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I purchased a new computer for Christmas 2013 and would like expert advice about where my weak points are in the system so I can upgrade in the near future. Here is my list of parts:

Case: Rosewill Thor V2 full tower
Motherboard: Asus Z87 Pro
Proc: Intel 4670K
CPU Cooling: Corsair H55 watercooler
Ram: G-skill 12GB 1333
Video: EVGA 770 Superclocked w/ ACX cooling (I have an EVGA GTX 460 that I can use for physix if I upgrade my PSU. Will it help?)
PSU: Antec Earthwatts 750
SSD: Samsung 840 Evo 256GB
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate

I do plan to overclock using Asus 4-way Optimization. I use the computer to game (Saints Row 4, Starcraft 2, Skyrim, and whatever else).
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  1. first:Corsair H55 watercooler

    second: RAM speeds

    the rest is fine. what about hdd, do you have any???
  2. id get 1600mhz ram or 1866mhz even. also get a cooler master hyper 212 evo cooler not water cooler its enough. other than that it looks good
  3. get corsair h100i, and get a 1600 mhz ram, no need for anything higher, only difference is 0-0.10 of a second. Everything else is pretty good.
  4. I agree 1600 mhz of ram for sure unless 1866 is the same price or close. 2x4gb is more than enough

    The h55 isnt that great esp for overclocking.

    Look towards something like the h80 or h100 or something similar.
  5. Thanks for the answers everyone. I have a 212 Evo that I can put in. Will it really be better than the H55?

    I have a Drobo 5N with 7TB. I don't need any internal HDDs.
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    Texasouth said:
    Thanks for the answers everyone. I have a 212 Evo that I can put in. Will it really be better than the H55?

    I have a Drobo 5N with 7TB. I don't need any internal HDDs.


    ya, the H55 is.. cheap... i would suggest getting a H80i, or H100i soon though.
  7. Texasouth said:
    Thanks for the answers everyone. I have a 212 Evo that I can put in. Will it really be better than the H55?

    I have a Drobo 5N with 7TB. I don't need any internal HDDs.


    Id say they will be similar with maybe the 212 being a little better when overclocking.


    As far as the drobo i dont see anything about it having usb support . Are you planing on pxe booting over the network?

    Is it currently set to raid 10?
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