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post #11 of 30
Meh, could have bought better looking/priced fans, honestly looks meh
 
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the performance is a bit better (maybe kinda) but the cons are here:
-ugly
-expensive
-not parasite free : Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
 
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Again its your own personal opinion that they are ugly.
You can feel free to think that way i dont really care.
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post #14 of 30
I am pretty sure it is shared by some of us, maybe OP too i am just pointing it out so he knows there are same-performance, cheaper potentially better looking (for him) options, i am not shoving my opinion down his throat nor yours btw.

Also keep in mind all answers you give in your life are affected by your opinion, you said 'Everyone is way too hung on looks these days and often they get carried away and go too far in the pursuit of looks.' THAT'S YOUR OPINION TOO.

You make me think , maybe i should put 'imo' or 'imho' in my sig so people don't get triggered.
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Ok, what about the GPU ? take your time in order to choose the best offer for you, evaluate what noise pressure you can sustain based on your current GPU (compare on the same website, Techpowerup is good), also take account of the bundle included with the card as well as the potential games/coupons/offers that may be sold.

I am really not super worried about noise here but the gigabyte is one of the quietest around. This card was specifically choosen due to the 2 dual link DVI so we can OC both of the monitors (i know the secondary doesnt need to be) but when you mouse from 96-120hz to 60 it is very noticeable
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You may also want to consider the 21:9 and/or 120-160 hz offers for 1080, 1440 and 4K monitors including ULMB

I would love to move into the 4K res but we want to stick with 2 monitors and keep the budget for the entire build around 2-2.5k
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Concerning the fans, wait before ordering anything, first test out the noise of the 200mm (may likely be unbearable if the model is the same as the one is my enthoo pro), then see what you can do, the Noctua fans are good but expensive, IMO there are better options out there, please read my review of the TY-147, the listed fans tested in the review link also include the Noctuas. You can also compare these values with the ones in the 140mm fans roundups on SPCR.

I think that is a great point and i was planning on seeing how loud and the temps before we considered more fans
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edit: i knew you were ordering Qnix but i thought these were non-ocable versions, are you sure you will attein 120hz ?
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I personally own a Qnix 2710 and have my OC at 120hz
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Is your K70 keyboard an RGB version? My original K70 is in the closet after nearly all of the backlighting failed within a year or so of purchase. My RGB K70 is doing great after maybe 8 months or so from purchase. The backlighting in the 2 keyboards is made differently.

I have had my K70 blue steel with reds since Oct 2014 and it has been amazing ever since.
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If you dont want to replace all of the fans you should just remove the front 200mm fan and move it to the top of the case and then get two 140mm fans for the front.
The 200mm fan in the front is terrible.

I think i like this idea alot I bring the 200 to top and swap the 140 top to front and buy one more 140



And guys guys guys, yes the noct fans are ugly tongue.gif but everyone has their own opinion on what is the best. Lets focus on other parts other than fans please
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Is your K70 keyboard an RGB version? My original K70 is in the closet after nearly all of the backlighting failed within a year or so of purchase. My RGB K70 is doing great after maybe 8 months or so from purchase. The backlighting in the 2 keyboards is made differently.

Also corsair has a 2 year warranty on the k70 why dont you give them a call?
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post #17 of 30
I believe the 140mm fans that comes with the Pro and Luxe are the PH-F140SP and the 200mm fan in the front is the PH-F200SP.
So move the PH-F200SP from the front to the top and move the single PH-F140SP from the top to the front and add another PH-F140SP if you want.

Its the cheapest option and if you dont mind the black/white look of the PH-F140SP and PH-F200SP its also of the better looking options.
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post #18 of 30
Unless you have used it I honestly hate 27" 1440p. I've had it for a cpl months and just very hard on my eyes. If I could I would go 1080p 24". 27" only if I could get it curved or if my eyes were like spread out more or something.
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Unless you have used it I honestly hate 27" 1440p. I've had it for a cpl months and just very hard on my eyes. If I could I would go 1080p 24". 27" only if I could get it curved or if my eyes were like spread out more or something.

I've had my first qnix 2710 for over a year now and I love it. A little bleed in the bottom left but when I get the motivation there is a fix (gotta love the qnix owners club in the monitor forum). I game on it from 6-15 hrs at a time - yeah my eyes will get tired but that's with any monitor
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So the main parts I am not 100% on are the Mobo, WD 1tb drive, and the Tp link wireless adapter.

Do you guys have any suggestions on these parts?



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CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($434.46)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U14S 55.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($69.95 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($0.00)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($50.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card ($649.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Luxe ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($72.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM (64-bit) (Purchased For $0.00)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($36.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: QNIX QX2710 Matte 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($250.00)
Monitor: QNIX QX2710 Matte 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($250.00)
Keyboard: Corsair K95 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($122.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2313.33
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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