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post #1 of 8
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So, I would buy 120GB OCZ Vertex for 200e or a WC LOOP, BLOCK, PUMP and stuff for 225e, and the question is which one should I get?

And if I would go with the WC, what kind of OC possibilities would I gain? From 4.4 to 4.8Ghz?
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post #2 of 8
SSD. I don't think you could get that chip to 4.8 stable
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post #3 of 8
My opinion would be ssd. water added to that overclock may only render lower temps rather than a faster clock. unless you want HT off...ssd would be more of an obvious improovment.
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Well it was a guess, and with some luck I might be able to get 'em both, but the question is... Is the WC worth the money or should I sell my i7 950 and buy a 2600K and try to get the beast up to 5Ghz?
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post #5 of 8
Well mate, a i7950 at 4.4ghz stable will eat any game, and will not bottleneck even quad GTX580s.... the new SBs are probally the same speed as a core i7 920 ish, just stick with your current rig.

NOW, a SSD will make your general windows experience much faster <3
post #6 of 8
Well take it like this.

Do you want faster boot speeds for your OS/games/apps?

or

Do you want lower system temps and maybe a chance to OC more?
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post #7 of 8
ssd gets vote from me, purely because i think you would appreicate the speed from the ssd more than the extra .4ghz
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post #8 of 8
getting the 2600k is a good idea too. You wont need water to reach that ~4.8 either so far as weve been hearing. Man that sabretooth 1155 board has me thinking too.
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