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New rig
03-03-2011, 07:39 PM, (This post was last modified: 03-03-2011, 07:57 PM by lardacus.)
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New rig
Rosewill Destroyer
8GB G. Skill DDR3 1600mhz 9 9 9 24
Corsair CMPSU-750TX
CoolerMaster Hyper 212
Intel i5 2500k OC'd to 4.5ghz stable 24/7
ASUS P8P67 B2 (not using defective SATA ports)
Palit GeForce GTX 460 1gb 800mhz Core, 1600mhz Shaders, 2000mhz Memory
120GB G. Skill Phoenix Pro SF SSD
ASUS 24X DVD-RW
ASUS VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor
X-Armor U9BL Backlit Mechanical gaming keyboard (Cherry Blues)
Logitech MX518

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Last thing to do, upgrade the GPU. Thinking of going with the Gigabyte 560 Ti Super Overclocking Series when they come back in stock.
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03-03-2011, 08:12 PM,
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RE: New rig
Very nice! Although the cables are a little messy. Wink
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03-03-2011, 08:16 PM,
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RE: New rig
(03-03-2011, 08:12 PM)Andrew J Wrote: Very nice! Although the cables are a little messy. Wink

shoulda gone modular!
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03-03-2011, 10:37 PM, (This post was last modified: 03-03-2011, 10:38 PM by Hogrock.)
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RE: New rig
Question: Did you flip the fan on your heatsink? Cause stock it's drawing air onto itself in which case you might want to swap the fan to the other side for better air flow.
Beast Mode Engaged! CPU: Intel Core i7 950 @ 3.62Ghz 1.25v Heatsink: CM Hyper 212+ Mobo: Asus Rampage III Formula Ram: 12GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1574Mhz GPU: 2x XFX Radeon HD 6870 in Crossfire PSU: Corsair TX950W Optical: Lite-On DVDrw HDD: 2x Samsung F3 500GB in Raid 0 Case: CM HAF 932 See it here!
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03-03-2011, 10:53 PM,
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RE: New rig
(03-03-2011, 10:37 PM)Hogrock Wrote: Question: Did you flip the fan on your heatsink? Cause stock it's drawing air onto itself in which case you might want to swap the fan to the other side for better air flow.

LOL. Wow I am really smart, hey so good news, I put the fan on the correct side of the heatsink and my temps lowered about 10 degress celsius, who woulda thunk it?

Thanks alot Hogrock! I probably would have left it that way for a really long time.
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03-04-2011, 04:03 AM,
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RE: New rig
(03-03-2011, 10:53 PM)lardacus Wrote: LOL. Wow I am really smart, hey so good news, I put the fan on the correct side of the heatsink and my temps lowered about 10 degress celsius, who woulda thunk it?

Thanks alot Hogrock! I probably would have left it that way for a really long time.

Haha, I did the same exact thing the first time I mounted that heatsink. It made a weird wind buffeting noise which lead me to my "d'oh" moment.
Nice machine. Gonna be smoking if you do get that 560 down the road.
Beast Mode Engaged! CPU: Intel Core i7 950 @ 3.62Ghz 1.25v Heatsink: CM Hyper 212+ Mobo: Asus Rampage III Formula Ram: 12GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1574Mhz GPU: 2x XFX Radeon HD 6870 in Crossfire PSU: Corsair TX950W Optical: Lite-On DVDrw HDD: 2x Samsung F3 500GB in Raid 0 Case: CM HAF 932 See it here!
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