overclocking, should I have done it?

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The last case I bought was a thermaltake. Full tower ATX. t case.JPG

But now with tech downsizing, those PCI-e mounted SSD's are looking sharp and that prompted me to buy the mid tower instead.

I watched a video on the net, and one thing hit me in that video. The guy said, choose your case first, and build from there. I thought you had to choose hardware first and THEN build around it.

But now, with so many options available, I went with this guy's advice. A case should blend in with surroundings and deliver the performance you need. I NEED a fast PC for home/family use, and when I need it for work stuff, should deliver also.
 

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So I went with another low end gaming case, which I thought would be pleasing in my living space where the home theater is. Here Is what I bought.

I liked the look of it. I have not opened the box yet, I am willing to return it if anyone here wants to give better advice. But as of yet, Abrad said I was just speaking Chinese.
 

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So After seeing that video, I said I can do that.

In canada it cost me 109$. Was it worth it? I don't know, but it is water cool friendly which was my main goal. My old thermal take case was NOT.
 

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Reviews of the case say it is limited on front panel ventilation and I agree, but I was going to modify that anyway by sawing out a big chink of the side panel on the motherside board.

I am currently going for a sleeper look. Much like my older nissan sentra's. Yes, I pluralized that. I bought two of those chain engines. What fun that was!!:cool:

Sentras back in the day were a great sleeper car to wake up the civic guy's with their bandana's and hats on backwards. :eek:
 

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I had fun with those two cars. One was an auto, I quickly sold that for parts for the black manual one I kept, beat the shyte out of and then sold it to a civic lover. :D

But I digress, this thread is about PC's, not cars. But it is a car site after all, so I hope we forgive my transgressions.
 

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I have actually have been thinking about this since sister got sick in dec. What is a brother to say in face f a sister who just cant let go of the vodka bottle.

It goes all david haselfof.style.