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The White Breeze

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    This build is to replace my current computer, as I am selling it to a friend. I am hoping this computer can have the capability to run strong for the next 3+ years, or until I decide to sell it.
    In the far future, I may look into a custom water cooling build.
    I am replacing the stock fans on the H100 with the blue LED ones. After countless amounts of advice, I am NOT going push/pull for the H100, due to little performance increase because it is so thin. The theme for this build is white, with blue lighting. I could not think of any other name, and this one just caught my mind.
    All parts are bought from PcCaseGear. In my opinion, they are the #1 Computer Part supplier in Australia!.
    http://www.pccasegear.com/
     
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    Excited to see where you take it, but why only 8BG of memory and why only 1866 why not 2133 or 2400 ?
     
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    Yes FASTER MEMORY :D
     
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    Well, I just thought 16gb, was a bit Over The top. Though there is still time to change, just as I'm about to order, had to go deal with things.....
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=186_538
    ^, If you can find anything better, maybe even something within my blue theme!
     
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    I would recommend these, they support XMP so getting them up to full speed is as simple as going into the UEFI bios, and selecting the XMP profile on the ram and choosing to enable it, and viola your CPU will be @ aroun 4.3 GHz and your ram at 2133.:toast:
     
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    So does it actually OC's the cpu aswell in the profile? See, this is why I get the H100! :roll:
     
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    Every XMP profile is a little different, but it's pretty much 1 click overclocking.:eek:
     
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    Update 1(19/10/2012)
    After some delays, the new parts list!
    Order has been placed!
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    If I have the MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower, will I be able use an XMP profile in its "OC GENIE" profile? Apparently it detects the ram and sets its XMP profile.
     
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    Yes you will.
     
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    That ram is just fine it doesn't have the nice one click xmp profile, but the timming are the same and setting up the ram without xmp isn't really much work just a couple of clicks instead of 1, but still very simple, you'll see the exact same performance out of that kit as you would the other.:toast:
     
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    Thanks, will it get hotter though? Because it doesn't have the larger fins?
     
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    Not at all, ram actually runs quite cool, even at "extreme" speeds, the only reason for heat sinks on ram is cooler running parts is always a good thing, and the cooler they are the more stable ram tends to be at higher clocks above what they were binned as, and allow for tighter timings on occasion, and reduce heat production during over volting.

    All that said there is no real reason to not have them either.

    I look forward to seeing this project come together you picked some very nice parts! :toast:
     
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    Update 2(20/10/2012)
    Ram changed to Kingston HyperX KHX2133C11D3K4/16GX 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 due to other ram being out of stock.
     
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    Subb'ed! can't wait to see the progress with the new 810 :)
     
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    Update 3(22/10/12)
    I now have access to a laser cutter. I am going to etch "The White Breeze" onto the side panel. Anyone have any other ideas for things I can etch in/cut out?

    Parts should be coming in the week!
     
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    Update 4(24/10/12)
    Parts have arrived!
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    What's this mysterious box?
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    Dog helping unpack.....
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    Case box front view
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    Case box rear view
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    Everything!
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    Closeup
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    Case
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    Side View
     
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    Sweeet! Can't wait to see how this all comes together!
     
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    I'm with Hard, can't wait to see what happens here. Lots of sexy goodies that are just begging to be arranged with delicate hands, I'm exited to see how it plays out!
     
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    Oooooooooooohhhh! let the fun begin! :D
     
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    Update 5(28/10/12)
    After many painstaking hours of assembling the computer, watching The Walking Dead and eating pizza. It is done!
    Highlights of the build-
    Spending 10 minutes trying to get the SSD into the conversion bracket, as I was using the wrong screws.
    Getting my t-shirt stuck in the front fan.
    Putting back-side of the case panel on.... Lets just say, I'm pushing the boundaries for the amount of cables you can fit in the back.

    Pictures coming soon, here's just some teasers.
    I'm currently Running at 4.5 GHz(1.25 Vcore and 45 Ratio) CPU and 2133 Mhz(1.65v) RAM, at an idle of approximately 30 degree's Celsius.
    http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2559433
    I'm hitting about 70 degrees at 100% prime 95 load.
    [​IMG]
    Anyone know whats up with my realtemp? Only the second reading seems to be accurate with the readings I get from my motherboard.
     
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