Question About my New Build Tags: New Build Corsair New Build Systems Last response: December 1, 2012 5:40 AM in Systems Share Rory1637 December 1, 2012 3:28:01 AM I am currently thinking up with a new build, i want it to both be able to play games on high graphic settings, in addition to be as silent as possible and i am wondering whether my case would provid enough airflow for gaming. Corsair Obsidian 550D Case Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Motherboard MSI Radeon HD7870 Hawk 2GB Silverstone Strider Plus 600W ST60F-P Corsair CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 Seagate Barracuda 2TB ST2000DM001 Intel Core i5 3570K I could add these fan to the top but i would rather keep it the top panels on for silence Corsair Air Series AF120 Quiet Edition Case Fan Twin Pack More about : question build | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove TheBigTroll December 1, 2012 3:32:30 AM you are better off with this. i have the 550D and the front intake chokes the fan http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qn2f the R4 is a much better bet. also, no need for extra fans. makes no difference for my situation | Report abuse BreadWhistle December 1, 2012 5:40:15 AM Also, you should probably reduce your HDD to 1TB, and use the save some cash to go towards an SSD HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Question About my New Build> Related ressources: ForumI have a question about my new potential build . ForumQuestion and opinions about a new build ForumQuestion about New Build ForumQuestion about new Mini-ITX build ForumNew build , question about cooling case Forum* Question About Storage for New Build * ForumQuestions about possible new build ForumHave a question about new build and hard drive . ForumQuestion about new build : gamer rig ForumQuestions about new build and software ForumQuestion about settings for new /er build ForumQuestions about new build (Need some advice) ForumBuilding new PC, question about the PSU ForumQuestions about a new build ForumQuestions about new build ForumQuestion about building a new PC ForumBrand new build - question about cooling ForumQuick Question About New Build and OS. ForumNeed Some critiquing On Custom Build Pc ForumCrappy FPS On BF3 with $1200 build? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !