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Final opinions on new build. Will be buying tomorrow

I'm building my first rig and want some final opinions on it. I'm going to being buying parts tomorrow so just thought I would get a compatibility check and thoughts.

Case
Corsair 750D
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139024

Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H LGA 1160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128592

GPU
EVGA Geforce GTX 780 superclocked
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130917

PSU
Corsair AX series AX860 860W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139042

CPU
Intel core i-7 4770K haswell
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116901

SSD
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147248

HDD
Western DIgital Caviar black 2TB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136792

Memory
Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233299

CPU cooler
Corsair Hydro Series H60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181029

Optical Drive
ASUS 24X DVD burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

I need help with what fans to get. I've heard that 3 pin fans always run at full speed while 4 pin don't. Is this true? I need 4 140mm and 1 120mm. I was looking at the Corsair Silent Edition fans but they are 3 pin so I don't know if they will work that's where I need help. Any fan recommendation would be great. Plus do I need fan splitters? My motherboard has 6 fan slots (according to gigabytes website) but I'm not sure if they are all 4 pin or 3 pin.

Also do I need any additional cables? My case is pretty big so I'm not sure if the fan cables will be able to reach the motherboard. And like I said before do I need fan splitters?


I appreciate the help.
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    If you are looking for the best of the best fans. Then Noctua is the way to go. Be Quiet fans is also very very close to Noctua quality.
    All Noctua fans comes with a fan cable extender and low noise adapter.


    3pin is regulated by how much power the fan gets.
    4pins (PWM) Can be controled by software on the PC like Asus FanXpert. So a CPU on 20.c idle will set the fan either stop or run on very low speed (You chose what speed the fans will run a X.c)

    But as far as the build goes. It looks great and i can't point fingers at anything. You might need to buy some SATA 600 cables for your DVD drive and HDD/SSD
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