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are you going to be running multiple monitors? Or one large one?

I 100%endorse the Asrock Extreme4 Gen3
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Right now I plan on running 2.. least 24" or higher for both 1920x1200 minimum that is about the same as the evga board price and specs wise...
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Right now I plan on running 2.. least 24" or higher for both 1920x1200 minimum that is about the same as the evga board price and specs wise...
Then id recommend the 6970s, Eyefinity is a bit more refined.

I also recommend the Asrock over the EVGA because their bios is anemic compared to Asrock's. There is a reason why you'll find 5 times more Asrocks than Evgas on these boards.

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Edited by SMK - 10/26/11 at 6:03pm
    
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Then id recommend the 6970s, Eyefinity is a bit more refined.

I also recommend the Asrock over the EVGA because their bios is anemic compared to Asrock's. There is a reason why you'll find 5 times more Asrocks than Evgas on these boards.

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This board here the one you talking about?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265
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This board here the one you talking about?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265
I've never used an ASrock board, but they're recent 1155 boards really do look fantastic. Not to mention they're super affordable.

I wouldn't hesitate to use one for my next build. And the fact that almost every other member has one in their sig should tell you something as well.

The one you linked looks like a great choice.
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This board here the one you talking about?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265
Yes, that's the one. 95%of people will recommend that board, the other 5% just haven't researched it

And its on sale too!
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I've never used an ASrock board, but they're recent 1155 boards really do look fantastic. Not to mention they're super affordable.

I wouldn't hesitate to use one for my next build. And the fact that almost every other member has one in their sig should tell you something as well.

The one you linked looks like a great choice.
So I am thinking that MOBO.. 2 6970's a different case Corsair H100 to cool the cpu i7 26k, that will keep me under the 2k limit..

thoughts on that idea??
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That setup looks stellar. What cases are you looking at?

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So I am thinking that MOBO.. 2 6970's a different case Corsair H100 to cool the cpu i7 26k, that will keep me under the 2k limit..

thoughts on that idea??
Looks like a great build. With the H100, your choice of case won't affect CPU temps all that much, if at all. So it's really up to which one you like best/fits your budget.

Hardware wise I think we're A-OK.
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That setup looks stellar. What cases are you looking at?

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I will post them as I see them by best to worst of the ones i did take into consideration..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139009
3rd One I looked at, but number 1 on my list..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112336
2nd one I looked at the 2nd in line..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146068
First one I considered and looked at..

keep in mind I looked at a lot more then these 3. These just meant a few things I was looking for in a case..
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I will post them as I see them by best to worst of the ones i did take into consideration..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139009
3rd One I looked at, but number 1 on my list..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112336
2nd one I looked at the 2nd in line..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146068
First one I considered and looked at..

keep in mind I looked at a lot more then these 3. These just meant a few things I was looking for in a case..
I love the 500R! but if you really want to watercool, you should look into the 800D or 650D if you want a mid-tower, the 600T is ok for Watercooling as well.

EDIT:
Also, if you are "watercooling down the line" you should get a cheaper air cooler, instead of the H100, the 212+ is very good. And then do a custom watercooled loop later on
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