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It looks like you will enjoy working on the 400R. It seems similar to the 600 which is what I was looking at getting but eventually decided it didn't have enough space for my WC'ing setup.
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OK, so I've put together a tentative wish list on Microcenter's website of what I want for my WC build. I haven't picked out WCing parts yet (don't know enough about them), but here is the rest of the list:

https://www.microcenter.com/InsiderAcct/PublicWishList.aspx?WishListID=ye3VWvXLkRdDHhV%2fkCD%2fZhAm27dvUptH&Email=l%2bMH0YDlpCtEBgk9pUYdsRcxuLDCebcDHjvsM%2fq8%2bwOZ3DidBafIN5oduN3V4SMs

For a grand total (minus what I already have, the Win7 and the WC parts) of $1,528.21. Scary.
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Lol, $1500 is what it would cost to replace my current rig with what I have now!
Or build new.
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Don't get an 800D or TJ07. Everyone has one. Although to be fair the TJ07 is amazing and awesome for watercooling and I wish I could afford one lol.

Hence why I said, IF I ever buy another case. I have wayyyyy too many scratch build case ideas in my head to want to go out and buy another case right now. If anything it would be just to have the hardware up and running so then I would probably buy the cheapest thing that would work till I could finish building the case.
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OK, so I've put together a tentative wish list on Microcenter's website of what I want for my WC build. I haven't picked out WCing parts yet (don't know enough about them), but here is the rest of the list:

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For a grand total (minus what I already have, the Win7 and the WC parts) of $1,528.21. Scary.

Why the 1000W PSU? are you planning on SLI in the future? I have an equally power hungry rig and only have 850w PSU. It works fine for me. And all I can say is good luck OCing with 16GB of ram. And I don't mean that sarcastically. I wish my computer liked the 16GB of ram. Sadly it wouldn't stay stable at anything over 4.2ghz. Pulled out 2 sticks and bam I can OC to 4.9ghz.
    
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I'm thinking about upgrading to a 960t before finally jumping ship to an i5. Can't afford new mobo and cpu at the moment so this would just tide me over. Do you reckon it is worthwhile?
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It's up to you. I don't know enough about the new AMD processors to really say if it is worth $125 just to tide you over. I guess my question is, what do you need it for right this second that your current CPU can't do? Personally I only upgrade if it is a huge change. But I am super cheap and don't like spending money.
    
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Well, the main reason is that I only have 3.4ghz out of it. My housemate has a 1st gen i5 overclocked to 3.6 ghz that can run super pi in 11 mins and mine takes 22 mins! Main reason is for folding though, only get ~3-4k ppd on my CPU with a temp of 47-50 plus it increases the water temp in the loop, and just doesn't seem worth it.

On a side note-i've just installed my SSD that I have been meaning to get round to for ages now, and I am very happy with the performance of it! I got a OCZ agility 64 gb.

I changed my desktop picture that has a lot of dark colours in it and I noticed a light flickering on the screen when my GPU is folding. Weird. Any ideas?
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I have no graphical symptoms from folding. perhaps your GPU caught the derP?
 
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I have no graphical symptoms from folding. perhaps your GPU caught the derP?

Your GPU is stronger than his. But folding does take it's toll on GPU's.

Skaboy maybe you are getting chip degradation. You might need to adjust your settings. Also comparing OC on a AMD chip to a Intel chip is like saying a Ferrari is faster than a Lotus Exige just because it has more horsepower. AMD chips will never clock the same as Intel chips.
    
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Your GPU is stronger than his. But folding does take it's toll on GPU's.
Skaboy maybe you are getting chip degradation. You might need to adjust your settings. Also comparing OC on a AMD chip to a Intel chip is like saying a Ferrari is faster than a Lotus Exige just because it has more horsepower. AMD chips will never clock the same as Intel chips.

Whats derP?

Which settings would I need to adjust? Its a comparison of CPU's. Basically I would like a faster one.
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