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I picked up this case for 10 bucks , even though its dated, I still think it has a cool, sleek look to it. I got the mobo because it matched in color and I originally was planning to do a crossfire configuration. I tried with two different sets of gpus and there was just no clearance between cards , so ended up going with the solo 570. I also tried exhaustingly to run a aio water cooling in this build and just couldn't pull it off. I tried using a 92mm to 120 adapter on the rear case fan and the msata/wifi mount on the motherboard was obstructing. So I mounted another 92mm fan to the media/drive area on the front of the case and it kind of worked but with the gpu in place wouldn't allow for a 120mm rad fan , I would have had to rely on only the pull of the 92mm behind the adapter and I just tossed the idea , going with a cpu cooler last minute , that Im still not happy with the appearance, but it works. OC'ing at 4.4 GHz it thermals around 45' idle , 75' under load. I had no where to hide the cables, so I chose to hide them in the foam insulation wrap. I get around 65+ fps on most AAA games on very high-ultra... It was a fun build , going thru many changes from my original idea, but it worked out all right I guess..

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  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

those xps cases are forever gonna be great

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I like the way you utilized those foam-tube thingy for cable management, looks nice good job

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Sleepers never die

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I always love that kind of build