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  1. Gjohnst4

    Gjohnst4 New Member

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    To view this case mod, go here.

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    Specs:
    Phenom II 720 BE 3.7 Ghz
    MSI 790FX-GD70 AM3
    OCZ 4 GB DDR3 1600 mhz
    Zerotherm BTF 90
    Lite-on Blu-ray Drive
    Monster Mods Fan Controller
    2x Hitachi 640 GB 32 mb cache raid 0
    3 way Crossfire X 3870�s w/ pencil Mod
    3D MARK 06 SCORE 18762

    Mods:
    Interior Gloss Paint
    Cable Management

    My first mod! I think the camera makes the interior gloss look a lot worse than it is in person, because I love it! I think this turned out well for having three video cards in it. The Lexa Blackline isn�t easy to do cable management on!The two black and red wires by the hard drive are side panel fans, and there is no way to hide them. Thanks for looking.
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2009
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    I like the interior pant job :)
    Looks good
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    Lol three times the same card, three different coolers... how are the temps on the card on top? Seems to me the fan there hasn't much room to breathe..
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    The cable management is not bad for a small case. Nice paint job and looks good for a first mod. 7/10

    My only concern is some air flow issues. Your bottom fan is set to exhaust while your bottom card's fan cooler is an intake. (pic below) I would flip that bottom fan too bring in cool air directly to the card.
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    Nice setup and nice cards!What scores do u get with 3 3870s???
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    were is you crossfire bridge
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    Stealth-chameleon-bridges maybe?
    Or did you put them on after you took the pictures.
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    Yeah I was wondering about that too....
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    Ha, I had just put the whole thing back together. So, yes, my bridges are not on, and yes that fan is in the wrong way. As far as temps, I put it through its first grueling run of Crysis and the top card ran significantly warmer than the other two. It wasnt causing artifacs, but I will have to keep an eye on it. I will post 3Dmark scores soon. Thanks for looking
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    Nice rig, It looks awesome all black.

    EDIT: you say your HDD have HS on it....where do you put it??
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    CH@NO New Member

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    Oh I see it now, well if your HDD gets hot then It's better to keep that cooler.

    My HDDs stands in 31/34/36C (80/320/750GB respectively) in IDLE and I don't record yet the load temp, but I think any of them pass the 45C mark, and still It's a descent temp considering that the 750GB HDD can take up to 60C.

    BTW, what is the name of your CPU cooler?
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    If I may answer this:
    The cooler is a Zerotherm BTF90, commonly refered to as Butterfly for obvious reasons.

    IIRC, a HDD feels most comfortable around 40ish degrees celsius, below 30c is even unhealthy for them.
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    3d Mark 06 Score 18762!
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    Love the butterfly CPU cooler! :laugh:
    I never thought I would see that in a rig...
    Very nice 06 run!
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    very nice paint job...

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