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I'm jealous. You are gonna have so much fun with this build. thumb.gif
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Have you considered a better CPU cooling solution? Not that the noctua is bad at all, but some of the newer AIO are pretty awesome. Especially if you plan on pushing the CPU to it's limits (something you don't always think you'll do, but I always feel like I missed out if I can't). And it won't put you over budget. :-)

I think shilka pointed out the swiftech H220-x in another thread we were looking at. Or some of the new awesome EK ones.

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I'm jealous. You are gonna have so much fun with this build. thumb.gif

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Have you considered a better CPU cooling solution? Not that the noctua is bad at all, but some of the newer AIO are pretty awesome. Especially if you plan on pushing the CPU to it's limits (something you don't always think you'll do, but I always feel like I missed out if I can't). And it won't put you over budget. :-)

I think shilka pointed out the swiftech H220-x in another thread we were looking at. Or some of the new awesome EK ones.

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I'll probably eventually go with another cooler down the road. I've always read good things about the Noctua AC and thought I'd give it a try. Swifttech H220-x is on my short list. Thanks kl6mk6 it's going to be a fun build and great for gaming. Most of all it'll be my everyday PC.

For the case may end up going with the Phanteks Enthoo Pro Series. Though I like the Corsair 760T. The case is up in the air.
Edited by wickedout - 9/8/15 at 1:57pm
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Phanteks Enthoo Pro Series vs. Corsair Graphite Series 760T Black Full Tower Windowed Case that is the question.
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I think i like the Phanteks a little more than the Corsair. I don't like how the drivebays on the Corsair look with that large window. Just gotta throw out that I love my Air 540.
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I think i like the Phanteks a little more than the Corsair. I don't like how the drivebays on the Corsair look with that large window. Just gotta throw out that I love my Air 540.

I ended up ordering my water cooler EK-XLC Predator 240 tonight. The Phanteks are great but the side panel has been reported very flimsy. So I have to consider that as well.

EDIT: It will ship out to me on Sept. 18th. So I'm thinking of holding off until I can place an order for the the 6700K CPU. Just have to wait for the i7 6700K to become available. If I can find one available. Lol! :roll-eyes
Edited by wickedout - 9/9/15 at 5:35pm
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Good choice. I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

I agree if you're delayed, its a great idea to try to wait for a 6700k. :-)

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Good choice. I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

I agree if you're delayed, its a great idea to try to wait for a 6700k. :-)

That's the plan for now! I'll order everything else in the mean time. Any word on when the next batch of i7 6700K's will be ready?
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Pre order it. Places like NCIX won't charge you until they ship, but this way you get your name in line. The pre-orders ship before people get to buy new stock online. thumb.gif
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Pre order it. Places like NCIX won't charge you until they ship, but this way you get your name in line. The pre-orders ship before people get to buy new stock online. thumb.gif

I might as well do the pre-order for the i7 6700K. I figured I might as well upgrade my z170 mobo to the MSI Gaming M9. I'm going to just go big. I only do this once every 3-5 years. The below link is the mobo I'm getting. Hope I don't blow it up. Lol! biggrin.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130869
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