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Old 06-07-2008, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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520HX. I want to OC my Q6700 Kentsfield and also SLI 8800GT's, enough volts? on a evga 780i mobo

PS...I already bought...it..*cringe*

please say im ok...

also, im thinking about cheap liquid cooling? Thoughts?...im so close to finishing my rig, and now im thinking about how to enhance it further....why?!? I have no idea, im coming from a 3.0 celron d e-machine...anything is better than this slow thing im on....someone! tell me to stop the addiction!!
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Old 06-07-2008, 09:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You are ok. That psu has plenty of power for an overclocked quad core and sli 8800gts 512mb's.

Good air cooling like a Xigmatek S1283 Rifle or TRUE will be cheaper and as good or better than cheap liquid cooling.
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Thats plenty, i ran SLI GTS512 and my q6600 at 3.6ghz on that psu for a while before upgrading to my 750tx.
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how is ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro compared to liquid cooling?
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Depends on the Liquid Cooler, if its a $250+ one teh AF7 has no chance..
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the AC7 is going to be the way weaker than going water. Personally for a quad core, i suggest going to at the minimum the zigmatek rifle. I might have my Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme up for sale soon as i plan to go to water myself in the near future.
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but is AF7 perfectly fine?..I already bought it too
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sure it's fine if you don't want to do some serious ocing.
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define "serious" OC'ing...because I am going to OC, I wont max out my CPU, but, I want a range thats save with just fan cooling
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Way past 3.2ghz (honestly by past 3.0ghz your temps might suck)
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