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Old 09-04-2014, 04:16 PM   #51
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What should I do? Should I get a different motherboard or a different cpu cooler?


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Old 09-04-2014, 04:29 PM   #52
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I would get a different motherboard. MATX is less upgradeable, and in most cases (Hehe) has worse airflow. You've also already seen a compatibility issue with aftermarket CPU coolers.
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:36 PM   #53
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Which motherboard would you choose?

http://www.msy.com.au/vic/dandenong/...therboard.html

http://www.msy.com.au/vic/dandenong/...therboard.html

http://www.msy.com.au/vic/dandenong/...therboard.html

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Asus Z97-A - MSY VIC Dandenong

I would go with the Asus Z97 A, it's the best budget Z97 motherboard in my opinion. I would like to point out, MSY is very overpriced of what I've seen.
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^^ On both accounts. Z-97 A is the killer board
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Old 09-12-2014, 08:24 AM   #56
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What store would you recommend Craig prince (I guess that if I save enough money, then it will be worth paying for shipping costs). Also I live in Victoria, Australia (which you've probably guessed by the MSY store location I chose).


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I myself would use one of the following. Amazon, NCIX, or Newegg. Newegg has free shipping on almost everything, if you're an Amazon Prime Member you get free shipping on everything. I don't know much about NCIX, but I'm sure they're similar.

The reason why I suggest this, is because I noticed that some of the items were a decent amount higher on MSY then they were other places. So much more expensive, that you would save money shopping somewhere else; even with shipping costs.

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Newegg or bust.

Unless you live in places other than the good ol US of A
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Amazon & Newegg are very limited to what they ship to Australia at the moment. At OP PC Case Gear is a great Australian online store to purchase from.

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Old 09-16-2014, 01:33 AM   #60
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I'm thinking that I might get an SSD. I can afford it, but I'm wondering whether that moneys better spent on a better graphics card or a better something else.


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