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Old September 9, 2012, 07:41 AM
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Very nice hardware list.
I have my "Daily Driver" ITX pc housed in the same Silverstone SG05-450 and it's a great little case. The main difference is I didn't go for stock cooling. I use a Corsair H60 closed loop water cooler, in push pull, instead and am very happy with it.

Unfortunately, since the system has a Gigabyte 550Ti video card, I was forced to mount the radiator in such a manner where it blocks the optical drive slot so a simple solution was using an external optical drive.
The 450W power supply is enough for that setup and is fairly quiet as well and powers my overclocked i5-760 in that box very well.

All in all I like the component choices but would reconsider the stock cooling option only. Of course if you are not going to overclock then you will get by with it.
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Intel i7-4790K
MSI Z97 Gaming 7
16GB G.Skill Ripjaws Z (1866MhZ CAS9)
NZXT Kraken X60 CPU Cooler
2x Sandisk Extreme 240GB SSD (RAID 0)
Seagate 7200.12 500gig HD
2x Radeon R9 280x's
Liteon DVDR
NZXT Phantom 630 Case
Antec TruPower New 750W Power Supply
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