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 Post subject: MaxPC Ultra build questions
PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:20 pm 
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Regarding your build here, http://www.maximumpc.com/article/featur ... s_may_2013 I made a few adjustments. Here is my version http://pcpartpicker.com/p/16Vua. Now to my question(s).

1) Why use a water cooler for a CPU if not running at an extreme temp, when an air cooler would work just fine and at 1/2 the price ? Personal preference ? Future proofing ?

2) I've added a monitor and soundcard to my build but, would you suggest using the onboard sound with the Creative Z-5500 speaker system ?

Again thanks for a great article, it has really helped me over the years as a DiY'er.


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 Post subject: Re: MaxPC Ultra build questions
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:04 am 
Smithfield
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Because at the top end price point, getting the most for your money is no longer an issue. Go splurge.

And modern on-board sound cards are adequate enough for most tasks. You don't get a sound card these days unless you demand the highest quality sound. There's also no such thing as a Creative Z-5500, unless you mean the Logitech Z-5500.


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