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    will it work

    so I am going to be building a new computer with the fx-8350 cpu, ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z,SeaSonic X-1250 1250W ,ASUS R9290X,rosewill thor v2 ,G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB , an if it will fit the cooler master V8 GTS
    cpu cooler. so will this all work will the cpu cooler fit and is it a solid build what would you change

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    i would see if the cooler dont collide whit the ram height.
    mail either g-skills or cooler master or look at cooler master's spec on the cooler.
    i dont have the cooler so i cant say for shure, but the rest looks good for me.

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    I ran a cool master V8 in an older rig and did not have a problem. At the time I was running corsair memory that did not have tall heat spreader. You may need to remove the upper heat spreader fins on the Trident X memory.

    Looks like a nice build

    Is this a gaming rig ? Why the FX 8350

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    Hi dj5436, meankeys is correct. The heat spreaders on the G.Skill Trident X series RAM is removable just for that purpose, so you can use a big CPU cooler. It should fit just fine if you remove the heat spreaders.

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    If you haven't already bought one, you might want to read some reviews on it first. then go and buy a corsair h110 for the same price. admittedly the coolermaster looks good with it's big ass V8 design and red leds, but an all in one cooler is going to be a lot more effective cooling solution for the same price and a lot less hassle fitting it. don't take my word, http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...r_v8_gts/5.htm

    if you already have the cooler then this might help
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    along with this.
    http://www.coolermaster.com/product/...er/v8-gts.html
    Board: MVIF
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    Case: Coolermaster HAF xb
    Cooling: custom water loop
    Monitor: Asus PB278Q

    My build log photo dump

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    I was going to go with the v8 just because how good it would look in the build I never have liked the all in 1 cpu water coolers and I am not in a position to do a full water cooling. it would be yoused for gaming but there is no way I am going with intel and the fx-8350 is the one I like from amd

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    FX-8350? THAT sad puppy? Be a man and use an FX-9590. Frankly it is the only AMD CPU that can compete with intel CPUs.

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    you wont to pay for it

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    Actually the 9370 is a mere 10USD more. So I don't know what you mean by that. 9590 is about 100USD more, yes. But I'm sure you can afford a 9370.

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    Be a man and use a 9590? that's cute. OP stick with the 8350, clock it to 5GHz and enjoy lower temps and lower TDP hitting 5GHz, you won't be any less of a man using it, considering a 9590 is just a higher clocked 8350 with a stupidly high TDP.

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