Silent Build

i want the quietest, smallest computer possible. will these parts do?

CPU: core i7-875k lga1156: $329.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116368&cm_re=i7-_875k-_-19-116-368-_-Product

MOBO: gigabyte h55 mini-itx mobo $104.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128448&Tpk=gigabyte%20mini%20itx%20lga%201156

RAM: kingston hyperx 4gb (2x2gb) ddr3 dual-channel $118.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104141

CASE: Lian-Li mini-itx cube tower case (blk): $129.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112265

GFX: PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 1gb $154.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131327

PSU: Ultra 400w ult-400p ALREADY HAVE IT :)

HDD: (2x, Striped Raid), WD Caviar Black 1tb $89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136284

ODD: BD/DVD/CD SATA burner $174.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827129051

CPU HSF: Corsair H50 WC 120mm fan $74.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181010&Tpk=corsair%20h50
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  1. fill the stickie in my sig.
    h50 isn't worth the money
    i7 875k is overpriced imo i5 can do a great job
    a samsung f3 1tb is a better option
  2. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: not really of much importance

    SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: internet brwosing, tomshardware forums, more internet browsing, gaming, music player, playing movies, folding@home (for toms), stuff like that
    PARTS NOT REQUIRED: kbd, ms, monitor, spkrs, psu (see below)

    PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg

    PARTS PREFERENCES: mini-itx, SILENT!
    OVERCLOCKING: MAYBE but not much i want this to last more than a week :) SLI OR CROSSFIRE: nope
    MONITOR RESOLUTION: not sure, but its not much higher than 1024x768 cuz i have a viewsonic vga va720 17" lcd

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: TOTALLY SILENT!, be fast, and look nice...

    CPU: core i7-875k lga1156: $329.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116368&cm_re=i7-_875k-_-19-116-368-_-Product

    MOBO: gigabyte h55 mini-itx mobo $104.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128448&Tpk=gigabyte%20mini%20itx%20lga%201156

    RAM: kingston hyperx 4gb (2x2gb) ddr3 dual-channel $118.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104141

    CASE: Lian-Li mini-itx cube tower case (blk): $129.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112265

    GFX: PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 1gb $154.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131327

    PSU: Ultra 400w ult-400p ALREADY HAVE IT :)

    HDD: (2x, Striped Raid), WD Caviar Black 1tb $89.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136284

    ODD: BD/DVD/CD SATA burner $174.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827129051

    CPU HSF: Corsair H50 WC 120mm fan $74.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181010&Tpk=corsair%20h50
  3. mrhoshos96 said:
    fill the stickie in my sig.
    h50 isn't worth the money
    i7 875k is overpriced imo i5 can do a great job
    a samsung f3 1tb is a better option


    -the h50 would fit in my chosen case
    -i like being able to say i have an i7, and i like the 2.93ghz stock speed :)
    -im a western digital fanboy and wont buy from anyone else :/
  4. BUMP!!!!!!!
  5. You might take a look at a computer wattage calculator. I looked at the one on the Antec site, and it listed 406 watts as recommended PSU wattage (of course, you know your build better than I). Even though you already have the PSU, I wonder if that might be an issue.

    It's at least worth looking at.
  6. odd-i got like 200-something when i did it on the antec psu calc...WIERD! well does anyone know which is right?
  7. oh and btw im probably not gonna OC. thats why i like the i7-875k, cuz it has a high stock speed.
  8. More like 300 watts for that, you should be fine.
  9. great! so all my parts will fit in that case?
  10. Never used that cooler but I doubt you can use it in that case but I might be wrong. For the rest you're fine:

    http://lian-li.com/v2/tw/product/upload/image/pc-q08/q08-29.jpg
  11. so is the radeon 5770 less than 300mm/30cm?
    well i was thinking to mount the cooler at the 120mm exhaust fan at the top. would that work?
  12. Depends on which 5770 you buy, but I think the ASUS one is about 9 inches long.
    edit: 30cm is about 11 inches
    I don't know much about the H50.
    With the PSU I don't think the 5770 would fit, unless you did some maneuvering of the HDD enclosure.
  13. what do u mean it wont fit with the psu? im gonna be using the powercolor i linked to, unless you can find a 5770 thats better and/or cheaper.
  14. Length-wise it should fit, except for the fact that since the PSU is mounted at the bottom, and because the card is located at the bottom of the motherboard, there may be some spacial issues. As well, if there isn't space issues because the card would be above the PSU, then length-wise the card would be intersecting with the HDD rack.
    At least, that's what it looks like from the picture mosox provided
  15. Yep, you can't see in that pic but it can take even a HD 5850, the case is wide.

    http://lian-li.com/v2/tw/product/upload/image/pc-q08/q08-12.jpg

    For the cooler wait for more replies.
  16. Ooooh, nice!
    So it seems it will definitely fit! (the video card)

    Probably the top fan is better than the PSU fan, but I don't know if there is enough room, etc.
    I have never built anything smaller than a mid tower :D
    If/when you do build this, please let me know how it goes, as I am interested in trying to build one for myself.
  17. I saw a forum where someone put in the H50 into the PC Q08B case and succeeded, but had to either move the PSU mount screw holes down or get a thinner fan(?).
    Don't recall the forum at this point, but I think there might be a link embedded in a previous tom's forum for a new build with the PC Q08B case.
  18. already ordered and built. successful. the h50 fit, but it was tight. the psu almost touches the rad and the cable tube thingies of the h50 jad to be shoved at a wierd angle. but it works wonderfully. my aunt (who i sold it to), is impressed by the quality and speed, even though she really doesnt need much more than a single-core with 1gb but she had some extra $$$ so she had me build this. But yeah it worked great, excpet that i DID have to get a better psu cuz the other one kept shutting down. i got this SHHH DONT TELL HER ITS LOUSY!!!
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/NewProduct.aspx?Item=N82E16817159111&cm_re=coolmax-_-17-159-111-_-Product
    its actually very quiet.

    PS: why does the newegg page look different?
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