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Any update on when the white version will be available?
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Any update on when the white version will be available?

Sorry, no concrete availability date at the moment. It's looking like mid-March.
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Sorry, no concrete availability date at the moment. It's looking like mid-March.

Awesome I will be holding out until then thumb.gif
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Look forward to it biggrin.gif
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1) If I order with 750 Ti, will it be an easy swap out to upgrade down the line, just plug and play? I plan to install the high end Maxwell once it's released. P.S. It's been years since I built my own PC. smile.gif

2) Maxwell looks like it will reduce power consumption so I was considering going 500w PSU. Is 700w louder? Would 700w head room be more stable/last longer?

3) Can you explain more about HydroLux? Without it is there still manual fan control? Will it make things quieter or easier to keep OC'ing temps down?

Thanks! thumb.gif
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1) If I order with 750 Ti, will it be an easy swap out to upgrade down the line, just plug and play? I plan to install the high end Maxwell once it's released. P.S. It's been years since I built my own PC. smile.gif

2) Maxwell looks like it will reduce power consumption so I was considering going 500w PSU. Is 700w louder? Would 700w head room be more stable/last longer?

3) Can you explain more about HydroLux? Without it is there still manual fan control? Will it make things quieter or easier to keep OC'ing temps down?

Thanks! thumb.gif

1) You might have to route the other 6-pin cable if you upgrade due to the 750 Ti only having one 6-pin connector. Swapping out the actual card is very easy to do! If you do plan on adding a differnt card in the future, just leave a comment in the special notes to route both of the power cables up there so you can upgrade easier later on.

2) 700w is roughly 2-6 dB louder, it's not really noticeable over the CPU + GPU fans when you put it under that load anyways. The 700W is just more for headroom like the 290X which draws 300W's of power or for anything NVIDIA or AMD decides to release that is balls to walls insane.

3) http://www.digitalstormonline.com/hydrolux.asp This does is a pretty good job at explaining it.

Without Hydrolux, the only way to control fans is to do it through motherboard software if the board you choose supports it or by adding resistors. It will help the OC in terms of speeding up the fans when needed and turning it down when not.
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Could I order a system without a GPU, hard drive, and memory since I already own these parts?
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Could I order a system without a GPU, hard drive, and memory since I already own these parts?

Not without a hard drive or memory because we have to install the OS and test the system. It's the only way we can provide warranty on it.

You can, however, send in those three parts and we can build the system with the parts you send in.
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1) You might have to route the other 6-pin cable if you upgrade due to the 750 Ti only having one 6-pin connector. Swapping out the actual card is very easy to do! If you do plan on adding a differnt card in the future, just leave a comment in the special notes to route both of the power cables up there so you can upgrade easier later on.

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3) http://www.digitalstormonline.com/hydrolux.asp This does is a pretty good job at explaining it.

Without Hydrolux, the only way to control fans is to do it through motherboard software if the board you choose supports it or by adding resistors. It will help the OC in terms of speeding up the fans when needed and turning it down when not.
Thanks! I'm going with the ASUS VI IMPACT:
Quote:
Fan Xpert 2 tests and calibrates each individual case fan connected to your motherboard to create selectable cooling profiles that can be further customized upon completion.

I'm pretty confused about the cooling setup:

1) Are the two 120mm fans on the radiator the only adjustable fans in the case?

2) Is the liquid cooler/radiator somehow connected/controlling the fans?

3) Are there adjustable settings with the liquid cooler/radiator? Or does it just 'work' and that's it?

4) Does the Hydrolux control/interact with the radiator/liquid cooler? Or is it just for controlling the two 120mm fans?

Thanks again!
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