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#1
Hi@all,

currently I´m preparing a Customer Rig with following Hardware:

#Mainboard
ASRock 990FX Extreme3 AM3+




#CPU
AMD FX-8350 "Vishera" 8-Core 4000MHz Boxed




#Memory
8GB Corsair Dominator GT 1866Mhz 1,5v | CMT8GX3M2A1866C9




#GPU
Sapphire HD7950 3G 384bit GDDR5 With Boost (925Mhz) DUAL-X Fan




#SSD
Corsair Force GT 120GB SATA Serial ATA/600




#HDD
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB ST1000DM003 Serial ATA/600




#CD/DVD
Samsung SH-224BB/BEBE




#Case
Aerocool XPredator Black Edition




#Case Fans
BitFenix Spectre LED 120mm RED 800-1000rpm, 18dB(A) (BFF-BLF-12025R-RP)





#Cooling
Corsair Hydro Series H100i




#PSU
Corsair GS800 2013 Edition 800 Watt




Lets unpack the stuff :rockout:


haha i found a suprise inside the carton, a Crysis 3 Serial Coupon :respect:

 
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preparing the Case:









i still have some great MDPC Sleeve left from my ROG Build so i think about sleeving the IO Panel cables

 
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#3
dismantling the case is tricky, due weak round plastic clip system














Upper Fan:





i might replace the front intake fan with this ^^ one and use the big LED for the window



 
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Preparing the Hydro.....
now we´ll see if it fits into upper area







this case has plently of mounting holes ...... i moved it all the way to the window side so the mainboard has enough room (ram, 8 pin mobo connector / fan)






enough room :rockout:, even with the huge Dominators RAM Fins








RAM Fan could be attached too
 
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#mainboard






Driver CD , Manuals , SATA Cables , SLI Bridge, Audio Cable, Mainboard Backlplate




make shure you peal off that plastic on north- southbridge






Memory attached


CPU AMD FX-8350




 
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#6
Awesome build! One question, do you have the hydro fans pulling cool air into the case from outside? Or do you have it taking the air from the inside and pushing it out?
 
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is push pull (4 fans) on the h100i possible with that setup ??
 
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is push pull (4 fans) on the h100i possible with that setup ??
u can attach 2 scythe slims on cases top, should work or 4 scythes slim ;)
coz their half size build
 
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GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD7950







 
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#10
More updates.......




centered the rad



attached "stockings" :D and Sleeve on the front Intake fan



sleeving I/O Panel cables but need to straight em out first

 
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Very great setup dude congarts have lots of fun!!!! :rockout::rockout::rockout:

the new 7950 pcb is so sexy :ohwell:
 
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You thanked me... but didn't answer my question :\ ^^
 
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You thanked me... but didn't answer my question :\ ^^
Sorry for that m8, i leave em in push mode, we´ll see what the Temps say on load,
else i need to pickup 4x Scythe Slip Stream 120 mm Slim Case Fan (12,5 mm height, regular 25mm height) to go push / pull (mounted to rad) if i leave the RAD centered
i don´t think they fit quite well under the roof slats to go on 2x regular(RAD) 2x slim(Roof)




hope i cleared that now :p
 
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Looks great , nice capable system.
 
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#16
Very nice build indeed, all components are good 9apart from the DVD burner :p)

Will you be pairing another 7950 with that 7950 in the future?
 
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Very nice build indeed, all components are good 9apart from the DVD burner :p)

Will you be pairing another 7950 with that 7950 in the future?
thank you,

I suggested it to the customer, if he does , i dunno....
since he got the Money for this Rig from tax refund

DVD was not my choice :rolleyes:
and the budget was not that high
 
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IO Panel Sleeved

from:


to:


gotta do some more on the Hydro cables.......
 
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moar pictures......













Cable management in progress........
 
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looks good, I will definitely follow your projects! see what I can learn and not learn lol
 
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looks good, I will definitely follow your projects! see what I can learn and not learn lol

thx :toast:

u learn every day, ya whole life.......
 
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#22
cable chaos :laugh:



the only drawback on the mobo so far is that i have to loop the USB 3.0 across the case to the outside :banghead: since it has no onboard connector
the mainboard only supports 2 USB 3.0 on the rear panel



i don´t like stuff sticking outside a case.... stuff can break off :mad:
 
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ahaha my case has external usb3 connectors so it loops the same! I did think about ripping them out and using some simple usb2 internal ones
 
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#24
on da finish line:









# change the "XPREDATOR" to a red LED maybe



i need to get 2x Bitfenix Spectre 140mm for bottom intake / rear outtake



and some artic silver ceramique 2

the Audio/HD Audio needs some fix on the short end too, also the fan wires of the door ........
only stupid thing on the PSU, as soon u switch it off on rear , it looses the color state........... (switch LED Blue/white/RED)
and you can pop off the blue frame arround the PSU, i wonder why they didn´t add white/red too if i can switch LED colors
 
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:toast: brilliant man! you should of mounted the psu up the other way and had it red etc.... then it would look more flashy and prettyyyy! theres plenty of air entering that area to keep temps down!