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FIT's: Small box, big punch

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Fitseries3, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. RejZoR

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    The biggest problem in small builds is CPU cooler. Graphic cards have sluim but powerful coolers, for CPU, if you want a good one you always end up with some big crap...
     
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    imo really depends what cpu you use, i have pushed my i3 540 up to 4ghz w/o issues using sycthe mini ninja, but tried on my i7 860 wasnt a good idea

    besides specially now some of this h20 kits performed as well as the bulky towers hs
     
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  3. gumpty

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    Subbing this for big things from small packages.

    Looks great. I had shot of big cases after I'd had my ATCS840 for a year. Just took up too much space. Can't see myself ever getting anything bigger than mATX in the future - I just don't use that many expansion slots.
     
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    The H67 platform will not allow allow this, despite anyone's skill...not even close. ;)
     
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    well thats a bummer
     
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    We could only hope :)
     
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    Core i7 920 @ 3,3GHz. I'm currently running it with Thermaltright AXP-120 but there is still room for improvements.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    so you saying it gets too hot?
     
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    nice built fits..
    anyway, what cooler are you using with that i5?
     
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    sorry dopost..
     
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    got my i7 around 3.2 ghz with 65c idle :ohwell: then again 860's runs hot and to be cramp in mini itx case not a good idea
     
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    Around how much $ did a setup like that run you, Fits?
     
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    Bet there's a "K" model in there within 3 months. Fits is addicted to power.:laugh:
     
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    A "K" will not help, since the board itself is limited to BCLK overclocking, and SB as a platform does not like BCLK increases. It's developed for multiplier overclocking. You really need a p67 board and a k chip for overclocking. H67 is designed for different purposes.
     
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    Shouldnt his H67 board have adjustable multi?
     
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    It's not hard, I haven't changed anything in my rig in over a year. I Lost interest in computer hardware, the fact shit breaks, it's expensive and you just plain get tired of the hassle of changing parts, upgrade costs, RMA's, and intels bs socket changes, plus there is only so much information you can gain before you can solve/fix just about anything.

    I know where he is coming from, even though I didn't spend $k on my rigs, it gets a little old.

    Good luck with the build Fit, haven't heard from you in a while.
     
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    im gonna try it though. you never know, it may be that no one has tried hard enough yet.
     
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    thats the spirit :toast:
     
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    any update on this?
     
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    working on it....

    gonna change the name to sandlion
     
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    cool looking stuff ... sub'd
     

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