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All salient points, however I'm already in a CL, potentially have a buyer for my S3 (fingers crossed), and am slamming overtime at work to the tune of 120 hrs. across an 80 hr. pay period, so I frankly don't care about the money, I just want the right case, so yeah...

Chances are I'll do this build in an MH10, E-ATX w/ Haswell, full WC, and then take my spares and build an HTPC seperately, since I already have the mITX crap anyway!





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post #482 of 572
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All salient points, however I'm already in a CL, potentially have a buyer for my S3 (fingers crossed), and am slamming overtime at work to the tune of 120 hrs. across an 80 hr. pay period, so I frankly don't care about the money, I just want the right case, so yeah...

Chances are I'll do this build in an MH10, E-ATX w/ Haswell, full WC, and then take my spares and build an HTPC seperately, since I already have the mITX crap anyway!





Thanks - T

Sounds good to me biggrin.gif
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You cannot go wrong with a CL! Unless you get one that is too big....
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post #484 of 572
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Originally Posted by theseekeroffun View Post

You cannot go wrong with a CL! Unless you get one that is too big....


Oh, just ask Seross69 about that!!!

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He's suffering from overload due to a build that should be a Mercedes. thumb.gif





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post #485 of 572
MH10 is a great choice. Will you be doing another build log or just adding to this one?
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I voted 1150, because in all reality that's more than enough power for you. Unless you are running a virtual webhost getting 100k+ hits a day, you don't need 2xE2600 especially for a simple home file server or streaming box. If you aren't planning to do 3+ GPUs then 2011 is against pointless. Do you render, run particle simulations, encode video for a living, etc?

Going from an ITX 1155 build to a ATX-E, 2xXeon build is almost an order of magnitude more expensive. I'm that little angel in your ear asking if its worth it smile.gif
 
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post #487 of 572
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MH10 is a great choice. Will you be doing another build log or just adding to this one?



Yeah, I'm going to rewrite the OP, remake the title, and use this for the mITX shelf build, then make a BRAND SPANKIN' NEW LOG for the MH10!!!


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I voted 1150, because in all reality that's more than enough power for you. Unless you are running a virtual webhost getting 100k+ hits a day, you don't need 2xE2600 especially for a simple home file server or streaming box. If you aren't planning to do 3+ GPUs then 2011 is against pointless. Do you render, run particle simulations, encode video for a living, etc?

Going from an ITX 1155 build to a ATX-E, 2xXeon build is almost an order of magnitude more expensive. I'm that little angel in your ear asking if its worth it smile.gif



Baaaaaaad choice of analogy there, brother!

See, I call my wife "My Angel", and I see her naked every day....


Your move. thinking.gif





As to the build, onward ho!
(This alludes to WAAAAY too much money being spent randomly today.....)



Thanks - T
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See, I call my wife "My Angel", and I see her naked every day....


Your move. thinking.gif


Thanks - T

This made my day.
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post #489 of 572
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Originally Posted by Thrasher1016 View Post





Yeah, I'm going to rewrite the OP, remake the title, and use this for the mITX shelf build, then make a BRAND SPANKIN' NEW LOG for the MH10!!!




Baaaaaaad choice of analogy there, brother!

See, I call my wife "My Angel", and I see her naked every day....


Your move. thinking.gif





As to the build, onward ho!
(This alludes to WAAAAY too much money being spent randomly today.....)



Thanks - T

You're welcome, reading my post made you think of your naked wife and maybe saved some money? Win win! biggrin.gif
 
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post #490 of 572
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Well, My guess is that Haswell is to stupidly expensive right now anyway, so my first goal is to devolve this build into a Silverstone SFF case to fulfill the 2.1 marks I need to accomplish, then I can get to the big one.

Doesn't mean I didn't spend a ton today...

Bought:

1. Silverstone SG-05BB 450 case w/ PSU
2. New Silverstone 140mm high speed fans
3. Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 (for baby box)
4. 3x Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 (copies of my current single card on this build)
5. 3x Swiftech 7970 Komodo waterblocks
6. ASRock Z87 OC FORMULA LGA1150 E-ATX mobo
7. Arctic Cooling Alpine 11-GT cooler (for baby box)




Like I said, too much money.




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