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    What does everyone use for stress test/benchmarking?

    ***Disclaimer: This might be in the wrong forum, mods feel free to lock/move if need be. I built my first rig about a year and a half ago. Used Prime95, Furmark, SuperPi, and another I cant remember to actually stress the system. I used CPU-Z, Speedfan, Coretemp and GPU-Z to monitor...
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    Is there a "best" case fan out there?

    Simple question, what is the "best" case fan out there? Basically just maximize the airflow without sounding like a jet engine. I will need about 6 120mm fans to go in a case. Thanks in advance
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    Best monitors for nVIDIA surround and 3D?

    Hey guys, I am looking for a good monitor that can be used for surround and 3D gaming. I've found a couple of monitors that seem to be able to do the trick but I wanna get some input on it. Price isn't a deciding factor (unless it is ridiculously overpriced haha) Here are a few I have...
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    1000W PSU for 2600k/580 SLi rig

    Hey everyone, I am finishing up a new build and was wondering if the PSU i have (see link below) will be enough for now and future upgrades. What I have now: ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution Mobo SB 2600k (will be OC'd to...
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    Fan controller for 10+ fans???

    Is there a fan controller out there that can control up to 12fans? Just an explanation of where I am getting these seemingly ridiculous numbers is below: Push/Pull triple rad setup - 6 fans Pull double rad setup - 2 fans Case intake/exhaust fans - 4 fans An option would be using two...
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    New Intel build...580 or 590?

    Hello everyone, I am currently in the process of making a new build and I am moving away from the AMD side (see sig). Here is what I have purchased so far: Corsair 800D Full Tower Case ASUS p8P67 WS Revolution LGA 1155 Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600...
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    Bigger/Better Case for a semi-new build

    Hey guys quick question... I will be upgrading my first build here in about 2 weeks and the first thing I want to do is get a larger case! I have been using an Antec 902 Mid tower. Now don't get me wrong, I love this case...its just time for me to make some more room for future upgrades...
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    New Build - GPU Questions

    I am currently building my first computer and I have a few questions about which GPU to choose. Here are the specs of what I have already/will be buying. Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 motherboard AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE 3.4GHz *planning on some moderate OC'ing Antec 900 ATX mid-tower case...
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    New Computer Build-Need PSU Help

    Hey guys, So I am building my first computer and I have read around the forums to see about other parts but the PSU still stumps me. My best guess is that I need one at or around 800W. Here are the parts I have currently ordered/will be ordering. Antec 900 ATX Mid Tower Case Link...