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I definitely like the Lian Li PC x60 now, the mid tower is perfect. If the edges were rounded like the FT02 it would be godly. Will this fit my components?
Your requirements are not that large to accomdate, no offense.

You're going for a single gpu and unless your x79 board is E or XL atx (I haven't seen the case specs of the lian li so I can't comment), it will EASILY fit your requirements, don't even sweat it.
     
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the FT02 is better.
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Objectives: VERY silent for music production, sleek silver aluminum, most accommodating for my parts, air cool and OC to 4.5-5gz

Parts: x79 UD5 gigabyte mobo, 3930k Sandy bridge E, silver arrow cpu cooler, SSD drive , regular nividia GPU in the $150 range.

Havent decided on other parts but those are the mains, and decided to go AIR cooling because a silver arrow and some after stock case fans are cheaper than any decent water kit.

Cases

http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...ndex=61&g=spec

vs

http://www.silverstonetek.com/produc...id=242&area=en


I would love to OC and fit my parts in a mid tower but I don't think that's possible!

I'm very confused to the Silverstone, some sites and reviews show it with minimal, extensive, and no sound proofing. It is also unnecessarily long.
The Lian Li on the other hand isn't stated Silent on their webpage, but is by some reviewers.

Thanks!
The Silverstone airflow is cool, but it does not really provide the space needed of a proper watercooling radiator. To get the best of WC and airflow you have to go for something like the silverstone TJ11 which is expensive.

I prefer no compromises, so I had chosen the Silverstone, and if possible upgraded to TJ11.
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that's just 1 example of WC, which the anti-silverstone argument always drifts to, but for your needs(air cooling) it's not even a contest. TJ11>FT02=RV02>the rest.
Edited by FLCLimax - 11/2/11 at 1:03pm
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that's just 1 example of WC, which the anti-silverstone argument always drifts to, but for your needs(air cooling) it's not even a contest. TJ11>FT02=RV02>the rest.
I'm pretty sure the TJ07 kills the FT02 and all other silverstones besides the TJ11 in cooling. Minor correction.

It would read: TJ11>TJ07>Other silverstones.

Edit: meant water cooling capabilities.

Btw not a TJ11 fan. Ultra overpriced. I could buy an MM pinnacle (and obv others), CaseLabs, And Little Devil, XSPC H1/2 same capabilities, but still cheaper
     
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Your requirements are not that large to accomdate, no offense.

You're going for a single gpu and unless your x79 board is E or XL atx (I haven't seen the case specs of the lian li so I can't comment), it will EASILY fit your requirements, don't even sweat it.

I haven't read anywhere it's E, but it must be, its 8 dimm slots.
No offense taken this is for audio not gaming, I'm just unsure as everyone always says silver arrow is massive. This is the case I'm going to get now since mid tower should be fine:

http://www.sundialmicro.com/lianli-m...1703_2132.html
post #47 of 48
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I haven't read anywhere it's E, but it must be, its 8 dimm slots.
No offense taken this is for audio not gaming, I'm just unsure as everyone always says silver arrow is massive. This is the case I'm going to get now since mid tower should be fine:

http://www.sundialmicro.com/lianli-m...1703_2132.html
gorgeous case, the silver arrow is 140mm AFAIk, make sure the pc6 has clearence for that, which it honestly should, and you will be good to go .
     
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gorgeous case, the silver arrow is 140mm AFAIk, make sure the pc6 has clearence for that, which it honestly should, and you will be good to go .
hmm...never set eyes on the PC6 before reading that last post...has a bit of a SilverStone look to it. very nice!
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