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May 3, 2014 12:12:28 AM

so I have been looking into putting together a build along these lines http://pcpartpicker.com/user/dragonbud20/saved/4wYo and I was hoping to get some help deciding between the two cases I have narrowed it down to.
The NZXT Switch 810: http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/111-switch-810-case....
The Obsidian Series® 750D: http://www.corsair.com/en-us/obsidian-series-750d-full-...

I would love any suggestions people have on the build and case and any help is welcome.

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May 3, 2014 1:15:28 AM

I would change RAM, CPU cooler and would recommend you 750D case with 250GB-EVO SSD :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Black Edition EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($467.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Micro Center)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($188.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($187.97 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3519.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-03 04:14 EDT-0400)
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May 3, 2014 12:27:56 PM

Ahmadjon said:
I would change RAM, CPU cooler and would recommend you 750D case with 250GB-EVO SSD :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Black Edition EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($467.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Micro Center)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($188.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($187.97 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3519.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-03 04:14 EDT-0400)


any particular reason for the H100i over the H110 as the 110 has a bigger rad? Also seeing as the ram you suggested costs slightly more what benefit do I gain by getting that over the corsair?
Does anybody know if the 750D has fan filters I was hoping to have these but it's not at all a deal breaker.
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May 4, 2014 8:43:44 AM

dragonbud20 said:
Ahmadjon said:
I would change RAM, CPU cooler and would recommend you 750D case with 250GB-EVO SSD :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Black Edition EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($467.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Micro Center)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($689.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($188.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($187.97 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3519.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-03 04:14 EDT-0400)


any particular reason for the H100i over the H110 as the 110 has a bigger rad? Also seeing as the ram you suggested costs slightly more what benefit do I gain by getting that over the corsair?
Does anybody know if the 750D has fan filters I was hoping to have these but it's not at all a deal breaker.


The RAM is 2133MHz CL9 with 1.6v while Corsair is (well overpriced :D ) 2133MHz CL11 (which is not so good compared to 2133MHz CL9) and 1.5v. Generally G.Skill RAM has better specs out of the box and only 5$ more expensive. H100i has "Corsair link" and should perform pretty similar to H110 (1~3C)
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