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That Asus board is an H77 chipset which doesn't allow overclocking, get a non K CPU or switch to a Z77 board.
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Corsair Carbide Series 300R - $89 USD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139016

Cooler Master HAF 922 - $99 USD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197

Thermaltake Chaser A71 - $139.99 USD (+ $20 shipping) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133223

Thank you! I don't like windowed cases because I don't want to look at how bad my cable management is every time I sit down at the computer. Also those cases are pretty pricy compared to the one I have, will it really make that much of a difference?

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That Asus board is an H77 chipset which doesn't allow overclocking, get a non K CPU or switch to a Z77 board.

I don't plan on overclocking seeing as this is my first build and I would have no idea what I'm doing, thank you for pointing out the mismatch. thumb.gif
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Thank you! I don't like windowed cases because I don't want to look at how bad my cable management is every time I sit down at the computer. Also those cases are pretty pricy compared to the one I have, will it really make that much of a difference?
I don't plan on overclocking seeing as this is my first build and I would have no idea what I'm doing, thank you for pointing out the mismatch. thumb.gif

You could probably do fine without those cases. But like I said, a quad core CPU with a 760 2GB might put out a bit of heat while gaming for a few hours. And you say your cables would be a mess... eh.. That's just something else to obstruct the air flow that would otherwise help cool your components.

I would at the very least consider getting an aftermarket cooler and add some more case fans where you can to help with the temps.

Perhaps a Coolermaster Hyper 212+ Evo (yes it would fit in that case and it would clear your RipJaw X ram just fine)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153

How does this case look? It comes with 3 fans and isnt too much more money. Would this case fit that cooler as well? And would this case be any better than what I had?
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That would deff be a better case for your needs in my opinion. thumb.gif
 
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That would deff be a better case for your needs in my opinion. thumb.gif

Would I still need the aftermarket cooler? And if so would it fit that case?
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