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post #61 of 75
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Just read through the manual. Pretty simplistic I must say. Definitely seen the part about recommending the all in one liquid coolers rad mount spot. Exactly where you showed me in that pic!
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Yea most of it is pretty straight forward, but I learned at least 2 or 3 things in the FAQ section. I made sure to point out the rad location because most people will tell you to have it at the top as an exhaust but that's actually wrong in the RV03.
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post #63 of 75
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Do you think there will be enough room to mount a push pull system if I mount the rad in that spot?
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post #64 of 75
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Updated the first page again. Decided to go with the Z68 board. Really like some of the features like the SSD caching and how it turns down your graphics card when it's not needed.
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post #65 of 75
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So I'm looking more into cable management and where I'm going to order the parts from. Where does everyone recommend? I'm probably going to have to order in the parts because there is absolutely crap all around me for PC stores. I'm thinking Frozen CPU? Memory Express? Newegg?

Also I've been looking into my cable management more and more and case mods aswell. If I were to go through Frozen CPU would anyone recommend their cable sleeving that's done in house? I really don't want to venture into it myself and it seems like they do a quality job
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post #66 of 75
I like amazon and newegg as top choices for their customer service and return policies, I don't think FrozenCPU would be bad either but I haven't used them yet. Their policies look okay and I will use them in the future though.

I would not even consider their sleeving though, have you seen how much they charge to do a PSU? Like twice as much as the PSU itself actually costs, and their results look terrible to boot. I personally don't worry about sleeving but if that's something that interests you then you would be much happier having done it yourself. Same goes with any mods you are thinking of, they are the most fun and satisfying if you do them yourself.

I do believe that you could fit a push pull in the fan spot recommended by silverstone based on looking at my case in person, but even though I don't see anything preventing it I'm still not positive. If you do get one of those all in one water coolers and the RV03 then be sure to chime in where it fits in the big RV03 thread. We are still trying to definitely confirm that it will fit there, but I can't imagine Silverstone saying to put it there and having it not work there.
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post #67 of 75
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Thanks juano! When I go to overclock this sucker is it safe to try and go for 4.5Ghz right off the bat? Or would it be better to got to say 4.0Ghz and then work my way up in 0.1Ghz increments until I get to my personal limit's for vcore and temp
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post #68 of 75
I'm not really comfortable making too many recommendations on how to OC a CPU, I'm still a newbie in that regard. For me personally I am sitting at 4Ghz right now and I went there straight from stock, soon I will jump to 4.5Ghz and then go in 100Mhz at a time until I reach the volt ceiling I feel comfortable with. Here is a decent OC guide written by Asus but if you aren't sure of what to do or want a more experienced advice then I would say search or make a thread asking for opinions, because most everything I know about CPU OC is just from like 3 or 4 guides like the one above.

I'm finally going to be able to put my rig into my RV03 today!
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post #69 of 75
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I definitely want to see your rig after it's installed! I'm down to either the RV03 or the NZXT Phantom. Regardless I'm planning on some light mods. The Phantom has decent cable management and looks better to me right from the start. But the RV03 has INCREDIBLE cable management and does't look too bad itself. I'm not a fan of the gold on the RV03 but it's nothing a little bit of spray paint can't fix
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post #70 of 75
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Original Post updated. Purchase this Friday. Final thoughts?
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