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How about this one? There are reviews below it stating it is amazing quality for the dosh, and I think I have decided on the Mugen For cooling, what you think?
    
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Why don't you just put the stock cooler back on and get another 470? Your board can use sli with the hack.
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P.S. Would this give me enough juice? I don't want to run into problems, and it looks to me as if this PSU could be too weak if I overclock the GPU's etc...
PSU is something honest to god I would never skimp on, all the best parts in the world and a bad psu and you may as well have just bought a Dell.

read reviews etc for what your buying, possibly Coolermaster GX 750 or Antec True power 750

The Tuf Shield does look cool but, buy your kit becuase it performs well not becuase of how it looks

Listening to the mp3 is pretty pointless as you noted your speakers could be on any volume I think they have a volume level in DB and remember all those figures are based on running the fans all out you can lower the RPM just fine.

as for availability in the uk it can be a problem but you can get most things if you look hard enough ^^
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Why don't you just put the stock cooler back on and get another 470? Your board can use sli with the hack.
I honestly don't see how, considering, A, it's not even crossfire, B, it's a micro ATX board, and I had problems taking the stock cooler off my GTX 470, so I had to drill through the heatsink to get one of the screws out, plus a lot of it got cracked, Zotac really didn't want people to put an AMC on it!
    
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I just found this beast for £80: OCZGameXtreme 850w leaves good headroom for overclocking, what do you think?
    
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Believe it or bloody not, I won't be able to fit two graphics cards in my case... :| Ever... as the motherboard is rotated on a 90 degree angle, there is no possible way that I can SLI, because there's not enough room at the back of the case for another card. Especially considering the Zotac GTX 470 fermi stock card is A: Loud, B: Hot and C: £169, if it doesn't fit... :/
    
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Ouch I would have thought any serious case would have space for SLI you sure it wont fit?

If not sell it buy a HAF 933 or something.

no idea how good ocz psu's are they are a decent company normally though check some reviews see how solid they are
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You can get an MSI twin frozr off ocuk for 156 today. Wouldn't be looking at a zotac reference one anyway if I were you
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You can get an MSI twin frozr off ocuk for 156 today. Wouldn't be looking at a zotac reference one anyway if I were you
Well, I still don't think there is enough room at the back of my case... I'd have to cut a hole through it :/ it'd suck ass. I'll measure it up now, but I still don't think it's going to work.
    
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Well, I still don't think there is enough room at the back of my case... I'd have to cut a hole through it :/ it'd suck ass. I'll measure it up now, but I still don't think it's going to work.
You may wanna just sell the case and buy something else. You should get £100 or so for it if it's in good condition. Then just get something else that you like and has good airflow and space, etc. However if you don't want to do that and you really must sell the 470, then grab that 6950 which is at a great price.
    
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