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Would this case be able to fit a Gigabyte G1 Sniper E-ATX (12"x10.39") and still have room for 2 dual slot 7950's along with the 2 fans by the HDD cages?
Yes. The Rampage IV Extreme with 12 inch x 10.7 inch fit in this case without any problem. The Gigabyte with 12" x 10.39" should fit without any problem too. Regarding the 7950s, it depend on the length of the cooler but they should fit with plenty of space for fans by the HDD cages. Approximately you can fit 300mm length of cards there without hitting the fans.
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I've been following this thread for a while now (I've got green C70 sitting behind my desk, but waiting until Haswell to finish the build) - and it gave lots of ideas.

I have one question regarding Corsair fans - I've seen that most of you use Corsair AF as intake fans - isn't their performance affected by the air filters ? I like the look of Corsair fans - but not sure whether to go for AF/SP Quiet/Performance as the case fans - any advice ?
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I've been following this thread for a while now (I've got green C70 sitting behind my desk, but waiting until Haswell to finish the build) - and it gave lots of ideas.

I have one question regarding Corsair fans - I've seen that most of you use Corsair AF as intake fans - isn't their performance affected by the air filters ? I like the look of Corsair fans - but not sure whether to go for AF/SP Quiet/Performance as the case fans - any advice ?
Thanks

Well SP fans are designed for rads (better static pressure), so if you just want case air flow then the AF series is your best bet. Then it just comes down to if you want them to be ultra quiet or if some noise is okay. Obviously you won't have as much air flow with the quiet editions so you need to factor that in as well. Hope that helps.
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Well SP fans are designed for rads (better static pressure), so if you just want case air flow then the AF series is your best bet. Then it just comes down to if you want them to be ultra quiet or if some noise is okay. Obviously you won't have as much air flow with the quiet editions so you need to factor that in as well. Hope that helps.

That's true but corsair mentioned that if there is some restriction in the air flow SP should be used :
For high restriction areas like hard drive cages or in other tight spaces where there’s less air volume, check out our Air Series SP models of high static pressure fans.
http://www.corsair.com/en/air-series-af120-performance-edition-high-airflow-120mm-fan.html

I'm just not sure whether the C70 filters block a lot of air.
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Unless your filters are full of dust, they don't really block air. They much better than the foam filters other companies use on their cases. Even if you don't clean the filters religiously you shouldn't have any airflow problems when using regular fans.
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Unless your filters are full of dust, they don't really block air. They much better than the foam filters other companies use on their cases. Even if you don't clean the filters religiously you shouldn't have any airflow problems when using regular fans.

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Just ordered my 3930k for $216...

ahh yea. I had to brag. Feels so good. If anyone works in a retail partnered with Intel, or a friend, check out the Intel summer deal. Took a few hours to do all the quizes but it was worth it to save over $300.

Should I go Sabertooth X79? I have ASRock now (extreme6 1155) but I know the Asus Suite software is pretty decent + it should accent the case quite well. Since it's all military/rugged style
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Just ordered my 3930k for $216...

ahh yea. I had to brag. Feels so good. If anyone works in a retail partnered with Intel, or a friend, check out the Intel summer deal. Took a few hours to do all the quizes but it was worth it to save over $300.

Should I got Sabertooth X79?
More details please, I want one wink.gif
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1389378/intel-retail-edge-the-summer-deal-i7-3770k-starting-60-shipping-i7-3930k-starting-155-shipping-starting-may-15th

http://retailedge.intel.com/ww/asmo/home.aspx

Basically, get someone you know that works at one of those stores, to submit w/e credentials to verify your/themself. Once you do that, you have to do all these intel quizzes to rank up a bit. Then you get the chance to order a 3770k for 80$ or a 3930k for 180$. Only one order, deal is on for a few more weeks.

I jumped on it because I was going to grab a 3930k this summer anyways. I just saved so much money, I'm ecstatic
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Gonna order a gtx 780 too. I'm just not sure if or when the aftermarket coolers come out. I want to make sure I can order one before they're sold out.
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