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Old April 21, 2013, 01:05 AM
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Default Bitfenix Prodigy+Titan or Fractal Node 304+Titan

I want to replace my large Full Tower with a mITX build thats even more powerful, here is my part list so far.

I have a OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD for the OS, 3TB Seagate HDD, 2TB WD Black HDD for storage.

Intel Core i5-3570K, EVGA GeForce GTX Titan, BitFenix Prodigy (White) - Prodigy Titan - wedge27's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker Canada

Intel Core i5-3570K, EVGA GeForce GTX Titan, Fractal Design Node 304 - Node Titan 2 - wedge27's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker Canada
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Old April 21, 2013, 05:45 PM
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The Seasonic X series up to 850 definitely all all fit with not a mm to spare at the back of the power supply box.

think about more watts.
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Old April 21, 2013, 08:06 PM
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Why do I need so many watts to power so few devices though?
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Power supplys decay over time and become less stable. Lower watts than rated slower the decline.
My 850X the fan doesn't spin under most loads its like a passively cooled most of the time.

I was looking at the 750X but at he time i bought mine there was only a 20$ difference so I went big.


Pic ^ there is my system minus the Zotac 660 TI I have in it. If i diddn't have to put 1000$ dollars into my car I might have gone fore a TITAN.
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Power supplys decay over time and become less stable. Lower watts than rated slower the decline.
My 850X the fan doesn't spin under most loads its like a passively cooled most of the time.

I was looking at the 750X but at he time i bought mine there was only a 20$ difference so I went big.


Pic ^ there is my system minus the Zotac 660 TI I have in it. If i diddn't have to put 1000$ dollars into my car I might have gone fore a TITAN.
He seriously doesn't need more that what he has chosen, even with a 5-10% loss over 5 years from the Capacitors.

Things are more efficent ZZLEE, not less.


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Old April 21, 2013, 09:18 PM
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yah I guess so ...
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Thanks for the advice guys. Here is another build I am considering, a Node 304 with Titan.

Intel Core i5-3570K, EVGA GeForce GTX Titan, Fractal Design Node 304 - Node Titan 2 - wedge27's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker Canada
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How about CaseLabs Mercury S3? Has that been considered? It's the ultimate itx case imo but not sure if it's in the budget.

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How about CaseLabs Mercury S3? Has that been considered? It's the ultimate itx case imo but not sure if it's in the budget.

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Oh nice case. Looks like a good alternative to Lian Li mITX cases for a mini PC. The size is just a tad bigger than Bitfenix Prodigy.
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Prodigy is nice case fore price
after soft modding its an amazing case fore the cost.
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