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post #21 of 34
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not built, just planning out the purchases.

in that review the $200 320 x2 performed same but louder than the H110i and i cant find anything on the 240 x2

i am looking for a full tower

The H240-X2 is the last in the line to be released. You will see reviews soon enough.

Check some more reviews. Tweak Town's numbers seem to be skewed when certain manufacturers are involved. If you would actually like to know what a Swiftech sounds like next to a Corsair....just go straight to 9:35 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjmlVs974tQ

That was using Swiftech's Helix fans, which are the loudest of the fans they use on the X2 series.
post #22 of 34
Did you make a separate thread for the other components ? If not could you post your ideas here ?
 
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post #24 of 34

Personally, I would buy the H240-X2 direct from Swiftech (http://www.swiftech.com/h240x2.aspx) or from Performance PCs (http://www.performance-pcs.com/swiftech-h240-x2-aio-cpu-liquid-cooling-kit.html). New Egg is not a specialty liquid cooling distributor, and will not give you the same type of attention.

The build looks good for the most part. As I have said (along with others in the thread who have also have had firsthand experience with both), the 780T is nowhere near a Luxe, not even close. And if you are spending this much on components, why save $30 to go from the best AiO on the market to a middling CLC like the H110 or H100i GTX? Not to mention how much better the Swiftech will look in the case. That is a very small price to pay for significantly less noise, significantly better cooling and better looks. You shouldn't have to cripple something by putting it in "quiet mode" to make it tolerable....if you do, then you are clearly buying the wrong component.
post #25 of 34
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i can afford both 780T and 240 x2. my budget is around $370 for both case and cooling

was just wondering what speed junkie had to suggest for cases outside Luxe/780t. is the 760t on the same boat as the 780t?
Edited by Scrimstar - 2/10/16 at 10:34am
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post #26 of 34
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i can afford both 780T and 240 x2. my budget is around $370 for both case and cooling

was just wondering what speed junkie had to suggest for cases outside Luxe/780t

@Sp33d Junki3 never recommended the 780T - no one did. He recommended the Evolv (not a full tower), NZXT S340 and Fractal Define S (which I also mentioned in my first post).
post #27 of 34
Do not need a 1000w PSU.
You can go with 750/850w Best choice is the EVGA G2 or P2
    
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post #28 of 34
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Do not need a 1000w PSU.
You can go with 750/850w Best choice is the EVGA G2 or P2

Agreed. The Leadex based units are top tier and priced right, also have far better cables. With the very small price difference the 850 makes more sense than the 750.
post #29 of 34
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I am getting the HXi1000 for $145 after tax, it's like $20 more than this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438056


here is my build, but luxe instead of primo

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/87HNRB
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post #30 of 34
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Phanteks enthoo Pro, Pro-M then
Also thanks for 'backing me up', i hoped somone did as i wasn't very positive towards complimenting my Enthoo Pro, implying it was the 'best' full tower 'at less than $200' while i knew there was the luxe and my case wasn't 'expensive enough' lol

Gotta love that Enthoo Pro, I have one as well, with PSU cover and all the nice accessories! smile.gif
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