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The Cougar GX is one of 3 units that HEC has ever made that are above decent

Cosair HX is CWT unit

The Zalman is a Enhance Electronics unit

I think the Zalman mlight be based on the same platform as the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold but i am not sure
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post #22 of 32
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what about these psu's ?

http://www.cougar-world.de/en/products/power-supply/cougar-gx-v2.html

They're on the recommended PSU list, but I'm having a very hard time finding where to buy them here in the states.


This is a 650W SeaSonic G Series, yet Corsair only includes 2 x 6+2-pin PCI-E cables with it even though the 650W SeaSonic G Series has 4.

Even so, the 650W SeaSonic G Series is $109.99 shipped from Newegg.

Edit: shilka, the Bronze-rated HX650 is a Seasonic S12E and the new Gold-rated units are the SeaSonic G Series.

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http://www.zalman.com/global/product/Product_Read.php?Idx=645

I have the zalman 750watt its very good (Y)

I'm not finding this here in the states either. Even so, it's extreme overkill for this build unless he wanted to have two GTX Titans in SLI or something.
Edited by TwoCables - 6/10/13 at 9:13am
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post #23 of 32
Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone for the replies. I have a quick question, my Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900 not 1360x768. I just prefer my screen display to that. Is That something i need to take into account with my build?
post #24 of 32
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Thanks everyone for the replies. I have a quick question, my Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900 not 1360x768. I just prefer my screen display to that. Is That something i need to take into account with my build?

Why not get a higher resolution games are going to look like crap in such a low resolution

And even a good mid range card would pwn almost every game out there in that resolution
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post #25 of 32
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Thanks everyone for the replies. I have a quick question, my Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900 not 1360x768. I just prefer my screen display to that. Is That something i need to take into account with my build?
For that resolution, the card that you picked out will do absolutely perform well.
post #26 of 32
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Why not get a higher resolution games are going to look like crap in such a low resolution

And even a good mid range card would pwn almost every game out there in that resolution

So i should set my Resolution to Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900?
post #27 of 32
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So i should set my Resolution to Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900?

Set your resolution recommended by Windows. I think he meant 'why not get a 1080p monitor?'...
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Set your resolution recommended by Windows. I think he meant 'why not get a 1080p monitor?'...

Yes thats what i meant

Games these days are not really made for lower resolutions they look better at higher resolutions such as 1080P or even 1440P
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post #29 of 32
I would upgrade my monitor if I was in your shoes,I use to game on a 1366x768 just like you but when I made the switch to a 1920x1080 Believe me its not even comparable its like day and night! Maybe you can find a used one if you don't feel like spending a lot on monitors but again that's 1 of your main parts why skimp on the monitor that's were all the eye candy is you know? Good luck:thumb:
     
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So i should set my Resolution to Monitor's max Resolution is 1440 x 900?

It's always best to use your monitor's native resolution for the clearest image quality.
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