Re: Budget Gaming Rig
Not that mobo I originally picked out, but then you wouldn't want that one with a Q-core anyway. (there are better)
Thermal paste is a conductive paste that help the transfer of heat, reducing the temp on the CPU and giving better performance. You want to use it. Trust me, just do some reading around the forums sections, and you will learn alot. There is a search tool in every section that allows your to keyword your search, to help with specific questions.
Dell 4K S2817Q / Logitech Z-680 / Func MS3 Mouse / Corsair K70
NZXT Source 530 / i7-3770K / Corsair H100 / ASRock Z77 Extreme4 / SoundBlaster Recon3d
Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSD/Seagate 1TB/2TB/WD 2TB
4x4GB Corsair Vengeance 2133 / PNY GTX 980 ti/ Seasonic M12II 850W