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post #11 of 18
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The 970 is a considerable jump in price, which is why we'd landed on the 965. I accidentally crossed up the CPUs in my last post. What I meant to say was, I'd put the 955 or 965 in the non-overclocked build and the 945 in the overclocked one. But, given your last post, I'll probably just use the 965 in both.
post #12 of 18
i got 4.1 from my c3 945(95w),which is probably on par with a 955?
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post #13 of 18
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4.1 is nice. I'm really wondering now what the 965 will do overclocked.
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similar psu for the first one, almost half the price
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16817371026R

i dont like liteon or lg optical drives, they tend to be noisy or vibrate
try to get samsung, sony or hp
that psu horribly loud. i had it for 3 days before the fan started making a loud whining sound i could hear 30 feet away. check the original box reviews. lots of ppl had the same issue. i didn't think it'd be as bad as it was so i gambled on it. wish i didn't
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post #15 of 18
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There aren't any reviews for it, yet, on Newegg. However, it's more than 50% off which is never a good sign.
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There aren't any reviews for it, yet, on Newegg. However, it's more than 50% off which is never a good sign.
this is the original version of the open box that's 50% off
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post #17 of 18
also, the antec psu is plenty powerful for that build, save a few bucks
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post #18 of 18
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Yeah, the Antec is the one we'd put in the non-overclocking build. I read a couple of independent reviews that said that it was one of best PSUs available.
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