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Already ordered the FD XL R2 so sticking with that tongue.gif

But any suggestions on radiators to look at?

Might need to make a thread in the watercooling section now.

I have decided I am going to try and order the "tier 1" version of my PC this weekend. I will order the CPU either new from newegg for 515 or find one used for 400-425 havent decided (leaning towards new feels safer), the corsair 860i, 32 gb ram (thinking ripjaw or corsair here 1600/1866 is still up in air as well), 1 sapphire 7950 to start off with, and probably a corsair h100i as well just to have cooling so i can run the pc until i save up for custom watercooling loop. Then a 256 gb ssd (probably samsung 840 (not pro)), and 2 tb WD blue/black.

Will order 2x more sapphire 7950s and custom watercooling later on.

But will let me use the new toys I have been drooling over for a while now.
post #62 of 93
Nice looking build, have fun! thumb.gif
For watercooling check brands like EK and aplhacool
post #63 of 93
man. check out the ocn marketplace.. you might find a good priced cpu
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Why get the Corsair 860i? $230 for a 860 PSU is ridiculous.
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post #65 of 93
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EPiiKK View Post

Nice looking build, have fun! thumb.gif
For watercooling check brands like EK and aplhacool

Thanks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

man. check out the ocn marketplace.. you might find a good priced cpu

I have been checking there and hardforum.com marketplace as well. Having a hard time finding one though. Doesn't help I can't post a wanted ad tongue.gif But most people are asking for the price of a new one when they are used rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by itzhoovEr View Post

Why get the Corsair 860i? $230 for a 860 PSU is ridiculous.

Got a suggestion for better one?

EDIT:
RAM Okay going back to the RAM side, I am sticking with my 32GB (4x8GB) for now so just stick with that as parameters. So trying to decide between some. You may notice they are all red. (It fits the red+black theme lol) But there are 1600/1866/2133 and then latency's differ throughout as well. I know someone said before there was maybe a 2-3 fps difference in the 1600 <-> 2133 but is that for 1 game? Does it matter more when I am running 10-12 games? Is it worth the difference then? Then from what I read the lower the latency the faster the RAM can access what it needs to. So ideally I should aim for low latency? Or is that wrong?

Since I picked a lot I am putting this in the spoiler thing so everyone doesn't have to see it if they don't want to but these are a few that seemed to stand out to me as possible choices. 200-250 dollar range seems reasonable to me for 32GB of RAM and I am willing to spend that much.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Short version:

These stand out to me: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231500

1866 / 9 Latency

But not sure.

2133 seems to be 11 latency on average in that price range.
Edited by lcampbell89 - 3/6/13 at 10:49am
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http://www.overclock.net/forum/unread/1366618

this guy is selling some stuff smile.gif
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post #67 of 93
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Lol 7970s and 670s. Right after I had convinced myself to go 7950s you try and convince me otherwise. devil-smiley-019.gif

Lol think I will probably stick with the 7950s purely from a budget standpoint.
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Ok smile.gif
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Quote:
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Ok smile.gif

Not going to lie I have a secret plan in the back of my head to do the 7950s for now and the corsair h100i for the 3930k system. Then once I upgrade them to full build. I start building an i5 3570k based system for my 42" tv where I can plug in the 7950s/h100i and put 7970s or something stronger in the 3930k.

But all way in the future either way. tongue.gif

Any suggestions on RAM though?
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