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post #451 of 7119
Memory Express just called me and told me that my board is in! Finally. I was getting impatient and was about a day away from ordering from Newegg. I'm stoked.
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Mine should be here on Monday!
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Mine should be here on Monday!
so much for the poor sg07 o.0


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so much for the poor sg07 o.0


Haha yeah its gone.
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post #455 of 7119
I took advantage of the discount code for superbiiz and purchased the MIVGZ (arrived this afternoon). Other components ordered (newegg) should arrive on Friday.

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z
CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K
Cooler: Corsair CWCH60 Hydro Series H60
SSD: OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 (2 red; 2 blk)
Storage: WD 640GB SATA
Optical: ASUS DVD Burner (SATA)
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Case: Antec Nine Hundred (temporary)
Power Supply: Antec 500W (okay until GPU determination)
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Actually I did a dry fit tonight, and yeah even the GeminII S just touches to make contact with the heat spreader of Slot #1 ... I didn't tighten things down though so I'm not sure if this will be an issue yet or not, I don't think it'll be enough to force PRESSURE on either the RAM stick or on the CPU / cooler mount, but it touches, and I don't know if that could be an issue w/ electrical current or anything ??? ... I diffidently can see the noctua NHC-14 hitting especially w/ lower fan though ... so I'm not sure yet if I might switch out, and replace the GeminII S w/ a CORSAIR Hydro 60 or something, with the SQUARE CPU topper and better mounting system ... I should know more by this weekend.
Update: Well bummer man ... the stupid thing (GeminII S CPU Cooler) touches, rubs, or is completely in the way on ALL FOUR possible placements once secured in place ... the only solution's, abandon RAM in slot 1, use Low-Profile RAM at least in slot 1, remove the heat spreader of slot 1, or switch to the COSAIR Hydro 60 ... which is kinda the way I'm leaning at the moment, thanks to a $50 gift card rebate from Norton I can use on this

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@LA_Kings_Fan: Rip those annoying and useless headspreaders off!? Besides some optical effects and maybe some attempt to gain an overclocking record, there's absolutely no need for cooling memory with some mostly unclose fitting metal plate. If you switch to Corsair out of the box watercooling please keep in mind that you must get some airflow over the boards voltage transformers then.
Can you please explain this more ? Up until this build I've only had STOCK OEM computers and mother boards that didn't require this type of knowledge, so I'm unsure of what and where you are meaning ? THANK YOU
   
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post #457 of 7119
He means most RAM don't need a ramsink. It's really mostly for show, especially since 1.5V kits are now in numbers.
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post #458 of 7119
I would be interested if anyone else is only seeing half the RAM installed. Having issues at the moment.

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He means most RAM don't need a ramsink. It's really mostly for show, especially since 1.5V kits are now in numbers.
I got that part, but thank you for the reply ... I meant this part ...

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@LA_Kings_Fan: If you switch to Corsair out of the box watercooling please keep in mind that you must get some airflow over the boards voltage transformers then.
I'd have the Power-Supply Fan & dual push/pull fans on the rad of the H60 for exhaust ... and then 2 120mm fan's for intake ... wouldn't that be enough airflow in general for the other components ?
   
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I realize that the wb isn't actually affixed yet. I left my cpu at work with my case and what not. I'm just so excited for the weekend so I can install my rad and finally get this thing up and running. If only temporarily as I am still waiting for my ssd.
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