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Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by [H]@RD5TUFF, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. [H]@RD5TUFF

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    Also at the LAN party I went to this weekend a guy whom writes for STFU and Play (never heard of it either), dropped in and asked if he could take a bunch of pictures and do an article on the LAN and my build.:wtf:
     
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    Yeah well the content has to come from somewhere.
     
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    I guess was just a bit weird to me.
     
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    Yeah I realize I didn't word that exactly how I wanted; not entirely disagreeing. Though hey also kind of flattering re. featuring your build. Site looks legit and, in fact, I think I may have heard of/seen reference to it once or twice in the past and probably checked out due to the amusing name but can't be sure.
     
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    I would've taken that as a huge compliment. He's writing an article on the LAN party and he specifically singled your PC out to take pics of and display on his site...
     
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    Oh I did for sure, but it still kind of weirded me out a bit.
     
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    So a quick update it's looking more like the laser cutting with be a certainty rather than a possibility.
     
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    Cool...can I send you my side panel? :p
     
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    LOL


    Sure no problem . . :rolleyes:
     
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    so what's the design your gonna get on the side panels [H]

    and can't wait to see the fans n cables bud those are gonna look sweeeeeeeet
     
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    I haven't quite decided but I have lots of ideas atm.
     
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    Hey some of us don't meet metal engravers and people who want to profile our rigs and shit every day like some California high roller I know. ;) :laugh: :toast:
     
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    It's a hard life but someone has to live it ;)
     
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    Also I have decided that the venting on the top is too restrictive, and as such needs to be changed in some way.
     
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    Meaning it doesn't it let enough air pass through?
     
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    correct
     
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    I will have to pay attention to that...
     
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    Small update

    Some stuffs came in the mail today! Thanks Frozen CPU!


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    Unboxing and install photos to come in the morning!
     
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    Okay sorry for missing the updates, but I was able to purchase copy's of Diablo III from Toys R Us when they liquidated their stock for $10, so my friends have been playing that with me as well as getting Guild Wars 2 for 50% off. So I have been slacking off instead of progressing this build.

    However tonight I really want to get the new fans and cables in and get this build back on track!
     
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    Sweet. Curious how loud that 230 is...

    Gonna get some sleeved extensions myself but can't tell what I need exactly until things start going in the case. Mine is black and white and PPCs has an "NFL" line of dual-colored 24-pins so I may get the theme-matching Oakland Raiders one (well it looked black and white...guess I would email them first). If not then straight white as well.

    3570K and board up and running on the test bench though. Not bad so far. Up to 4.4 at 1.18v. Looks to need more than 1.2 for 4.5+.

    Oh and I ordered and Alphacool Nexxos ST30 single 120mm radiator today...we're getting there! :)
     
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    You should have gone 240 ;).

    As for the fan it's a little on the louder side @ 25.6 dB, but still relatively quiet, not that I would notice otherwise with the corsair fans and the GPU fan, whirring away.
     
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    Alright starting on the cables and fans, pics and such to follow.:toast:
     
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    Okay we'll start with some unboxing

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    Now the Alchemy Cables, which i had a serious issue with but more on that later .. . . .

    The 8 Pin CPU power

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    and up close

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    The 24 Pin Mobo power

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    and up close

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    And now the 2 PCI-E power cables

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    up close

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    A bit of a messy install, but I straightened it out, forgot to take a pic of it

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    Mobo power

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    And the video card installed

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    It looks nice huh ?

    Well there was an issue, the PCI-E power cables wouldn't connect 100% regardless of what I did, which leads me to believe there was some defective molex at work which for the price I paid really pisses me off, and I will be sending a polite but upset letter to bit fenix in the morning!

    So more to come soon, and updates to follow ect. ect. :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead:
     
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    One final thing before bed, the whole misshapen molex thing has really soured my opinion of bit fenix.
     

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