Nearly finalized Core2 Build Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Last response: August 9, 2006 8:12 AM in Systems Share notquitehere188 August 9, 2006 4:26:12 AM Thanks to all the help i have gotten on these forums, i have nearly finalized a Core 2 PC from www.ncix.com if anybody has any input, i would appreciate it greatly http://pc.ncix.com/pcbuilder/index.php?action=getprice&... i just need to find out how to use their pricematch system to save another ~$100 and i am wondering if it is worth it to have them assemble it, just to make sure it works right when i get it thanks to everybody who helped steer me in the right direction without these forums, i would have gone with a stock PSU (now i know this is a bad thing), i would have paid too much for a case and mobo no, i do not plan on pirating Windows XP (though i could ) More about : finalized core2 build The_Prophecy August 9, 2006 4:59:05 AM Use the stock cooler unless you're going to overclock by more than 800Mhz. Save yourself the $60 and use the stock cooler. If you are going to be OC'ing by more than 800Mhz, grab a Zalman CNPS9500 instead. notquitehere188 August 9, 2006 5:16:36 AM thanks, i really didnt know about the cooling, so i picked a random one that looked cool. ill probaly get that cooling system, because i am afraid i will fry my processor accidentally if i dont. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer The_Prophecy August 9, 2006 8:12:32 AM i don't think you could fry this chip even if you tried..... like I said if you're not going to overclock, don't waste your money on an aftermarket cooler. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Nearing a finalized build! Input appreciated. (£1500) Forum finally building a core2 rig... Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build Nearly Completed Forum SolvedFirst Build Finalized. What do you think? Forum SolvedBuild nearly complete, need motherboard advice. Forum Solved[Build Ready] Build nearly done! Just need help ASAP picking a case! Help! Forum SolvedHow does my build look? nearly about to buy Forum SolvedNew Build Near Finalization Forum SolvedNear Final Build - Looking for Reviews/Input Forum SolvedFinalized Build, Final Check Forum Solved(near)Final Build - Help Forum SolvedOkay I think I have finalized my build now! What do you think? Forum SolvedFinalized Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedFinalized AMD budget build. Forum Solvedfinalized gaming 2560x1440 build? 2000$ Forum SolvedHopefully getting to close to finalized 3d workstation build... Forum Suggested build worth nearly 3000$? Forum First Build nearly complete (little bit of help required) Forum Looks like it's nearly time to build a new system - expert input on system design requested Forum Check On Near Final Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !