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[Case Gallery] Core2Blue: Overclocked E6700 & 8800GTX 768mb Gaming System

HookeyStreet

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To view this case mod, go here.



Specs:
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 (Overclocked @ 2.67GHz, the same speed as the E6700)
RAM - OCZ 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800Mhz / ATi CrossFire Edition (@ 833MHz, 4-5-5-13)
GFX - nVIDIA BFG 7950 GT OC w/ Arctic Cooling NV Silencer 6 Rev.2 & Zalman ZM-RSH1 VGA Ramsinks (Overclocked @ 577 MHz / 1496 MHz)
MoBO - ASUS P5LD2 SE Rev 2.0 i945P ( Overclocked @ 1333MHz FSB)
HDD(s) - Western Digital WD3200AAKS 320GB SATAII 16MB Cache & Western Digital WD1600JS Caviar SE 160GB 7200RPM SATAII 8MB Cache
ROM - Pioneer 112D DVD±RW/RAM
Case - Casecom Black Mid Tower
PSU - COLORSit 550W Silent Neon
Audio - Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio
OS - Windows XP Home Edition & Windows Vista Home Premium

Mods:
2x 12" blue cold cathodes, 2x HIper LED fans (80mm).....more mods to come hopefully :)

UPDATE: Ive just added a 'make-shift' Northbridge cooler. Its made out of an old HDD cooler I had gathering dust :)

UPDATE: 18/7/07 - Ive added an Akasa chipset fan (with blue LEDS) and some Zalman ZM-RSH1 VGA Ramsinks to the GFX card.

My plan was to build a C2D setup for as little money as possible LOL.
My initial budget was £400, and I actually went £45 over budget by adding the sound card and a 2nd HDD (for Vista installation) but Im more then happy with the end result :)
Hopefully the GFX card will be updated to maybe an 8800GTS 320mb
very soon ;)

Benchmark results:

3DMark06 Pro @ 1280 x 1024 default - 5696

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UPDATE 19/8/07

Its a long story, but this system now features an Inno3D 8800GTS 640mb (@ 600MHZ/900MHz)

New pics to follow shortly.

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New 3DMark06 score = 9808

MORE UPDATES LOL:

E6700 (@ 3.33GHz) and 8800GTX OC 768mb added, pics to follow lol

3DMArk06: 12064
 
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#2
nice build man, you have the same case as me too :eek:)
 
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#4
Oh my... please buy a better hsf. Otherwise, not a bad build at all.
 
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#6
nice one mate have u seen mine yet?
 

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#7
I voted 8/10 because:

very, nice, i give a 8/10
btw, is that front fan real or fake (as the aerocool aeroengine 2)
 

HookeyStreet

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A quick update -

Im now ordering the following parts because Ive had enough of this thing sounding like a wind tunnel :) :

1) Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

2) Arctic Cooling Accelero X2

3) 2x Hiper 'Blue LED' 80mm 3pin case fans

This should quieten things done a bit and provide better cooling for my overclocks ;)

Pics will follow shortly :)
 
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#10
Nice setup Hookey. 8 here. You will love the Freezer pro. Excellent cooler.
 
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#12
Purty setup, get yourself a nice CPU cooler and clock the buggery out of it :)
 

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#14
move your x-fi down, it will help your cooling of your graphics card =) other than that nice for what u spent
 
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#15
I voted 9/10 because:

Gave you a 9. I always think your computers look ace Hookey. I only hope to plan to make mine look half as good yours. Always clean, stylish and not overblown.
 

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lol nice man, o and love the avatar and sig SUPER FUNNY!! LOL
 
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nice amte take some pics with the side off
 
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#21
Hey bro, looks good. The only question I have is why is your ram @ 667mhz and those timings... Can't you run it @ 800??? if its your mb that can't do 800mhz then shouldn't you be able to tighten up those timings a little...
Looks pretty clean tho

7 :)
 
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I asked the same thing I forgot where ?? never got an answer :(

Hookey its very clean, but you do need a full pic of the guts ;)

So whats up with your MEM TIM and Speed ??

Why dont you chage the MEM Divider ?
 

HookeyStreet

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Hey bro, looks good. The only question I have is why is your ram @ 667mhz and those timings... Can't you run it @ 800??? if its your mb that can't do 800mhz then shouldn't you be able to tighten up those timings a little...
Looks pretty clean tho

7 :)
Yeah, the mobo only goes upto DDR667, but Im going to sort the timings asap, just need a bit more advice on it as thats one thing Ive never done before ;)