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post #11 of 17
I would suggest a larger SSD so you can run all of your games off of it. The mobo is fine but I personally prefer Asus with their fantastic UEFI bios....
post #12 of 17
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well i considered the asus p8p67 pro (if that's the one you had in mind) the only thing i'm slightly worreid about was the height of the on board heatsinks getting in the way with the noctua HSF. the msi also has uefi bios. But the asus is cheaper which i could put towards a bigger ssd...
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Um smorg, SB is dual channel not triple channel.

As for the case, bear in mind a case side panel is easy to mod, however you can't mod your PSU into a better one =D
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^ that is an excellent point....

thanks for the excellent advice but this might all become moot. newegg is saying my cc has been charged so the sys in my sig might be what i'm getting, which I'm more than happy with. This is all a maybe because my bank account still makes no mention of the purchase so.......yeah. not sure what to make of that.
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Your set up seem's great to me as it is, a bigger SSD would be nice but nothing big if it's mainly a boot up device. Don't be afraid to OC that baby as soon as you get it wink.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtistDeAlec;13481802 
Don't be afraid to OC that baby as soon as you get it wink.gif

I think it would be a criminal offense if i didn't biggrin.gif
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post #17 of 17
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Since you guys were so helpful i'll reward you, with some picsof the final build biggrin.gif

It actually came yesterday but i was a little too excited to stop drooling over it and post pics:wheee:

the stuff:
a315b461.jpg

580gtx lighting:
20dc53d6.jpg

This thing was pretty massive so I felt the need to take a picture with a reference to it's size. biggrin.gif
a0131324.jpg

everything in the case:
bc5e9b16.jpg

I still need to tie back some cables but that's the pretty much the rig. Now to try my hand at OCing. wink.gif
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