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Old 07-22-2008, 12:16 AM   #21 (permalink)
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what cpu cooler should i get if im over clocking the cpu from 2.4 ghz to 3.4 ghz

its a q6600
look at the post i sent u above with the list. it has 2 coolers for you to consider, everything i have in their will be fine, choose from that list.
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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 (1) ($225.00) $225.00
ASUS Maximus II Formula Motherboard (1) ($388.00) $388.00
Antec Nine Hundred Case (1) ($152.00) $152.00
Zalman CNPS9700 NT (1) ($81.00) $81.00
Western Digital Caviar 640GB WD6400AAKS (1) ($97.00) $97.00
Antec TruePower Quattro 850W (1) ($235.00) $235.00
ASUS DRW-2014S1T 20X DVD±R/RW SATA (2) ($45.00) $90.00
Sub Total : $1,268.00

what graficts should i get is this pc a good gaming one and is there anything i should get and im using PC Case Gear, Quality case accessories and components beacuse new egg don't **** here and there near by
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I would get the ati 4870 or 4850 just for fps per $ in fact the 4870 for defo
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those prices seem high
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Have you checked out static ice?

staticICE :: Australia's comprehensive computer hardware and gadget price comparison search engine

Also that power supply looks pretty overdone, just get a corsair 520hx or a 650tx
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Why are you making multiple threads on the same build...

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what is the best mother board

gigabyte ep45-ds3,asus p5q or if crossfire dfi t2r (x48) or abit Ix38 (good cheaper x38)

and im thinking 2 not one but 2 4870 (second later on in the year

my final thing just one question

Case: Antec 900 Gaming Case
Motherboard: gigabyte ep45-ds3, asus p5q or if crossfire dfi t2r (x48) or abit Ix38 (good cheaper x38)
Video Card: 4870
RAM: Corsair XSMS2 TWIN2X2048-6400 (would be fine) (could get reapers or gskill set but all r good)
Processor: Intel q6600 o/c to 3.4ghz
Processor cooler: xigmatek rifle/ TR true 120 (if have cash)
tv tuner: if u want one compro are a good brand slected sumthin from their range.
Power Supply: anted trio 650w (would be fine)
Data Drive: 640gb wd caviar
DVDrw/cdrw: 2 LG DVD-rw
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