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post #11 of 18
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Aye, thanks for the good reply Shadow.
     
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post #12 of 18
Did you see the Antec 900 is on sale for $90 today on the promotions?

Source

Difference between the 900 and 902:

The 902 adds removable air filters in the front, fan speed controllers to the front and rear fans and uses the extra long screws to attach HDD in their cages.
Edited by Shadowclock - 12/15/09 at 9:22am
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post #13 of 18
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I did see that, thanks for the heads up. I had the 900 myself before I got the 1200, and to be honest I absolutely hated the case. Everything that was wrong with the 900 I think they fixed on the 1200 and subsequently the 902.

I went and checked out the promotion just on the *hopes* that it would include the 902 as well.

Granted now I'd just assume have myself a nice Lian Li or other such premium case
     
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by Pao View Post
Aye, I run my rig around that speed generally. I'm very hesitant to do any sort of over volting, and stability degradating acts in general, on a rig I wont be watching though. And this is going into the hands of someone who asked me what dual core means none the less...simpler may be better
I wouldn't worry about it too much really...if the cooler is good the temps should be superb since the overclock is minimal at best and you shouldn't need to run that much voltage for 3.5/3.6Ghz

He may not technically know the difference but he would be able to tell the difference in newer titles and WoW considerably..
post #15 of 18
Core contact freezers are excellent budget coolers, from my expirience and review reading. I idle at 26C in ambient around 20C on stock. Best part, it costs 25$, or if you want the smaller one, 15$.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...reezer&x=0&y=0
    
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post #16 of 18
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Core contact freezers are excellent budget coolers, from my expirience and review reading. I idle at 26C in ambient around 20C on stock. Best part, it costs 25$, or if you want the smaller one, 15$.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...reezer&x=0&y=0
Thanks for the suggestion. I don't think I have him sold on spending extra money on a fan. We'll see how it goes I suppose. I do believe he is giving me the money for the build either today or tomorrow though.
     
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post #17 of 18
I would go with the Lian Li. For heatsink, grab a S1283 or similar (Mugen 2, Ninja) and run it passively cooled with a couple of Sunbeam Rheobus controlled Slipstreams. Silent on a budget.

The components look solid.
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post #18 of 18
Great selection of parts

The AC cooler is solid and shouldn't have any problem with the X3 on stock voltages.
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