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Oh, and a weird question. I remember back with my first build, a lot of people would reccomend buying different fans rather than using stock. Does that old rule of thumb still apply today? For example, with the H70?
    
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What games will u play?

i wouldnt go for the 6990 or a 590 at this moment

http://www.overclock.net/cases/96892...inum-case.html

would be a solid choice.

EDIT: and fans, Yes, stay away from the stock h70 fans
    
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Well, you could just get a 580 .
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Oh, and a weird question. I remember back with my first build, a lot of people would reccomend buying different fans rather than using stock. Does that old rule of thumb still apply today? For example, with the H70?
Yep. Some nice aftermarket fans will really increase your cooling performance while running push/pull.
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Maximus IV extreme is not worth it if you arent xfiring or sli-ing, fyi...

u can drop it to a p8p67 pro or even the normal version.

Edit; heck, if you are into editing and what not you can wait for z68 to come out, or buy now, sell the board, and when z68 releases, buy it because it will greatly help you in video editing tasks.
Edited by Kick - 4/9/11 at 6:59pm
    
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Personal opions only. Haf over Phantom anyday. And I like the H70 over a big heatsing hanging on the motherboard. But for about the same price get a XSPC Rasa RS240 and I would fit nice in the HAF. I just bought these ram working good and read a review they were almost as fast as 1866.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220561
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Games I would play? Everything. From Minecraft, to Counter-Strike: Source, to Crysis, to Battlefield 3!!!, to Assassins Creed Brotherhood.

I have never heard of z68. Price difference? Expected release dates? Any details?

I can get that Rocket Fish case for like 5 bucks probably at work(Best Buy Mobile).
But I'm not a fan of it.

What GPU suggestion(cheaper cost of course)?

Also, I feel the need to bump down the PSU. I want modular, and Gold 80 Certified. Something definitely reliable, and outstanding. I'm going to be paying the electric bill soon, and it's already too expensive. AND QUIET!

24" monitor currently 1920x1080. Might upgrade it a few inches. Nothing over 27".

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Yep. Some nice aftermarket fans will really increase your cooling performance while running push/pull.
Push/Pull? And which fans would be recommended?
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Well, like I said, ever consider a GTX 580 or 570?

For the PSU, depends on how much you want to downgrade. HX 1000 or an HX/AX 850 will do you just fine.
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and for fans....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835999007

silent with crazy air flow
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