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post #11 of 17
I agree with bucdan, get the XIGMATEK HDT-S1283. By the way, any cooler compatible with AM2 is compatible with AM3. Even socket 754 mounting is basically the same.
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post #12 of 17
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it's done, so it is complete, i mean most importantly, as long as the man with the cash is happy it is just about fine, but one thing bothered me the cooler, id recommend getting the xigmatek or popular scythe mugen
What?

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No, don't pay $40 for an S1283. Get a REAL COOLER! MUGEN 2.
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post #13 of 17
Love the guy who said DDR2 instead of DDR3...right...so pay the same price for an outdated RAM rather than future-proof RAM.
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post #14 of 17
Perhaps excuse my newbness...but what's with the SeaSonic PSU? You can get a solid Corsair for that price. I would also go with a 212+ for the heatsink. Everything else looks great.
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post #15 of 17
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Perhaps excuse my newbness...but what's with the SeaSonic PSU? You can get a solid Corsair for that price. I would also go with a 212+ for the heatsink. Everything else looks great.
Corsair power supplies are Seasonic power supplies. Corsair just makes the stickers.

For example:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-091-_-Product

This is the Corsair TX650 and the HX650 - same platform, different packages.
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post #16 of 17
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Perhaps excuse my newbness...but what's with the SeaSonic PSU? You can get a solid Corsair for that price. I would also go with a 212+ for the heatsink. Everything else looks great.
SeaSonic makes some of Corsairs top psus.

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post #17 of 17
Don't get the AC Freezer. Get a Mugen 2 so it blows out the rear exhaust fan. Xigmatek heatsinks can only blow air up and down for AMD motherboards (without custom mounts).
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