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July 26, 2012 11:28:36 PM

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CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($279.98 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($170.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.86 @ Outlet PC)
Hard Drive: Patriot Pyro SE 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($161.99 @ eCost)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 950W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($97.98 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.65 @ Amazon)
Total: $1995.39
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

This is my current build idea. My question is what other cooling options do I need to address, basically how many extra fans should I be using? I am new at this, thank you for the help.

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July 26, 2012 11:39:41 PM

I dont know that you really need to worry about that so much, that case has 4 140mm fans. Plus you are gettting the Noctua CPU cooler.
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July 26, 2012 11:57:32 PM

Guess that is all I needed to know, thanks!
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July 26, 2012 11:59:59 PM

I don't see it happening, but if it gets too hot you can always pop in another fan down the road.
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