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Old 11-03-09, 10:37 PM   #7
Johnny C
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Default Re: Upgrading from 9800GTX to ???

Originally Posted by CaptNKILL View Post
I don't think watercooling makes sense at all with the heat sinks that are available these days.

I mean, I've got a 1166Mhz overclock on a Q9550 with a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme and a cheap antec tri-cool fan.

It requires no maintenance, no special treatment, no modification of my case and it costs a fraction of what a good water cooling setup would cost.

As for your system, overclock the bejeezus out of that E8400, buy a Radeon 5850 and overclock that.
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