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post #11 of 17
First off, keep the asus board. It is all you really need and that msi board you speak of is riddled with problems.

Second, I would definitely advise you get an after market heatsink and oc that processor. And if you have enough money left over, get another gtx 580 for sli.

Then you will have a beast of a gaming rig.
     
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Won't the SLI temps be horrible in that mobo??
    
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Won't the SLI temps be horrible in that mobo??
The temps will be fine with that mobo, asus makes good high-end boards. You're missing out on some potential with that processor though without overclocking it.
post #14 of 17
yea ssd or 2 6950 CFs, don't bother with the stock cooler unless you like to prime and bench and overclocking.
    
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post #15 of 17
Why on earth would you buy a new mobo, for the same socket, you have a good one already.

Get Noctua NH-D14, and another GTX580.

Or sell you GTX580 and get SLI 580 3GB.
post #16 of 17
d14! fans, ssd, another 580, job done!
    
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Hmm, I think I will get the h70, a GTX 580 and maybe an ssd.

But that would mean getting a new os wouldnt it?
    
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