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

  1. MT Alex

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    Ah, to easily blow them out makes sense, I suppose. I mostly see and think of quick disconnects being used so that the MB or components can be taken out easily, not the rads.
     
  2. Mydog

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    Lian Li is correct but not old even tho it looks like an oldie.

    It's a new version of the PC343 Cube case, this one can take HPTX mobo's and got the room for three 280 radiators without any modding, two in the top and one in the bottom on the mobo side.

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    Easy way to swap GPU's and all I need to fill up is the the new GPU-block before I connect the whole loop. Radds in the 5,25 bays have duck tape between the fan module and radds.
     
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  3. khemist

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    That's the last few months and now i'm it
    itching for a new colour!.
     
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  4. 15th Warlock

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    I finally got the Crimson Titan up and running:

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    As for the results, 21 degrees on idle, 36 degrees max temp with zero OC on my cards after running 3DMark, Crysis 3, New Dawn and Valley Benchmark :eek:

    I can honestly say that WC has exceeded all my expectations:

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    My next update is to replace all the barbs for compression fittings, the Koolance fittings I ordered were the wrong size unfortunately :p
     
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    Adopt me please. I can clean, and I made a really good piece of toast once.
     
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    Yes, we have an extra room, but I will demand that you make good toast everyday, I've been known to have very strict rules when it comes to toast in our house!:rockout::toast:

    You may submit your adoption application and all related inquiries to my email address :)
     
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  7. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    I can make French toast. :toast:
     
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    wow im going to build a killer rig, show it off on forums and adopt (slaves) hahaaaaa :toast:
     
  9. khemist

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    I'm so torn over a titan or 690 and i've been putting them in my basket all weekend.

    Best thing is get the cheapest 680 i think.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Buy the Titan. You know you wanna.

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    personally, I'd buy dual 680 lightning if I had money to burn.
     
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    Finished my other mITX build. One thing I hate about mITX- never room for killer cable routing. I actually ran the 2 8pin PCIe behind the front panel to clean it up some :laugh:

    Have to get my H60 RMA'd, so I had to use the stock cooler for the time being.

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    They are not really on sale in the uk anymore and the price is silly if they are.

    Most dont even overclock more than the card i've got just now so 100% not worth it for me and that kind of cooler in sli is not great in my case, i've done it before.
     
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    My build - Foggydew v2

    Hi, well its ain't very new or very fancy but its doing its job and has been build from actual leftovers and some second hand stuff. The only thing new in here are fans :laugh: The PSU is going to CoolerMaster for RMA so atm I am running it with my spare Tagan 480W.
    It does run DIRT3 on full settings so for me is enough. :rockout:

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    Sorry for messing up with the dropbox pics but imageuploader gives me somne errors while uploading pics.
     
  14. Thrackan

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    Why are you using a 850W CoolerMaster PSU if your PC can run on a 480W Tagan?
     
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    IDE 5-lane broadband road cable, we meet again ;)
     
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    It is simple. Because I got it! :) Tagan got of a friend, and CM bought as a bargain.
    I would not use tagan as it runs almost on the edge but CM has to go for RMA so got to stick with it for a while. When CM gets back to me tagan will sit comfortably in a cupboard waiting for its time. CM with this amount of power will be used when I will got my hands on HD4890 some time after easter so hopefully will test CrossFire on it. The other reason is that CM is bronze certified while tagan no, so CM actually take less power of the socket.
     
  17. Thrackan

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    A Core2Duo system with a 4870 should use about 250-350 watts under full load, I think you could even add the 4890 to it without overloading a good quality 480W PSU (and Tagans are good quality) since you will most likely not double the power draw using CF.

    Also, big chance the Tagan was made before those 80+ certifications were made :)

    I'm a bit of an efficiency freak, but at idle, you will most likely draw more power from the wall using a 850W PSU than you do using a 480W PSU.
    Bronze certification requires 80+% efficiency under 20/50/80% load, but under 20% the efficiency usually plummets.
    On a 850W PSU that <20% is below 170W draw, so basically anything you do besides intense gaming is powered by low efficiency.
    On a 480W PSU that <20% is below 96W...
     
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    Well, on Tagan in idle I got 240W, on CM 207W. On full load (OCCT) tagan got 434W and CM 401W. And yes, tagan was made before certification. Its the quite old TG480-U2 model with split/combine 12V rail. It is nice PSU but CM got modular cables which make cable mangement easier and also I am having UPS so more efficient PSU is welcome as it will not suck the power of the battery while power is down, and this is quite often while windy weather. Got actually everything on UPSs. So conclusion is that bigger psu is consuming less power than the smaller one.
     
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  19. [Ion]

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    I got the WC setup installed today and I'm loving the results:
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    (the peak temps were after running IntelBurnTest for ~20 minutes)

    This is about 16-19C cooler than I was seeing with the Gaia with similar ambient temperatures (and not even counting that the Gaia had the advantage of the high-speed box fan in the window)

    Here's what the WC setup looks like (ignore the speaker and Viking in the foreground)
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    The tubing is a little bit too long, but I don't think it's going to harm anything too badly. I'm already contemplating adding a RX120 to the back fan mount--somebody stop me!
     
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    Looks good. Soon you won't ever want to go back, especially after you see that CPU and the vid card under load temps with water... :D
     
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    Thanks! I was admittedly very nervous filling $1000+ in hardware with water, but so far so good, and the results are amazing. I think that with another radiator it could be even better--the coolant tubes are a bit warm to the touch.
     
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    Get yourself a 240mm or 360mm radiator and attach it to the back then you can push that CPU to 4,5-4,8GHz easy :)

    I've been building water-cooled PC's since 2006 now and I'll never go back to air cooling again.

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    They're not so pretty but damn efficient when it comes to 24/7 clocks :toast:

    And when you can OC your CPU close to the same max clocks as you do with LN2 just on water for a benchmark then it's all fun :D

    3960X + 2x 7970's all water cooled, dual-loop

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    Your Dog has a nice rig :D
     
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    Good one :D :toast:

    And her she is

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    Well bought myself the Haf XB and 2 120gig Samsung 840s!

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