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First Build, Wanna make sure I don't Brick Anything...?

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So, I have everything I need for my sig rig, except for the GPU of course. I'm still playing gtx 680 Roulette, anyways...

I want to make sure I have the process right. Nothing in depth, just an overview.

Build the computer.
Turn it on to make sure everything is running right and enter into bios.
Look around the UEFI bios, since I've never used one, but don't change any values or levels. exit and shut down.
Put flash drive in USB port on motherboard with new motherboard bios,(Asus P8Z86-V Pro/Gen 3 MOBO with Ver. 3202 bios on stick, not in file) flash to new bios. exit, save and shut down.
Place Win 7 disk in drive and start computer, install windows.
Once installed, Restart computer, Enter into Bios, START OVERCLOCKING!!!

I don't have a GPU yet so I won't need to update that or install it. There are a lot of other drivers on the website for my Z68 Pro, (Bluetooth, chipset, lan, usb) should I update all of them?

Thanks Peeps! I'm just really nervous about this. I've been studying about all this for a while, but when you go to use it, it's just different...

Thanks again!
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Not much point starting to overclock untill you get a gpu??
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I take it you have installed windows so about drivers, just go into device manager and on each device just right click and go to properties, drivers tab and click update drive and it should tell if you have the latest and if not install the new latest

or simple way is right click, update driver software.. you will be good to go with the latest drivers smile.gif
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Yeah, I agree. But I can get to overclocking the CPU before I get a GPU, right. This is the first overclock I've done as well.
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Is there really much point? What do you plan on using your 2500k for and is the increased power consumption worth it
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Why dont you just update bios, then go install windows and dowload all the latest driver off the mobo website.
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