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Living Room Gaming PC Revamp - Mini ITX with H80i and H55/Kraken G10

Was getting a little tired of the HAF Xb and so i searched and searched for another similar horizontal full ATX cube case. After having no luck finding a full ATX case i did find a matx chasis I liked but that was gonna mean a new motherboard and cpu....
 
Old HTPC

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Old Parts List


Case: Cooler Master HAF XB

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Formula

CPU: i7 950

Memory: 1600 mhz Gskill 2x4gb

GPU: Gigabyte hd5870 2gb eyefinity with Kraken G10

Power Supply: Corsair TX950

Hard Drive: Toshiba 128gb Q series Pro / 1tb Samsung Spinpoint

Cooling: Corsair H90, Corsair H55, 3 x Antec Tricool 120mm blue led

 

So after i fell in love with the Lian Li PC-V359 i decided it'd be cool to make a little brother mimic build for my desktop gaming machine.

 

Parts List


Case: Lian Li PC-V359

Motherboard: EVGA Z87 Stinger

CPU: 4690k

Memory: 2400 mhz Kingston HyperX Beast 2x4gb

GPU: Gigabyte hd5870 2gb eyefinity with Kraken G10

Power Supply: Corsair TX950

Hard Drive: Toshiba 128gb Q series Pro / 1tb Samsung Spinpoint

Cooling: Corsair H80i, Corsair H55, 6 x Corsair SP120 blue led

NZXT Grid+ fan controller

Modright Blackout 24 pin, 8 pin eps,  8 and 6 pin pcie, and fan cable extensions

 

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The biggest challenge was the decision to reuse the 950 watt power supply. I was barely able to get the front door on with all the extra cables stowed in every possible inch of free space. I still may change it out if I have to reopen the case to do anything else.

 

 

Main Rig: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/58641-the-i7-950s-gots-to-go-updated-104/ | CPU: Intel i7-4930K | GPU: 2x EVGA Geforce GTX Titan SC SLI| MB: EVGA X79 Dark | RAM: 16GB HyperX Beast 2400mhz | SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256gb | HDD: 2x Western Digital Raptors 74gb | EX-H34B Hot Swap Rack | Case: Lian Li PC-D600 | Cooling: H100i | Power Supply: Corsair HX1050 |

 

Pfsense Build (Repurposed for plex) https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/715459-pfsense-build/

 

 

 

 

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CPU: i5-4690k GPU: 280x Toxic PSU: Coolermaster V750 Motherboard: Z97X-SOC RAM: Ripjaws 1x8 1600mhz Case: Corsair 750D HDD: WD Blue 1TB

How to Build A PC|Windows 10 Review Follow the CoC and don't be a scrub~soaringchicken

 

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