Upgrading Soon! Opinions? Tags: Homebuilt Corsair Gigabyte Systems Last response: January 27, 2013 4:18 PM in Systems Share dathtom January 27, 2013 4:00:56 PM So planning to do an upgrade in a couple of days, looking at replacing CPU, Mobo, and Cooler. Current Specs - - i3-540, stock cooler - Gigabyte ud2h level mobo - 8gb Corsair Vengence Memory - MSI 7950 Twin Frozer III - Corsair 500d case - BeQuiet! 550w pro - OCZ Agility 3 120Gb SSD + 320gb Storage hard drive Planned Upgrades -i5-3570k -Corsair H100i -Asrock ASRock Z77 Extreme4 OR Gigabyte Z77X-D3H Got a couple of questions - 1) Which motherboard would be better? 2) Do I need to also upgrade my PSU 3) Is there anything better that I should be aware of/am I making the wrong decisions? Thank-you! Tom More about : upgrading opinions Mousemonkey January 27, 2013 4:03:59 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey gussrtk January 27, 2013 4:11:03 PM Take the asrock extreme 4 Instead of h100I take noctua d14, great cooler same ability as h100 and cheaper by quite a bit. Psu should be enough Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dathtom January 27, 2013 4:18:06 PM Not interested in the NH-D14, way too big and ugly Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOpinions on my build before i order soon Forum SolvedLooking for opinions on my build as soon as possible Forum Need some opinions on my pc build. Planning to build very soon!!! Forum SolvedGetting a GTX 770 soon - need your input & opinions Forum SolvedUpgrading soon need adive Forum SolvedUpgrading my pc soon need some advice Forum Building a Desktop Soon and want opinions. Forum SolvedUpgrading my pc soon but it exceeds my budget. Forum SolvedNeed Opinions on this build - DEAL ENDS SOON Forum SolvedNeed Opinions on this build - DEAL ENDS SOON Forum Solvedupgrading the pc soon, what to do, so many options.. Forum SolvedPls Help me for Upgrading Soon maybe Forum SolvedUpgrading Computer Soon Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and motherboard soon. Need help. APU Build vs. AM3+ Build vs. Intel Build Forum SolvedBuilding a new system soon, need help + opinions ! Forum SolvedI'm going to be upgrading soon, and i need build suggestions. Forum Ordering VERY soon - Final opinions? Forum SolvedOpinions on upgrading my current build Forum Opinions/Comments for soon-to-be new computer Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my card soon. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !