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Also guys I got another question for you, what 120mm or 140mm fans would you guys recommend? I wanna get a red black theme going on with my case (I know it shows I picked switch 810 in white, but I decided to go with black since black and red are my fav colors).

Phantek came out with some dope looking fans. There sexy as hell, and that's my build theme white/red/black lol
    
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Phantek came out with some dope looking fans. There sexy as hell, and that's my build theme white/red/black lol

lollll to me those are the three best colors XD
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@UltraHoboLord should I stick with the rosewill you recommended, or should I go with the antec that @Subcutaneous mentioned?

Rosewill has good psus, I have one. I also have two Antec psus. Those two are the best I would get whichever is cheaper with an 80+ gold rating.
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Thinking about using these for case fans. Phanteks 120mm x 25mm UFB Bearing Fan 7 of them.
    
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I don't have any experience with expensive fans, but I think that Yate Loon fans are the best out there for the price. You can get them for 4$ a piece, but you want to get the low speed versions unless you have fan controllers, and even then low speed might be best if you want a silent rig. If you want fans that work as well or better than Yate Loons you are looking at probably 12$ per fan.

Note- I only suggested the Antec to make you think about the options, the Rosewill he suggested will also work fine with your build. At some point you have to decide how much you want to worry about warranties, reputations, reliability, and just how important is the way it looks?

Maybe even develop a brand loyalty, and buy a part just because it's a brand you personally think is good and want to support them when you are making a purchase. The Antec definitely puts out a little more power for a little less money, but for this build it would only save you 10$ and net you around 20A more.(probably around what a 7850/7870 needs) But if you think the Rosewill will look better in your case, or you like it's cabling options(longer/shorter/modular or whatever the differences are), or you just don't think Rosewill is as bad as everyone on here seems to imply then put it in your build. I have Rosewill brand stuff and it works fine, but when it comes to the power supply I try to buy the most reputable brand possible.

Plenty of brands with stellar reputations out there to at least consider, and maybe even look at what people on this forum had to say when asked. http://www.overclock.net/t/1223717/best-psu-brand-poll/20 That poll seems pretty small, but if you just google "best psu brands" you will get an abundance of information on what where how and why they are better. Hardforum.com has so much information on PSU brands and information it will make your head spin.
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wait for ivy as your buying the z77
     
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also if you save money somewhere or have some leftover, you might want to look into something like the h100 or the asetek 620 for cpu cooling, its a step water cooling and very easy to do. looks nice in the case too

and as said above wait till ivy comes out to decide on cpu
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Thinking about using these for case fans. Phanteks 120mm x 25mm UFB Bearing Fan 7 of them.

they kinda look like rims on a car lolll, I wannted to have red fans and red lights in my case, know any good red lights that actually look red and not orange?
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I don't have any experience with expensive fans, but I think that Yate Loon fans are the best out there for the price. You can get them for 4$ a piece, but you want to get the low speed versions unless you have fan controllers, and even then low speed might be best if you want a silent rig. If you want fans that work as well or better than Yate Loons you are looking at probably 12$ per fan.
Note- I only suggested the Antec to make you think about the options, the Rosewill he suggested will also work fine with your build. At some point you have to decide how much you want to worry about warranties, reputations, reliability, and just how important is the way it looks?
Maybe even develop a brand loyalty, and buy a part just because it's a brand you personally think is good and want to support them when you are making a purchase. The Antec definitely puts out a little more power for a little less money, but for this build it would only save you 10$ and net you around 20A more.(probably around what a 7850/7870 needs) But if you think the Rosewill will look better in your case, or you like it's cabling options(longer/shorter/modular or whatever the differences are), or you just don't think Rosewill is as bad as everyone on here seems to imply then put it in your build. I have Rosewill brand stuff and it works fine, but when it comes to the power supply I try to buy the most reputable brand possible.
Plenty of brands with stellar reputations out there to at least consider, and maybe even look at what people on this forum had to say when asked. http://www.overclock.net/t/1223717/best-psu-brand-poll/20 That poll seems pretty small, but if you just google "best psu brands" you will get an abundance of information on what where how and why they are better. Hardforum.com has so much information on PSU brands and information it will make your head spin.

I totally understand where your coming from and I think I am going to go with the antec as of right now, but I am going to do a little more research though before I make my final decision. Also thanks for the suggestion on the fan ima take a look at the yate loon fans as well.
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wait for ivy as your buying the z77

That is the plan only reason I did not list it is because its currently not out yet
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also if you save money somewhere or have some leftover, you might want to look into something like the h100 or the asetek 620 for cpu cooling, its a step water cooling and very easy to do. looks nice in the case too
and as said above wait till ivy comes out to decide on cpu

I dont think ill need the corsair h100, but the only reason I would go with water cooling is because it looks fun biggrin.gif
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What do you guys think of this power supply?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139021
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Looks similar to the Antec and Rosewill PSUs listed previously, this one produces 12V rail amperage right in the middle. Less than the Antec but more than the Rosewill. This one is a bit higher priced than the other two though, and I think corsair has a similar reputation to Antec.(only Seasonic really stands above the other "good" brands reputation wise) Corsair is a good brand as the above poll link shows.(even better rep than Antec, at least around here)

IMO if you want to spend more money to get a "better" supply beyond what the Antec costs you should get one with modular cabling, because the actual model you choose has little impact beyond price point.(even aesthetically it will be hidden by the side panel even if you have a window) Chances are any good brand that you buy will run your system for a long time assuming it has enough amperage, you could probably be pushing your gear with a 450W supply made by a reputable manufacturer. The ones you are looking at will have headroom if you ever want to run multiple graphics cards in the future or something. Also might consider noise, but honestly the good ones should all run fairly quiet.
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