I decided to upgrade to Haswell/Z97 platform.
I just sold my 3770K/Z77 - feel myself obsolete and too old-fashioned + disliked USB 3.0 performance and lack of SATA3 ports of Z77 chipset.
Also, I have a great 32 GB DDR3 kit which I'd like to keep - and do not hop to DDR4 for a few...
My fan comparison:
GentleTyphoon is still the best fan of all time!
Be careful, YouTube staff tried to hide this video from public making it private!!! - to not harm the Corsair sales... CENSORSHIP!
I have a small rig with 2700K (H80 with thick Panaflo fan, P8Z77-I MoBo and 2133 G.Skill Ares RAM). I realized that I'm not a gamer, so I sold out my GTX570 and Radeon HD 6970. I'm using my PC mostly for programming with some heavy CPU tasks like brute-force optimizations and as an...