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What to buy...

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Formelet, Jun 9, 2014.

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What to upgrade first?

  1. PSU (to add the extra GPU)

    77.8%
  2. Water cooling

    22.2%
  3. Cabinet

    11.1%
  4. Fans + fan speed controller

    22.2%
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  1. Formelet

    Formelet Member

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    So... I'm having some money I want to burn, and I think I'd burn it on some dekstop gear, wuhu!

    Current PC:
    Cabinet:
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    Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium
    Networkcard: Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
    Processor: Intel Core i7-2700K CPU (3.50 GHz)
    Graphicscard: Intel HD Graphics 3000 (Wuhuuu!)
    Kidding. MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB TWIN FROZR (that's a Nvidia card, lel)
    RAM: 8 GB Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB
    PSU: 600 watt 80+ Bronze

    And then ofcourse all the gadgets outside the PC.
    Roccat Isku FX
    Razer Mamba 2013
    Razer Megalodon
    Logitech Z5500
    Logitect G25
    and the like...

    But here's the question.
    I'm having an old GTX 560 card lying arround, which I would like to use on a seperate monitor. However, whenever I boot the pc up with it inserted, it shuts down. My suspicions lie with the PSU.
    But then what to upgrade the PSU to.
    - 850 watt, or
    - 1000 watt?

    Also, I'd like a new cabinet, since it's ugly as f*** and the airflow sucks in it. Any suggestions?
    Needs to be Mid Tower with fans in front, side, top and back. Also, fan space for the PSU at the bottom would also be a must.

    A wish I have is also to mount water cooling to my i7, just to give it a break, and to reduce the noise my pc makes. Any suggestions on this?

    Also, something neat could be having a fan speed controller, which looks bad ass, with a cabinet with LED's inside and window in the side.

    Sooo people... Let me hear your thoughts!
     
  2. Formelet

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    Uh.... I'm not a geek or anything... xD But I suggest you get a new computer if you want a new one >;3
     
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    Severe.. I tagged you for a reason, bruh.. But no, my pc is geeewd. :3 Just need new stuff... But what?! It's a total jungle...
     
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    If you increase wattage, try a better fan. PC won't overheat as easily, increasing performance. And try and keep the gpu the same. I think it could be a possible bottleneck. I dunno tho, I am taking random guesses, which I hope are good. GL with the PC.
     
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    I've searched my way on the internet, that having two different GPU's in a pc is possible, if you connect them to two different monitors, and that could increase the performance on the secondary monitor. However they will never be compatible with SLI or Crossfire.
     
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    Ok, good to know. Try and follow my first tip tho. I think that one is correctcorrect
     
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    Alright thank you. Will do some research on some good psu's as well as good fans.

    What to look for in a good fan though?
    I'd like to be able to control the speed of it.
     
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    Ok, try not to use a fan with high power consumption, as it will have to cool itself :p Use 2 alligned so they cool each other if they have high power comsuption. Try to stay away from low power use amd high power use and go for the middle.
     
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    Pretty good.
     
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    1 word... 3 letters.... RAM!!! jk! Lulk. IDK really. I am more of a laptop guy :p
     
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    Actually it's three words: 'Random Access Memory'. But alright. ;)
     
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    PSU and water cooling, or the fans.
     
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    like i said, i am more of a laptop guy. IDK much :p lol formelet
     
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    What I'm going to buy:
    • Corsair Hydro Series H75 Liquid CPU Cooler
    • NZXT HUE RGB LED Controller (still a maybe)
    • ASUS VS238NR
    • Corsiar RM1000 / Corsair RM850
    And for cases I'm considering:
    • Phantom 630
    • Phantom 530
    • Corsair 760T
    • Corsair 450D
    • Corsair 650D
    • Corsair 750D
    What are your thoughts on the cases? Do you have a favourite, or have another suggestion?
     
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    that looks very good
     
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    But what case. D: Ugh.. First world problems!
     
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    Intel HD Graphics 3000. XDDD
     
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