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post #11 of 18
You will want a case with good airflow through it to keep the components as cool as possible. I personally like Antec cases so would recommend a 902 or 1200
post #12 of 18
Haf-932 for a case.
For a good budget CPU cooler a Scythe Mugen 2 or Thermolab Baram
High end cooler - Prolimatech Megahalem
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by 07kyeringt View Post
Not sure on the case yet. still looking into that also. suggestions are welcome
Got this 1200 and never looked back
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129043
(Antec 1200)

And it's little brother
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021
(Antec 900)

Newer 900 (only $10 more right now)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129058
(Antec 902)

If price is what's going to sell you
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129042
(Antec 300)

And the 300 with colored fans
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129066
(Antec 300 Illusion)

Also I think this case looks great
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119194
(Cooler Master Storm Sniper)

Lots of people have and love this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160
(Cooler Master HAF-932)

And it's little brother
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119197
(Cooler Master HAF-922)

A little cheaper
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119196
(Cooler Master Storm Scout)

A friend of mine has this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146047
(NZXT Tempest)
Edited by EMP7Y - 11/1/09 at 4:16pm
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For a CPU cooler I would recommend this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...he%20mugen%202
It's an excellent cooler. I got 4.0ghz on it rather easily. Also it can easily fit in a case like the Antec 300 as well.
 
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post #15 of 18
noctua coolers are silent and offer the same as a megahelm anyways. ebays got some. I had one.
post #16 of 18
Thread Starter 
Im leaning towards the megahalem, or what you posted above. How are the sizing of these coolers going to effect my ram.
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Im leaning towards the megahalem, or what you posted above. How are the sizing of these coolers going to effect my ram.
None of them should give you much trouble.
Megahalem might be a squeeze, its different with every motherboard.
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post #18 of 18
The best cooler for the moment is the Megahalem so id go with that, I have it and it keeps my i7 extremely cool.
 
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