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Yikes all butt ass ugly IMO sicksmiley.png

But if you like that GAMING RIG look I guess party.gif ... keep in mind you won't be 16 forever there young kid wink.gif

I'd suggest QUALITY of the case over LOOKS of the case, meaning Corsair, and then Coolermaster ahead of the more gimmicky gaming looking cases, but that's only my opinion 2cents.gif Rkingsmiley.png

 

Personally I like these smaller clean classic sleek looking cases ...

 

fractal_arc-mini.jpg  http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&category=2&prod=59

001.png.jpeg http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=303&area=en

Lian-Li-PC-6-Copy1.jpg http://lian-li.com/v2/en/product/product06.php?pr_index=579&cl_index=1&sc_index=25&ss_index=62

 

Corsair300R.jpg http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/carbide-series-pc-case/carbide-series-300r-compact-pc-gaming-case.html


Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 1/30/12 at 1:11pm
   
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I have been trying to hunt down that fractal arc mini, but no where in the states sells it at the moment.
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"at the moment" being the KEY WORDS I suppose redface.gif ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352007&Tpk=fractal%20arc%20mini = OOS doh.gif

OK ... odd it said the MINI ... but now the link takes you to the MIDI ... grrrrrrrrrr doh.gifdoh.gif

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I have been trying to hunt down that fractal arc mini, but no where in the states sells it at the moment.


If the MIDI is small enough for you though ... http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=58475&vpn=FD%2DCA%2DARC%2DBL&manufacture=Fractal%20Design&promoid=1141 they have it on sale.
 

 


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Yeah, i want the mini though, so i can WC a lan machine!
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But if you like that GAMING RIG look I guess ... keep in mind you won't be 16 forever there young kid

Yeah, ur right! Im not even 16 (28)..

The fractal cases are very nice, but i dont have a shop near that sells them..

This is the best case i found so far. (nice design and up to 10 fans)

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Does anyone know if running SLI on this board at 8x each makes a difference vs 16x each? I just bought a second card and didn't realize that they would be at 8x.
Thanks

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Does anyone know if running SLI on this board at 8x each makes a difference vs 16x each? I just bought a second card and didn't realize that they would be at 8x.
Thanks
Terry

Not really, x8 is good enough for SLI/Crossfire.
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No not much unless you have a large multi-monitor resolution set-up, and even then it's minimal ...
 

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Does anyone know if running SLI on this board at 8x each makes a difference vs 16x each? I just bought a second card and didn't realize that they would be at 8x.
Thanks
Terry

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/08/23/gtx_480_sli_pcie_bandwidth_perf_x16x16_vs_x8x8

 

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If you are running on a 30″ display at 2560×1600 or below, an x8/x8 SLI or CFX configuration will perform the same as a x16/x8 or x16/x16 configuration. The only time that you should even be slightly concerned about running at x8/x8 is when you move up to a multiple display setup. When we pushed the GTX 480 SLI at 5760×1200 we saw up to a 7% difference in performance between x8/x8 and x16/x16, in favor of x16/x16, but that was in one game only.

 

 


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I am using 3 23" monitors in nvidia surround setup. So will I run into issues here.
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Well Hard|OCP| said up to a 7% loss, so with OCing your GPU's you should be able to regain that l would think ? That's the best I got for you. blushsmiley.gif

   
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