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post #21 of 26
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Ordered - Got the EVGA SC ACX GTX 780. Thanks guys!

when you get the pc show us pics drool.gif
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post #22 of 26
You should definitely start a build log and post some pictures, guys here could help you make it even better too wink.gif
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post #23 of 26
Man,,,

with those 2 120mm fans in the back, how can you resist the temptation of putting an H100i or Swiftech H220 back there???

I def would stick with the gigabyte boards for z87 series tho....asus seems to be on vacation for haswell ....

and i would prolly save a lil bit going with an i5 instead and pump the savings right back into the gpu.....
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post #24 of 26
ditch the case, it is ugly as sin, go with a mATX case like the Silverstone TJ08E. unless you need 6 slots (even though you plan on only using one)

Personally, I would go mITX, as anything more than a single 780 is just throwing money in the air.

Haswell i5 cpu, gtx 780, some basic ram, a SSD, and water cool if you have extra money. but don't use compression fittings, use barbs and worm drive clamps.

dont throw your money away. build smart.
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post #25 of 26
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Originally Posted by badtaylorx View Post

with those 2 120mm fans in the back, how can you resist the temptation of putting an H100i or Swiftech H220 back there???

i'm not sure it would fit... things look a little tight between those fans and the PSU, even if you put the fittings on the bottom. the rad still sticks out a bit on the other side.
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post #26 of 26
still couldn't avoid it,

ill make it fit.....
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