"TheSidewinder" wrote:Arrgh.... spent a good ten minutes making a lengthy reply with links and the damn idle timeout got me.
Short reply, then.
Went with this RAM kit:
and this case:
And I'll be using this kit to cool the NB and Mosfets:
and this to cool the CPU:
Once I had the list of things I'd need, it dawned on me all I had to do was order another PSU, since I had a decent video card (left from 2010 which Jim recommended to me; a BFGTexh GTX260), and grab a regular fan-driven CPU cooler. Got that at Micro Center yesterday.
End result is I'll have two machines. Old desktop re-purposed strictly for work, and a new gaming rig.
I'll post pics in the build thread once I get it all together.
watercooling for mosfets - really!? wow!
im partial to OC-Z ssd's myself, got a pile of vertex3 120gb and a vector 256gb at work. if i could just get my office to spring for gigabit so i wasnt limited to 10mbps for file transfers, really sucks when trying to load multiple 30-99mb files at a time.
dual channel just means that they have tested it for that and matched pairs that work well together, doesnt mean that it wont wont in quad channel