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tom, if you need an optical drive, consider a usb optical or a 5.25" drive housing for your already owned optical drive
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And are the radiators fine? or would ek coolstream pe 240 be better?
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I thought I was going to need optical drive, so I installed it, and never used it in 6 months after using it once to install the OS, and even that could have been done from a USB drive. So I removed the drive and now I have one more 140 mm intake fan in the front instead!

Which is to say that you may not need an optical drive as much as you think you may need it. Worst case, you can always temporarily hook it up using spare SATA and power cables.
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I thought I was going to need optical drive, so I installed it, and never used it in 6 months after using it once to install the OS, and even that could have been done from a USB drive. So I removed the drive and now I have one more 140 mm intake fan in the front instead!

Which is to say that you may not need an optical drive as much as you think you may need it. Worst case, you can always temporarily hook it up using spare SATA and power cables.

I haven't installed an optical drive in about 5 years now. Mostly old people request them in builds so they can "burn" all those pictures of their grand babies..and I got about 25 in my closet lol
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Yeah i don't need an optical drive but that doesn't really change anything to be honest

I kinda need help picking out good radiators and good fans that will cool the radiators so that the GPU and CPU would have low temperatures
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Yeah i don't need an optical drive but that doesn't really change anything to be honest

I kinda need help picking out good radiators and good fans that will cool the radiators so that the GPU and CPU would have low temperatures

The EK PE rad you picked will be great. Just get some Vardars, GTs, or Noctua fans and you'll be golden.
 
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