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Get a Q9450 with stock cooling now and get WC in a few months

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Well guys i want to get my new rig up asap but i remembered something, my birthday is in late august. So if i dropped the cooler off of my build and went for a Q9450. I could just use the near $200 I get from my birthday to get watercooling, isnt this a good idea?
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thats basically what im doing. i already have my q9450 with my old true (from an e7200, my old cpu) and now i am switching to watercooling because i have made enough money to upgrade
    
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Yeah, and the stock cooler would be enough for a little overclocking right?
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you could use the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 from your sig rig
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what are the multi's on these new quads anyway?
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Originally Posted by ricky33183 View Post
you could use the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 from your sig rig
If you could read, it says not built yet, and i could use the money saved to get a Q9450 instead of a Q9300
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