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I don't doubt your pushing-it attitude, but what problems? tongue.gif

And I prefer ASUS, GIGABYTE, and ASRock Boards. I will take the RAM though. Thanks.
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I don't doubt your pushing-it attitude, but what problems? tongue.gif
And I prefer ASUS, GIGABYTE, and ASRock Boards. I will take the RAM though. Thanks.

your very welcome thumb.gif
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So any ASUS, GIGABYTE, or ASRock MOBOs? And is the evo good enough for cooling?
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You guys are the only ones who have said that. I asked other forums and they said my build works great. Thanks anyway.
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You picked out a "budget" motherboard, and you won't be able to overclock as much with it. Just something to consider.

Don't listen to this. This guy has no clue.

UD3 is a proven board.
 
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Alright, thank you. tongue.gif
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UD3 is solid.... here's a link to motherboard "guts"
http://www.overclock.net/t/916189/official-intel-p67-z68-motherboard-comparison-list-oc-results/0_20
the problems i've read about were overclocking/bios problems..also they don't have uefi bios>NOT a factor for me ..lol
look up the motherboard you plan to get on the chart (first one) ..see how many power phases it has.
You want at least 8 for higher overclocking
With a Sandy Bridge cpu..if you're going for higher overclocks (4.6+) yes...h100 or xspc raystorm kit
If not..hyper 212+
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With my budget, should I bother with water cooling? Remember, my budget is $1800, give or take $20.
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With my budget, should I bother with water cooling? Remember, my budget is $1800, give or take $20.

I love my H100. It works great and unclutters everything in the case. I am not a fan of the gigantic air coolers. An H80 would serve you well.
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Thanks.
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I'm getting this board for my upcoming build: ASRock Extreme3 Gen3 And I agree with TahoeDust, if I could get an H100, I would. Mostly because of the aesthetics.. but that's just a thing
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