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by flchamberlain
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: i7 860 Build Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 3283

Thanks everyone for the great feedback. I'm now leaning toward getting the Prolimatech Megahalems for the CPU cooler. What would be the best fan to use for this? Any advice on how best to power it (directly from PSU, hooked up to fan header, ...)?

Thanks!
by flchamberlain
Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: i7 860 Build Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 3283

Thanks for the great feedback, I'm glad I posted. Definitely points out a few things I need to think some more about. I have a few follow-up questions if you'll bear with me... -If I do go with the Prolimatech cooler, how many fans are generally recommended for this? How straightforward is it to att...
by flchamberlain
Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: i7 860 Build Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 3283

i7 860 Build Advice

I've been researching this for a while now, but I'm definitely more of a software guy than a hardware one these days, so I'd be grateful for any advice. I'm looking to build a new system from the ground up. Primary usage will be software development, photo editing, office/web and moderate gaming, an...