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First off let me say that the MSi GTX 970 and the Air 240 case do NOT go together! The top of the case won't close :(

This was an awesome build I threw together and so far it's been fantastic. I picked up ALL the parts from Craigslist used or some "new"(4790k/z97mx/RAM/ssd/wLAN).

I can run anything at high settings without this thing having a single hickup. It should last me a while :)

I have other builds that are also from Craigslist whith a THiRD one on the way!

FiRST

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  • 47 months ago
  • 3 points

Love builds like this. Anyone with $3000 to burn can made a great rig. This takes a little more skill.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

my god. A 4790k for 160 dollars? That's incredible!

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

i get so lucky! It's happened twice..pretty awesome

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

if you find another one, I'm interested! my 4590 cost more than that

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice job on the bargain shopping. I'm constantly checking Craig's List in my area, never any luck.

+1

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Craigslist in my area is garbage too. People always trying to sell Athlon X2 and Core 2 Duo Dells/HPs for way to much. Absolutely nothing current that is worth it.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

next time youll remember to find the hieght of the gpu :p

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Just use a dremal or a router to remove some of the window, unless you are planing on selling the case later on

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

theres that also^

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

I've never built pre owned. I don't see why not to get something from craigslist but wondering about usually reliablity and what is the return policy on craigslist?

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

howd you get a 4790 and a 970 for that cheap

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

I have this case myself love it! Also have the same board.

There are only a few cards that dont fit in this case, even the G1 Gaming fits length wise. Its these cards with heat pipes sticking of the side that dont fit. I have a GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 in this case with the lid on.

I am curious, why do you have all your fans blowing into your case? Never seen anyone set up a machine that way.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Most likely because he keeps it uncovered, all that air just goes out the top.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Yep this rocks Smartz not dinero build this awesome machine You da man +++1 and on a budget

The +1 is for making good choices not just getting good deals - this is a solid build.

Also -------- Kudos for the GTX 970 - it makes your build :)