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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. 15th Warlock

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    Got this puppy today, I just came back from work and found some goodies:

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    I'm a little bit of a Battlefield lover:

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    This is my first AMD card since my good old HD3850 AGP, man, has it been that long?

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    Looks like all 290X cards are reference designs so far, all XFX did was put a sticker on the fan :p

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    Radeon, a proud name:

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    Really looking forward to put this puppy to its paces, will upload more photos, it'll go along with my 4770K in my HAF XB rig, will keep you guys posted, let me know what you think ;)

    EDIT: OK, as promised, here are pics of my rig, this is before removing the 680s:

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    This is with the 290X in:

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    Playing a BluRay on my PS3 while Win 8 installs :)

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    After a fresh install of Win 8, don't worry the rig boots directly to desktop and looks just like Win 7 after installing Start is back, I haven;t installed any games yet :p

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    A close up of the rig, all storage drives are solid state, so no worries about that sub woofer affecting any HDD:

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    So let me know what you guys think about this new rig :)
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    very nice mate.
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    The sheer joy of resurrecting a rig using old parts that are just lying around. I've dug out most of my 2010~11 stuff.

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    Is that a skulltrail mobo?
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    why you switch from two 680 in SLi to the red team ? Why not wait for the 780 Ti ?
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    I wanted to give the 290X a try, I think it has very good potential, and there are some features you just can't currently access on Nvidia cards,( just like NVIDIA cards have, like physx and shield streaming to cite a couple) I know my 680s might be faster but I wanna have an AMD box that offers access to Mantle and TruAudio, I know neither tech is proven yet, but I believe the potential is there and I wanted to give AMD a try after so many years, the 290X might have some neat tricks in store :)

    Even if the 780Ti ends up being faster and cheaper than Titan (and the 290X by extension), chances are the silicon is still going to be the same GK110 found on my other Titans, so I stand to gain nothing by investing on a new Nvidia card at the moment, that may all change once silicon based on Maxwell is released :)
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    Floorstock going cheap. yes it is as good as it looks.

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    nice rig, i have same case too :toast::toast:
    and i cant resist the monitor woow..:toast:
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    No, it's an Outagamie.
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    Gotta show this off...
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    80 grit sanding done and starting 120 grit. Need to screw the cooling grills in place too, this is a test fit of how it will look.. The interior is an Elite 120 from Cooler Master. I have the white metal exterior for sale if anyone wants... Or I'll chuck it, it was the white one because the white one was on sale LOL, I think it was only $30 shipped from newegg, made an ideal interior chassis with some modding (down firing 120mm radiator, removed HD Cages, and cut a cpu backplate hole, a few other things as well.
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    I think I read somewhere that having positive air pressure can create less dust than having a negative air pressure. I'm certainly experiencing that with my FT02 but I'm not sure whether this might just be the case design.
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    Do you see any dust? I could get by with less fans if I pushed out the top and took the filters off but it works this way as well. It pushes the heat off the GPUs right out the back
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    currently testing 2 Silverstone SST-AP 121 1500rpm in intake front well thats true what they say those fan dont waste airflow in V shape and push it in a straight stream.
    http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?scase=c_120&pid=257&area=en

    also i got an offer to swap my 2 Matrix for, either, a Zotac GTX770 AMP! or a R9 280X i think the perf ratio will not be lower than my actual SLI setup and also both of them are 2 slot instead of 3 wich would mean better cooling if i go SLI/CFX later, still i dont know ... keep greening or go red once again (not mentioning 280X are mostly only 1% higher than 770 at 1080p) humpf ...

    :lovetpu: yes i love TPU i was having a hard time trying to figure out if i keep the HAF XB and try my next project,wich would be a more custom approach, involving paint drawing and theme around the manga Red Raven, or if i go for another case, tower type to have more "drawing space" and i was tied between going all out and taking a Silverstone Raven (wich would obviously be too big for my hardware but would fit perfectly as a base) or going for a InWin GRone (and it would also give more work on it( and when i was turning the idea in nearly all shape possible... a review of the GRone pop'd in TPU... THIS IS FATE... or not ... nyahaha i guess i go for it...

    ofc i will keep the HAF XB and put the Nostalgia hardware in it :twitch: mATX :p
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    obviously not owning any right on that, but i discovered that manga recently and it has a nice appeal... :ohwell:
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    The Chassis arrived today (Corsair Carbide 540 AIR). So I have started putting in everything.

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    I've got a second hand Silverstone FT03 Titanium i got for a good price coming today and i'm going to be using it with the external XSPC AX480 rad + stand.

    How tidy and clean it looks?, i'm not so sure but will stick pics up when done anyway.
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