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If you don't care about bootup, dont spend money on SSD. It will have become much cheaper when you get another round of upgrades.

Case is nice, although from personal experience it's all about RAW POWER, shiny is good, but in the end i want BANG for buck, not shiny.

Monitor WILL amaze you, if you get a nice big one + it adds to game pleasure. Again, you look at the monitor, not the case.

Another GPU could help you out.
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Just so you know the storm sniper is technically a mid tower case. Its just a big one. It will fit a 240 rad up top in place of the 200mm fan without modding. Just don't plan on a push/pull setup.

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Funny Fact: HD6870 is 323$ for me, at newegg its 299$ (i made my point about prices).
No? At Newegg, the 6870 is $199, not $299. No way should you pay 300 bucks for a 6870. Are you sure you're not thinking of a 6950 or 6970?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jyve View Post
Just so you know the storm sniper is technically a mid tower case. Its just a big one. It will fit a 240 rad up top in place of the 200mm fan without modding. Just don't plan on a push/pull setup.

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only because it lacks E-ATX mounting holes, It has the room, but for some reason they just didnt put in the holes
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Water loop and case are the best invements that you will be able to use over and over again. While graphics cards and dad's will only get more powerful and cheaper.
    
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If you don't care about bootup, dont spend money on SSD. It will have become much cheaper when you get another round of upgrades.

Case is nice, although from personal experience it's all about RAW POWER, shiny is good, but in the end i want BANG for buck, not shiny.

Monitor WILL amaze you, if you get a nice big one + it adds to game pleasure. Again, you look at the monitor, not the case.

Another GPU could help you out.
The appearance of my system is important to me
If i would be rich, i was buying sick case and making some extreme cable management.

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No? At Newegg, the 6870 is $199, not $299. No way should you pay 300 bucks for a 6870. Are you sure you're not thinking of a 6950 or 6970?
LOL, the 6870 does cost 300$ for me plus a 6970 will be even more expensive.
Anyway i found another store near my city which has lower prices on GPUs, if i will consider one big GPU instead of 2 tiny cards in CFX, i probably will buy there.

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dad's will only get more powerful
LOLOLOLOLOL
If so, would you mind recommending for me cheap parts for WC that i can buy with a new case? (maybe im not practical and i cant buy all of this for 600$)

Also, according to Jyve & rdrdrdrd the Storm Sniper is alot bigger than it looks relatively for a mid-tower, is it right?
If a one mid-tower case can be bigger that another i may consider Corsair 600T.
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post #17 of 28
Rather convince you not to invest money on your rig. You have a nice rig already, you won't really gain much from upgrading. And you'll pretty much lose half of the money you invested in it if you plan on selling the parts later on.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jyve View Post
Just so you know the storm sniper is technically a mid tower case. Its just a big one. It will fit a 240 rad up top in place of the 200mm fan without modding. Just don't plan on a push/pull setup.

Sent from my Epic 4g
A normal 240 rad [45mm thick] with normal fans [25mm thick] WONT fit without modding in a CM storm sniper.

maybe, just maybe it would fit in combination with some motherboards but most wont.

And yes the case is bigger then a normal midtower case but its still considered a midtower case since its not a full tower either.
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i guess if you need convincing you dont need to upgrade
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dad's will only get more powerful and cheaper.
I guess my phone thought ssd's = dad's sorry about that. Haha
    
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