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

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Coming from a fellow 3930k owner, I can't imagine why you'd upgrade. With quad-channel RAM and a CPU that will run all 6C/12T at 4.5GHz with ease, the only reason I can think to upgrade is boredom. With a setup like yours, upgrading really strikes me as peculiar at best...
     
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    I know what you mean, thing is, I was already decided on upgrading to the next intel architecture to see what new features it'll bring to the table.

    My current processor has hit a hard ceiling in terms of OCing potential, I can't OC it past 5GHz unless I go over 1.5v, and I don't want to fry it, I am interested in exploring Haswell's OCing limits.

    I dunno if IB-E will be a good upgrade path, if intel went directly to Haswell-E for LGA2011 then it would make things really exciting for the X79 platform, alas, we both know that probably won't happen.

    Being almost certain that Haswell is going to be faster for games makes me think if I should pair this build to my titans to further improve their performance, or just use it as another HTPC as I had already told my father I was going to give him my venerable 9550 rig :)
     
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    This thread needs more pics and last talk:)
    I have no new ones to add so someone else will have to..
     
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    BAM! :D

    Built this for my room mate a couple years ago.. still runn'in strong!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Very nice sir:toast:
    Excellent lines:)
     
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    stop talking then :p
    or use this
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    XL-Talker
     
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    thats a tollercoaster, not a cabinet.
     
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    Nice:toast:
     
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    so buy it and it can be:roll:
     
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    Now that is a cool looking tech bench :rockout: I like how you can lay it down or stand it up like a tower. Who manufacturers this one again?
     
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    InWin D-Frame, same one Dark reviewed here, just red and not orange;)
     
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    Ah nice!!! I dig the window attachment too. :cool:
     
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    me too :D

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    I'd love to, but I need a serious frequent buyer's discount ;)
     
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    almost done....still playing with the clocks...can boot into 5200.....but not for long....and i really dont even wanna push it past 1.5v....

    anywho....

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    haha it looks like your thermometer is photo bombing.
     
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    New case, Antec P180. I haven't put much effort into cable management here, but temps don't really suck (40 degrees CPU doing not much and 55 GPU, with all Antec Tricool fans on low speed), but I'll solve the cable management whenever I get around to finding a new heatsink, the stock heatsink's design makes it hard to setup the fans to go front intake, rear output, I actually have to do the opposite :L.

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    And yes, I do have a ST-412 and a 5.25" floppy in here, they work great for holding my CD drive in place when I'm at a loss for drive rails.
     
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    I believe I have some drive rails for your case if interested...
    I still have a ANTEC Gunmetal P182 still (not being used though).
     
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    I've noticed a couple people have them, although my current problem is I don't have a way of paying anyone at the moment as a class project is requiring most of my buy-random-crap money, and this ST-412 drive is holding up pretty well despite the fact that it holds a whopping 10 MB or so.
     
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    i love heatpipes on a motherboard. they are so retro.
     
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    Being as you mentioned retro, and I keep this on my desk for making disk images...

    [​IMG]

    An IBM XT with a Turbo 286 upgrade in it (far left card). Still works, and can IRC fairly well.

    Proof of it working (and that the upgrade was worth it):
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