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Originally Posted by bdenpaka View Post

Anyone know if the EVGA reference 670 cards are very loud?
No, not very loud. However in my build I would call it the most audible component. I decided to go for it because the reference cooler expels most of the heat directly out of the case.
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post #1382 of 11736
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Originally Posted by jackofhearts495 View Post

This is a thorough review on the stock card; here's a great review on 7 aftermarket 670s, including the Gigabyte Windforce.

Thanks a ton.
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post #1383 of 11736
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Originally Posted by Lizard-Brain View Post

No, not very loud. However in my build I would call it the most audible component. I decided to go for it because the reference cooler expels most of the heat directly out of the case.

I would have to assume that it's much quieter than the 6990, at idle and load. The reference design i also think would be most beneficial.
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post #1384 of 11736
My build log updated

Evga Z77 Mini itx (Waiting for it to come out)
Intel 1155 3770K
Cosair H-80 or H-100
Cosair AX850
Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB
GTX 690
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Be quite! SILENT WINGS 2 120mm Fans for case and H-80 or H-100
I will be putting this all in my Bitfenix Prodigy biggrin.gif
il post photos when its all done thumb.gif
post #1385 of 11736
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Well they showed it on their facebook recently. They also hinted to releasing a new product in a few hours on their facebook aswell, but it will be something to do with m-atx.

Ah yes, I see that
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I just wish everything weren't so cryptic so I could properly plan out my accessories and such! smile.gif
I vote for the white one to become available as well! (or at least the faceplate for it to become available separately).
   
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I dont know why they didnt release it in both colours at the same time. Well, sticking with black now i guess.
post #1387 of 11736
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I dont know why they didnt release it in both colours at the same time. Well, sticking with black now i guess.

I think they are finally catching on that people really like white stuff, i think they will probably start doing a dual release now. Hopefully.
Especially when guys like Tom Logan make it really apparent that white is really sought after for premium builds, lucky he is one of their biggest reviewers.

I am actually waiting to see if they will release the alchemy replacement PSU cables at least this year, i prefer the alchemy feel to the corsair replacement cable feel, the corsair replacements are too hard feeling. I would do my own just really no time to do something like that at all.
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As far as fitting aftermarket CPU coolers in the build, I suspect the ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe is the best Mini-ITX motherboard?

I noticed Lizard-Brain fitting a Phanteks PH-TC14PE in the case (looking great btw), so the slightly smaller and similar shaped Thermalright Silver Arrow should fit with no problems? I'm going with that specific cooler because I read a comparative review in Xbit about 140mm fans, and the TY-140 seems like the best bet for quietness. I will have to research this TY-141 though, some say it rattles less than TY-141 when mounted to blow up, might have two-four of them in the case..

For PSU I was thinking of the modular Seasonic X-660 as because of the very quiet fan, but I would LOVE to hear cheaper and still close to inaudible PSUs in the 600W segment. Would someone know any?

Can't wait to get the case, it's SO CUTE :3
Edited by seepra - 9/9/12 at 5:18am
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Eh, right now i would say the ASUS P8Z77-I is the best mini itx motherboard but if you are willing to wait a little bit Evga is coming out with there Z77 mini itx, which in my opinion will be far better than the ASUS P8Z77-I and it looks a way nicer biggrin.gif


From what i know with a bit of pushing a Cosair ax 850 will fit in the Bitfenix Prodigy, any power supplies up to 160mm(L) will fit smile.gif

Yeah same im going to use the Bitfenix Prodigy as my main rig, it can punch quite a bit of power with a 3770K biggrin.gif

And yeah the Thermalright Silver Arrow should fit, but im going with a Cosair H100 just so i can overclock it smile.gif
Edited by tt-Prodigy15 - 9/9/12 at 5:49am
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I would gladly go water, but I've never heard one of those pumps IRL and would rather not risk a noisy component in the case.
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