah.  :)

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thanks smile.gif, i promise i wont be going for 5ghz!, not on air anyway wink.gif the max i would probably go for will be around 4ghz maybe a little more depending on temps! (thats after i get an aftermarket cooler for it!)

ill still be sat here for a few weeks at first amazed at how much better it is compared to what im running now tongue.gif
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post #13 of 34
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awsome!, is there headroom for overclocking at all? or should i leave that out

you should have some headroom for a mild overclock of your CPU. unfortunately i cant overclock my wifes rig due to BIOS limitations on the GB z68 with an IB CPU.
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post #14 of 34
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thanks smile.gif, i promise i wont be going for 5ghz!, not on air anyway wink.gif the max i would probably go for will be around 4ghz maybe a little more depending on temps! (thats after i get an aftermarket cooler for it!)

 

Only 4 GHz?  Oh, the agony.  :)  Won't you at least try 4.5?  hehe

 

 

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ill still be sat here for a few weeks at first amazed at how much better it is compared to what im running now tongue.gif

 

This is very true!

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post #15 of 34
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i might, whats the cooling like first tongue.gif, i wont be getting a new case (this one is new) its fractal design with all there own fans, can you guys recommend me a cooler that fits inside my core 1000 that isn't one of those water cooling things from corsair that would be suitable for it tongue.gif

ill miss my trusty q6600!, might just stick it and the mobo + ram in a cheap computer i could get from somewhere smile.gif
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should i go for a cooler master hyper 212+, will that do the job with an overclock?
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should i go for a cooler master hyper 212+, will that do the job with an overclock?

if you do get the EVO version, it has a smother base than the 212+. that cooler should be fine up to about 4.4GHz depending on the chip.
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post #18 of 34
I have the cx500m and it runs my rig fine. I also have my cpu overclocked at 4.2ghz and also my 7950 is overclocked. running 2 hdd and 2ssd with 4 fans total. Also powering my antec 620 and 4 usb devices. Haven't ran to any issues yet.
 
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post #19 of 34
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opps i just realised that cooler is 2cm higher than the case can hold ): can anyone recommend a cooler that is around 135mm high? thats a downside to this case ):
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post #20 of 34
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should i go for a cooler master hyper 212+, will that do the job with an overclock?

 

If you get it, then just know this:  you'll need to fill in the gaps between the exposed heatpipes before applying thermal paste, and it's best to apply thermal paste after that so it looks like this:

 

 

 

HDT_TIM_Application_Two_Lines.jpg

 

So, notice how the gaps between the pipes have paste in there in addition to those lines of paste.

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