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So I currently am running:

Asus P5N-D 750i
MSI nx8800 GT OC - in SLI
Intel Q6600

I plan to do a bit of overclocking on the q6600, and I need some links on what fan/heatsink to buy, along with 2x2gb of RAM to help me OC it pretty good. I have no idea which type of RAM to buy in order to overclock the two 8800's, and I also have no idea how good each can overclock to, but I really want to see what they can do.

go figure:
fan (775): $50-60
RAM DDR2-6400: $100

I definitely don't want to go higher than what I initially want to spend, but there is also nothing wrong with saving a few bucks.
Edited by Wahkee - 6/27/08 at 7:14pm
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i'm gonna try to make this long story short, POPULAR heatsinks ATM ARE..T.R.U.E== XIGMATEK HDT123==Zerotherm nirvana 120===sunbeam tech COREFREEZER=== as for fans..go with the scythe fans there are plenty so go buy the ones according to your needs. since u want 2x 2gb set, theres a G.SKill one that's 2x 2gb for 89 99 i believe? and all these items are consumable from the egg,,EG.. newegg.com hope this helps. and goodluck with ur OC, and for future preferences, you might wanna fill out ur rig for ur sig.=]
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what are your thought on this for some cpu cooling:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118003

if not, then i will definitely go for the zerotherm nirvana.

and also, what's the difference between "sli" ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227269

and some regular ram. I was thinking the ones above or this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231148

any help, recommendation, and LINKS are appreciated
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Uh, that SLI RAM is just a publicity thing to get people with SLI think that they need it. That Zalman 9500 isn't exactly the best thing there is, you can get much better cooling. The well-quoted frame of mind here is G.Skill 1066 2x2GB, like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
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