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i7 920 + TRUE Black + Silverstone FM122 - Asus P6T Deluxe v2 - 6GB Gskill Trident 2000mhz - XFX GTX295 - X-Fi Titanium Fatality - Samsung F1 HD103UJ 2 x 1TB Raid0 - Corsair HX1000 - Samsung T260 - Logitech G19 - Logitech G9x - Plextor PX-850SA - Steelpad 5L
 
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#2
Nice Rig, is it overclocked? If so, what are you running the i7 920 at?
 

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#3
nop, all stock, i put it only one time to run 3dmark vantage at 3.6 or 4ghz (i don't remember) and back to stock :)
 

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#6
very good job boludo :toast: :p Love the case.
 
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Clean & Simple.. Respectable build
 
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#8
nice...

great case, simple and to the point. Thats a very big case my friend! 6/10
 

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#9
Wow, love that case. Love the rubber grommets for cable management. Big full tower case.
 

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#11
hhhahaahahahahahahaha

Pelotudo! :p
Olle, pero que la vaina, yo soy un tigre dominicano LOL.


Question. Where are the intake fans placed on this case? I know there is one on the side to blow across the hot swappable HDD cage. But where is the intake for the fans that cool the motherboard area???
 

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Olle, pero que la vaina, yo soy un tigre dominicano LOL.


Question. Where are the intake fans placed on this case? I know there is one on the side to blow across the hot swappable HDD cage. But where is the intake for the fans that cool the motherboard area???
bellow the 295 and the silenx
 

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bellow the 295 and the silenx
Wouldn't that be extracting air from the PSU area, how does the PSU get cooled? I'm just trying to understand this :laugh:
 

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#14
Wouldn't that be extracting air from the PSU area, how does the PSU get cooled? I'm just trying to understand this :laugh:
from.............outside the case? :p
 

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Doesn't it pull the air from the PSU compartment?
 
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not bad, looks pretty clean, check my casemod of the 800d out and vote as well 800 d
 
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#17
Doesn't it pull the air from the PSU compartment?
PSU you have the fan facing downwards and it pulls air straight from outside (bottom) of the case expelling the hot air out the back. That way it is pretty much isolated from the fan intake in the middle that gives cold air to the mobo area. :)
 

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PSU you have the fan facing downwards and it pulls air straight from outside (bottom) of the case expelling the hot air out the back. That way it is pretty much isolated from the fan intake in the middle that gives cold air to the mobo area. :)
got it, thanks :toast:
 
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If I were you i'd o/c the 920 to around 4Ghz. Im running the i7 920 with the 120 true black cooler also on a p6t-deluxe and i run it at 3.9 Ghz, and its a ton faster
 

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BTW after seeing your rig, i am obsessing more and more over this case...
 

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#22
I asked on one of the other obsidian rig threads but i'll ask here too. What goes in the space under the hot-swap HD area? is there room for more non hot swap HD's?
 

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#23
I asked on one of the other obsidian rig threads but i'll ask here too. What goes in the space under the hot-swap HD area? is there room for more non hot swap HD's?
Yeah I believe that's what it is for.
 

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#24
Just a tip to try....

I found the Obsidian actually gets better CPU temps with the fans at the top blowing in not out. I had mine as you do, and I dropped case ambients and CPU temps by swapping them to blow inward;)

On topic, sweet rig! Yes the space is for solidly mounting 3.5" drives.
 

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#25
thanks Patty and Peet. I'd do so with the button but i guess you can't do that in the case gallery forums.