My first build. Love the aesthetics of the Prodigy case and the convenient form factor. The EVGA 460 2Win @ $169.99 was another pillar in the components decision. Props to Linus @ NCIX for inspiration, especially the Corsair H100.
RAID0 boot drive gives amazing throughput, close to DOUBLE the already sweet SATAIII SSDs, 823MB/s read AS SSD Benchmark.
- The case is difficult to work with
- The system runs medium cool in the restricted case
- The side-panel audio mobo connector is almost inaccessible under the the EVGA 2Win
- The H100 fans are needlessly loud
I'm awaiting the G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) , using CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1333, have them overclocked to 2000MHz 11-11-11-28 1.6V. I'm looking forward to learning if the Ripjaws Z 1866MHz 9-9-9-24 can beat this. EDIT: I have the Ripjaws Z's at 2115MHz 9-9-10-21-1T 1.55V.