Bought the parts and built it in a day. Would have gotten the 3930K, but I heard that the Z79 boards have compatibility issues in Hackintosh builds, so I went with the 3770K at the last minute.
I'm not a fan of the NZXT H2 case. It's terrible for watercooling and has poor mounting slots for fans on the top and rear of the case. I'm thinking of returning it in exchange for a 600T...
Cable management could probably be a bit better, but I spent too much time on it as it is.
She runs SILENT. The coil whine from the nearby Fluorescent lamps were louder than this thing. I could barely tell it was on.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core||$328.97||OutletPC|
|CPU Cooler||Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid||$89.98||OutletPC|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155|
|Memory||Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1600||$319.99||Amazon|
|Storage||Sandisk Extreme 240GB 2.5" SSD||$461.80||Newegg|
|Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM||$82.99||NCIX US|
|Video Card||EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2GB|
|Case||NZXT H2 Classic Silent (White) ATX Mid Tower||$89.47||NCIX US|
|Power Supply||Corsair 860W ATX12V / EPS12V||$169.99||Amazon|
|Optical Drive||LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer|
|Sound Card||Asus Xonar Essence STX||$186.99||Amazon|
|Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor|
|CPU Clock Rate||3.5GHz|
|CPU Temperature While Idle||-|
|CPU Temperature Under Load||-|