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post #11 of 22
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Darn I wish I could edit posts. I'll have to spend more time researching stuff before I actually post. This thread is perfect and people say the 810 is better especially for water cooling which is conceivable I do down the road. I'm going with the 810, thanks for all the replies I feel way more confident with this build so far.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1268519/nzxt-switch-810-vs-haf-x/0_50
post #12 of 22
I have had a NZXT Phantom case before my Coolermaster HAF X it is the second worst case i have ever had i would not touch NZXT with a barge pole ever again
I love my Coolermaster HAF X it has more holes for fans then you likely will ever need and it is built very solid almost like a tank and it just have a ton of things on/in it that make it the best case i have ever had i recommend it highly
The HAF X is more of a air cooling case then it is water cooling
Edited by shilka - 9/20/12 at 3:23pm
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post #13 of 22
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What about an Azza Hurrican 2000? It's only $140 not including a $30 rebate. It has 8 fans and good reviews. I'm leaning towards this, but I'm still reading reviews on the 810 in second place right now and haf x in third.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811517010&Tpk=hurrican%202000
post #14 of 22
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Going with the NZXT 810 again. Everyone on here loves it and there's probably a 5-15% chance I get bored and want to water cool later and this case looks awesome for that. This video really sold me too. The youtoube uploader says the guy talking about the case designed it. I know he's gonna be biased, but he mentioned the 810 has better airflow than the haf x at 3:35. The popout filters and card reader are nice.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMBYOzBKUk4

I finally feel like I can chill out a bit on researching everything.
post #15 of 22
I have a HAF and love it.

I have the i5 and it's awesome. My temps at stock with the stock fan (My Dark Knight didn't have the right bracked) are 42 C under load.

I have 16 gig of the Samsung Ram recommended above. It was on sale last week for $19.

I have that asrock MB and love it. My last board was an ASRock 780FullHD and loved it. It OC'd well for me and was simple. Bought it off Newegg on 4/1/2009 , never a problem or issue with it.

Is that PSU enough to run the i5 and the GPU OC'd?
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post #16 of 22
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I'm not going to oc the gpu.
post #17 of 22
Newegg's calculator suggests 461 watts for that system. Not sure how much stock ppl put into those calculators but if you game when everything is on load, you might get some shutdowns.
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post #18 of 22
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Originally Posted by MIGhunter View Post

Newegg's calculator suggests 461 watts for that system. Not sure how much stock ppl put into those calculators but if you game when everything is on load, you might get some shutdowns.

tho many people dont put faith in neweggs PSU calculator. this one is fairly good
http://www.overclock.net/t/1140534/psu-calc-final-release

but you have a good point, the OP should look at maybe a 550 - 600watt quality unit
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post #19 of 22
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That calculator gives me 375w and that's with extra hdd's and fans just in case I add on more stuff.
post #20 of 22
Not sure how it's reading you that low. I'm getting higher even if I tell it low end desktop MB. Up to you though. Just hate to see you waste money on PSU that's too small (assuming it is).
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