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anyway i have read the reviews about the GIGABYTE mobo u have suggested, its not very welcoming and i read great reviews on MSI mobo.. can u recommend me which MSI mobo i should go with instead? @Why_Me
 
anyway i have read the reviews about the GIGABYTE mobo u have suggested, its not very welcoming and i read great reviews on MSI mobo.. can u recommend me which MSI mobo i should go with instead? @Why_Me
Here's what Newegg list for MSI Z690 boards. You want to look at the DDR4 boards.

https://www.newegg.com/p/pl?N=100007627 601394666 50001312&cm_sp=Cat_Motherboards_2--Visnav--Intel-600-Series_3

This one below doesn't seem too shabby. Decent VRM's.

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/PRO-Z690-A-DDR4
 
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Here's what Newegg list for MSI Z690 boards. You want to look at the DDR4 boards.

https://www.newegg.com/p/pl?N=100007627 601394666 50001312&cm_sp=Cat_Motherboards_2--Visnav--Intel-600-Series_3

This one below doesn't seem too shabby. Decent VRM's.

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/PRO-Z690-A-DDR4
Nice this is actually what im eye-ing on! ok will put it in the list but im taking the WIFI version inscase i need it tho

Here is the new list:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz 12-Core Processor ($418.78 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($159.99 @ B&H)
Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4 ATX LGA1700 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card ($1399.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P500A D-RGB ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2502.73
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-11-29 00:35 EST-0500
 
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Nice this is actually what im eye-ing on! ok will put it in the list but im taking the WIFI version inscase i need it tho

Here is the new list:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz 12-Core Processor ($418.78 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($159.99 @ B&H)
Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4 ATX LGA1700 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card ($1399.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P500A D-RGB ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2502.73
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-11-29 00:35 EST-0500
Try and get 2x16GB instead of 4x8GB.
 

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Do not get an MSI board. They are total trash. Have a search on this forum for how many people report issues with MSI hardware.

Gigabyte and Asus are the only two brands making consistently reliable and dependable boards these days.

Between those two, Asus makes the higher performance boards, but there’s very little in it.
 

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Do not get an MSI board. They are total trash. Have a search on this forum for how many people report issues with MSI hardware.

Gigabyte and Asus are the only two brands making consistently reliable and dependable boards these days.

Between those two, Asus makes the higher performance boards, but there’s very little in it.
Oh no but which ASUS board will do best in ur opinion?
 

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TBH I'd go with3200mhz CL16. Crucial, Corsair or G.Skill. Easier to set your timings in Gear 1 and there's little to no difference between 3200mhz and 3600mhz for these Intel 10/11/12 gen cpu's.
Ah okay will see and keep that in mind, because when i check the the price, some of the 3200 is higher or almost the same with 3600 (if this is the case should i stick with 3200 or just bump it to 3600)?

Anyway i changed the GOLD seasonic to PLATINUM because there is a huge discount and made the price lower than the GOLD... so i bought it immediately along with the case Phanteks

Lastly can you recommend me the best RGB fan (interms of price and quality) for exhaust? because the one you recommend above doesnt have RGB lighting, looking forward to your next replies and thank you in advance!
 
Ah okay will see and keep that in mind, because when i check the the price, some of the 3200 is higher or almost the same with 3600 (if this is the case should i stick with 3200 or just bump it to 3600)?

Anyway i changed the GOLD seasonic to PLATINUM because there is a huge discount and made the price lower than the GOLD... so i bought it immediately along with the case Phanteks

Lastly can you recommend me the best RGB fan (interms of price and quality) for exhaust? because the one you recommend above doesnt have RGB lighting, looking forward to your next replies and thank you in advance!
https://www.newegg.com/fractal-design-fd-f-as1-1205-case-fan/p/N82E16835352079
 
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as for the thermal paste, my last build i use the AS5 but now they have the Grizzly Bear which has superb review

For my build should i get the Kryonaut or Hydronaut ? and 1g is enough?
 

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PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz 12-Core Processor ($418.78 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z690 GAMING X DDR4 ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($299.00 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card ($1399.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P500A D-RGB ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($116.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A 27.0" 2560x1440 170 Hz Monitor ($269.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $3083.72
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-11-27 15:49 EST-0500


After considering some of your suggestions, how about now? I have problem in selecting the PSU... and how many exhaust fans do i need for that case? and that is a bit way for my budget, but i dont mind wait to save another $$ but i would welcome any recommendation to reduce it
It's an amazing build, apart from the PSU which you've already mentioned it's a great set of components. As for the case, I assume your going to put the AIO in the roof of the case. In which case you'd want the 3 front fans as intakes and either a 120mm or 140mm exhaust at the back, I'd go with 140mm.
 

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It's an amazing build, apart from the PSU which you've already mentioned it's a great set of components. As for the case, I assume your going to put the AIO in the roof of the case. In which case you'd want the 3 front fans as intakes and either a 120mm or 140mm exhaust at the back, I'd go with 140mm.
Yup i saw ppl build it and they put it on top so im gonna follow that! And yes i defo going for the 140mm so its the same as the intake fans that came with the case
 

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Okay will defo opt for Asus but im looking for 30 inch if there is? And curve? Because my current monitor is already 27 .. looking for something bigger and different
I don't want to put you off, most of the large panel high refresh options are VA. I'm just saying that all things being equal IPS is normally the better technology for high refresh rates because it's response time is better. Some VA panels are very very good, others can suffer from motion blur. The Dell is a very nice monitor, but an equivalent IPS will offer a faster response time.
 

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I don't want to put you off, most of the large panel high refresh options are VA. I'm just saying that all things being equal IPS is normally the better technology for high refresh rates because it's response time is better. Some VA panels are very very good, others can suffer from motion blur. The Dell is a very nice monitor, but an equivalent IPS will offer a faster response time.
Sorry what? The one benefit of VA over IPS is the faster refresh rate. IPS panels have lower refresh rates but better viewable angle, colour reproduction and less blur.
 

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