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post #21 of 25
There definitely are water blocks for 760's. I'm really debating putting my rig under a custom loop. I just feel like I bought my h100i for no reason if I do lol. Thanka for the rep btw!
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post #22 of 25
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mostly gaming, torrenting and watching movies. i was asking cause my pc has started to hang up on me even while just surfing. the problem could either be the mobo (cause i got it 2nd hand and its already 3yrs old) or the proc. but i doubt its the proc cause i bought my proc bnew. im using an ssd for my OS and its also bnew. its just stumping me that my pc is hanging up and i have to hard reset my pc every time. hope you could give me some insights, youve been very helpful and i really appreciate it. biggrin.gif

p.s. some times it hangs then for a brief moment it moves again then it hangs again. and i got my mobo when it was a year old.

Have you tried a clean install?

I do this ~once a year and it keeps the systems flying! my old 2500k still flys in everything I throw at it!
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post #23 of 25
You would hardly note the difference i think so imo not worth it. I'm personally gonna wait for at least DDR4 to upgrade my CPU. 5% increase/each gen is just not worth it imo.
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post #24 of 25
I would get a better gpu like R9 290 from XFX or powercolor whenever they get After market cooling.(XFX and Powercolor can be unlocked to R9 290X)
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post #25 of 25
2K series master race. Out of all my overclocking buddies, we all agree 2nd gen Sandy Bridge is the best processors Intel made. OC like a champ, never have problems, etc. Keep the i5. I own an i5-2550k, i7-3770k, and soon a i7-4930k. That i5 will always be my favorite.
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