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#76
Hell yeah! I'd rock those fo sho:D now find them in the states?


That must be a cool chip?!?

My 940 hits 44-50+ (depending on ambient) at full load, at stock volts, 3.6-3.8 MHz. That is with a 2.120 & 3.120, same pump, 2 res, and 5870 block. I'd say you're doing pretty well.

One thing that has alway had me puzzled: My 940, which is supposed to be stock at 1.35v, has always shown 1.41 at full load. Maybe that's why I never have to give it more juice, to 3.8, that is.
Yeah these temp tests were done with just one 285 card in the case. I will be running two of them when the build is finished and these cards run pretty inside the case so I am expecting temps will be way higher after final build....that is unless I run better/ more fans and/ or wc the cards.:p
 
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Well I've had my tubing and coils for a while, but I've been so busy with the holidays that I had to put the project on hold. I have also decided to throw another radiator on the rear fan mount because I intend to run low noise/rpm fans (maybe some Yate Loon's) in the case and the extra rad should help with temps. You can never have to many rads right?;)

I bought two different shades of UV Orange coils too see which one matches my case paint the best.


addition rad:
 

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Look's good man! That black tubing is gonna look sick now with the orange and black theme! My i7 should be here tomorrow and my mobo should be here sometime next week :D Just gotta order some ram after christmas now and the build will be complete! Then just to change the color scheme of the case to black and red.
 
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You can never have to many rads right?;)
nope, i can support that statement! especially if you want to go silent, more rad is never a wrong option. if i had the money, i would buy me triple laings,a heap of deltas/EBM papst and a 1-2 of the new moras, for each rig. ;)
 
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Look's good man! That black tubing is gonna look sick now with the orange and black theme! My i7 should be here tomorrow and my mobo should be here sometime next week :D Just gotta order some ram after christmas now and the build will be complete! Then just to change the color scheme of the case to black and red.
I bet it will tough just watching that i7 just sitting there taunting you.....oc me mwahahaha!

nope, i can support that statement! especially if you want to go silent, more rad is never a wrong option. if i had the money, i would buy me triple laings,a heap of deltas/EBM papst and a 1-2 of the new moras, for each rig. ;)
Thank you.

Yeah that would be a sick setup if you had the money.:p I should get the rad in the next week and finish building this loop and start clocking!
 
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#81
Thank you.

Yeah that would be a sick setup if you had the money.:p I should get the rad in the next week and finish building this loop and start clocking!
ah, im pleased with my hexa-triple renault rad... its not the newest one
(25years+ of service), but its kinda like a granddad that drives off annoying kids with his walking stick :laugh:

yeah im waiting for results, im interested in what temps you may get;)
 
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lookin good T77 !!

now be done with this fucker :D
 

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I bet it will tough just watching that i7 just sitting there taunting you.....oc me mwahahaha!
Oh it will forsure man! Oh well at least i getta look at a 200 paper weight for now till i get the rest of my components!
 

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Good idea there with another rad:toast:

Tubbing looks nice:)
 
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#86
Now for the cosmetics!

Ok, so I have two different colors of Orange coils and a set of UV cathodes or Orange Cathodes:




This one below looks good on black tubing without lighting, but has no effect on the UV glow.







However this one has a nice UV reactive color to it but looks dull and transparent on the black tubing without lighting.







I have decided to NOT to go with UV cathodes and just use the non-uv Orange coils. That way I get the strong Orange color without the use lights.

 
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I think the darker orange non uv is closer to the color of your original setup. Nice looking:toast:
 
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I think the darker orange non uv is closer to the color of your original setup. Nice looking:toast:
Thanks MT:)

I finished the build finally! I will post full pics in a few minutes....then off to the overclocks.:toast:
 
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id take dark orange coils too:D

show us the pics dammit :D
 

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Agreeded! I just finished my i7 setup as well! Pics of your rig firist :) What are you doing with those UV cathadoes?
 
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Final Shots!

My Tempest is complete:toast:

















The Cable Management:









Thanks for watching:D
 

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looks amazing dude, great job :) I am thinking about modding my Phantom but have no concept in mind yet
 
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no words needed just......:D
 

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Props for the excellent cable management, but...

you really need to get rid of that red SATA cable... :shadedshu
 
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Props for the excellent cable management, but...

you really need to get rid of that red SATA cable... :shadedshu
ahhh I know.....I had an orange one like the other that was too short:cry: I would prefer black sata cables all together.
 
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Props for the excellent cable management, but...

you really need to get rid of that red SATA cable... :shadedshu
and of that absolutely wrong colored noctua fan... another xig would be great... maybe a black smoke, with white leds, if you dont want the orange model again? ;)
 
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and of that absolutely wrong colored noctua fan... another xig would be great... maybe a black smoke, with white leds, if you dont want the orange model again? ;)
who doesn't like puke color fans?:laugh:

I have another Orange Xig fan here, but my other goal with this build was the acoustics. The Xig fan on the side panel has a voltage resister on it to cut back on noise. For some reason the other Xig fan makes a loud humming sound. I am still exploring different fans to find the low noise-to-performance ratio. I am kinda getting over the fancy leds and stuff. I also have some Yates, Enermax and stock CM fans. I really want to check out some of those Gentle Typhoon.;)
 
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who doesn't like puke color fans?:laugh:

I have another Orange Xig fan here, but my other goal with this build was the acoustics. The Xig fan on the side panel has a voltage resister on it to cut back on noise. For some reason the other Xig fan makes a loud humming sound. I am still exploring different fans to find the low noise-to-performance ratio. I am kinda getting over the fancy leds and stuff. I also have some Yates, Enermax and stock CM fans. I really want to check out some of those Gentle Typhoon.;)
i guess the enermax are your best bet, as they have magnet bearings which are silent and very perfomant ;)
 

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I agree the Noctua fans don't match, but I was giving you credit for them being very good fans for radiators ;)