I am looking to cut costs where it makes sense, as I am nearly $100 shy of the monitor I want (Dell U2311h) and until then will have to play on an old 1280x1024 panel
I plan on OC'ing the 2500k to a reasonable level and, occasionally, the 560 ti's. I'm looking for the most cost-effective cooling solution, be it from the case or additional heatsinks. would the HAF 912 ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ) have enough airflow for this setup, since the MSI twin frozr already has 2 fans?
the PSU was recommended to me because of the rebate, however, I don't want to rely on a rebate. are there any good 850w under $100?
and obviously, the HDD - I can settle for 750gb, as I have a ton of external storage. as long as it's fast and reliable.
thanks for reading, any help is greatly appreciated.
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I'm concerned though, are you sure 750w is enough for sli 560 ti and oc 2500k? seems like that's shaving it awfully close.
GTX560 Ti is not applicable in this situation where you are going to OC it anyways. Get the GTX560, save $70.
I don't understand, do you mean that a 560 can match a 560 ti when overclocking both? I thought a factory-clocked ti was nearly the same performance as a stock 570, and I saw that as the sweet spot since once I SLI it there probably won't be an appreciable difference between 2 560 ti's and 2 570s, at least not for a while, and not enough to justify the extra $100+.