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Hey guys
Just got a new set up! Yet to be assembled -
ASRock Extreme 3 Gen 3
Intel i5 2500k
16GB G skill 1333MHz ddr3 RAM
Hyper 212+ CPU cooler
Antec 900 series Case
Going to be a kick-a$$ Setup!
Anything i should be worried about, especially what i read a long time ago for the Hyper 212+ and whatnot?

Here is my setup

CPU: Intel Core i7 2600k 4.5 GHz@1.28v
MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB DDR3 1600
HSF: CM Hyper 212 Plus
GPU: XFX ATI HD5770 Graphics
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB SSD
HDD: 320GB 7200RPM/ 2x160GB 7200RPM raid 0
PSU: Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W
CASE: Antec Three Hundred Illusion
NZXT Fan controller


Mine seems really similar to what you have. Everything went together perfectly (except the 120mm fan on the Hyper 212 had to be raised slightly against the heatsink since the Gskill DIMMs are a bit tall. But other than that, everything went smoothly, the system is lightning fast, overclocks well and is simply fantastic. This is my first ASRock and I couldn't be happier with it. I think you're gonna be pretty pleased with that setup.
post #812 of 2941
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Here is my setup
CPU: Intel Core i7 2600k 4.5 GHz@1.28v
MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB DDR3 1600
HSF: CM Hyper 212 Plus
GPU: XFX ATI HD5770 Graphics
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB SSD
HDD: 320GB 7200RPM/ 2x160GB 7200RPM raid 0
PSU: Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W
CASE: Antec Three Hundred Illusion
NZXT Fan controller
Mine seems really similar to what you have. Everything went together perfectly (except the 120mm fan on the Hyper 212 had to be raised slightly against the heatsink since the Gskill DIMMs are a bit tall. But other than that, everything went smoothly, the system is lightning fast, overclocks well and is simply fantastic. This is my first ASRock and I couldn't be happier with it. I think you're gonna be pretty pleased with that setup.

Nice! You beat me in the SSD and CPU department smile.gif
Thanks for letting me know about the Hyper 212+!!
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Good morning! Please add your rig's specs to your profile. Much easier for us to see what you guy's have! Just a heads up!
Edited by wickedout - 12/27/11 at 8:58am
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What are you guys using for a bay adapter for the front USB 3.0 panel?

I'd like to know this also ... Ive done my share of trial n error and lengthy googling/reading ... smile.gif
 
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is there a way to disable the Intel HD graphics on these boards? Using a Extreme3 Gen3 myself.

YES ... In the Bios "ASRock UEFI Setup Utility" --> Advanced --> IGD Multi-Monitor --> Disable
I'm still experimenting with this and how it effects overclocking and heat generation? So far I don't think it makes much of a difference when going for anything but your "suicide/max clock? ... thoughts comments? anyone?

I have only owned one board in the past with any kind of onboard graphics, and one of the 1st things you always did was disable onboard graphics! If you want to make sure the Intel HD 3000 is disabled you could also uninstall the driver and/or app, although I haven't done this myself, yet smile.gif
 
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What are you guys using for a bay adapter for the front USB 3.0 panel?

Put those suckers in the back...lol.

I'm using the PCI slot for it. I have no need to have them up front.
 
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is there a way to disable the Intel HD graphics on these boards? Using a Extreme3 Gen3 myself.

YES ... In the Bios "ASRock UEFI Setup Utility" --> Advanced --> IGD Multi-Monitor --> Disable
I'm still experimenting with this and how it effects overclocking and heat generation? So far I don't think it makes much of a difference when going for anything but your "suicide/max clock? ... thoughts comments? anyone?

I have only owned one board in the past with any kind of onboard graphics, and one of the 1st things you always did was disable onboard graphics! If you want to make sure the Intel HD 3000 is disabled you could also uninstall the driver and/or app, although I haven't done this myself, yet smile.gif

I would think that Intel HD graphics wouldn't function by default if there wasn't anything connected to any of the video ports and you have a dedicated video card installed. Unless it somehow integrates with your current video card. But, I'm just speculating, this is my first board with onboard graphics as well.
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Put those suckers in the back...lol.
I'm using the PCI slot for it. I have no need to have them up front.

I have mine in the back of my case as well using a PCI slot for it. thumb.gif
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Put those suckers in the back...lol.
I'm using the PCI slot for it. I have no need to have them up front.

I would have, but my comp fits right underneath my keyboard on my desk and there's barely an inch clearance at the top of the case. The Phantom has their USB ports on top and if I need to use them for a thumb drive or external drive there is no room and I need to pull the keyboard out so it fits. Having it in front is much easier. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by JJFIVEOH View Post

I would think that Intel HD graphics wouldn't function by default if there wasn't anything connected to any of the video ports and you have a dedicated video card installed. Unless it somehow integrates with your current video card. But, I'm just speculating, this is my first board with onboard graphics as well.

I'm still testing/learning real world results myself, but I do believe the onboard graphics contribute heavily (and quite efficiently!) to encoding of video and certain graphics apps. With regards to a gaming situation where physX (Batman/Metro/etc) is involved I'm still experimenting. I know in the past with my Foxconn Destroyer I was able to set the onboard graphics to handle physX through the Nvidia panel, it helped with med/low VGA's BUT actually hindered higher end cards like my present 570. This new HD3000 is pretty beastly in it's own right, but regarding PhysX and working with the 570 ... no results yet (time constraints for me) ... windows "auto select" sets PhysX to the 570gtx where on the Destroyer board it would pick the Nvidia 8500 onboard ... will have to experiment with forcing it to the CPU and weather the HD 3000 kicks in or not?

Unless some one wants to chime in who has alraedy done this drill ....
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
6700K 47/44GHz@1.296v or 48/45@1.360v Adaptive ... Z170 ASUS HERO VIII LGA 1151 (Bios 2202) Evga GTX 1080 SC "SOLD $525" no bios editor! Gigabyte G1 GTX 980Ti 1519/8002 24/7 Bios modded! 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
TridentZ 3600 15-15-15-36-1T [F4-3600C16D-16GTZ ] Samsung Evo SSD 500GB (boot) Crucial MX300 SSD 1TB (storage) Kraken X61  
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Win10 64bit (sucks) Overlord 27" "Glossy" 1440p@120Hz QNIX QX2710 "Glossy" 1440p@120Hz+  Corsair K65 RGB Cherry Red 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
EVGA SuperNOVA 1200 P2 Platinum NZXT H440 (Hate it!) Logitech G502 / Razer Deathader Rocketfish "Speed" 
Audio
Sound Blaster Z w/ Logitech Z680 5.1 Speakers  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K@4.6 24/7 ASRock Z68 Ext4 Gen3 (bios 1.10) Gigabyte G1 GTX 980Ti 1532/8002 24/7 Bios modded GSkill F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL 1.54v 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB 1T Samsung F3-storage Asus 24x H100 top exhaust (push/pull kinda?) 
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Win7-64bit SP1  QNIX QX2710 "Glossy" 1440p@120Hz++ (1st gen L02... Overlord 27" Glossy 1440p@120Hz Corsair K65 RGB Cherry Red 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair HX850w Haf 922 (modded) Logitech G502 Rocketfish Speed 
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