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Old 01-19-2016, 07:27 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks for the feedback.. I'm going to do a full clean up right away that's the first thing... Then it sounds like first I should figure out if and how I can OC my 920 if not screw it and I'll just drop the one you mentioned above in it.. Not sure if I wanna get a ssd or a graphics card after seeing how much ssds cost for a 256 gig.. I'm Not sure.. I would be putting a OS on it and just saving the usual dvds/software/music etc so I'd imagine I wouldn't want to get one less then 500gigs

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If you're not getting a new GPU then there's no reason to purchase the faster CPU. SSDs are quite cheap and if you can't afford one then you need to concentrate on more important stuff like GPUs.

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Haven't figured the PSU watts yet seems like I'm going to have to take it out to check.. Can't find any specs on Google or any manuals for the Aurora that tell me the wattage.. And I didn't notice and leakage signs.. Also I'm sure there's a better aftermarket liquid cooling system to replace the old one right? Before it does start leaking which could really mess things up

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It's going to be one of the two wattages I mentioned before. I'm going to guess the 525W version, and yes you'll need to look on the unit itself to figure this out.

There are different AIOs on the market, but if this one works just take care of it and it'll be fine.
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