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post #1 of 31
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Hey all, finally some stuff is rolling in for my new build. The theme is black and red. I will not be sleeving any single cable so please don't suggest it. Going to use this rig for photo/video editing and playing bf3. Thanks for looking.

Parts:
fractal design arc mini
asus maximus iv gene-z
i5 2500k
corsair ax650
sapphire 2gb 6950
g.skill 8gb 1600
samsung f3 1tb
samsun 5400 1tb
crucial m4 64gb
corsair h70
sound blaster x-fi titanium HD
asus dvd drive
nzxt fan controller
rosewill card reader

Here are some pics i have uploaded so far. Comments welcome.

How it looked when it came in.


front panel with only 1 enermax fan in so far. waiting for my other 2



started modding it already. cut off the grills in front panel.




i cut a piece of posterboard to make the front panel more clean. I saw some guy do it here on his fc 3000 and i liked the look. just testing out the fans on my old rig. (excuse the white fan because my other red one didn't come in yet.


still need to paint the poster board black.



whole rig. Still missing a lot of parts.





Don't know if i want to just use 1 fan to push the h70 or 2 for push/pull. I hate the look of push/pull. I will be overclocking this too so but not to the max. so we will see how the temps will be.
 
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post #2 of 31
looks great. love micro-atx builds that don't sacrifice performance.
post #3 of 31
Gosh, that case is beautiful. I wish their was something as sleek as that in a Micro ITX design. My Silverstone is just... blah.
post #4 of 31
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Thanks. This case is gorgeous! Took me a while to choose between this case or the define mini.
 
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wow man that front intake is insane now! id love to see more pics of it if possible
    
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Parts just came in. Gonna start building and testing today!!

 
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post #7 of 31
Nice! have fun!!!! I really like that case...
post #8 of 31
oh man...
im salivating.

so clean.
post #9 of 31
Subbed! i loved the front panel and eagerly wait more!
    
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that looks awesome. wow
 
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