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Noise is not an issue either, so as far as I am concerned, a top of the range fan for the case would do also. Any suggestions ?
post #12 of 94
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OP if you want the absolute BEST then definitely don't go with the XSPC kit. The EK Supreme HF, Thermochill 360mm Radiator, with some Gentle Typhoon AP-15. If you want to sacrifice a more noise then go with some higher RPM Gentle Typhoons or some Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000 RPM which have amazing static pressure. That along with a nice EK GPU block for the graphics card and you're good to go.
Yea, this is one if not the best builds right now.

This option will double if not triple costs for maybe 1-2C cooler. I would save that extra cash and use it for something else in your rig
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I wouldn't trust an unattended machine to the xspc pump (or any single pump for that matter), especially if it's a 100% uptime machine. I could just imagine the pump crapping out and having to RMA it. The machine would be down for days and I would be pretty upset. If you have two pumps and one dies, you're still up and running until your scheduled maintenance window.

I run dual pumps for redundancy on both my web server and my database server. I suggest you do the same.
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Interested in how many volts it takes to get an i980x to 5ghz. and if a RS240 will be able to control it
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I have a link in my sig to the 600T club. Check it out see what others have done. I have replaced my 200mm fans with 2x120mms. All 3 of my radiator fans are exhaust and are PWM controlled by the CPU header on my board.

The other 3 intake fans are 2x120s in place of the front 200mm fan(some modding required, but is easy), and one in the lower 3x5.25 bays. The lower 2 are controlled by my Chassis 2 header, which is voltage regulated from MOBO, and the bay fan is an Antec Tricool.

But you could go big and use some more high powered fans for it, since you want 5GHz. A little far fetched, but I am not going to say impossible.

Here is a direct link to how I modded my front area, to use 2x120mm fans. I did it because I couldnt find a good 200mm fan. http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...e-club-34.html
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post #16 of 94
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Interested in how many volts it takes to get an i980x to 5ghz. and if a RS240 will be able to control it
I have the voltages allready so I am ok there. Thanks
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Thank you all for all the responses. I will be back to let you know what solution I went with.

Thanks
post #18 of 94
Since noise isn't an issue and cool temps are then I would suggest getting some San Ace 9SG1212G101. They have probably some of the BEST static pressure. I'm assuming you will not be near this system because at full speed these things pump our 64dBA.
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If your tasks are only single threaded I would suggest getting Sandy bridge instead as it's core performance is much more, especially when overclocked to around 5 GHz.
You cannot overclock the Sandy Bridge as much as the i7
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The unlocked "k" series you can. It has an unlocked Multi. A good chip is known to go 5Ghz, and average ones go 4.8 or so.
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