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Cooling XIGMATEK Dark Knight-S1283V Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler
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Video Card(s) HIS Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5
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system looks solid for right now. I'd just save the cash.
the thing is... I hate the way my case looks... My cpu HSF is falling apart the fan is taped to the heatsink.... and my 4890s fan is loud imo..
 
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+1 Prolimatech Megahalems very excellent HSF
+1 cooler master case but if your planning on a 5800 series GPU it may not fit.
 
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#5
+1 Megahalems, looks massive
+1 water cooling kit, nice sale
+10 VGA Cooler should be quiet
 
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RaPiDo987

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#7
my eyes r going 8ball size seeing these water cooling kits prices
wait these kits have both cpu and gpu coolers,, so that will solve two problems, and will keep u busy overclocking
water cooling kit it is then
 

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my eyes r going 8ball size seeing these water cooling kits prices
wait these kits have both cpu and gpu coolers,, so that will solve two problems, and will keep u busy overclocking
water cooling kit it is then
Yeah, but I don't think they will compatible with our sockets... :banghead:

Compatibility: Intel 478, LGA775 and AMD Socket 754, 939, and 940
 
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it looks like all the kits say the same compatibility