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if i were you i would ditch the haf nvidia edition
it looks horrible imho but the normal haf x is pretty decent

otherwise an awesome build overall
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Originally Posted by moksh4u2 View Post
if i were you i would ditch the haf nvidia edition
it looks horrible imho but the normal haf x is pretty decent

otherwise an awesome build overall
Haha well cases are something I prefer to not comment on because everyone has their own opinion on such things. For example, I think the HAF NVIDIA Edition looks a lot better than the normal HAF X, but to each his own.

If it were my place, everyone would be using the NZXT Phantom I have. People have different tastes though, which is what makes us unique.
Edited by Airolden - 1/9/11 at 9:46pm
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post #23 of 26
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if i were you i would ditch the haf nvidia edition
it looks horrible imho but the normal haf x is pretty decent

otherwise an awesome build overall
Yea, im definitely going to do this, thanks!
For some reason I thought the NVidia edition was special for NVidia graphics cards

I like the way both of them look, but why waists money if you like them both equally. I chose the case because I read it's the best one for air cooling.
Edited by xonix223 - 1/9/11 at 9:56pm
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Yea, im definitely going to do this, thanks!
For some reason I thought the NVidia edition was special for NVidia graphics cards
No it is more for nVidia fanboys haha. I like how it looks unique though. It seems like half of the builds today use the same old HAF cases with the same old design and color scheme. I get bored of it which is why I like the way the nVidia edition looks unique.
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I just did some research and the nVidia edition comes with a fan that is pretty good for your graphics card (Supposedly loud though), as well as specific slots that fit nVidia graphics cards. The slots arn't very special because you can install the same cards on the non nVidia one, and you arn't as limited to only one brand. Also the green stuff is rubber not plastic, so thats pretty cool. I plan on sticking with the nVidia now. Now I just need some tips on how high I should overclock the stuff. (I'm somewhat new to all this.)

Edit: Is this CPU cooler I have going to fit the Sandy Bridge?

Edit2: Will Windows 7 Ultimate bit protector protect from viruses? If not what kind of anti-virus do I need, and is the professional or home premium a better deal?

Edit3: Not sure if this is relevant to over clocking, but i read in another forum someone said they don't want to over clock because they will be using this every day. I will be gaming over the summer probably 8-14 hours a day, every day. I wan't to overclock, but not to the point where i'll destroy my computer due to high hours of intense gaming.
Again sorry for the mass questions, I'm really excited to build this thing, and it's my first time.
Edited by xonix223 - 1/10/11 at 9:44am
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I just did some research and the nVidia edition comes with a fan that is pretty good for your graphics card (Supposedly loud though), as well as specific slots that fit nVidia graphics cards. The slots arn't very special because you can install the same cards on the non nVidia one, and you arn't as limited to only one brand. Also the green stuff is rubber not plastic, so thats pretty cool. I plan on sticking with the nVidia now. Now I just need some tips on how high I should overclock the stuff. (I'm somewhat new to all this.)

Edit: Is this CPU cooler I have going to fit the Sandy Bridge?

Edit2: Will Windows 7 Ultimate bit protector protect from viruses? If not what kind of anti-virus do I need, and is the professional or home premium a better deal?

Edit3: Not sure if this is relevant to over clocking, but i read in another forum someone said they don't want to over clock because they will be using this every day. I will be gaming over the summer probably 8-14 hours a day, every day. I wan't to overclock, but not to the point where i'll destroy my computer due to high hours of intense gaming.
Again sorry for the mass questions, I'm really excited to build this thing, and it's my first time.
1) Yes I imagine it will.

2) I personally do not use any anti virus software at all and disable every security feature windows has other than the security updates and I do not have virus problems. If you want some extra protection just use Microsoft Security Essentials for free and you should be able to feel quite secure.

3) The person in the other forum is most likely an idiot. If you keep your chip at a decent temperature (which your NH-D14 should do very well) then you will be able to easily overclock that chip to 4.5GHz as a 24/7 overclock. Just be sure that your VCore stays under 1.52v (Intel's recommendations) and you can clock as high as you want.
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