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

  1. Sir B. Fannybottom

    Sir B. Fannybottom

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    I swear the flash was off, but here is a Christmas gift :D


    lol posted this accidentally in the L3p l4n thread first :laugh:
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    Might be a wrongly screwed on cooler or just plain gravity.

    Not much breathing room for your pc?
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Mine, pics are not great, i'm no david baily and my cam is a bit crappy.

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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Its a dell xps 710 case, it was btx but i have shoehorned a atx tray in there. I'am gonna re do it a bit tidier when i can be arsed, it works ok and is fairly quiet.
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    Not really, theres about 3 inches between it and the wall. That vent sucks in air and helps my temps a fair bit though.
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    Once had a similar position for my case, it got so hot (old venice 3000+ on 45% OC) i had to place it next to my desk for better cooling :eek:
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    Lol what temps were you getting?
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    High enough for the pc to bsod and shut down frequently.
    Cant recall how high but ahd to be pretty darn high.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Well, after the watercooler death (Curse you, Corsair!, Curse you!), it now looks like this:

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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    I'm curious, what happened? :eek:
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    I feel sorry for your hardware right now,High end hardware with a case that looks like that :cry:
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    No see... that's the best way to show it off...


    You bring in that case... they think it's some E84/3000+, set up... Boom... open that side panel and see the little peons drop to the floor due to how tech your system is..


    Remember... Hide the most valuable stuff in plain site... Won't get stolen in that case!
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    So don't buy a flashy case , but something like the CM690 II Advanced or Corsair 500R will do the job ..
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    Boom! :roll::roll::roll::roll:
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    It is complete!....... For now:D


    For those interested in the Street Fighter 4AE stuff:
    I just got a Tatsunoko vs. Capcom fightstick for the Wii which works perfectly on PC with the Wii classic controller to PC USB adapter.
    Now if only I could learn to use the darn thing in a flash.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I made a conjoined mess of both the Asetek and Corsair coolers for twice the cooling fun. Unfortunately, twice the fun was too much, and they partied too hard, and it seems the Corsair pump is dead.

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    Anyway, after some use I plugged the whole thing, including the Corsair pump, back into my 2600K rig, and it blew the fan header out. So, I grabbed the extension that I posted earlier in the thread...that thing burst into flames.

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    I guess the Corsair head ran dry. The Asetek side of things is A-OK, though. Because they share parts, I just disconnected hoses from the heads to join the two together, easy-peasy, no leaks, no mess, and took a whole 30 seconds.

    I had hung the coolers with the pump heads higher than the rad to drain the fluid out of the heads, to make the "operation" easier, and it was. If you look closely at the pic, you can see the Corsair head hanging out the back of the case at the middle top of the pic. I suppose it was too high, and the combined air from the two coolers was too much.

    Oh well. I'll take the H50 head and join the H50 and H70 rads for another "project". ;)


    Um, the case is a CM690. The first pic shows the hole in the top, with the top plastic cover removed, that I put there to accommodate a 2x120mm rad long ago. The original CM690 cases didn't have hte right holes spacing for rads with fans close together, so I just topped out the top, screen and all. With the side panels and top on, it looks like a regular CM690, which functionally, works just fine.

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    This is the first time I've put a rig in a case in a couple of years. I posted this picture a couple of days ago now. below the arrows are my two rigs in use, the one under the right my daily driver that used to have the 6950's, and now uses a 6770, and on the left is the Gigabyte board whose review went live yesterday. In fact, if you look on the monitor, you can see the 3DMark11 bench was running...and the numbers from that run are in the review.

    My personal rig is merely attached to motherboard tray pulled...no..:laugh:...hacked....out of a Gigabyte 3D Aurora, from like 8 years ago. You can see the gold fan that is blowing on the HDDs, and the BlueRay drive below.

    Oh, and the can of Old Milwaukee in the middle of my desk. Hmmm, I'm thirsty, I better go get one. 4:15 PM on a Friday, and the wife will be home soon. Yes, time for a beer it is.


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    Ouch! :(

    Now I know on what cooler to get for myself, was thinking of either the H100 or the D14, Ima grab the D14. Save $70 :toast: I've already done the measurements, going to fit no prob, and don't have to worry about leakages or the pump dying on me:)
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Seriously...that death was 100% my fault. Hardly proper to pull apart a "sealed" unit, and then blame the OEM when it doesn't like it.:laugh:

    Anyway, if cooling a 2600k...air is perfectly fine, and the D14 is overkill. IF AMD, D14 ain't gonna be enough. :laugh:
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    Did some cleaning up, and finally took a pic of the "business" end of it. Looks good to me tho!

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    Haha. Well cleaning it up can only help improve airflow and temps. Can't hurt.

    And yeah, those cables we're a game changer. Makes everything look so much nicer in there. :)

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