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odd case lol looks cools though,
more pics of case?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SKl;14032212 
odd case lol looks cools though,
more pics of case?
smile.gif

I'll get some taken after work tonight mate.
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I got an email today to confirm that my EVGA GTX 590 CE has left NYC in the US and is on the way. Bonus! Although I got another email to say that my Kuhler 920 would be late due to a stock shortage frown.gif

Two days and I can buy the sleeving and RAM. Then I can get started on tarting up the inside of my case, ready for the final build.

Also added the requested pictures of the RV02-EW to the first post.
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post #14 of 115
is looking good Smo,

Rest assured i think you should try out Delta Fans...

You will not be dissapoint, i think there are 3 for £50 on ebay, but they are the ones that spin at 6k...

one of them can repressurise a scuba tank biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV;14038824 
is looking good Smo,

Rest assured i think you should try out Delta Fans...

You will not be dissapoint, i think there are 3 for £50 on ebay, but they are the ones that spin at 6k...

one of them can repressurise a scuba tank biggrin.gif

Haha, sound good to me! They 180s?
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Just had an email from Scan to say that my Kuhler 920 has arrived in stock and been dispatched. Should be with me tomorrow so expect a small photo update biggrin.gif
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post #17 of 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smo;14020864 
I've considered an SSD, but in all fairness I'm not really bothered and am having a hard time justifying the cost. I may put some cash aside as and when, but for now I'm not really concerned. Another HDD is a good idea so thanks for that.

As for the fans - I have some Coolermaster Sickleflows - do you rate them at all?

Meh, I'm not a fan of CM fans (no pun intended), I would recommend Deepcool UF-120's.

EDIT: When running the 590, be sure to NOT install the drivers included with the disk, always download the latest drivers from EVGA or whatever. Or else if the 590 is pushed to a OC, it will go bang.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 6/30/11 at 9:46am
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2;14059196 
Meh, I'm not a fan of CM fans (no pun intended), I would recommend Deepcool UF-120's.

EDIT: When running the 590, be sure to NOT install the drivers included with the disk, always download the latest drivers from EVGA or whatever. Or else if the 590 is pushed to a OC, it will go bang.

Thanks for the input - I've done loads of reading on the 590s and agree that the initial drivers released on disc are pants! Apparently (and this is according to an NVIDIA man) their voltage control was flawed on the original release. Scary!

In other news my Kuhler 920 arrived today so I'll get some photos taken when I get home (long shift at work, only 2 hours left though).

I've also had a small change of direction - rather than completely sleeve this PSU, I've bought black extensions for the moment. I've been advised that it won't be able to reliably handle 2xGTX 590s (which is the plan come November) and I see no good reason to void the warranty when I'm sure I will be able to sell it on.

For now I'll install as is with the extensions while I save for the second GPU, then go for something like a fully modular Corsair 1200W when the time is right.

RAM also ordered with a GSkill RAM cooler to boot. I'll update the main post with pictures etc. when it all arrives.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smo;14059519 
Thanks for the input - I've done loads of reading on the 590s and agree that the initial drivers released on disc are pants! Apparently (and this is according to an NVIDIA man) their voltage control was flawed on the original release. Scary!

In other news my Kuhler 920 arrived today so I'll get some photos taken when I get home (long shift at work, only 2 hours left though).

I've also had a small change of direction - rather than completely sleeve this PSU, I've bought black extensions for the moment. I've been advised that it won't be able to reliably handle 2xGTX 590s (which is the plan come November) and I see no good reason to void the warranty when I'm sure I will be able to sell it on.

For now I'll install as is with the extensions while I save for the second GPU, then go for something like a fully modular Corsair 1200W when the time is right.

RAM also ordered with a GSkill RAM cooler to boot. I'll update the main post with pictures etc. when it all arrives.

I can guarantee you that a 590 will max out BF3, after all, the demo videos we have seen on youtube all run on a i7 920 & Single 580 max out capped @60 FPS.
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2;14059765 
I can guarantee you that a 590 will max out BF3, after all, the demo videos we have seen on youtube all run on a i7 920 & Single 580 max out capped @60 FPS.

How interesting! I'll still chuck the money aside but will hold out for now - thanks for that.

No doubt I'll find something else that I need/want/don't need/want smile.gif
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