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Old 07-22-2011, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, first time poster.
So i plan on upgrading my computer soon and i think its time for an upgrade on the stock fans and heatsink. My specs:

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 6850
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 945 (stock clock settings)
Motherboard: ASUS M4A88T-M/USB
Case: LIAN LI Lancool PC-K58W

I was thinking about getting this for overclocking but i decided it wouldnt fit in my case. I would rather not have myself decided on this because i know nothing about cooling becides i shouldnt block the vents :p

Now, on to my second question.
My current graphics card just isnt doing it for me because it cant seem to handle any AA above x4/x2. So i was thinking about getting a MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti and i heard from some of the reviews that the cooling was pretty good. Any suggestions? Just an fiy, I have a budget of 250 for the card.
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Welcome to the forum....

Neweggs being *****y, so i cant see the stuff, but I cant see the 560 being overly hot... Mine maxes at 82, but thats folding.
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Well, this one has dual fans. Also, apparently i mixed up the cards and this one has good reviews about cooling.
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This card is cheaper than the MSI and it has a Lifetime Warranty, the MSI only has a 3 year (parts) 2 year (labor) Warranty.

Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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Thats the one I have.. Isnt supurb at oc'ng but its good.
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Can I ask, have you ever built or modified a computer before? Have no idea whether you have so just asking lol
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Yes, numerous times.
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Same..
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