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Gjohnst4

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Specs:
Phenom II 720 BE 3.7 Ghz
MSI 790FX-GD70 AM3
OCZ 4 GB DDR3 1600 mhz
Zerotherm BTF 90
Lite-on Blu-ray Drive
Monster Mods Fan Controller
2x Hitachi 640 GB 32 mb cache raid 0
3 way Crossfire X 3870�s w/ pencil Mod
3D MARK 06 SCORE 18762

Mods:
Interior Gloss Paint
Cable Management

My first mod! I think the camera makes the interior gloss look a lot worse than it is in person, because I love it! I think this turned out well for having three video cards in it. The Lexa Blackline isn�t easy to do cable management on!The two black and red wires by the hard drive are side panel fans, and there is no way to hide them. Thanks for looking.
 
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I like the interior pant job :)
Looks good
 
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Lol three times the same card, three different coolers... how are the temps on the card on top? Seems to me the fan there hasn't much room to breathe..
 
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The cable management is not bad for a small case. Nice paint job and looks good for a first mod. 7/10

My only concern is some air flow issues. Your bottom fan is set to exhaust while your bottom card's fan cooler is an intake. (pic below) I would flip that bottom fan too bring in cool air directly to the card.
 

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Nice setup and nice cards!What scores do u get with 3 3870s???
 
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Stealth-chameleon-bridges maybe?
Or did you put them on after you took the pictures.
 
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Gjohnst4

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Memory OCZ DDR3 1600 8GB Dual Channel
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Ha, I had just put the whole thing back together. So, yes, my bridges are not on, and yes that fan is in the wrong way. As far as temps, I put it through its first grueling run of Crysis and the top card ran significantly warmer than the other two. It wasnt causing artifacs, but I will have to keep an eye on it. I will post 3Dmark scores soon. Thanks for looking
 

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Nice rig, It looks awesome all black.

EDIT: you say your HDD have HS on it....where do you put it??
 

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Oh I see it now, well if your HDD gets hot then It's better to keep that cooler.

My HDDs stands in 31/34/36C (80/320/750GB respectively) in IDLE and I don't record yet the load temp, but I think any of them pass the 45C mark, and still It's a descent temp considering that the 750GB HDD can take up to 60C.

BTW, what is the name of your CPU cooler?
 
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Oh I see it now, well if your HDD gets hot then It's better to keep that cooler.

My HDDs stands in 31/34/36C (80/320/750GB respectively) in IDLE and I don't record yet the load temp, but I think any of them pass the 45C mark, and still It's a descent temp considering that the 750GB HDD can take up to 60C.

BTW, what is the name of your CPU cooler?
If I may answer this:
The cooler is a Zerotherm BTF90, commonly refered to as Butterfly for obvious reasons.

IIRC, a HDD feels most comfortable around 40ish degrees celsius, below 30c is even unhealthy for them.
 

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3d Mark 06 Score 18762!
 
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Love the butterfly CPU cooler! :laugh:
I never thought I would see that in a rig...
Very nice 06 run!
 
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