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post #1 of 15
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Finally settled on the GA-P67A-UD7-B3 MB as I'm tired of waiting on the Maximus. MB, CPU and MEM are on the way and should be here Friday. Had to RMA the case as it was busted. That hopefully will also be here Friday. Can't wait. Pretty excited to get into this.

Thank you all for your help in selecting hardware. thumb.gif
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i think you should change the board and get the asus maximus chek the the comparaison between the 2 boards
ASUS ROG Maximus IV Extreme and Gigabyte P67A-UD7 for Intel Sandy Bridge http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=267340
post #3 of 15
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Lap or don't lap? Does anyone even do that anymore?
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MB, mem and CPU will be here tomorrow. RMA'd case will be here Tuesday. Pics coming.
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And here we go....
picture.php?albumid=4092&pictureid=23268

Case painted
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Ugg..
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H20
picture.php?albumid=4092&pictureid=23647

Finally...something IN the case.
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Getting somewhere now.
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Posted and noticed mem first boot. Have to get wire management under control. More later.
Edited by HootyHoo - 4/10/11 at 6:14am
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by HootyHoo;12860309 
Lap or don't lap? Does anyone even do that anymore?

No lapping, I had a slightly concave cpu once & lapped it. Hours to finish to knock a degree or 2 off the temps.
I wouldn't consider it again, the IHS would have to look like a mountain range, & if it was that bad I would exchange or rma.

Good luck with the building, & hope you got a good clocking 2600k!
    
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post #7 of 15
Good choice. Got a UD7 and then a UD7-B3 as replacement. Good board, overclocks well, and looks pretty sick too
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post #8 of 15
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RMA'd case replacement is here. Had to RMA the MB as the box was tore like it had been previously opened. After inspection of the MB I found a few bent/missing pins on the CPU socket. Had to RMA it and they received it today. Not sure how many days they will take to send out a new MB. In the meantime I ordered a little bit better mem and a fan controller. Probably be looking at a better water cooling system too. Really anxious to get this thing built.
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post #9 of 15
Thread Starter 
Painted the interior of the case this weekend flat black. Looks pretty good. Will try to get some pics up.
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post #10 of 15
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new pics are up.
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