Need Advice on Build need help on fans with the haf 912 case

Got another question for future reference which 120mm and 140mm fans do you guys recommend want something that is quiet but also moves a lot of air already plan on getting 2 200mm megaflow fans for the front intake and top exhaust need ideas for the 120mm exhaust in the back and the 120 or140mm intake I plan to put on the side with a filter.

Can't decide which ram to get or which case here is what I have so far from my old pc which died and will reuse parts budget is from $400 to $500 and plan to use mainly for gaming could use advice on my build anything I can improve while keeping the price in the same range so far this build is slightly above my range by about $30 can't afford to go any higher. Also with the cases and the ram want to know if everything will fit ok and need to make sure I didn't miss anything or mess up any compatibility.

Undecided Parts
Ram - CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) or
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case or Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Parts I plan on buying so far
CPU - Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor

MOBO - ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

CPU Cooler - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2

These parts are going to be reused
PSU - OCZ Fatal1ty 750W Modular Gaming 80Plus Bronze Power Supply

GPU - ASUS ENGTX560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP

2 Old HDDs that were 1.2TB in RAID 0

and lastly the DVD-RW.
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  1. Ram - CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
    Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    IMO are the best choices
  2. Case = HAF 912 is better choice

    Ram = I would get a low profile Ram both the Ram you selected have tall heat sinks and might not fit under that hyper 212...it might but it will be a tight fit if it does.
    take a look at these options: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231546

    rest looks good and should fit start saving up for a new GPU after you finish this upgrade and you will have a real nice setup.
  3. +1 to zulug, i didnt think about the tall heatsinks
  4. Rosewill sucks, so the case choice is a simple one

    For the ram... do you prefer Red or Blue? Seriously, those are both great selections. I personally prefer Corsair, but gSkill is easily just as good. As others have mentioned, if you end up getting a large aftermarket cooler then those high ridges on the ram (which do absolutely nothing by the way... purely for looks) can get in the way, but if you are using a 'normal' aftermarket cooler like a hyper 212+/Evo then it will not be a problem.

    Rest of the build looks great! Enjoy!
  5. Case best bang for buck HAF 912 is better choice but to dated and plan looking for me lol still between only those two i would go with the HAF 912 as for ram the ones you listed price wise = HELL NO get out of here what that over priced bs how about i suggest just as reliable and cheaper RAM:Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148544#top

    RAM:G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231546#top
  6. @zulug
    on a standard mobo layout the Hyper212+ and 212 Evo do not overlap the ram. It is close, but should not be a problem. If it did overlap and run interference then the OP can always use slots 2&4 instead of 1&3 without penalty.

    Anything wider/larger than the 212 coolers and there would definitely be an issue.
  7. Better case imo looks wise have personally used it found it very solid for a budget case i did end up adding another case fan cost me $7.99 you can always skip doing that reason i did at that time i was using x2 6850 cf
    NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    20% off w/ promo code EMCNBHB237, ends 9/3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025#top
  8. @bigcyco1 not sure I have the room for the few extra inches on that case and personally I prefer how the haf912 looks and the red leds will match with the PSU and went with the Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) just to save the extra $15
  9. damien7157 said:
    @bigcyco1 not sure I have the room for the few extra inches on that case and personally I prefer how the haf912 looks and the red leds will match with the PSU and went with the Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) just to save the extra $15
    Sounds good well with the case it was only a suggestion if you prefer the looks of the haf912 go for it ;)
  10. My vote is for the COOLER MASTER HAF 912 and the Corsair Ram.
  11. rwayne said:
    My vote is for the COOLER MASTER HAF 912 and the Corsair Ram.
    Think he already mentioned what hes getting thread done bud. ;)
  12. Got another question for future reference which 120mm and 140mm fans do you guys recommend want something that is quiet but also moves a lot of air already plan on getting 2 200mm megaflow fans for the front intake and top exhaust need ideas for the 120mm exhaust in the back and the 120 or140mm intake I plan to put on the side with a filter.
  13. depends if you want led fans your budget elect i will just tell you some options Scythe Kaze Maru 2 Slip Stream 140mm x 25mm Fan (120mm Mount) - 1200 RPM (SM1425SL12M) http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10218/fan-662/Scythe_Kaze_Maru_2_Slip_Stream_140mm_x_25mm_Fan_120mm_Mount_-_1200_RPM_SM1425SL12M.html?tl=c15s775b14

    Thermalright TR TY-140 140mm x 160mm PWM Fan - 900R~1300PM (Standard 120mm Fan Mount)
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11677/fan-755/Thermalright_TR_TY-140_140mm_x_160mm_PWM_Fan_-_900R1300PM_Standard_120mm_Fan_Mount.html

    Scythe Kama Flow 2 120mm x 25mm Fan - 1900 RPM w/ Extra Fluid Dynamic Bearing (SP1225FDB12H)
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10174/fan-653/Scythe_Kama_Flow_2_120mm_x_25mm_Fan_-_1900_RPM_w_Extra_Fluid_Dynamic_Bearing_SP1225FDB12H.html Gelid Wings 1500RPM 64.3CFM 12-25DBA


    check out the video of it..its really quite and pushes a good amount of air

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUg1hFOwY7o

    I love this fan because it's dust proof, water proof and easy to clean and it pushes a good amount of air.

    These are great as well pretty sure they are just a different version http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835426024


    Ugly imo though pretty dam quiet Noctua NF-P12-1300 120mm CPU Cooler and Case Fan http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608004#top pretty good COUGAR CF-V14HB Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 14CM Silent Cooling Fan (Black) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553007#top
    check this site out for reviews of different fans
    http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/140mm-fan-roundup.html
  14. Better yet check this link out http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/331629-28-cooling-roundup-2012 pretty much all you need to know i think you would find your answer by checking that thread out good luck!
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