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Not sure yet! Just started putting something together but I'll do some research before committing. Here's how it looks like so far:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pIYY

Case suggestions?
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How much are you willing to spend on a case?

I just got the Switch 810. It's an awesome case, tons of room, tons of support for air and water cooling. And it looks great.
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Originally Posted by Farin View Post

Not sure yet! Just started putting something together but I'll do some research before committing. Here's how it looks like so far:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pIYY
Case suggestions?

i'm a big fan of corsair cases. i have the 600t and it looks good, installed easily, and has a little window so you can appreciate your investment.

i had a haf case and this corsair is very intuitive and definitely is the easiest case i've ever worked on.

as for your whole system, i agree with waiting for haswell and getting people's leftover parts. i'm trying to move a 950 and 570 after upgrading.
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post #14 of 17
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How much are you willing to spend on a case?
I just got the Switch 810. It's an awesome case, tons of room, tons of support for air and water cooling. And it looks great.

Don't really have a budget, though somewhere around $100 sounds adequate.

I'm the market for one that's simple looking and has good airflow/cable management. Nothing fancy.

Trying to keep it around $1500 including a monitor.

Edit-

Liking these two, thoughts?

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0055Q7BR4/?tag=pcpapi-20

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004WK3KKQ/?tag=pcpapi-20
Edited by Farin - 11/26/12 at 8:29pm
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post #15 of 17
IMO OP you don't need a new PSU. If you don't know, a 600w PSU can run a lot nowadays. Unless you plan on doing crossfire later on.
Also you could downgrade to a 7950 and just OC it. OC'd 7950s are very close to stock 7970's.
That way you have more room for a monitor and case. Just choose a case that you like the looks of because a case is something that will be the most future-proof.
post #16 of 17
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My current rig's GPU and Mobo are broke, it's what drove me to get a new one. I'll probably get some replacements and keep it as a backup though. Plus, you can never have enough quality PSUs!

I'm still on the fence with the GPU, probably going down to a 7950 though!
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post #17 of 17
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I'm still on the fence with the GPU, probably going down to a 7950 though!

Nice choice thumb.gif
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