Need a Case and Watercooler for my Build

Well guys, after looking around, I need your assistance in finding an awesome case and 100% reliable watercooling system for my new build.
Also, could you tell me if these parts would work together?
(price isn't that relevant, but not outrageously expensive please)

PROCESSOR
Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Gulftown 3.33GHz

MOTHERBOARD
EVGA Classified SR-2

DDR3 MEMORY FOR INTEL
2x G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 12GB (3 x 4GB)

GRAPHICS CARD
2x EVGA 015-P3-1485-AR GeForce GTX 480

SLI BRIDGE
SUPERMICRO AOC-SLIB SLI Bridge

SOUND CARD
ASUS Xonar D2

HARD DRIVE
3x Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB

OPTICAL DRIVE
ASUS 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R
LITE-ON Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R

POWER SUPPLY (I think)
SILVERSTONE ST1500 1500W

CPU COOLER
?

CASE/CHASSIS
?

The case needs to be cool looking, and it doesn't matter if some of the watercooling system has to sit outside beside the PC. (such as a reserator)
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  1. ^ Well finding a case for the SR2 is not an easy task...
    You can check this store
    http://www.mountainmods.com/index.php?osCsid=pu4lobraruhg5fe6aaeq5eo464

    And this Lian-Li case seems to fit that board -
    http://lian-li.com/v2/tw/product/upload/image/v2120/flyer.html

    And why the 980X?, instead why not 2x E5620 = 8Cores with 16 threads ?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117234
    With that board you can easily overclock it higher...

    Also why not 3x GTX 470s rather than 2x GTX 480s? IMO the total cost would be roughly the same, and so will the power consumption...
  2. And can I ask for what will you be using the PC for??
  3. Gaming, video editing, work stuff, hoping it will last me years.
  4. Thanks for the response, I think I'll change the motherboard to something a little like it, but preferably smaller.
    Will this work?
    EVGA E760 CLASSIFIED
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188048

    Won't the 3 470's demand more power?
  5. ^ Well ya but not much...
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-470-2-3-way-sli-review/23
    But why not rather stick with 2x GTX 470s ?? Even they would max out most of the games and compared to 2x GTX 480s, they would pull considerably less power...

    Also if you wont be going more than 2 cards, then this would be a good option...
    ASUS P6X58D Premium - Has SATA 6GB/s and USB3.0
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131614
  6. I guess your right, thanks for that link, I'll think about it!

    As for the motherboard, I'll consider it :p
    But I'm really looking for a watercooling system D:
  7. Well its your call...
    As for the case, this would be a good option -
    HAF X
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119225
  8. I was also looking at this one,
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133100

    which would be better for watercooling?
  9. ^ IMO the HAF X would be better as it is larger in dimensions...
  10. Okay thanks, but what would you say is a good watercooling system?
  11. I would go to http://www.dangerden.com/ and they have some great water cooling parts, they also have cases if you don't find the Haf X to be your style :)
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