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Witch i7-4790k is ''The one''?

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June 11, 2014 1:51:07 PM

I mean for a desktop with a Z97 Motherboard :

Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (BXC80646I74790K)

Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (BXF80646I74790K)

Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (CM8064601710501)

Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (BX80646I74790K)

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June 11, 2014 1:56:23 PM

Try this one. BX80646I74790K
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June 11, 2014 2:01:26 PM

http://ark.intel.com/products/80807/Intel-Core-i7-4790K...

BXC... is marked as being 'For China'. I'm not sure what that means exactly, but probably a lower price to boost sales.

BXF... is 'Fanless'. Don't have a clue whether that means it ships with a massive passive cooler (haven't heard of Intel making any), or just no heatsink. (EDIT: Looks like it's no heatsink. If you're going to OC it, that's probably fine, but given it's the same cost you might as well get a stock cooler.)

CM8... is the tray one, which is sold by the the thousand to OEMs.

BX8... is going to be the one you want.
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June 11, 2014 2:10:51 PM

Ok Thanks I will use a corsair 100i + the new Formula VII
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June 11, 2014 4:10:24 PM

Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor
Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case
NZXT FZ 140mm LED Fan, Red
Asus MAXIMUS FORMULA VII ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Dual Classified 3GB PCI-E w/ ACX Cooler, Dual DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
NZXT Kraken G10 GPU Liquid Cooler Bracket - Red
Zalman LQ-310 CPU Liquid Cooler
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Dual Classified 3GB PCI-E w/ ACX Cooler, Dual DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
NZXT Kraken G10 GPU Liquid Cooler Bracket - Red
Zalman LQ-310 CPU Liquid Cooler
G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) F3-2400C10D-16GTX
ASUS BW-12B1ST Blu-Ray Writer 12X BD-R 16X DVD+R Sata Black Retail
EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B 750W Bronze Modular Power Supply
Samsung 840 EVO Series Solid State Drive, 500GB

WHAT DO YOU THINK
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June 11, 2014 4:17:26 PM

I'm not a massive fan of the ROG boards, but if you're actually going to really push the OC, they're probably the way to go.

The EVGA B-series aren't that great, IIRC. If you're looking at that kind of build, I'd look at getting one of these: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1750bbef...

You've got two different CPU coolers in there, and the stuff from the GPU to the Zalman cooler is duplicated.
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June 13, 2014 11:16:40 PM

should I get only corsair coolers?
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June 13, 2014 11:24:17 PM

Plenty of people make good coolers. You only need one, though.
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June 15, 2014 7:46:06 PM

Oops - I didn't spot that those were GPU coolers.

You'll also need a bigger PSU for twin 780s with serious OCing. I'd look at around 850W.
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June 16, 2014 2:06:49 AM

1- should I buy 3 coolers from the same brand, ex: one H100i and two H75? Tree zalman?

2- why not¸1000 or 1200w?
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June 16, 2014 2:12:54 AM

1) Doesn't matter in the slightest. I don't think Corsair make any GPU coolers, though. Make sure your GPU coolers fit the specified cooler. Also, unless you intend to OC them heavily, the stock coolers from the GPUs tend to be pretty reasonable.

2) Not much point in spending more.
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June 16, 2014 3:43:39 AM

Someone Somewhere said:
1) Doesn't matter in the slightest. I don't think Corsair make any GPU coolers, though. Make sure your GPU coolers fit the specified cooler. Also, unless you intend to OC them heavily, the stock coolers from the GPUs tend to be pretty reasonable.

2) Not much point in spending more.


It's for Playing games on a 50' 4k but eventually withh 3 50' 4k's

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June 16, 2014 4:02:08 AM

Neat.

There's still little point in getting extra PSU power, as it doesn't really affect performance. You have enough or you don't.

The exception is if you think you'll add a third GPU in future. Given the amount of display you want to drive, I'd be thinking ~1000-1100W.
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June 16, 2014 4:43:30 AM

Just another thing to note - when using the Kraken G10, get some small heatsinks to stick on the VRMs. In conjunction with the fan that will keep them cool.
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June 16, 2014 6:54:05 AM

Do you have a picture or a video of this?
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June 16, 2014 7:47:34 AM

Sure, this is me fitting them and the g10 to my gtx 680:





I found them on ebay, plus get some good thermal adhesive tape.
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June 16, 2014 9:51:32 AM

ok, yeah zalman lq310 is same size. i was thinking if two 780 are 1200$ should I look for one titan blank.....lol $$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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June 16, 2014 10:04:42 AM

Maximus V said:
Someone Somewhere said:
1) Doesn't matter in the slightest. I don't think Corsair make any GPU coolers, though. Make sure your GPU coolers fit the specified cooler. Also, unless you intend to OC them heavily, the stock coolers from the GPUs tend to be pretty reasonable.

2) Not much point in spending more.


It's for Playing games on a 50' 4k but eventually withh 3 50' 4k's



3 50" 4k screens? >.>

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June 16, 2014 11:09:31 AM

YEAP, When they will drop another 50%. I have one un50hu8550 for now I paid 2200$ on 50 months or 44$/month
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