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I will be going Intel/Nvidia on my next build and I'm thinking about getting the following internals:
Gigabyte G1.Sniper3 Z77
Core i7 3770k
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 2133 MHz DDR3 16GB
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB
NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black
Seasonic X-1050
2x GTX 670's (PNY?)

I will be seeking sponsorships for these parts, so that will be the biggest factor of what I get.
Edited by phillyd - 5/16/12 at 10:30am
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The best SilverStone case for WCing is either the Tiemjin Series TJ07 or TJ11.

As for green mobos, I think you're stuck with the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3 orrr.....the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3M tongue.gif
 
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I would go 2600k to avoid the heat concerns of ivy, other than that I think you have a great build there. Man I want a vertex 4 bad, hope you enjoy it wink.gif
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The best SilverStone case for WCing is either the Tiemjin Series TJ07 or TJ11.

As for green mobos, I think you're stuck with the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3 orrr.....the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3M tongue.gif
any plain black?
what can you fit in those cases?
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I would go 2600k to avoid the heat concerns of ivy, other than that I think you have a great build there. Man I want a vertex 4 bad, hope you enjoy it wink.gif
I'm getting the 2600k, but the only 1155 mobo that is green and black is z77
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any plain black?
what can you fit in those cases?
I'm getting the 2600k, but the only 1155 mobo that is green and black is z77

z68 G1.Sniper: http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3962#ov

z77 G1.Sniper: http://www.gigabyte.sg/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4169#ov


The Cases

TJ07:
Older, pretty sure not a single rivet so great for modding, supports quad rads in the bottom, made for WCing, which is evident by it's lack of front fans http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=92&area=en

TJ11:
Newer, like an updated TJ07 http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=292&area=en

Both cases have the reversed ATX design, with I/O at the top and the mobo on the right side.
 
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any plain black?
what can you fit in those cases?
I'm getting the 2600k, but the only 1155 mobo that is green and black is z77

z68 G1.Sniper: http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3962#ov

z77 G1.Sniper: http://www.gigabyte.sg/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4169#ov


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TJ07:
Older, pretty sure not a single rivet so great for modding, supports quad rads in the bottom, made for WCing, which is evident by it's lack of front fans http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=92&area=en

TJ11:
Newer, like an updated TJ07 http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=292&area=en

Both cases have the reversed ATX design, with I/O at the top and the mobo on the right side.

ooh! thats awesome...thanks!
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ooh! thats awesome...thanks!

No problem, will you be doing a build log once you have everything sorted?
 
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ooh! thats awesome...thanks!

No problem, will you be doing a build log once you have everything sorted?
yeah, ill probably finish my current build (Water Phantom) at the end of the month and start to purchase parts for the next build a couple weeks later.
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yeah, ill probably finish my current build (Water Phantom) at the end of the month and start to purchase parts for the next build a couple weeks later.

Sweet biggrin.gif, will be waiting for this. Green builds are somewhat rare. Have you thought about sleeving the PSU? redface.gif
 
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I'll either sleeve it or have Skitzab1 or Lutro0 do extensions. Lutro0 is doing white/blue/grey shrinkless paracord extensions for my current build.
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