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Old 01-15-2011, 05:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it good for the price? What could i improve? Let me know.
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Old 01-16-2011, 12:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Your RAM is your weak spot. Go with these:
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Thanks for the help, friend.
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You should go with the new Intel Sandy Bridge cpu, the i5-2500 or i5-2500k(unlock). IMO it's better just to go for the "k" version for a few more bucks.
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You should go with the new Intel Sandy Bridge cpu, the i5-2500 or i5-2500k(unlock). IMO it's better just to go for the "k" version for a few more bucks.
Only if the OP is overclocking- an unlocked multiplier isn't much use to the average user/gamer.
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I made some changes to my build
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Let me know if i could change anything to compliment the new core and Motherboard.
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If you want optimal cooling, grab five 129mm fans to populate the availble fans slots in your case (it only comes with one front fan). If you want lights and/or a color theme, get LED fans and move the fan that comes with it to the rear.

Other than that you look to be good to go.
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Those 129mm fans are pretty hard to find nowadays, maybe he should go for the 120mm fans instead
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Any certain brand of fan you recommend?
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I only do non-LED fans and like these.

Just be sure to compare the CFM (how much air they move) and the loudness/decibels (so you don't end up with jet engines). Slay may have better suggestions.
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