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post #9 of (permalink) Old 10-22-2016, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by vallonen View Post

Yeah cost is a good reason but sticking to the aftermarket cooler doesn't increase the price and you know as well as I do that after a while that damn stock cooler will drive him crazy to the point of him ordering one anyway at which point he has to pay shipping for an item he could (should imo) have included in the first place.

But I see your point though of keeping the cost down.

 

Recommending a Z170 motherboard will increase the cost, and so does recommending faster memory. So, eliminating the aftermarket cooling will really be a big help.



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