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Twisted Styx

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K so tax return time and I want to buy a new custom PC, but I would greatly like some experienced guidance.

Firstly, I do have a list so far but I would also like to know about overclocking/liquid cooling. Like do parts need to be specifically compatible with liquid cooling? Also things like how to safely overclock my gear.

Here is my list so far, hit me with that feedback.

Processor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113285&Tpk=N82E16819113285

SSD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820173012&Tpk=N82E16820173012

Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128627&Tpk=N82E16813128627

16 gb ram - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231615&Tpk=N82E16820231615
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8 gb ram - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231538

(I already have a good video card in my current PC that I recently purchased that will be moved over to this one. My old 1 tb hdd will also be moved over)

Thanks in advance for any help.
 

JrClocker

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I'd go with the Samsung if you want top speed on the SSD...but the Sandisk you chose is a good drive.

What about power supply, cooler, and case?


 

watcher6342

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i put my latest system together using pcpartspicker. i do know it will tell you which cooling systems will work with your system, if that helps.
 

Lochekey

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When you say liquid cooling are you talking an aio system or a custom loop
 
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Twisted Styx

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im only aiming to liquid cool the cpu and gpu, could i just get aio liquid coolers for each of these seperately?
 

JrClocker

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im only aiming to liquid cool the cpu and gpu, could i just get aio liquid coolers for each of these seperately?

Yes.

Mainly AIO out there...Corsair, NZXT, Thermaltake, Swifttech, EKWB...

Most graphics card manufacturers make AIO cooled graphics cards...EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte...

The Swifttech and EKWB AIO can be expanded to include GPUs.

Check out my signature...I chose Corsair with custom fans and a EVGA hybrid for my gpu


 
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Twisted Styx

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Yes.

Mainly AIO out there...Corsair, NZXT, Thermaltake, Swifttech, EKWB...

Most graphics card manufacturers make AIO cooled graphics cards...EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte...

The Swifttech and EKWB AIO can be expanded to include GPUs.

Check out my signature...I chose Corsair with custom fans and a EVGA hybrid for my gpu

After getting help from a friend I made my purchase. Switched out almost every part from the list and went with a fan for cpu.

I'll be back Friday when it arrives and need help with overclocking lol. Will also post specs then unless requested before.
 

Lochekey

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I think you need more radiators in there... Nice build man!

Well I wish I could say that was mine. That is just a stock photo I use for representation. My setup is a mess as I am constantly changing parts in my loop.
 
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Twisted Styx

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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tKnH6h

this is my final list for the most part (I will be putting a second gpu of the same kind, and after market cpu fan, and a 1tb HDD, friday when I get my 1000w psu.)

My question though is can my current 300w psu safely handle my new system for a day. Mainly just so I can prep (install windows etc) so friday i can just be ready for the new psu to use my second gpu etc.
 

Joe88

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I suggest a different case, the antec nine hundred is really outdated and no cable management

also why do you have a 1000w psu with only that gpu or even two of them?
the cards only use about 75w under load
 

Lochekey

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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tKnH6h

this is my final list for the most part (I will be putting a second gpu of the same kind, and after market cpu fan, and a 1tb HDD, friday when I get my 1000w psu.)

My question though is can my current 300w psu safely handle my new system for a day. Mainly just so I can prep (install windows etc) so friday i can just be ready for the new psu to use my second gpu etc.

Hey twisted just had a chance to look at your build. If you have not already opened the stuff and can still return it you may be better off exchanging a few parts.

If your set on what you got though I don't know that I would try to run it on that 300 watt psu. If you want to try though I would suggest turning off 4 cores in your bios to reduce your power consumption and I definitely would not try anything that would be taxing on the gpu.


You mention you got a aftermarket cooler for the cpu, which one?.

I am by no means any type of expert on AMD equipment but you may be limited on your overclock of that cpu due to that motherboard. There is only a few boards the AMD guys recommend for the 8 series FX and that is not one of them.
 

Dlaw

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Hey twisted just had a chance to look at your build. If you have not already opened the stuff and can still return it you may be better off exchanging a few parts.

If your set on what you got though I don't know that I would try to run it on that 300 watt psu. If you want to try though I would suggest turning off 4 cores in your bios to reduce your power consumption and I definitely would not try anything that would be taxing on the gpu.


You mention you got a aftermarket cooler for the cpu, which one?.

I am by no means any type of expert on AMD equipment but you may be limited on your overclock of that cpu due to that motherboard. There is only a few boards the AMD guys recommend for the 8 series FX and that is not one of them.

I can't recommend running that on a quality 300w PSU, much less one we know nothing about, period. You have an octo-core FX CPU picked out, that's rated at "125w", but draws closer to 200w at full load. The Windows install is a lot more intense than people think, and just the boot is pretty rough on the whole system.