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post #1801 of 7108
Count me in! Finally a working cam.


Next upgrades:
Sleeving
Fancontroller, maybe a Lamptron FC9

Edit: Smaller pics
Edited by DoctorNick - 8/13/11 at 4:33pm
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post #1802 of 7108
pics dont show up, put the big ones back , really interested into seeing it on Arc Mini.

Quote:
Fancontroller, maybe a Lamptron FC9
On the fan controller, i would also consider the Sumbream Rheosmart series,


Should allow you control the GTs (none PWM) with the fan management of the GeneZ. Or if you feel like controlling it manual just click the button and you can control each fan individually with the knobs.



They have like 3 versions of it, one PCI that controls 2 fans (convenient if you dont want to use a frontal 5.25 slot), a 3.5 3xfan and 5.25 6xfan.
Edited by Abula - 8/13/11 at 2:12pm
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post #1803 of 7108
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Right, here is my revised build, still just about affordable.
Look at the Sniper memory I got, I like them very much. And a HX650W would be enough if you don't SLI. I had a HX520W in my previous build and was thinking to to use it in new build but since I plan to pass the old build to someone I decided to get a new PSU and I liked the HX520W so much that I went with the next one on the list.
post #1804 of 7108
Would a 650w psu not be big enough if he did want to sli? If not would a 750w be adequate our would an 850w be needed?
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post #1805 of 7108
IMO, a quality 650w psu is enough for 570 sli, 750w if heavy overclocking.

You can run a 5970 + 1090t or similar setup with corsair cx400w, yeah sure the fan ramps up but you can.
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post #1806 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Abula View Post
pics dont show up, put the big ones back , really interested into seeing it on Arc Mini.

On the fan controller, i would also consider the Sumbream Rheosmart series,

Sunbeamtech Rheosmart 6 PWM Fan Controller BIOS Setting Tutorial

Should allow you control the GTs (none PWM) with the fan management of the GeneZ. Or if you feel like controlling it manual just click the button and you can control each fan individually with the knobs.



They have like 3 versions of it, one PCI that controls 2 fans (convenient if you dont want to use a frontal 5.25 slot), a 3.5 3xfan and 5.25 6xfan.
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Would a 650w psu not be big enough if he did want to sli? If not would a 750w be adequate our would an 850w be needed?
Quote:
Originally Posted by lagittaja View Post
IMO, a quality 650w psu is enough for 570 sli, 750w if heavy overclocking.

You can run a 5970 + 1090t or similar setup with corsair cx400w, yeah sure the fan ramps up but you can.
I always reference Phaedrus' psu calculator here. I should almost put it in my sig I reference it so often. Based on that, there is no way I would run an AMD hexa with 5970 on a 400w psu.
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So 7 hours later and I am back up and running. It would seem I was having a driver conflict. I reinstalled W7 and so far no issues. I did not install RST, Lucid or AISuite. I am of the opinion that less is better when it comes to software. Hopefully I will not have any more issues. One thing that I did decide, as much as I like my 700D, from a troubleshooting perspective, my MM case with my MB mounted horizontal is much easier to work on, so I am starting a new build moving everything back into it. Plus, now that I have a HD6990, actually have two but I haven't decided if I want to run both or not, I like the idea of the card not pulling on the PCIe slot. I really want a Caselabs case, but they do not offer a horizontal MB tray yet and I already have the MM case, so I guess I will have to live with the fact that wire management will be a PITA. Anyway, once I have it done I will post new pics.
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So 7 hours later and I am back up and running. It would seem I was having a driver conflict. I reinstalled W7 and so far no issues. I did not install RST, Lucid or AISuite. I am of the opinion that less is better when it comes to software. Hopefully I will not have any more issues. One thing that I did decide, as much as I like my 700D, from a troubleshooting perspective, my MM case with my MB mounted horizontal is much easier to work on, so I am starting a new build moving everything back into it. Plus, now that I have a HD6990, actually have two but I haven't decided if I want to run both or not, I like the idea of the card not pulling on the PCIe slot. I really want a Caselabs case, but they do not offer a horizontal MB tray yet and I already have the MM case, so I guess I will have to live with the fact that wire management will be a PITA. Anyway, once I have it done I will post new pics.
Where did you find the 6990? Aren't they sold out almost everywhere?

I eagerly await your photos as well.
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Where did you find the 6990? Aren't they sold out almost everywhere?
As sick as it sounds NewEgg had a 6990 up in the OpenBox cards for only $400 a week or so ago

I guess I'll be back searching there for an HD 6950 deal or ??? GTX deal again ... well as soon as NewEgg RMA's the 480 Lightning and doesn't charge me the stupid 15% restocking fee. I hope


btw: what's a MM case ?

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