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post #1 of 10
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Long story short I want to use my current sig rig, get a couple more components and make 2 rigs 1 for folding and one for gaming.

Looking for a mid size case that could be for the folding or gaming not sure..

Need the possibility for an ez install of a water loop.

OK fan boys time to sell me a product.. haven't picked out a cooler theme was thinking maybe and black..

Need some suggestions

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post #3 of 10
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LOL! I have a build suggestion list and were talking about your waterloop build log.. You wouldnt have finish/recent photos with the rad installed would you?

Would love you opinions/suggestions

http://www.overclock.net/t/1214983/not-your-average-request-for-build-suggestions-folding-rig-1000-budget

Thanks!


Anyone with other suggestions or do I have to go to the waterloop section for help?
post #4 of 10
I would recommend the Silverstone TJ07, water-cooling loop install was breeze. Having the lower compartment for my radiator and PSU separated from the rest of the computer makes for a extremely clean build. Cable management and routing also was very easy. There is plenty of room behind the motherboard plate for cables. Also the removable motherboard tray is super nice.

Here is a picture of my TJ07 Build

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post #5 of 10
Id go for the 600t White. It can support an easy installation of a WC loop with a 240 rad, and IMO looks sleek as can be smile.gif
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Originally Posted by JMattes View Post

LOL! I have a build suggestion list and were talking about your waterloop build log.. You wouldnt have finish/recent photos with the rad installed would you?
Would love you opinions/suggestions
http://www.overclock.net/t/1214983/not-your-average-request-for-build-suggestions-folding-rig-1000-budget
Thanks!
Anyone with other suggestions or do I have to go to the waterloop section for help?

Lmao, I like my build was referenced tongue.gif I have the 360 up top installed with push/pull and a fan controller in the top bay, tightest squeeze ever.

I actually had visited your thread before, but I was far too tired and lazy to compile out a list for the budget. My recommendation is build it as high performance as you can, then water cool later. No reason to spend $3-400 for cooling on $600 of components rolleyes.gif I understand you have high ambient temps, just turn the clock down a little, your PPD isn't going to be ruined (not that it matters since the top folders are doing 500K+ PPD tongue.gif ).
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Originally Posted by Specops53 View Post

I would recommend the Silverstone TJ07, water-cooling loop install was breeze. Having the lower compartment for my radiator and PSU separated from the rest of the computer makes for a extremely clean build. Cable management and routing also was very easy. There is plenty of room behind the motherboard plate for cables. Also the removable motherboard tray is super nice.
Here is a picture of my TJ07 Build

Not sure why so many people recommend this case, its $300+... I'll stick to my Switch.
     
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post #7 of 10
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I have to agree that the 300+ price tag is a killer.. plus another 300 on a water loop and there goes my budget lol..

Well Components arent a huge factor.. I have my sig rig build which is solid.. Going to get a new psu to support sli and would be more reliable.. get a 450w for the folding rig.. get 4gb of low clock ram.. get rid of my 570hd for a kepler and see if Ivy is worth it or get a 2500k and use my current for folding..Pretty straight forward on components..

Just need case and loop..

was thinking this for a loop

http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=178_201&products_id=1874

Would a thick rad fit in the 810? even if it was 240
post #8 of 10
I understand it is expensive case, I was lucky and was able to find one used for a decent price. Good luck with your case search.
post #9 of 10
Go to Mountain Mods. They have cases that'd fit both rigs biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 10
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Would a thick rad fit in the 810? even if it was 240

On the top, it can handle like 65MM rads with push/pull (takes some modding for that massive of a rad). EX360 would fit like cake.

The bottom can handle as massive of a 240 as you want biggrin.gif
     
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