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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
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  • 12% (226)
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post #7721 of 28613
I would recommend the 955, its a better OC'er and u can get a higher total clock on it then the 965 according to all the reviews i have seen on it. Motherboard is a nice one, dont know much about it, ram these are good ram for the price

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-193-_-Product

but i am biased since i have them and they OC fairly well. and as for the HS, you should be fine with the H50
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post #7722 of 28613
Hey gang!!
Got my pump in and burped out all the air, cooking on all cylinders now. That old pump must have never worked right from the moment I got it. I now have idle temps of 20-22c and full load with either Prime95 or Folding only gets 50-54c, not to mention the tach on the old pump was usually somewhere around 2500 and this one is at least 4500!

I'm getting another W/C setup though so this pump and res will either be retired or on standy. Getting this res out and back in was just ridiculous, nothing should be wedged into a computer that hard. Mindy saw me working on it and said, just buy a new one hun. She's so sweet, never wants to see me work! Oh yeah, the main reason to have a backup system is that she really didn't want me using her computer.

@ Clee, I searched and found this for you: http://www.overclock.net/newreply.ph...te=1&p=8934390 From this thread: http://www.overclock.net/8834140-post1133.html
Seems most guys want to do it the really cheap way and bust up a fan and use the ring as a shroud but it's really not the same. Maybe if you searched the water coolers forum you could find more.
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post #7723 of 28613
Wow really nice, post a pic! What rad are you using?
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post #7724 of 28613
The Wish List

When I can afford it.. That's another story...

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post #7725 of 28613
No offense, but why msi? Is there any specific reason why you like them or is it a price thing? I would suggest an asus or gigabyte. Always had bad luck with the off brands.
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post #7726 of 28613
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Originally Posted by imh073p View Post
No offense, but why msi? Is there any specific reason why you like them or is it a price thing? I would suggest an asus or gigabyte. Always had bad luck with the off brands.
Well, I will be honest, I am lacking knowledge on Motherboard brands that I have never used before. Also, this will be my first purchase outside of an AM2+ board, so if you have any suggestions, please, I invite them. It's a huge cost so I would love as much input as possible.
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post #7727 of 28613
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Originally Posted by imh073p View Post
No offense, but why msi? Is there any specific reason why you like them or is it a price thing? I would suggest an asus or gigabyte. Always had bad luck with the off brands.
MSI's really picked up its game. The GD70 is one of the top AM3 boards. But if you're not buying now you should just wait for the 890FX chipset.

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Originally Posted by clee413 View Post
Well, I will be honest, I am lacking knowledge on Motherboard brands that I have never used before. Also, this will be my first purchase outside of an AM2+ board, so if you have any suggestions, please, I invite them. It's a huge cost so I would love as much input as possible.
I'd only get that board over an ASUS/Gigabyte board if you're actually gonna utilize the 4 PCI-e x16 slots.

Here's what I'd get - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435

Don't ever get my Foxconn board btw...it sucks. There were no reviews on it when I got it and I figured nothing to lose as I'm not big on overclocking but most people here are...so definitely not the best bet for that division.
Edited by K10 - 4/2/10 at 1:43am
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post #7728 of 28613
You should post a thread in the amd mobo section with your budget and get some suggestions. Ya it really depends on what your video card situation is going to be, if you OC and some people just like certain colors. That msi is nice though.

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I'll second that...
Edited by imh073p - 4/2/10 at 2:12am
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post #7729 of 28613
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MSI's really picked up its game. The GD70 is one of the top AM3 boards. But if you're not buying now you should just wait for the 890FX chipset.



I'd only get that board over an ASUS/Gigabyte board if you're actually gonna utilize the 4 PCI-e x16 slots.

Here's what I'd get - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128435
I third that point. If your going to try Unlocking say a AMD Phenom IIx2 555 Callisto. I'd go with the 'ASUS board'. If you go to stay with the AMD Phenom IIx4 Deneb B.E... I'd stay with what K10 stated.
That board is a Beauty. That CPU you picked runs at 125W tho, were the Phenom IIx2 555-3.2gigs runs at 80w. But if you do unlock it, more then likely your going to turn up the Vcore either way which will raise the heat anyway... LOL ((PING,PONG,PING,PONG)) <<This is how I feel when I'm shopping around. Good Luck sir
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post #7730 of 28613
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looks good man!

i never liked the stock window in the scout
What?! Is there a window :O
*Goes looking for side panels*
My god! You're right, it is kinda ugly.

@Clee, your wishlist whould go very well together, only thing I'd change in it is the memory too either Corsair Dominators or Dominator GT's. But as the other's said wait for the 890FX boards, also, there is no clearance issues on the GD70 board. A friend of mine uses that board together with a Dice pot and that works well.
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