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post #11 of 33
Most probably, but I would be more cautious. I haven't heard of any Gigabyte mobos going up in flames because of the power phase design, only MSi ones with the similar 4+1.
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Would it be a good idea to get mosfet cooler? Which is the best for my board?
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post #13 of 33
Always a good idea. Been seeing this recommended for motherboards without heatsinks: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-011-_-Product
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post #14 of 33
Phenom II x4 955 can be had for just $135.50 via this combo deal loophole
And definitely do not OC a 4+1 with any 125W processor, even if it is heatsinked, especially if you have a tower cooler that blows air over but not onto the mosfets and especially not on an MSI board.
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My board has mounting holes for a mosfet cooler. Just not sure which one.
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post #16 of 33
I'd definitely get a 120-128GB SSD and then budget the change on something else.
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post #17 of 33
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I'd definitely get a 120-128GB SSD and then budget the change on something else.
Thats one bad move. Why get something as high end as SSD before other parts. SSD is nice and all but anyone can live without one.
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post #18 of 33
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Thats one bad move. Why get something as high end as SSD before other parts. SSD is nice and all but anyone can live without one.
Aside from that, you really don't need it to be that big; for OS and few programs 30GB is all you need, maybe 60GB at most. Save your cash.
post #19 of 33
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I'd definitely get a 120-128GB SSD and then budget the change on something else.
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post #20 of 33
ZOMG +1000 FPS with my 120GB SSD! No seriously, it will improve loading times by a lot but spending on a CPU/GPU combo is waaaaaaaaay more worth it.
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