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I'm getting a brand new ASUS P6X58D Premium + used 930 together for $300 which I thought was a better way to go vs Sandy bridge

Now I need a cooler and memory for it.

I've looked into corsair h70 since I can't(won't) do watercooling myself. and yes I will be overclocking

Ram I'm thinking of is G.SKILL PI F3-12800CL7T-6GBPI

Advice is greatly appreciated
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Originally Posted by dagan View Post
I'm getting a brand new ASUS P6X58D Premium + used 930 together for $300 which I thought was a better way to go vs Sandy bridge

Now I need a cooler and memory for it.

I've looked into corsair h70 since I can't(won't) do watercooling myself. and yes I will be overclocking

Ram I'm thinking of is G.SKILL PI F3-12800CL7T-6GBPI

Advice is greatly appreciated
Do the WC urself, it will be way better

G. Skill ram is alright, I like Mushkin tho
    
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I have no idea when it comes to watercooling. Would watercooling be a problem for the computer that gets moved occasionally? I do have quite often lan party and such.
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post #4 of 9
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I have no idea when it comes to watercooling. Would watercooling be a problem for the computer that gets moved occasionally? I do have quite often lan party and such.
Hi,

Running the P6X58d-e which is basically the same board.
Also running the 930.
Was running the H50 Push Pull and managed over 4.1 with it.

As to Lan and moving around would go H70 Push-Pull.

These boards work well with Corsair ram as to compatability.
Run the Dominators at 8-8-8-24 and OC very well.

Pic with H50-4.1+ and Now 4.51 and climbing with 600.5 cooling.


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Do the WC urself, it will be way better
It would also cost a lot more and may not be needed entirely. On the stock intel cooler I had about 60c idle temps (at stock), with my h70 at 4ghz I only get about 30-40c idle and high 50c's on load.

I haven't tested this in a while though so I may be able to do better if I tweak some more stuff.
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i think i made up my mind on corsair vengeance cas 9 kit 1600mhz and corsair h70. those 2 together comes to 200 seems reasonable
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by dagan View Post
i think i made up my mind on corsair vengeance cas 9 kit 1600mhz and corsair h70. those 2 together comes to 200 seems reasonable
Hi,

Good choice as the H70 has a bigger radiator than the
H50 I was using and 4.2 should not be a problem with good tuning,
decent chip and of course (Ambient).

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Don't go low end watercooling, high end air cooling, like megahalems push/pull works better.
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Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
Don't go low end watercooling, high end air cooling, like megahalems push/pull works better.
Going to have to disagree on that one, especially with the bigger rad
and push pull.

That also doesn't take in to account in case heat with air and the
size and clutter with it.

If ever think going full water would bypass the H70 as not upgradable
into full water system though.

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