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Originally Posted by sumonpathak View Post
ok...dont knw if its been answered or not...so am askin again
will the nhd14 will have any problems with ram slots on this board?
Check sintricate post on this same thread, according to his sig/pics he has it, and this post, what ram he bought. An in this post shows the ram with the cooler on the GeneZ, check the post before and after for more pics.
Edited by Abula - 8/8/11 at 10:06am
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post #1632 of 7108
Heya everybody,

Been too busy to keep up with the group. Who all needs to be added to the list?
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post #1633 of 7108
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Originally Posted by sumonpathak View Post
ok...dont knw if its been answered or not...so am askin again
will the nhd14 will have any problems with ram slots on this board?
If you check the post directly above yours, you will see he is using a D14 on his Gene. He is using low profile ram though. Which ram are you thinking of using?
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You can add me cheers
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Oh you

I'm working on it. Should be able to get the i5 2500k + Maximus IV GENE-Z this weekend or get the non OC ones for cheaper and have some leftover money... or the i3 2100.
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post #1637 of 7108
Really wish I had seen this thread before I ordered one.

I havent done a fresh build since 2006 (Shuttle SFF AM2 Athlon X2). A *lot* has changed.

Anyway, the shuttle has finally given out and BF3 is around the corner, so I am attempting a new build with the Maximus Gene and a 2500k as the basis.

Trying to cram it in a Silverstone Grandia GD05 (will double as HTPC), with 8GB of Ripjaws DDR3 1600 and a 120GB OCZ Solid 3 SSD and a Seagate 1TB SATA. Im going to try to ride my my XFX 9800GT until BF3 is released, and then figure out what I really need.

I'm a little nervous about this build. The BIOS options are overwhelming, and I'm not sure I understand the SRT option on the Z68.

I run alternating monitors, either a 20" TFT or a 42" LCD, usually depending on whether I am gaming or streaming netflix/hulu.

The only games I play are SC2, and soon BF3. How should I set up SRT with those programs and running Win7 x64? I havent owned an SSD before.

I havent read the entire thread - any initial steps I can take to make my build go easier? How should I setup BIO initially (all default/auto?).

One thing I am kicking myself for with this board - no DVI out. My 9800 GT is really flakey lately and if doesnt work, having only HDMI kind of bites. Maybe I can get a converted cable.

Really wondering if I should have just gotten a Gigabyte Z68 mATX. After reading a little bit of this thread, I think this may be more board than I really need (and more problems than I want?).
Edited by The Advocate - 8/8/11 at 6:18pm
post #1638 of 7108
Yeah, there's converters out there. I grabbed one for $2 (or something like that) alongside my mobo purchase.

I agree that the multitude of configuration options in the BIOS is intimidating. The beauty of it, however, is that you don't have to mess around with them if you don't want to. It should work just fine, right out of the box.
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Sorry if this has been posted already -

Just a heads up for those who want water cooling blocks for the mosfets on this board - EK will release 1 soon.

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/index.p...t01returnid=17
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just ordered Gene for the bench....can't wait for some sub-z runs
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