I ordered i7-12700K /GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS Elite AX / 32GB Corsair DDR5 5600 / 1TB Samsung 980 gen 4 NVMe drive and I had 2~months in the past purchased a FE RTX3070 from bestbuy… Annoyingly nearly every thing recreation yesterday (in addition to video card which i’ve had) besides the Peerless Murderer 120 it’s coming at the moment I suppose… Nonetheless to my annoyance the motherboard is delayed till subsequent week… oh nicely.
I feel the 12700K must be a reasonably good enchancment on my 3600 ? I made a decision to go for alder lake as a result of I used to be uninterested in ready and I did not wish to run afoul of any new platform teething points on AM5 w/ Ryzen 7000 ??
On query I’ve seen some individuals utilizing / speaking about aftermarket “anti bending” plates on LGA1700 how large of a deal is that this truly and may I simply order one? / does it (?? perhaps …most likely??) void the motherboard guarantee in case you take the inventory retention mount off and use these items? additionally this thermalright one is about $13 however there’s apparently a thermal grizzly on that’s is $70~ on amazon??? ummmm… is the TG one tremendous higher and if that’s the case how? or ought to I simply save $13 and never fear about it?