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The client would like to be able to game at over 25fps at relatively high settings and have a future-proof (subjective term, I know) computer.
Here's the build:
Mobo: Asrock Extreme4
CPU: i5 2500k
COOLER: Hyper 212+
RAM: 8GB RipjawsX 1600 CL9
GFX: MSI GTX 560 TF3
SSD: 128GB C300
HDD: 1TB Spinpoint F3 7200
PSU: 650HX
DVD: DRW-24B1ST
Case: CM Storm Scout
From Microcenter, Compusa, Amazon, Superbiiz = $1268.33
Anywhere I can expand on using the remaining $32?

Thanks in advance.
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I read some were that the hyper 212 isnt good for sandy bridge because of the direct heat pipes.

however its just what i read and i have not a clue on what to recommend... maybe a silver arrow?
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Interesting, never heard of that one. Proof please? (Not that I don't believe you, it's just that I've never heard that) Any $30-$60 dollar coolers that will be significantly better than 212+?
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Interesting, never heard of that one. Proof please? (Not that I don't believe you, it's just that I've never heard that) Any $30-$60 dollar coolers that will be significantly better than 212+?
use the extra dough and find a cheap H50 or H70 or something. thermaltake frio's arent bad either. CM V6 GT is alright too
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I'd rather stay air-cooled for convenience.
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I'd rather stay air-cooled for convenience.
the H50/H60/H70/coolit eco/Antec H2O/... ect was design for convenience. and maintenance free while giving them similar high end heatsink performance without the one ton heatsink taking up 50% of the case.

look into the antec H2O it has a clean look to it.




also u might want to look into the OCZ vertex 3 instead
Edited by Coolwaters - 4/21/11 at 3:13pm
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Please help... would the CM V8 fit in the build mentioned in first post?
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