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post #11 of 47
You could always throw on a Corsair H100 Water cooling kit. I have one, and it performs excellently
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post #12 of 47
Regarding the case, the NZXT Switch 810 is a great case for water-cooling.

The G1.Assassin 2 is a great mobo, its got Editor's choice award at TPU. thumb.gif

Everything seems good to me. Watercooling is $$$ regarding the benefits you get.
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post #13 of 47
the assassin is a good motherboard albeit gimmicky and expensive.

i'd go something along the lines of ASRock X79 Extreme4, ASUS P9X79/P9X79 Pro; all good motherboards and a fair bit cheaper.
change the RAM from 24GB to either 16 or 32GB.. i personally use corsair RAM but g.skill is great too; grab a (4x4GB) or (2x8GB) kit.

for the case, as Storm suggested, getting a decent corsair case or maybe silverstone, nzxt, etc. there's plenty of options, so keep looking around.

not a bad idea about water cooling.. you gotta start some time right tongue.gif after you've selected a case and finalized your parts, we can help you deciding on a custom water loop. otherwise, grab a H100.
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post #14 of 47
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Originally Posted by s0d0mg0m0rrah View Post

the assassin is a good motherboard albeit gimmicky and expensive.

Not really gimmicky, it includes lots of features such as X-Fi audio and Killer-NIC right onto the motherboard...
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post #15 of 47
call of duty inspired heatsink = gimmick wink.gif

haven't properly tried the audio on board, killer-nic is a joke, oc to 4ghz, etc. = marketing gimmick.
i was more referring to the aesthetics of the board.
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post #16 of 47
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I like the look of the NZXT Switch 810, think I am going to go with that one. Switched out the RAM as well. Guess with the motherboard/ram there is a blue theme going on, but that would look kinda cool. Whats a good PSU? Thanks alot for that suggestions, tell me what you think now.



Case: NZXT SWITCH 810 Matte Black
Mobo: ASUS P9X79 PRO LGA 2011 Intel X79
Processor: i7-3930k
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate(64 bit)
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB)
SSD: Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD1CCA 2.5" 256GB SATA III
HDD: Two WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6GB (in RAID)
Graphics: EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB (One for now, eventually two)
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post #17 of 47
I recommend any of the AX/HX Series from Corsair.

or any corsair in general. i linked the TX850 but if you can afford it, the AX850 is much better and runs quieter
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post #18 of 47
antec hcp 750w
corsair ax/hx 750
enermax platimax 750w
silverstone 750w

to name a few
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post #19 of 47
Why 2 Stick of Ram on a Quad Channel board? got with 4x4GB or 4x8GB
post #20 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by s0d0mg0m0rrah View Post

antec hcp 750w
corsair ax/hx 750
enermax platimax 750w
silverstone 750w
to name a few

750W would do fine as well, but if you really are planning on adding another 670, it wouldnt hurt to go for the 850W. Best PSU efficiency is achieved when running at 50% PSU load
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