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Also I'm certainly into pc gaming but I don't like to waste money or build EXTREME builds, I really am just looking to build a solid, powerful & reliable pc. Also I should mention it will also be used for music production. Cheers
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Well an Intel i5 3570k on a Z77 chipset board is a good start. What graphics card you get will be determined but what monitor setup you plan on using. Haven't done much audio work in years, aside from ripping CD's, but I reckon a decent sound card is a must.
This thread should help with that. http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products.

If you recording with a microphone then liquid cooling is probably the best option as its quieter, usually. If you plugging straight into a deck or amp then noise shouldn't be much of an issue. Basic recommendation to reduce noise is to remove the front 120mm fans from the case and install a 140mm fan as they quieter. You could also install one on the bottom for extra cooling.

I don't know if anyone make anything similar but I have a passive cooling Gigabyte 9800GT that is pretty great for reducing overall system noise. Not the best for gaming anymore but I reckon it'll be good in a HTPC or something used for audio production.

Once you've decided on all the components you'll be able to see what size PSU you need. In my experience its usually good to go 100-200w over what your system needs. Gives room for later upgrades and it lasts longer, it's also more efficient.
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I built mine about 2 weeks ago. I cannot be more happy. I am very glad that I decided to go with this case. Gaming rig? You will have no problem fitting everything you need in this case to give you an awesome gaming experience? Are you looking for advice on hardware and such?
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@CurtTerror

Well, if you come in here asking if the case is good, we're going to recommend it. These threads are made for circle jerking so...

But yes, the case is great. Has all the options you would need in a tower + is has the military look. Good build quality (very little plastic), handles for moving it around, easy opening latches to access hardware.

Really a great case
Edited by Slaughtahouse - 4/5/13 at 6:17am
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@CurtTerror

Well, if you come in here asking if the case is good, we're going to recommend it. These threads are made for circle jerking so...

But yes, the case is great. Has all the options you would need in a tower + is has the military look. Good build quality (very little plastic), handles for moving it around, easy opening latches to access hardware.

Really a great case

Mate, I didn't come in here asking whether the case is " Good " I said I'm considering the case for a build, and asked for thoughts & ideas whether the case is right for my needs. I would expect members who own the case to notify me if there were serious questions, and I'm not going to ask people who DONT own the case whether it's any good.

Cool, the military look isn't important to me, I do like the look of the case though I think it looks quite nice, and I'm gonna go for the Gun metal black because it looks awesome + I like black cases. Cheers, I like the handles too.
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Im not trying to be rude, it's just that it's a case. All mid towers are going to do the same thing. It's just the ascetics really, cable management options, fan mounts etc are all there. Like with 100$+ cases. It has everything you need.

The only thing that I could say is that it can be a little bit loud with a few fans. All depends what you call "loud" but the case is very... porous. I mean, I have about 7-8 fans which is unnecessary but they are all "quiet" fans too. If you looked for a case with only a single intake and a single exhaust, im sure it would be quieter.
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Also I'm certainly into pc gaming but I don't like to waste money or build EXTREME builds, I really am just looking to build a solid, powerful & reliable pc. Also I should mention it will also be used for music production. Cheers
I can see your dream rig in your sig. You already figured out what you want. If you don't want extreme build, instead of 3930k, you can get 3820 & also instead of GTX680, you can get GTX670. With the money you save, you can get a pair of 128GB SSD, maybe Plextor M5S 128GB SSD, set it up as RAID 0 & install OS in it. The speed is very useful when gaming. Finally, change the case to Corsair Vengeance C70, of course. tongue.gif
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Mate, I didn't come in here asking whether the case is " Good " I said I'm considering the case for a build, and asked for thoughts & ideas whether the case is right for my needs. I would expect members who own the case to notify me if there were serious questions, and I'm not going to ask people who DONT own the case whether it's any good.

Cool, the military look isn't important to me, I do like the look of the case though I think it looks quite nice, and I'm gonna go for the Gun metal black because it looks awesome + I like black cases. Cheers, I like the handles too.

I, too, didn't care fr the military look which is why I got the black model. If you ignore the reset button, it looks industrial/professional more than military. Also with a bit of the Silverstone acoustic foam the case quiets down real nice. I leave mine like 14" away from me on my desk. I think its quite handsome and the handles are amazing for mobility.

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ETA: it also fits an NZXT Kraken x60 natively in the top. That cooler in silent mode is the quietest CLC option to date, and has the performance to match.
Edited by MKHunt - 4/5/13 at 8:57am
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Do i get better airflow if i remove the dusfilter in the front? sorry for the noob question.
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Do i get better airflow if i remove the dusfilter in the front? sorry for the noob question.

If your house has no dust, probably. But the more dust you suck into your fans will make things worse, like GPU shrouds.
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