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I'm personally a Gigabyte fan. If I was advising to someone else, either way would be fine, but personally I'd take the 880GMA-UD2H with a pack of MOS-C1s or whatever MOSFET heatsink expansion I can put on it.
Good to hear. I was leaning towards that as well
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<sigh> I've been getting a lot of mix results lol_ but the Gigabyte board does have a 8pin CPU Power plug instead of the 4pin CPU Power plug that the Biostar has_ I dont even know if that makes a difference lol

Edit** They do have a killer deal on it right now_

with the Thortech Thunderbolt 650W TTB650G and the Gigabyte board for only 179.99 ! thats pretty killer savings, but I don't kno nothing about Thortech PSU's o.0
Edited by httuner - 4/3/11 at 2:58pm
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Thanks all, I have to say after a lot of thinking and frustration I've decided to avoid the MicroATX build all together and go with the regular ATX motherboard_

I wanted water cooling(But the PC has to be able to be on the GO, without me spilling anything, so my best bet was the Corsair H70, I am hoping I can push 4.0-4.2ghz overclock with this Cooler)

I've tried to squeeze every ounce of my dollar on this build, I needed a good motherboard and ram, since these parts might travel with me once Bulldozer comes out & I'm hoping this Asus motherboard supports it, if not then oh well I dont really care, because I can never keep up with technology_ as much as I know by the end of the year my Sandybridge PC will be consider outdated once 100 core CPU's come out using only .9volts to achieve 28ghz overclock.. well you get the idea lol

Yes, I know I've skimp out a bit on the PSU but for 69.99 after promo code, it seemed to be the best overall value and it also has great reviews which made me go for it_


Thank you all for contributing =] now time to get a build log going once everything is here =]
Edited by httuner - 4/4/11 at 4:59am
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Ooooohh.. That's actually a very very nice build
    
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Thanks all, I have to say after a lot of thinking and frustration I've decided to avoid the MicroATX build all together and go with the regular ATX motherboard_

I wanted water cooling(But the PC has to be able to be on the GO, without me spilling anything, so my best bet was the Corsair H70, I am hoping I can push 4.0-4.2ghz overclock with this Cooler)

I've tried to squeeze every ounce of my dollar on this build, I needed a good motherboard and ram, since these parts might travel with me once Bulldozer comes out & I'm hoping this Asus motherboard supports it, if not then oh well I dont really care, because I can never keep up with technology_ as much as I know by the end of the year my Sandybridge PC will be consider outdated once 100 core CPU's come out using only .9volts to achieve 28ghz overclock.. well you get the idea lol

Yes, I know I've skimp out a bit on the PSU but for 69.99 after promo code, it seemed to be the best overall value and it also has great reviews which made me go for it_


Thank you all for contributing =] now time to get a build log going once everything is here =]
You did not skimp out on the PSU. That is a great PSU for a great price. The only thing I would change is the memory to something with 1600Mhz. I also think there are better TIMs out there for the same price.
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You did not skimp out on the PSU. That is a great PSU for a great price. The only thing I would change is the memory to something with 1600Mhz. I also think there are better TIMs out there for the same price.
=] The reason I went with this set of ram is due to its overclocking ability!, I have a set in my sig rigg and at 1866mhz overclock it actually performs extremely well considering no extra voltage was needed, hopefully this second set performs just as well_ for 104.99 minus 25.00 dollars with the promo code, it was a great deal at 79.99_

My only fear is that, I hope it works with this motherboard_ Considering it was design for the P67 motherboards, but I'm sure ram is ram and hopefully these boot right up !

& the TIM it was free!! =] was included in the purchase of the Corsair H70 haha, so it was a great deal_

Its good info to know that the PSU I've decided to purchase is actually a good one =] I was afraid it would hurt me considering I didn't do much research on that PSU_

Thank you for your input, much appreciated, at least now I have a little peace of mind about the PSU =]
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