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Going to have to go with the Asus Mars 760 as originally planned then if they ever come back in stock!
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What I don't like about the Gene is that you can watercool the southbridge and use the second PCIE 3.0 slot at the same time. A casualty of the compact MATX format.
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Originally Posted by Neo Zuko View Post

What I don't like about the Gene is that you can watercool the southbridge and use the second PCIE 3.0 slot at the same time. A casualty of the compact MATX format.

The z87 chipset hardly gets hot. All it needs is a little stock heatsink and I'm sure it won't overheat even without the heatsink.
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There is a maximus vi gene in there, trust me.

It couldn't of been fun getting all of that in there.
     
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Oh yes it's done for show. But I wanted a show lol. I'll do the MOSFET block though.
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Oh yes it's done for show. But I wanted a show lol. I'll do the MOSFET block though.

Yea I'm thinking of doing a full loop but it would be my first time doing it so I have no idea..

Pump to rad to CPU to mosfets to rad to GPU to pump? Does that even make sense? Lol I have no idea what I'm talking about. Maybe I'll just stick to the H100i for now
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Watercooling 101: It does not matter which order you build your waterloop in except for the reservoir which is just before the pump so that the pump never not run dry. The reason for this is that there is little difference between the hotest part of your loop to the coldest. Go for direct paths to what looks to be the cleanest install.
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What kind of CPU OC are you guys seeing on this board ?

Tried running mine through a stress test today at 4.4GHz and it failed!

Temps where around 65C.
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post #179 of 326

May I be added to the club as well? Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic but there is my Gene sitting in my 350D
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What kind of CPU OC are you guys seeing on this board ?

Tried running mine through a stress test today at 4.4GHz and it failed!

Temps where around 65C.


I've been running at 4.3GHz for the last 3 days with no issues. My cpu is idling at 31C and it will spike as high as 50C when playing BF4. These are with all setting maxed out thumb.gif
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