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Just trying to get a little feedback on my options and which way to go with this system build been reading reviews until I'm blue in the face.

CPU - i7 3930 - I already have the CPU so don't try to tell me not to get it.

Motherboard - ASRock X79 Extreme6 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL9Q-16GBZH

SSD - OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Case - SilverStone RAVEN RV02-BW Matte black 0.8mm Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case or Corsair Carbide Series 500R White Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Cooler - Undecided

What is coming over from my current system is HD 5870 & CORSAIR TX650, Now I haven't really decided if I want to or need to upgrade at this point my Video card handles everything I throw at it so I'm fine with it for now I might change that out later.

So any opinions on Liquid or Air? I live i Arizona so I like to keep my system cool and I'm not extremely worried about noise level however I'm still skeptical about liquid.
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  1. any of these aftermarket coolers are good take your pick CPU Cooler:THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW DUAL14CM ROUND FAN HEATSINK
    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CF4QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FTHERMALRIGHT-SILVER-ARROW-DUAL14CM-HEATSINK%2Fdp%2FB003XRAKLQ&ei=_JPhT5fBNOaw2QW7pdjmCw&usg=AFQjCNHI-MZYKU2ahV-tLWOMvRskh3fg6Q&sig2=B0mUpnS6kbDfAS79npKCCQ

    CPU Cooler:Noctua 6 Dual Heatpipe with 140mm/120mm Dual SSO Bearing Fans CPU Cooler NH-D14 - Retail
    http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820148410

    :
    PHANTEKS PH-TC14PE_BL 5 x?8mm Dual Heat-Pipes Dual 140mm Premium Fans and Quiet CPU Cooler with Patented P.A.T.S Coating
    by Phanteks
    http://www.amazon.com/PHANTEKS-PH-TC14PE_BL-Heat-Pipes-Premium-Patented/dp/B005OQJVP0/ref=pd_cp_pc_1/178-7594657-4819959

    CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099


    NZXT HAVIK CPU Cooler with Dual 140MM Fans - Silver/Black
    https://www.google.com/url?url=http://www.amazon.com/NZXT-HAVIK-Cooler-Dual-140MM/dp/B005869XYK&rct=j&sa=X&ei=mZ3fT42FNano2gXrqoHiCA&sqi=2&ved=0CHUQ_ggoADAB&q=NZXT+Havik+140&usg=AFQjCNGc6IxA2piashcNZopZEVwu80oHCw&cad=rja


    CPU Cooler:Noctua NH-U12P SE2 CPU Heat Sink With 2 Noctua Fans
    http://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-U12P-Heat-Sink-With/dp/B002N2JVEE/ref=pd_cp_e_0

    CPU Cooler:Thermaltake Frio Overclocking-Ready Intel Core i7 (six-core ready) & i5 Compatible Five 8mm Heatpipes Dual 120mm Fans Intel & AMD Universal CPU Cooler CLP0564
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106150#top
  2. You also need low profile ram so it doesn't conflict with heat sink Ram:CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML16GX3M4A1600C9
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233197#top
  3. bigcyco1 said:


    So with the $169 to $209 cost different you would definitely go with the Crucial? I heard the firmware issues were resolved and the reviews are showing the vortex drive topping out over everything else so I wasn't sure.
  4. bigcyco1 said:
    You also need low profile ram so it doesn't conflict with heat sink Ram:CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML16GX3M4A1600C9
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233197#top


    That memory isn't listed as being compatible on either Asrocks site or Corsairs site and at the same time the motherboard I went with isn't listed on Corsairs site which makes no sense as the other versions of it are. I'll take the low profile ram into consideration sounds like I need to decide on the cooler first and then go from there.
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