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Lol... anyone want to buy a new mobo? Unopened!
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Try craigslist, sell it as a first time/ beginners board smile.gif
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Good rig.
 
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if you are planning on going crossfire HD 7950 i strongly recommend the
expandable Swiftech H220 over the H100 solution. you can expand it to cool
both your video cards (add a radiator and GPU water blocks). Your case doesn't
have a side fan. With two high end video cards next to each other you want to have
as much air flow as possible.

Swiftech H220 Review: Ideal Liquid Cooling System on a Budget @xbitlabs
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/swiftech-h220.html

H100i goes over 59dBA at fans full speed.


Should be a nice system either way you go.
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Great build! But that PSU is way too much overkill if you're not planning to cross-fire in the future. Other than that, everything is pretty good.
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I will plan on crossfiring in the future when card prices comedown. And will also probably water cool at that time. Thanks for info on the swifttech. That looks a lot better.

I decided I'm going to keep the MSI mono until it does me wrong. Since I can't get a refund or a return on it I can't afford a new one. I will keep you guys updated. Start the build tomorrow.
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Hey not to derail the thread but I see a bunch of you hating on MSI so I wanted go ask I found a nice MSI motherboard here http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B009HP42J4/ref=redir_mdp_mobile?tag=pcpapi-20

It has a 4-1 power phase I checked the vrm list its not known for problems and its recommended for oc with cooling (I'll buy a heatsink) so is there any reason I shoyldnt buy it?

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If you want a moderate overclock (e.g. something that improves every day performance but doesn't go too far into the territory of diminishing returns), then you don't need any fancy (read: expensive) liquid cooler. A normal tower cooler will do just fine. I recommend an HR-02 Macho ($55 from amazon) for strong performance without a lot of noise. But the Coolermaster 212+ Evo (usually $30 @ newegg) is also a good performer for cheap.

Also, ask for advice before you buy next time. Probably could have saved you $70-100 on your build without losing performance. ...Then again, plenty of people on this forum might have convinced you to get a Sabertooth motherboard or something & caused you to spend more.

Anyway, good setup, enjoy.
    
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Hey not to derail the thread but I see a bunch of you hating on MSI so I wanted go ask I found a nice MSI motherboard here http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B009HP42J4/ref=redir_mdp_mobile?tag=pcpapi-20

It has a 4-1 power phase I checked the vrm list its not known for problems and its recommended for oc with cooling (I'll buy a heatsink) so is there any reason I shoyldnt buy it?

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That's an FM2 motherboard -> meant for APUs -> APUs take less juice & require less motherboard oomph for overclocking -> not really relevant to this conversation -> board looks fine -> Not a lot of APU overclockers out there, what made you choose to join the crowd?

Or did you just not realize that board won't work for AMD's fx line of chips?
    
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Hey not to derail the thread but I see a bunch of you hating on MSI so I wanted go ask I found a nice MSI motherboard here http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B009HP42J4/ref=redir_mdp_mobile?tag=pcpapi-20

It has a 4-1 power phase I checked the vrm list its not known for problems and its recommended for oc with cooling (I'll buy a heatsink) so is there any reason I shoyldnt buy it?

Sent from my SCH-I500 using Tapatalk 2

That's an FM2 motherboard -> meant for APUs -> APUs take less juice & require less motherboard oomph for overclocking -> not really relevant to this conversation -> board looks fine -> Not a lot of APU overclockers out there, what made you choose to join the crowd?

Or did you just not realize that board won't work for AMD's fx line of chips?
I joined because this is temporary I'm just getting the apu 5800k till bow until kalveri comes out that's my real goal wink.gif it looks like its going g to be a beast the CPU and the gpu so it seemed like a good plan to get the cheap 5800k now and then get the kalveri and then crossfire with the kalveri and then that should suite me for a very long time.

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