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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
this is to replace my 2500 k build my motherboard has kicked the bucket

i already have 2 980ti hybrids in sli



haswell

ASRock X99 Extreme4 LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2011-v3 140W BX80648I75820K Desktop Processor

CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Memory Kit Model CMK16GX4M2B3000C15

Corsair Hydro Series™ H100i GTX Extreme Performance Water/Liquid CPU Cooler. 240mm

or

Skylake

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII RANGER LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 GHz LGA 1151 91W BX80662I76700K Desktop Processor Intel® HD

CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Memory Kit Model CMK16GX4M2B3000C15

Corsair Hydro Series™ H100i V2 Extreme Performance Water / Liquid CPU Cooler. 240mm
x99 build
(9 items)
 
htpc
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k asrock xfatailty evga 980ti sli 16 gb ddr4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
samsung evo850 noutla nh-15 win 10 acer XB271HU 
Power
evga 1300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 1.416v stable gigabyte z68 950ti kingston 8GB ddr3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
60g ssd + 96g ssd + 2tb hdd dark knight with 2 fans push pull win 10 corsair 1000 watt 
CaseAudio
custom xfi music 
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x99 build
(9 items)
 
htpc
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k asrock xfatailty evga 980ti sli 16 gb ddr4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
samsung evo850 noutla nh-15 win 10 acer XB271HU 
Power
evga 1300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 1.416v stable gigabyte z68 950ti kingston 8GB ddr3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
60g ssd + 96g ssd + 2tb hdd dark knight with 2 fans push pull win 10 corsair 1000 watt 
CaseAudio
custom xfi music 
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post #2 of 6
If you're running 980ti's in sli then the x99 system hands down. Id personally go with a nice quiet air cooler over the h100i gtx.
post #3 of 6
Its a misconception that CLC coolers are better then air coolers when in fact its the other way around.
So yes dump the Corsair H100i and get a good air cooler instead.

And you need to get rid of your Corsair RM1000 as well as its one of the worst branded PSU´s around.
You do not what something as bad as that in your brand new system.

Edit: also note that RAM faster then 2666 MHz does not work all that well on all X99 boards and CPU´s.
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(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
any suggestions on a good air cooler
x99 build
(9 items)
 
htpc
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k asrock xfatailty evga 980ti sli 16 gb ddr4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
samsung evo850 noutla nh-15 win 10 acer XB271HU 
Power
evga 1300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 1.416v stable gigabyte z68 950ti kingston 8GB ddr3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
60g ssd + 96g ssd + 2tb hdd dark knight with 2 fans push pull win 10 corsair 1000 watt 
CaseAudio
custom xfi music 
  hide details  
Reply
x99 build
(9 items)
 
htpc
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k asrock xfatailty evga 980ti sli 16 gb ddr4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
samsung evo850 noutla nh-15 win 10 acer XB271HU 
Power
evga 1300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 1.416v stable gigabyte z68 950ti kingston 8GB ddr3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
60g ssd + 96g ssd + 2tb hdd dark knight with 2 fans push pull win 10 corsair 1000 watt 
CaseAudio
custom xfi music 
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post #5 of 6
Depends if you are going with Z170 or X99 as some of the big air coolers will block off the top PCI-E slot.
About the only cooler that is a dual tower and WONT block the top PCI-E port is the Noctua NH-D15S please note the S after the number.

Otherwise there are a number of coolers from Noctua / Be Quiet / Phanteks / Cryorig / Thermalright and many many more.
Seravee
(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
  hide details  
Reply
Seravee
(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
AudioOtherOther
Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Reply
post #6 of 6
Also know how much room you have height-wise would be helpful.
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