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The P18x Antecs are great cases. I have a 180 and a 182 and they're extremely quiet with great airflow.
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k I finally got rid of my Q9650 build for $1200 cash so this build is on!!!

updating OP shortly
    
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post #13 of 31
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k I finally got rid of my Q9650 build for $1200 cash so this build is on!!!

updating OP shortly
SWEET! This looks nice a nice build. Can't wait to see it
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updated, I changed the case and went for the H70 just to see if it make a difference.

Buying this week most likely. How does it look?
    
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ordering today... 90% sure
    
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post #16 of 31
Couple things:

Why a mATX board an ATX case?

Also, I'd spend a few bucks more and get a Scythe fan instead of an IPQUEEN
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post #17 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mmx+ View Post
Couple things:

Why a mATX board an ATX case?

Also, I'd spend a few bucks more and get a Scythe fan instead of an IPQUEEN
The case fits mATX. There's no specific reason for mATX though.

IPQUEEN will be cut out for a fan shroud
    
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post #18 of 31
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Originally Posted by chatch15117 View Post
The case fits mATX. There's no specific reason for mATX though.

IPQUEEN will be cut out for a fan shroud
In that case, your fan will be fine

I know that ATX fits mATX, but if you're getting an ATX case, you might as well get a full ATX board w/ more slots, no? Or a smaller case?
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post #19 of 31
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Ordered. Now I need someone to go to micro center for an i7 930 or 920 with one of these batch numbers:

3001A412
3941b075
300a125
3001A125
3003B764
3002a812
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post #20 of 31
yeah I agree you might as well had gotten a smaller case. Also do you plan on going SLI?
    
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