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Just ordered me a 2600K/Asus Z68 PRO board

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Should be here Wednesday. Can't wait!! :]

It's been a long time since I've messed with anything Intel and I just recently built my sig rig about 2 months ago. Before that, I was on hiatus from building for quite some time so I'm still a bit out of the loop on the Intel side of things.

Any helpful info, tips, etc, etc are welcome. Also been reading a lot of this part of the forum lately.
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OCing guides:
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1578110

http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overc...beginners.html

Not the same board, but the Z68 UEFI BIOS will likely be exactly the same. Enjoy!
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post #3 of 17
Congrats!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by B-Roll View Post
Should be here Wednesday. Can't wait!! :]

It's been a long time since I've messed with anything Intel and I just recently built my sig rig about 2 months ago. Before that, I was on hiatus from building for quite some time so I'm still a bit out of the loop on the Intel side of things.

Any helpful info, tips, etc, etc are welcome. Also been reading a lot of this part of the forum lately.
Congrats on your choice, I as well came from the AMD woods(1090T). I'm happy where I'm at right now. Enjoy the i7 26000k its a great chip.
    
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post #5 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by B-Roll View Post
Should be here Wednesday. Can't wait!! :]

It's been a long time since I've messed with anything Intel and I just recently built my sig rig about 2 months ago. Before that, I was on hiatus from building for quite some time so I'm still a bit out of the loop on the Intel side of things.

Any helpful info, tips, etc, etc are welcome. Also been reading a lot of this part of the forum lately.
Wonder if they'll put out a Z68 sabertooth?
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post #6 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackandDecker View Post
Wonder if they'll put out a Z68 sabertooth?
Not sure. Just saw that ASUS just put up their Z68 Deluxe. I was hitting myself but the only difference really is the deluxe has hdmi output.

My newegg order still hasn't processed. That's odd.
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post #7 of 17
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Won't be here tomorrow. Thursday. I guess I'll just be putting the torture rack together tomorrow.
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1100T BE @ 4.1ghz ASUS Crosshair V Formula Gigabyte 6970 reference 8GB Gskill Ripjaws X 1333 
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post #9 of 17
Nice, I order ROG z68 version in May and they are still not out. The ROG GX990 and the ROG videocard who show much later on news and computex already on review. WTH. xD
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post #10 of 17
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Is it safe to assume the stock hsf is junk?? I'm gonna need a better cooler. Any recommendations??
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2x ASUS VE249 Logitech G15 Corsair AX750 NZXT Switch 810 
Mouse
Corsair M60 
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1100T BE @ 4.1ghz ASUS Crosshair V Formula Gigabyte 6970 reference 8GB Gskill Ripjaws X 1333 
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