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AMD Phenom II X4 965 stock cooler

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December 15, 2012 11:19:40 AM

i recently took advice from this community in building a budget gaming pc and they really helped me out and i bought the following parts:-

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965

GPU: Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7870 2 GB GDDR5

Motherboard: ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX AM3+ AMD 760G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD

Memory: Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz

Power Supply: Corsair Builder Series CX 600 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS

Case: NZXT Source 210 with usb 3.0 and 2 fans one at the top and one at the rear

Extras: 2 of Cooler Master SickleFlow 120mm Blue LED fans , i intend to install one at the front and the other on the side

After all this babbling :kaola:  , my question is will the stock cpu cooler be enough for 3 months? as i am not planning to OC and i intend to buy the hyper 212 3 months from now because i can't afford it now, i am planning to play the likes of witcher 2 , bf3 , ac3 for 2-3 hours a day tops only so no video editing or any other usage

Thanks in advance.

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December 15, 2012 11:24:59 AM

It will be fine, as you said you aren't overclocking just yet so no worries
December 15, 2012 11:33:00 AM

Thanks , that's really assuring :D 
i am still anxious as the parts didn't arrive yet , from your point of view is the performance of the games i mentioned gonna be good without overclocking?
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December 15, 2012 11:55:17 AM

It'll be definitely fine, but that thing will most likely get really loud on full load.
Performance wise, it seems like a good system! Definitely are gonna get a great framerate on Source games, and most likely you might be able to play some of the Crysis series. I'd get the same system you have - only thing is, I'd buy a 7870 GHz Edition.
December 25, 2012 9:17:51 AM

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