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post #1 of 18
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I have 5 harddrives .

of those 5 1 is a SSD.


will all my stuff fit into the case?


thanks!!




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post #2 of 18
case from sigrig? or that tiny lian li?
    
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my case in sig is too big and clunky , I need something more.......stylish
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post #4 of 18
i dont think 5 hdd will fit.
    
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post #5 of 18
http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...ndex=64&g=spec

It'll be tight. One of the hard drives will need to go in a 5.25" bay with appropriate kit.

It's a HTPC case, so designed to be small. You'd be better reducing the number of hard disks if possible. If it's going to be used as a HTPC, just get a 1Tb WD green and pop it all on that, cause Hard Disk speed isn't going to be much of an issue.

Not sure about the CPU heatsink though, Sandy Bridge has a lower TDP than i7's, so i'd expect the heatsink to be *about* the same size, maybe smaller. I wouldn't OC in a HTPC case though, not much cooling to speak of. Get a 2500 rather than a 2500K (Though this totally depends on the system's purpose).

EDIT: It'll fit the stock cooler fine, really. But maybe not an aftermarket one. Overclocking on stock isn't wise. Your choice here.
Edited by rapture8192 - 1/8/11 at 5:40am
    
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post #6 of 18
Thread Starter 
um ,

2500?

2500K

difference?

purpose :

HD movies
games
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post #7 of 18
2500 - locked multiplier, not really overclockable at all.
2500K - unlocked multiplier, more expensive for that ability, can overclock very easily.

If only for HD movies and games, leave it as stock in that case. A 775 would do HD movies and games without stressing itself. A 478 would probably do it too. Get the 2500 if that's all you'll be doing and not overclocking.
    
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post #8 of 18
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so the difference is only overclocking?

I would like to overclock possibly...never know when ill get the bug

im mainly concerned about case size.

In south africa the price between the 2500K and 2500 is the same....
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by porky View Post
so the difference is only overclocking?

I would like to overclock possibly...never know when ill get the bug

im mainly concerned about case size.

In south africa the price between the 2500K and 2500 is the same....
Get the K.

Also, just mount the ssd in the case with double sided tape. They don't need to be in brackets.
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post #10 of 18
Wondering about the 8Gb of RAM... That might be overkill for just HD Movies and Games. Games don't use that much, and watching a HD movie can be done on a netbook on battery with 512Mb of shared memory... Just trying to save you a buck or two, memory can always be added later... Your build though...
    
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