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[Case Gallery] Core2Blue: Overclocked E6700 & 8800GTX 768mb Gaming System

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  1. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Specs:
    CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 (Overclocked @ 2.67GHz, the same speed as the E6700)
    RAM - OCZ 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800Mhz / ATi CrossFire Edition (@ 833MHz, 4-5-5-13)
    GFX - nVIDIA BFG 7950 GT OC w/ Arctic Cooling NV Silencer 6 Rev.2 & Zalman ZM-RSH1 VGA Ramsinks (Overclocked @ 577 MHz / 1496 MHz)
    MoBO - ASUS P5LD2 SE Rev 2.0 i945P ( Overclocked @ 1333MHz FSB)
    HDD(s) - Western Digital WD3200AAKS 320GB SATAII 16MB Cache & Western Digital WD1600JS Caviar SE 160GB 7200RPM SATAII 8MB Cache
    ROM - Pioneer 112D DVD±RW/RAM
    Case - Casecom Black Mid Tower
    PSU - COLORSit 550W Silent Neon
    Audio - Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio
    OS - Windows XP Home Edition & Windows Vista Home Premium

    Mods:
    2x 12" blue cold cathodes, 2x HIper LED fans (80mm).....more mods to come hopefully :)

    UPDATE: Ive just added a 'make-shift' Northbridge cooler. Its made out of an old HDD cooler I had gathering dust :)

    UPDATE: 18/7/07 - Ive added an Akasa chipset fan (with blue LEDS) and some Zalman ZM-RSH1 VGA Ramsinks to the GFX card.

    My plan was to build a C2D setup for as little money as possible LOL.
    My initial budget was £400, and I actually went £45 over budget by adding the sound card and a 2nd HDD (for Vista installation) but Im more then happy with the end result :)
    Hopefully the GFX card will be updated to maybe an 8800GTS 320mb
    very soon ;)

    Benchmark results:

    3DMark06 Pro @ 1280 x 1024 default - 5696

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    UPDATE 19/8/07

    Its a long story, but this system now features an Inno3D 8800GTS 640mb (@ 600MHZ/900MHz)

    New pics to follow shortly.

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    New 3DMark06 score = 9808

    MORE UPDATES LOL:

    E6700 (@ 3.33GHz) and 8800GTX OC 768mb added, pics to follow lol

    3DMArk06: 12064
     
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    mullered07 New Member

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    nice build man, you have the same case as me too :eek:)
     
  3. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thanx m8, cheap and cheerful isnt it :)
     
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    demonbrawn New Member

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    Oh my... please buy a better hsf. Otherwise, not a bad build at all.
     
  5. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LOL, yeah, tbh I meant to add an Artic Cooler 7 to the order, but I forgot :(
     
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    nice one mate have u seen mine yet?
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    I voted 8/10 because:

    very, nice, i give a 8/10
    btw, is that front fan real or fake (as the aerocool aeroengine 2)
     
  8. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    lo m8, the front fan is real (120mm I think)
     
  9. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    A quick update -

    Im now ordering the following parts because Ive had enough of this thing sounding like a wind tunnel :) :

    1) Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

    2) Arctic Cooling Accelero X2

    3) 2x Hiper 'Blue LED' 80mm 3pin case fans

    This should quieten things done a bit and provide better cooling for my overclocks ;)

    Pics will follow shortly :)
     
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    Nice setup Hookey. 8 here. You will love the Freezer pro. Excellent cooler.
     
  11. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thanx m8.

    Well Ive put the order in and Ive included the Accelero X2 in it. If its no good, I will just return it for a refund ;)
     
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    Purty setup, get yourself a nice CPU cooler and clock the buggery out of it :)
     
  13. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    UPDATE: Ive changed the graphics card to a BFG 7950GT OC (I will add some pics shortly)
     
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    TXcharger New Member

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    move your x-fi down, it will help your cooling of your graphics card =) other than that nice for what u spent
     
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    I voted 9/10 because:

    Gave you a 9. I always think your computers look ace Hookey. I only hope to plan to make mine look half as good yours. Always clean, stylish and not overblown.
     
  16. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Ive actually got some updated pics to include ;) the X-Fi had to be lowered to fit the 7950GT in ;)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thanks m8, I appreciate that :)
     
  18. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Ive just updated the pics :) The 7950GT OC with the AC fitted looks like a beast ;)
     
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    lol nice man, o and love the avatar and sig SUPER FUNNY!! LOL
     
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    nice amte take some pics with the side off
     
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    Hey bro, looks good. The only question I have is why is your ram @ 667mhz and those timings... Can't you run it @ 800??? if its your mb that can't do 800mhz then shouldn't you be able to tighten up those timings a little...
    Looks pretty clean tho

    7 :)
     
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    I asked the same thing I forgot where ?? never got an answer :(

    Hookey its very clean, but you do need a full pic of the guts ;)

    So whats up with your MEM TIM and Speed ??

    Why dont you chage the MEM Divider ?
     
  23. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Yeah, the mobo only goes upto DDR667, but Im going to sort the timings asap, just need a bit more advice on it as thats one thing Ive never done before ;)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LOL, the avatar is my desktop (well a small portion of it) and I stole the sig vid from somewhere....its is hilarious! :)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I plan to m8, you got any advice for me on this subject?
     

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