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post #91 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Villosa;13942614 
Man you guys are going to have some pretty nice builds. Hope this comes out soon. Someone has to take pics.

I'll take pics for sure, but I'm bad at cable management so it won't be very pleasant to look at. laugher.gif

As long as the board isn't grossly overpriced, I'll be getting one. If it's too expensive, then I got my eyes on the MSI Z68MA-ED55. But hopefully it wont come down to that.
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post #92 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs;13943378 
If it's too expensive, then I got my eyes on the MSI Z68MA-ED55. But hopefully it wont come down to that.

I would sooner go to the P8P67M-Pro. I have scared off by shotty msi power phases before. As well as many other people. Yes most of those are AMD boards, but still. Can't bring myself to support a company that cheaps out on some of their products.

If I was tied to mATX and Z68 I would probably go to the Gigabyte GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3 instead.
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post #93 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek;13943904 
I would sooner go to the P8P67M-Pro. I have scared off by shotty msi power phases before. As well as many other people. Yes most of those are AMD boards, but still. Can't bring myself to support a company that cheaps out on some of their products.

If I was tied to mATX and Z68 I would probably go to the Gigabyte GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3 instead.

Those are AMD boards, as you said, and MSI has MUCH higher quality phase designs on their Intel boards. Besides, all the newer MSI boards are getting the new phase design as well.

And they don't have some boot issues like I've been reading on some Gigabytes. The only thing turning me off on the MSI is the 4 pin power connector, which really won't make much difference.

And I need Z68 for video rendering.
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post #94 of 7108
In the grand scheme of things, if the gene is slightly out of your price range, I say you just save a little bit longer and get what you really want. In my experience, I am always disappointed if I make a compromise over a relatively small amount of money.
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post #95 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek;13942624 
Here is the early specs I am considering for this build

Lian Li V354
OCZ Agility 3 60GB
Maximus IV Gene-Z
i7 2600k
MSI Twin Frozr III or ASUS DCII 6950
Noctua C12P SE14
G.Skill RipjawsX 2x4GB 1600Mhz

What do you guys think?



I hope to do a build log for mine. biggrin.gif


That is one nice setup man applaud.gif

mine is gonna be like

NZXT Vulcan
500gb F3
Maximus IV Gene-Z
i5 2500k
ASUS 9600GT (for now tongue.gif)
Corsair H50
G.Skill RipjawsX 4gb

Can´t wait biggrin.gif
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post #96 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek;13942624 
Here is the early specs I am considering for this build

Lian Li V354
OCZ Agility 3 60GB
Maximus IV Gene-Z
i7 2600k
MSI Twin Frozr III or ASUS DCII 6950
Noctua C12P SE14
G.Skill RipjawsX 2x4GB 1600Mhz

What do you guys think?



I hope to do a build log for mine. biggrin.gif

I'm thinking of doing close to exactly the same thing with the exact same case except put in an h60 for the cpu cooler and a 2500k.
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post #97 of 7108
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I'm thinking of doing close to exactly the same thing with the exact same case except put in an h60 for the cpu cooler and a 2500k.

Do you even mean that you intend to use the Lian Li V354? If so, do you have any idea of the space between the gpu and the power supply?
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I hope what will be cheaper than R3G, I'm tired of waiting in
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post #99 of 7108
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Do you even mean that you intend to use the Lian Li V354? If so, do you have any idea of the space between the gpu and the power supply?

What exactly are you trying to fit/wondering about?
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post #100 of 7108
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Originally Posted by dizbmikuni;13946274 
What exactly are you trying to fit/wondering about?

Well I actually just ordered some custom water cooling parts and the V354.
I'm just wondering if there will be space between the gpu and the psu for the inlets that stick off the side of a full cover block.
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