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post #721 of 2630
Seems like my Northbridge heatsink is going to be here tomorrow. I'm going to head to MicroCenter tonight to pick up a WD Caviar Blue drive and 3.5 to 2.5 tray for the SSD.

By the end of tomorrow I should be able to start tucking wires away and get a quarter way decent looking system.
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post #722 of 2630
Just finished reading all 73 pages of this topic. Thought I would become a member. Just purchased the following from newegg=

NZXT LEXA S LEXS (case)
*EvGa E757 x58 Sli Le (motherboard)
HIS Radeon 5870 (gpu)
Intel Core i7 930 (cpu)
corsair XMS3 3x2gb (ram)
cooler master v8 (heatsink)
corsair 750w modular power supply
samsung 24" Lcd Monitor

Just got the monitor and the case yesterday, will be getting the rest of the shipment in tommorow. This is my very first build. Desktop computer ive been using for the last 5 year is an old IBM pentium4. I'll be taking lots and lots of pictures of the build. Can't wait to start overclocking!!
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post #723 of 2630
Nice parts pickup you have there!!!

I look forward to seeing this build!
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post #724 of 2630
lol me too iim very very very excited for tommorow. ill take pics of the case and monitor tonight
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post #725 of 2630
why are people still picking up the trashy cm heatsinks ? theres so much better looking alternatives that perform twice as good

so just a piece of advice, send that thing back if you can (without paying money for restocking fees) and grab a better heatsink for your rig!
post #726 of 2630
My guess is because of the Cooler Master name.
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post #727 of 2630
Quote:
Originally Posted by hitman1985 View Post
why are people still picking up the trashy cm heatsinks ? theres so much better looking alternatives that perform twice as good

so just a piece of advice, send that thing back if you can (without paying money for restocking fees) and grab a better heatsink for your rig!
Agreed, The V8 is garbage for its price.

*No offense*
post #728 of 2630
Im really new to this and picked my items based on things that I have read. Maybe I should have reader longer?? How is this cooler?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...h%20Megahalems

I chose this based on these reviews=

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...&limitstart=20
Edited by Luass Hole - 3/31/10 at 1:18pm
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post #729 of 2630
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luass Hole View Post
Im very very new to this, spend most of my time outside. What would you guys recommend? Case is mid size.
Thermalright Venomous X or Corsair H50 are good choices
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post #730 of 2630
V8's aren't horrible honestly. I have one I got in a trade. They just aren't worth the price most stores sell them for honestly.
I agree a H50 or Ven-X. Even a mega or True would probably do better.

Look forward to seeing your pics!
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