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    Thanks! I've been oogling at it for a good year or so, basically since it launched. I think I've watched TimeToLiveCustoms' youtube review of it 3 times now. XD
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    Fractal has white 80+platinum PSUs IIRC. Maybe something to think about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Yeah, I've been wanting to go Fractal for quite a while, finally getting a job made it a reality! Thanks!

    @Xuvial:

    I want the NZXT Havik 140, but for now, the Zalman has been working just fine. ^_^
    The other day when I got the desk, I sat in one of the most back-supporting and comfortable chairs... that was white, I've ever had the pleasure to sit in. It was also on clearance for like $90... might pick it up. Was really very nice.
    White PSU is sadly out of the question, I mean really, SeaSonic X Gold says hay. White Bitfenix Alchemy Cables will likely happen.
    I've been thinking of getting the Corsair Vengeance LP White RAM, now that I have this case I feel like it would be a sin not to.

    And idk, the white is just really clean. I'm over and done with black cases for now.
    I'm not about to spend money on another PSU when I have one of the best consumer-level power supplies in the world. >_>
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    -Snip-...white..-snip-
    I must say.. when I heard that you ordered the white version of the R4 I was so skeptical. I thought it'd turn out to be a mess of colours with the copper and black and yellow and stuff but it's not that bad at all. And contrary to what Xuvial said I think the exterior goes pretty well with the desk and peripherals. Although I can't say I like that Asus board but suppose it sort of makes sense to return the MSI if the old one still works...

    Oh and I'll just leave this here.
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
    WoW has been a CPU-bound game for much of its lifetime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    I must say.. when I heard that you ordered the white version of the R4 I was so skeptical. I thought it'd turn out to be a mess of colours with the copper and black and yellow and stuff but it's not that bad at all. And contrary to what Xuvial said I think the exterior goes pretty well with the desk and peripherals. Although I can't say I like that Asus board but suppose it sort of makes sense to return the MSI if the old one still works...

    Oh and I'll just leave this here.
    Hehe, indeed. I don't care too much for the internal look right now, probably helps that it doesn't have a window.

    OH OH, DO NOT LOOK IN THERE!

    Let me draw your attention to this fine piece of furniture! :P

    And yeah, I saw Linus' video... I'm very tempted for one of those GPUs. I was looking at the EVGA ACX 770 or 780 before, but now I am not totally sure.
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    R4 is an awesome case hands down. can't think really think of anything I'd change with it. fits a h100i easily, even though many posts and reviews say it's a tough fit. not quite sure where that comes from cause it screws in the top mounting holes fine as far as I can tell.



    not gonna post behind the back, cause it's a mess, and I really have no idea how to make it better. only problem I have with the colour scheme is the motherboard lights are blue (even though it has red heatsinks) and I can't find a way to turn them off or change the colour.

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    Now that right there is what I call a clean look! Nice job, crazypearce!

    I'm thinking about getting Bitfenix Alchemy White cables, so that will put us pretty close. :P I just wanted to be able to finally chill out, serious cable management can take some work, especially in a new case you've never used before.
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    I love Fractal Design cases so much.
    I can't wait for the Arc XL to come out. :3

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    Glad to see you finally moved away from the HAF case, my Define R4 should be on the ship to Greenland at this very moment. ^^
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    In general, I'm happy to be moving away from full towers!
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    What's wrong with full tower cases? .-.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solvexx View Post
    What's wrong with full tower cases? .-.
    full towers have their place yet sadly the form factor is usually wasted with unused space.
    full tower usually is 2+ SLI/CF cards or custom WC setup/small army of storage for someone who never heard of a private server/NAS.
    anything else works just fine in a mid tower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shroudster View Post
    full towers have their place yet sadly the form factor is usually wasted with unused space.
    full tower usually is 2+ SLI/CF cards or custom WC setup/small army of storage for someone who never heard of a private server/NAS.
    anything else works just fine in a mid tower.
    that and it's just silly when a full size e-atx board looks tiny in a case

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    Finally finished building my 900D.

    My first shot at a full custom loop that includes GPU. 680 lightning blue kind of glares through the red theme. Any way to turn of its power phase LEDs? I know I can remove the GPU reactor.


    Cable management the best I could with so many wires it was really tough. There is so much room behind the motherboard tray that I was able to put my old NZXT mesh to the side of the front radiator with some 3M tape. I did remove the 3M from the CPU backplate don't worry.


    My stealthed optical drive.


    My monitor setup. Two 24s at 1080P and a 27in at 1440P.


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    Looks awesome! What's with the tape on the back of the motherboard?
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    It was to hold the CPU backplate on while I had the case laying on its side to screw in the CPU block. It was removed when I finished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Irloki View Post
    Finally finished building my 900D.

    My first shot at a full custom loop that includes GPU. 680 lightning blue kind of glares through the red theme. Any way to turn of its power phase LEDs? I know I can remove the GPU reactor.


    Cable management the best I could with so many wires it was really tough. There is so much room behind the motherboard tray that I was able to put my old NZXT mesh to the side of the front radiator with some 3M tape. I did remove the 3M from the CPU backplate don't worry.


    My stealthed optical drive.


    My monitor setup. Two 24s at 1080P and a 27in at 1440P.
    Woooo a 900D build! Very nice!

    Question, you're missing a fan on your top 360 rad - was this because of the mobo VRM heatsink getting in the way, or due to that watercooling fitting bending too sharply to allow a fan?

    Secondly soz if you already posted specs in an earlier post, but if you didn't....specs? :P

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    I know one thing for sure, that's an MPower Z77 motherboard. ;o

    Not a bad choice!
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    The heatsink did get in the way of my last fan .

    Parts:
    • Intel I7 3770k (Delidded)
    • Corsair Obsidian 900D
    • MSI Mpower Z77
    • MSI GTX680 Lightning
    • 16GB GSkill DDR3 2133(Tightened to CL8 at 1600)
    • Western Digital Caviar Black
    • OCZ Agility 3 240GB
    • NZXT Hue LED kit
    • Corsair AX850 w/ red cable set
    • LG Bluray Burner


    Cooling:
    • XSPC RX360
    • XSPC EX360
    • XSPC Raystorm Acetal CPU block
    • EK MSI GeForce 680 GTX Lightning GPU block
    • Swiftech 655 pump w/ EK acetal top
    • NZXT Sentry Mesh fan controller
    • Primochill Blood Red 1/2"x3/4" tubing
    • Many Bitspower fittings
    • Two Koolance VL3N QDC sets
    • 2 3-pin power distribution PCB 5way fan block.
    • 6 Scythe GT AP-14 fans
    • 6 Corsair SP120 Quiet edition fans
    • Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 250 Inline Reservoir - Ice Red
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    Good God that is an intense cooling setup! You oughta join the CPU and GPU OC leaderboard threads that are hotlinked in my signature! Would love to see how cool your computer runs under load!

    Are you happy with your 680 or are you considering going 780 in the future?

    Also, Agility 3 or 4?
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