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Definitely love the red case! Been deciding on the white or the red and I think I'm leaning towards the red Phantom. Subbed thumb.gif.
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Definitely love the red case! Been deciding on the white or the red and I think I'm leaning towards the red Phantom. Subbed thumb.gif.

 

Thanks man thumb.gif I was looking at the black/green limited edition one and then I saw the red one and I was like DAMN!!! so I got this one lol

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great log so far.

i have a question, how well the RAM of your current (sig) rig overclocks? really interested in it since its relatively cheap in where i'll buy it. (can it get to 1600? 1866? more?)
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great log so far.
i have a question, how well the RAM of your current (sig) rig overclocks? really interested in it since its relatively cheap in where i'll buy it. (can it get to 1600? 1866? more?)

 

I haven't tried to overclock as of yet but I hear the G.Skill ram is good for it but don't take my word for it also all the DDR3 ram is pretty inexpencive so why not just buy 4gigs or 8gigs of ram that is already set to 1600 or 1866 its only a few bucks difference just a thought.

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I haven't tried to overclock as of yet but I hear the G.Skill ram is good for it but don't take my word for it also all the DDR3 ram is pretty inexpencive so why not just buy 4gigs or 8gigs of ram that is already set to 1600 or 1866 its only a few bucks difference just a thought.

its because the difference between the ripjaws X 2x 4G kit 1600 to the 2x 8G 1333 kit is 19$, which i find negligible.

btw, will you WC the Formula ?
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Subscribed, this is gonna be nice.
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its because the difference between the ripjaws X 2x 4G kit 1600 to the 2x 8G 1333 kit is 19$, which i find negligible.
btw, will you WC the Formula ?

The 8gig 1600 is 49.99 at the egg, for me if I were to buy ram now I'd go with these. Yes the board will be watercooled. thumb.gif

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Subscribed, this is gonna be nice.

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The 8gig 1600 is 49.99 at the egg, for me if I were to buy ram now I'd go with these. Yes the board will be watercooled. thumb.gif

ok thanks. but im wondering, how will you do loop order with the MB block and maintain a clean look? (its not like you can use angle adapters on the pre-uild barbs) and will you use clamps on the barbs? which?
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ok thanks. but im wondering, how will you do loop order with the MB block and maintain a clean look? (its not like you can use angle adapters on the pre-uild barbs) and will you use clamps on the barbs? which?

 

If I am not mistaken the barb fittings on the board are the same as my tubing, the loop order will be pump/res > CPU > mobo > rad > gpu > rad > pump/res that is how I see me doing it at this point.

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Picked up my new screens today now I just need the mobo, cpu, and os and that will be on August 11th thumb.gif

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