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Hey guys,

Just about to build this:

Coolermaster V8 CPU Cooler 8 Heat Pipe

8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Vengeance DDR3 PC3-12800 (1600), Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24, XMP, 1.50V

Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40 GHz, Sandy Bridge,1155, Qd Core, GPU 850Mhz, 8MB Cache, 95W, Retail

850W Coolermaster Silent Pro M, Modular, 80 PLUS Bronze, 85% Eff', SLI/CrossFire, EPS 12V, 135mm Fan

Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Black Mid Tower Case with Side Window w/o PSU

Asus Sabertooth P67 Rev3, Intel P67, S1155, PCI-E 2.0, DDR3 1866, SATA 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, ATX

3GB Gainward GTX 580 Phantom, 40nm, 4020MHz GDDR5, GPU 783MHz, Shader 1566MHz, 512 Cores, DP/ HDMI

I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions to get the same performance for cheaper! Also, I'll be making a build log, and taking pictures, showing how it performs etc! I was supposed to do this for my last build, until I realised it wasn't exactly a great PC, mainly an average one.

Suggestions are welcome, and any input is greatly appreciated!

In my eyes, this is my perfect build, and I'm hoping it will be quiet too! I'm going for aesthetics inside and out, as you can tell everything is all matching ( I'm a complete saddo, but I want the inside of my case to look almost clinical ).

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I think every part of that build will look amazing together. Nice choice
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I think every part of that build will look amazing together. Nice choice
Hehe, I can't wait to see what it will look like, I spent ages finding each individual part, the only part that could be a bit better is the power supply, cause it won't be enough for SLI GTX 580's! So I may swap it for a 1200w PSU, not sure yet though.
    
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That is a great build, but I'd recommend that you get a better CPU cooler (Noctua NH-D14, Thermalright Silver Arrow, Prolimatech Genesis) as the V8 is good but with one of the three I mentioned you will really be able to push your CPU, and they can use quiet 140mm fans (the V8 can be kind of loud). Also I am not sure the Genesis is out yet, but it should be available soon if it isn't out already. Everything else in your build looks good.

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That is a great build, but I'd recommend that you get a better CPU cooler (Noctua NH-D14, Thermalright Silver Arrow, Prolimatech Genesis) as the V8 is good but with one of the three I mentioned you will really be able to push your CPU, and they can use quiet 140mm fans (the V8 can be kind of loud). Also I am not sure the Genesis is out yet, but it should be available soon if it isn't out already. Everything else in your build looks good.

Argosy
Yeah I was tempted to get the Silver Arrow or the NH D14 but my RAM won't fit with them! And I was going for a black look, and I won't be overclocking the i7 much, mainly to 4ghz, don't need any more than the V8, plus the V8 looks awesome compared to the Silver Arrow and the Noctua.

Although I agree with the performance of those 2 coolers, they're amazing compared to the V8, but I'm only using the V8 on low fan speeds, cause it comes with a controller that goes in one of the slots at the back, so I'll constantly have it on low, until I start stressing the CPU with games and such, then I'll just whack it up to a comfortable volume. Hopefully if all goes well with the V8 I'll keep the stock fan on it, if not I'll just put a silent fan in there!

Is it possible to change the fan on the V8?

Thanks for your advice!
    
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I your choice of case. So pretty.
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I your choice of case. So pretty.
Yeah it's probably the sleekest looking case that Corsair has done, looks better than the 800D in my opinion!
    
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Thats going to be sick azz computer. Great build right there.
    
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Thats going to be sick azz computer. Great build right there.
Thanks man! Good to hear I'm building in the right direction haha!
    
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Hehe, I can't wait to see what it will look like, I spent ages finding each individual part, the only part that could be a bit better is the power supply, cause it won't be enough for SLI GTX 580's! So I may swap it for a 1200w PSU, not sure yet though.
I think the 850w will be fine for two 580's if you want to save a little
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