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From the post I made on asking which of three Motherboards to go for (the one you linked + 2 Asus Boards) it was suggested to me to go for the Gigabyte UDH5 so couldn't hurt if you go for it.
 
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You've mentioned a new motherboard.

I assume you realise you need a new processor as well?

Your existing RAM will fit a Z77 motherboard but whether or not you should use it really depends on what sort of voltage it will run at.

With a Sandy Bridge processor you shouldn't use RAM at higher than 1.60V.

I'm not aware that we've seen what the recommendations will be for an Ivy Bridge processor.
 
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And what would you have budget wise for coolers?

dunno £60-80 but its not set in stone

You've mentioned a new motherboard.

I assume you realise you need a new processor as well?

Your existing RAM will fit a Z77 motherboard but whether or not you should use it really depends on what sort of voltage it will run at.

With a Sandy Bridge processor you shouldn't use RAM at higher than 1.60V.

I'm not aware that we've seen what the recommendations will be for an Ivy Bridge processor.

i know il need a new processor il hold out on that until ib is out and some info is available

iv never overclocked ram and dotn know much about it tbh i THINK mine runs at 1.5v but im not certain of that

i might nip down oc today and get 1
 
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ahah yeah those air coolers are actually two of the best air coolers around :) ahah Ive never water cooled before but seems alot more fiddly putting in rads and changed the coolant and such.
 
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Im going to preorder the Phanteks when I have money (got none right now get some in 2 mondays time if not earlier if Im lucky :))
 
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wait by exactly what do you mean USB backplate just to be sure Im thinking the same thing as what you mean :p

the blanking plate for the pci slots.
the mobo comes with 1 of these that has usb sockets in it i want mooooooaaar lol
 
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