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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (929)
    Great
  • 30% (573)
    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #12211 of 28613
I filled the form out, I still hang around, but mostly just read. I just keep up on this thread at work where I'm usually not logged in. Changed a few things with my system. PSU died last month so upgraded to a HX 750 which is nice because it's 80 + silver and modular. Traded for a better GPU also, but it's still old compared to today's standards.

I need to measure the HD bay so I can make a cover for that, should be fairly easy since I work in a machine shop. Can't really think of any other mods I plan on.

Lots of cool new systems! This is one of my favorite threads.

Ron.
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post #12212 of 28613
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Originally Posted by baldo_1013 View Post
Rockr69 that looks cool!!!

updated my fan controller to NZXT sentry ...took a little bit of work to get it secured but it looks a lot better than the old scythe
I was thinking about getting that fan controller but some reviews had me worried. How do you like it so far? I can't seem to find a fan controller that doesn't have lots of bad reviews on NewEgg (I wanted one with a display to tell temperature too).

Also, where did you get your Transformer front? Or did you make it?
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post #12213 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xyrate View Post
I was thinking about getting that fan controller but some reviews had me worried. How do you like it so far? I can't seem to find a fan controller that doesn't have lots of bad reviews on NewEgg (I wanted one with a display to tell temperature too).

Also, where did you get your Transformer front? Or did you make it?
dont use new egg reviews.... more often than not its where people go to rage and its not representative. i have seen some things with a ~a 30% rating that is actually one of the best of a particular item on the market.
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post #12214 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xyrate View Post
I was thinking about getting that fan controller but some reviews had me worried. How do you like it so far? I can't seem to find a fan controller that doesn't have lots of bad reviews on NewEgg (I wanted one with a display to tell temperature too).

Also, where did you get your Transformer front? Or did you make it?
Xyrate, the fan controller works perfect on my xigmatek fans. I read the reviews too before purchasing it. I think it has problems with cm r4 fans, but not sure if that's really true. The transformers logo i got on ebay
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post #12215 of 28613
anyway first of all i would like to thanks everyone(Specially my friends General E,BriSleep,Freeline57)
who help me on my all my components selection. without you guys this build would not been possible.
heres a short video of my upcoming new i7 build.

I'm just waiting for my ASUS Rampage III Extreme..
Still undecided about video card if i'm going to wait for ATI Radeon 6000 series or go with GTX 480 Superclocked +.

Main Components List (note: High end gaming and Overclocking/Programming Build)
CPU=i7 930
Motherboard=ASUS Rampage III Extreme
RAM=Corsair Dominator 6GB DDR3
PSU=Corsair HX 850W
CPU Cooling=Corsair H70 Hydro Series
Case=Coolermaster HAF X
Video Card=Still debating between GTX 480 SC+ or wait for the Ati Radeon 6000+ series.
SSD=Intel X25-V SSDSA2MP040G2R5 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive
HD=Seagate Barracuda 1TB
Optical Drive=ASUS DRW/Bluray Combo
YouTube- NewBuildMissing MotherboardandVideoCard
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post #12216 of 28613
Hi guys pls help me decide which board to get. i'm at shopping cart now

E145-2058 ::EVGA X58 SLI Classified Motherboard - LGA 1366, Intel X58, SATA, SLI Ready, CrossFireX Ready, Triple Channel DDR3, RAID, Hyperthreading(5.45 lbs)
or
A455-2873 ::Asus Rampage III Extreme Motherboard - Intel X58, LGA 1366, ATX, Audio, PCI Express 2.0, CrossFire Ready, SLI Ready, Gigabit LAN, S/PDIF, Firewire, USB 3.0, SATA 6BG/s, RAID(6.55 lbs)


the Classified gives $50 rebate
the asus rampage III doesnt.
classified is cheaper

Classified=$349.99 + $50 rebate
Rampage III Etreme=$379.99
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post #12217 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Trademark View Post
Hi guys pls help me decide which board to get. i'm at shopping cart now

E145-2058 ::EVGA X58 SLI Classified Motherboard - LGA 1366, Intel X58, SATA, SLI Ready, CrossFireX Ready, Triple Channel DDR3, RAID, Hyperthreading(5.45 lbs)
or
A455-2873 ::Asus Rampage III Extreme Motherboard - Intel X58, LGA 1366, ATX, Audio, PCI Express 2.0, CrossFire Ready, SLI Ready, Gigabit LAN, S/PDIF, Firewire, USB 3.0, SATA 6BG/s, RAID(6.55 lbs)


the Classified gives $50 rebate
the asus rampage III doesnt.
classified is cheaper

Classified=$349.99 + $50 rebate
Rampage III Etreme=$379.99

Personally I would go with the EVGA board
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post #12218 of 28613
ok so um im stuck on some front panel header connectors.... lol

almost done building... and what are these two connectors for?

i already plugged in power and reset switch, 2x usb connectors, hdd leds (dunno if ground is negative).

now i just have a molex from the case (dunno what's that for) and the one in the pic
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post #12219 of 28613
those are the connectors for the LEDs for the stock fans. and the MOLEx is power for those two plugs
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post #12220 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Striker36 View Post
those are the connectors for the LEDs for the stock fans. and the MOLEx is power for those two plugs
i replaced them with some scythe ap-14s, so those cables are useless??

thank you soo much striker!

im such a noob lol
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