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Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

Thermalright True Spirit (120)

headscratch.gif Gotta be a fluke, but found this funny.

$500,- may seem like a high price, but it does have free shipping, mind you. That needs to be factored in tongue.gif

Anyway.
I would have to say 212 Evo as well. For the money, it is pretty hard to match.
Not exactly silent out of the box, but not extremely loud either. Thankfully 120mm. fans are cheap and plentiful, so you could easily find yourself a quieter one and swap them. Or run the included fan at low RPM and add a second quiet fan.
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post #22 of 54
212 Evo +1. Stock fan (Cooler Master XtraFlo 120mm) that comes with the Evo is also VERY quiet. (Until mine sort of malfunctioned.)

Best £25 I've ever spent.

If you're not going to OC much, use SpeedFan to keep that fan at about below 80% and you've got good cooling and quietness.

EDIT: Just fixed my own fan. Was no issue, noise only came from a wire being clipped by the fan blades.
Edited by neo0031 - 5/30/13 at 6:00pm
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post #23 of 54
I am going to say the one thing everyone else has not you dont need a 750 watts PSU unless you want two video cards so you can save some money there

On the CPU cooler i say the Noctua NH-U12S or Noctua NH-U14S if you want to spend that much or the Phanteks PH-TC12DX

Last the Cooler Master 212 Evo is the most overhyped CPU cooler in the histroy of mankind

The Thermalright True Spirit 120m is a better cooler for around the same price forget the Hyper 212 Evo

HA! Hyper 212 Evo has a quiet fan yeah right my ass it has
Edited by shilka - 5/30/13 at 4:59pm
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post #24 of 54
Evo it isn't far of from my current WC setup, Bad mount.
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post #25 of 54
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

I am going to say the one thing everyone else has not you dont need a 750 watts PSU unless you want two video cards so you can save some money there

On the CPU cooler i say the Noctua NH-U12S or Noctua NH-U14S if you want to spend that much or the Phanteks PH-TC12DX

Last the Cooler Master 212 Evo is the most overhyped CPU cooler in the histroy of mankind

The Thermalright True Spirit 120m is a better cooler for around the same price forget the Hyper 212 Evo

HA! Hyper 212 Evo has a quiet fan yeah right my ass it has
I'm leaning torwards the 212 EVO now.

As far as the PSU goes, what you recommend as far as the wattage goes?
post #26 of 54
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I'm leaning torwards the 212 EVO now.

As far as the PSU goes, what you recommend as far as the wattage goes?

If you are only going to have one video card you dont need more then 500-550 watts

The Rosewill Capstone is pretty much the best bang for buck PSU you can find
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post #27 of 54
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

If you are only going to have one video card you dont need more then 500-550 watts

The Rosewill Capstone is pretty much the best bang for buck PSU you can find
Thanks for the suggestion. What if I have extra HDD's aside from my SSD boot drive?
post #28 of 54
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Thanks for the suggestion. What if I have extra HDD's aside from my SSD boot drive?

550 watts is enough power for ANY system with one video card even with a ton of HDD´s and other things

Hell you could power two mid range video cards with a 550 watts PSU but not two high end cards like 7970´s
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OP, Why are you going to buy a K processor instead of a locked processor if you have no plans to overclock? Just out of curiosity, I imagine a non-K would be less expensive.
   
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OP, Why are you going to buy a K processor instead of a locked processor if you have no plans to overclock? Just out of curiosity, I imagine a non-K would be less expensive.
Would it be much slower if i opt for a non-K cpu? Pardon my ignoarance.
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