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I have been a lurker on OCN for a few months as I recently just got back into PC's again.

I recently just finished assembling my new SolidWorks rig for work. For now it's just on air with the stock fans and CPU cooler but in the coming weeks my watercooling parts should arrive. The case is a Corsair 600T SE so I decided to go with a XSPC RASA 760 RS240 Kit along with a Phobya 200mm radiator, some Bitspower compression fittings, and a EK GPU waterblock. I also bought some stuff for sleeving but I may wait to do that till I have some downtime at work. I am super busy right now and I am getting further behind the longer I am without a SolidWorks capable machine. To add insult to injury, when I placed my order with NewEgg, I forgot to purchase Windows 7. Unlucky for me, my company only had extra Windows XP licenses. My Windows 7 Pro is being express shipped to me so hopefully it gets here by Thursday.

Once I get the watercooling completed, I plan on overclocking probably to around 4.8ghz (it's a 2600K). I am excited to see how this all works out. I have always been an AMD guy and this is my first Intel PC. It may just sway my opinions.

I also have quickly figured out several things I would like to change with my case. First off, I am going to enlarge the window. I like being able to see what's going on in there. Plus this is my first watercooling adventure so I am slightly nervous. 2nd I am going to change out the front 200mm fan. It's terrible. I also already have (2) 120mm fans for mounting on top since my RS240 radiator will be replacing the current upper 200mm fan location. Another thing I would like to change is the case fan controller. It has already shown to be pretty useless. I am thinking about mounting my X20 750 res in the upper 2 bays and modifying it so I can get rid of the case fan controller and replace the knob location with a port to fill my res. I also want to figure something else out for mounting my SSD and HDD's. I don't like having the cage on the floor like that. I will figure something out though. Finally being that I work for a textile company, I am trying to convince the people in production to wrap certain panels in leather. They aren't biting on the "it will be another example of what we do for the website" quite yet.

Oh and in case anyone was wondering, I am a design engineer for a textile company that makes customs bags.

Here is a shot of the 600T SE:

Edited by Awkwardly Awesome - 8/26/11 at 12:14pm
    
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Welcome to OCN!

Killer system you got there
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that is one sexy rig.

i seriously am tempted to move into a 600t

time for you to get a better cooler to OC

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Welcome to the OCN forums and We hope that you will enjoy your stay with us.
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I have been a troll on OCN for a few months as I recently just got back into PC's again.
Hope you know what that means in the context of the Internet.


Welcome!
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I think you mean "lurker" and not "troll" lol
     
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Welcome! Always nice to see more Minnesota peeps on here
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lol yeah, sorry about that. I am not sure why I wrote that. Yes I did mean lurker.
    
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think ive just found my new case eather that or the cosmos s
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Welcome to ocn

Time for that stock cooler to go
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