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Building a new rig, Corsair Air 540 or Corsair 750D

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About to start purchasing parts for a new rig, an these are the cases ive came down too, i like the style of both cases an i like computer cases with large windows, and each case has it pros an cons, just looking for a little advice and feedback from owners of each case! thanks



My plans:

More then likely a single GPU
one SSD drive for OS an other programs an my other drive 3.5
-so alot of the drive cages in the back will probably be removed

with that being said in future i may do a custom loop with CPU and possible my GPU dont know yet.
-would that leave enough room without having my case looked extremely cramped
Edited by clock'd out - 1/12/14 at 2:43pm
    
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Why not go for m-atx If you're going for single(maybe dual) gpu anyway? The 350D and the Fractal Arc Mini R2 both have very decent wc potential.
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Originally Posted by Gilles3000 View Post

Why not go for m-atx If you're going for single(maybe dual) gpu anyway? The 350D and the Fractal Arc Mini R2 both have very decent wc potential.

Appreciate the advice, for the case, might i add i like windows, i dont mind spending a little money
    
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SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
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SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
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Corsair k70 850w Corsair phanteks p400 Mx Master/Razer Naga 
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750D i think will be better for you.
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SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
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4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
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eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
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Ishimura
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
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NZXT Switch 810  
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750D i think will be better for you.

thanks for your input, kinda leaning towards it as well
    
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SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
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Corsair k70 850w Corsair phanteks p400 Mx Master/Razer Naga 
Mouse Pad
Corsair Extended 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon x5660 @ 3.8ghz  Asus Sabertooth x58 RX 480 GTR @ 1300mhz 12gb Gskill/ballistix 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair k70 850w Corsair phanteks p400 Mx Master/Razer Naga 
Mouse Pad
Corsair Extended 
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