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Windows 7: Motherboard and Ram compatibility

29 Sep 2013   #11
p5200

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
I wouldn't be sweating the ram but I would place lots of thought into as much cooling capacity as you can get to that CPU if you intend to OC at all. What case are you going to be using and what are your thoughts as to Air vs Water and what limitations do you have with the case?
I have this cooler I plan to use along with an Antec 900 case and will not be overclocking at this time.

ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 with 92mm PWM Fan - Newegg.com


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29 Sep 2013   #12
linnemeyerhere

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Ok well good you'll keep things at stock speeds as these Haswell's get a wee bit hot when pushed some.
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29 Sep 2013   #13
p5200

windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
By the way, that CPU can run RAM maybe up to 2666MHz if you get a good one. It defaults to 1600 if not adjusted or XMP set in the UEFI/BIOS.
Well, I see I've learned something else new, I sure do appreciate all the skilled advice I get on this forum!
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29 Sep 2013   #14
Britton30
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This costs a little more and if you case will allow for its height, I think it would be better. I have a couple of these too and tried it on a Haswell and keeps it cool at stock.
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ - Newegg.com
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29 Sep 2013   #15
p5200

windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
This costs a little more and if you case will allow for its height, I think it would be better. I have a couple of these too and tried it on a Haswell and keeps it cool at stock.
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ - Newegg.com
It seems I remember someone else suggesting that cooler I'll have to check into that!
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29 Sep 2013   #16
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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05 Oct 2013   #17
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by p5200 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
I wouldn't be sweating the ram but I would place lots of thought into as much cooling capacity as you can get to that CPU if you intend to OC at all. What case are you going to be using and what are your thoughts as to Air vs Water and what limitations do you have with the case?
I have this cooler I plan to use along with an Antec 900 case and will not be overclocking at this time.

ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 with 92mm PWM Fan - Newegg.com
I have the same fan on a PentiumD-3.0GHz OC to 3.6GHz. Easy to mount, no motherboard removal & twist clips for the base only. Heat exchanger is screwed to the base.
Temp stays around 30degC & never gets over 40, even with 100% cpu useage.
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