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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Will Form 2220 Misc

Instructions and Help about Will Form 2220 Misc

Hey what's up guys Jays two cents and guess what via long waited fractal design node 202 is finally available now considering the fact that this is not exactly the easiest case to build in that would be a good idea to go ahead and do a build guide for building inside the fractal node 202 I mean what do you do when the case you're going to build in is roughly the same size of an e ATX motherboard as you can see it is going to be a little bit of a challenge so hopefully this video will make it just a little bit easier to fit all this junk inside that tiny space okay so you got a lot of components here to fit into a pretty small space so there's some things you got to keep in mind when you build in small form-factor obviously the node 202 is a mini ITX motherboard compatibility so mini ITX motherboards they're a little bit interesting in that all of them pretty much are going to have very different arrangements whereas like standard ATX motherboards typically you've got the 24 pin on the same spot all the PCI Express slots are going to be in the same position all the fan headers are pretty much the same an ITX motherboards they all are going to be very different based on the manufacturer so you're going to want to keep that in mind with the way that things get installed in this case we'll go over that today there's a lot of pre-planning that's involved but mini ITX motherboard specifically in this case four components we are going with the EVGA z97 stinger with a 4790k installed yet probably is a bit of a high end in terms of hardware that we can put in here but then again that's kind of the way we do things around here the most important part though probably is going to be keeping in mind the cooler selection now obviously this is a stock intel cooler and in fact this is off of an i3 so it's even a little bit smaller than the one that would come with the 4790k so overclocking is completely out of the question with this cooler now there are other aftermarket coolers that you can fit in this case it's got to be anything up to 56 millimeters obviously keep it under that so you have a little bit of headroom a lot of the coolers on the market though are taller than that should be very very cognizant of the size of the cooler you're putting on here not - it makes a cooler that fits Coolermaster makes a few coolers that fit but you definitely are going to want to keep that in mind there's not a lot of clearance on the top of the cooler for memory here we've got 16 gigabytes of Corsair Vengeance ddr3 1866 dims again nothing too crazy and then for a graphics card I'm going with a and this is a this is also going to be another part that you want to be cognizant of of part selection is the type of blower or cooler that is on your card this is a 970 SSC here from EVGA it is a it is an atmospheric style card where the heat is going to be put into the case and the cases jobs to remove that heat typically I would suggest a blower style cooler that's something that's got a fan on it that's going to exhaust all of the heat out of the back of the card then the case is a little less involved when it comes to the cooling of the GPU but because I don't actually have a graphics card that is going to meet the power requirements of the included SFX power supply that is in here I had to make some compromises here in fact the 450 watt fractal design SFX power supply in here is going to be a recommended 500 watt for a 970 but we're not gonna be doing any overclocking so we still are going to have enough Headroom but because of the style of graphics card that I'm using I'm decided to go ahead and put two additional fans in this case they do have two 120 millimeter fan expansion slots in the GPU compartment to help keep things cool we are using the fractal design venturi fans here and I did use SP fans instead of the airflow fans specifically in this case because they're PWM and I want to keep PWM control and I also think the static pressure is going to help because we do want to do positive pressure in this case to keep things nice and cool for hard drives it does fit to 2.5 inch hard drive so either hard driver SSDs no 3.5 inch support shows a little bit of a trade-off there which again is kind of a theme when it comes to SFF builds there's going to be some give-and-take now you can get one terabyte SSDs pretty easily now you can get multiple terabyte hard drives so depending on what the ultimate use of this case is going to be home theater PC small form-factor gaming PC you're going to want to be mindful of the amount of storage that you need because it's too small 2.5 inch drives that will fit in here I obviously wouldn't be able to put a lot of let's say digital media on this machine which would lead me to want to use some sort of a Nazz or a home network to kind of put all of my media files on there this is going to be dual purpose it's going to connect to mine as for home media and it's also got the horsepower to run games in the living room which is what I'm ultimately after so now.

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