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Concerned about a build's temperatures (water cooling or not?)

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October 14, 2013 6:43:39 PM

I'm building a rig but I'm concerned about the lifespan of my parts due to high temperatures. Currently, I live in Puerto Rico and the average temperatures here during the day are 84°F to 92ºF, and in the high 70s at night. My build is:

MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
PSU: Corsair HX750
CPU: i7 3770k
CPU Fan: Hyper 212 EVO
RAM: G. Skills Ripjaws X Series x2 4GB
GPU: Gigabyte Windforce GTX 770 4GB
Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel

I'll also be using 1 SSD and 1 HDD, along with a DVD drive, if it matters.

As you can see, I've pretty much focused on fans and cooling with this build but I still think it won't be enough to make it last as I've read on the web that most of this parts run pretty hot. This is, of course, my first build ever. I was wondering if someone could put my mind at ease since water cooling kits are expensive!

I don't currently own all the parts, just the MOBO, so changing it isn't a choice. I'd be buying the rest by the end of the month, though.

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October 14, 2013 11:57:31 PM

Lrobert said:
I'm building a rig but I'm concerned about the lifespan of my parts due to high temperatures. Currently, I live in Puerto Rico and the average temperatures here during the day are 84°F to 92ºF, and in the high 70s at night. My build is:

MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
PSU: Corsair HX750
CPU: i7 3770k
CPU Fan: Hyper 212 EVO
RAM: G. Skills Ripjaws X Series x2 4GB
GPU: Gigabyte Windforce GTX 770 4GB
Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel

I'll also be using 1 SSD and 1 HDD, along with a DVD drive, if it matters.

As you can see, I've pretty much focused on fans and cooling with this build but I still think it won't be enough to make it last as I've read on the web that most of this parts run pretty hot. This is, of course, my first build ever. I was wondering if someone could put my mind at ease since water cooling kits are expensive!

I don't currently own all the parts, just the MOBO, so changing it isn't a choice. I'd be buying the rest by the end of the month, though.

The cooling will be more than enough, you could even overclock the CPU to 4ghz without problems.
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