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Maximus V Formula, H100i, Phantom NZXT Full Tower

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February 16, 2013 8:36:31 AM

I'm about to order parts for my new rig, but i'm not sure if everything will fit OK.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU CooleR: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

i'm not 100% if the h100i radiator mounted to the top will interfere with my motherboards heatsink or what? Any insight will be appreciated greatly.
February 16, 2013 9:16:52 AM

thanks for the fast reply, just can't be too careful, if anyones still around, this is my final build I think, I know a few parts are extremely excessive, but money isn't an issue right now, feel free to tell me what you think!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus V Formula EATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($269.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($146.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2GB Video Card ($474.99 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Phantom (Black/Green) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1651.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-16 06:15 EST-0500)
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February 16, 2013 9:32:41 AM

Didn't see that one, i'll look into it, damn this is what I hate!!! Always find something else I want to change :p  Thanks marcopolo123
February 16, 2013 10:01:11 AM

Not doing SLI or Crossfire, and I just want the Dominator Platinum Ram for aesthetics, also, my friend is really really really recommending the XFX psu, 650W is more than enough for my system, I ran about 4 different calculators and the most it comes out to is around 530 watts. Also, I said price wasn't an issue, but i'm planning on upgrading to SSD's later in the year, i'm good with just a 64gb for my OS right now. :) 
February 16, 2013 10:17:07 AM

For 15$ more you get a gold certified power supply, full modular from seasonic
Seasonic is known for there good quality and efficient power supplies, also many people recommend them...
February 16, 2013 10:19:37 AM

And xfx power supplies are made from seasonic
February 16, 2013 1:26:23 PM

good points, i'll think about it
February 16, 2013 1:32:48 PM

Highly suggest a 128 GB Vertex 4 SSD instead of 64 GB.
February 16, 2013 2:20:48 PM

The rampage is pointless if you're not going 2or 3 way sli. If buying the cpu at microcenter get the asrock extreme4 for $50 off as a combo. Take the money saved and get a 180 or 256gb ssd. Really a waste of time and energy to install to a small ssd then do it all again inside of a year.

Rather have a noctua dh-14 than the h100i - quiet and no pump noise.

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