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cadaveca

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That SLI bridge :respect:

Where can I get one of those beauties?
EVGA. Most shops have them. They come in a few different sizes.

is there a 2 slot spacing in between the 2 cards? cause i own the maximus vi formula and i do have sli conf on 1 and 3rd pci and i want to get one of those evga bridges

Yep, could put another card between or move my bottom card up two slots, and the bridge would work still, too. They make a 1x-wide bridge in two sizes (for cards next to each other, or one slot apart), the double-wide triple, which works for both dual and tri configs, and the quad bridge which is obviously double-wide as well.

No matter which bridge you need, they are all $30 each.
 
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Too much beer!.

Thanks for pulling me up BigBoi.
 
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cadaveca

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My H80i decided to die last night, with an awful grinding sound. System overheated and rebooted shortly after the noise began. Upon entering the OS, I say 60c at idle...rad kinda warm, but just barely.


Obviously the pump died. I bought the cooler December 26th...


So, back to the H100. I think it kind of looks better, matches better, but clearly I need a real water loop here. Getting 24c idle and 57c loaded at stock under the H100.


Anyone got ideas for which CPU block I should buy?


 
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I swear by my H100i and running a 2700K. I am a red fan but tell what those cards do look damn nice
 
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My H80i decided to die last night, with an awful grinding sound. System overheated and rebooted shortly after the noise began. Upon entering the OS, I say 60c at idle...rad kinda warm, but just barely.


Obviously the pump died. I bought the cooler December 26th...


So, back to the H100. I think it kind of looks better, matches better, but clearly I need a real water loop here. Getting 24c idle and 57c loaded at stock under the H100.


Anyone got ideas for which CPU block I should buy?


24 idle.... I gotta reseat mine ......what paste Are you using?
 
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@cadaveca one of the EK's supremacy (your choice of colour) would look better and a touch better performance, raystorm is great and performs well but kind of bland looking.


edit, also would match your doms in there
 

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+1, nice looking block, sleek, not trying to hard to look cool, and performs exceptionally well. Also has LED's if you're into that sort of thing... I wasn't fussed
 

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Hmm, white LED might match nice, too. But I'm not gonna WC VGAs, just CPU.

24 idle.... I gotta reseat mine ......what paste Are you using?
MX4. For 2011, I use a double-rice grain blob down the middle, and just before block/cooler cannot move, I give it a wiggle to squeeze out the excess, then tighten fully.
 

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My H80i decided to die last night, with an awful grinding sound. System overheated and rebooted shortly after the noise began. Upon entering the OS, I say 60c at idle...rad kinda warm, but just barely.


Obviously the pump died. I bought the cooler December 26th...


So, back to the H100. I think it kind of looks better, matches better, but clearly I need a real water loop here. Getting 24c idle and 57c loaded at stock under the H100.


Anyone got ideas for which CPU block I should buy?


EK Supremacy!
 

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I gotta make my own thread/build log. Someone want to do that for me? :p

I got 16 days before the wife goes back to work, so I gotta choose ,buy, and build, fast! have to choose case and get SSDs, too.
 
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I gotta make my own thread/build log. Someone want to do that for me? :p
@d1nky and me had a long watercooling build thread, you can always necro that. Lots of useful information there.
 
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sorry no doge speak this time. accidentally broke a blade off my ultra kaze, i dont like having anything of mine broken so i got one to replace it.
 
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didn't go nzxt huh?

nice fans !

itx case right now, might not end up going wooden on this because the increased size with 3/4" wood and my lack of skill with joinery. Until my skill improves my itx will be this



Heres the few case mods I have done:
Drive cage removed, drive is inside a cage from a Dell PowerEdge from ebay ($7 shipped). The metal had to be bent in a small vice, I used a cheater bar on the vice handle and the metal cage actually resisted enough to bend the vice's handle,
I removed the stock drive cage to put in a 120x38mm fan and a Asetek 120mm AIO. I hope it doesn't leak in this thing, its an old salvaged cooler from a friend's rebuild job.

New rubber feet.
 
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@Vario decided on the 750D after seeing the inside of the H440. Its a great case but mid tower might be too small for what i want to end up doing. I also saw it in person (the 750D) when my friends build parts came and it is a really nice looking case
 

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sorry no doge speak this time. accidentally broke a blade off my ultra kaze, i dont like having anything of mine broken so i got one to replace it.
I have 4 4500RPM 38mm Nidec Beta V fans, pulled and resoldered by me after salvaging them from some Dell servers. I hope you realise how loud 38mm SP fans are...
 
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I have 4 4500RPM 38mm Nidec Beta V fans, pulled and resoldered by me after salvaging them from some Dell servers. I hope you realise how loud 38mm SP fans are...
I hope you realise ive been using high rpm 38mm fans since 2010....................and that i have amped sennheiser HD598 headphones, so no amount of noise is going to even begin to bother me or be a distraction.
 

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I hope you realise ive been using high rpm 38mm fans since 2010....................and that i have amped sennheiser HD598 headphones, so no amount of noise is going to even begin to bother me or be a distraction.
I find 4500RPM's to be far too noisy at 50% speed, even with my over ear noise cancelling headset. Each to their own I suppose.
 
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