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i7 2600K and UD7 Z68 Upgrade Log!!

post #1 of 9
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Mhm re wired my whole case with new CM R4 120mm fans, and scythe fan controller, Led accents behind the mobo was a cool idea if I do say so myself



The Old platform am2+ is been good. time to go.


Gutted, man its so light.


my office. is messy.


Led accenting behind mobo and it wrapped around the front bottom lip that the side panel attaches to:


new fans!! they push so much more air than the TT 120mm i had previously:


The stock cooler is not going to do at all:


much better



not much room but it does fit:


not fun:


Scythe LCd fan controller:


was able to tuck atx power in behind the 580


Getting Close:


NO lights:


Some lights:


Mhm good stuff:





Loading OS and will hopefully get to some OCing tonight!
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post #2 of 9
very nice!!!

Only thing I would have done differently is take the case apart and paint all the interior black to make the mobo like like a stealth application
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Yup that is next. But not with this case. Modding project in the works
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Nice build. Pretty similar to mine
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It looks great. But I would have run the 8-pin motherboard cable behind the motherboard (you seem to have enough slack) instead of running it behind the GPU. It would look a lot cleaner.
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Originally Posted by nicolasl46 View Post
It looks great. But I would have run the 8-pin motherboard cable behind the motherboard (you seem to have enough slack) instead of running it behind the GPU. It would look a lot cleaner.
With the led stripping behind the board, don't know if there is enough room for it to go in-between the backplate and motherboard, it would have to cross over the led strip near the top... but that is a good thought, next time the board comes out, ill give it a shot
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post #7 of 9
BTW great mobo choice, if only I had that kind of money
post #8 of 9
Looks good mate!

The UD7 is an awesome board, i've only had luck with it!
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BTW great mobo choice, if only I had that kind of money
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|Asus 144hz 24" hotness| |Apple Aluminum Wired| |ABS SL-1050, 1.05kw, 87a| |CoolerMaster 690 NV Edition| 
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