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Wow, 2.5 hours for installing. I've done quite a few before and it now takes me about 15-20 minutes. Though I have to credit Heatkiller for the simplified installation process.

That's lots of ram
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While the build is being prepared, I took some more cool close-up pictures of some of the components - more to come!!











post #63 of 70
When is this going under the water?
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Must have missed this somewhere, but why do u have 2 different sets of ripjaws, and another set of dominators?
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Must have missed this somewhere, but why do u have 2 different sets of ripjaws, and another set of dominators?
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Some of you might be asking - "Why the hell do you have so many RAM modules??"

Answer: Testing.

After the build finishes, we'll be doing some heavy duty performance testing on all the products.
We will be making How-To videos on how to stress test, stabilize, and overclock newly installed RAM modules. The Corsair Dominator RAM (2x4GB) 1600MHz will be tested first, and installed during the building phase. Once tested, we will then switch to G.Skill and test a few different models. We have G.Skill (2x4GB) 1600MHz / 1866MHz & (4x2GB) 1600MHz RAM which we will be stress testing as well for performance and stability.


The last phase of testing will be all out overclocking. We'll be overclocking pretty much every product we have that has the ability to overclock. We're going to push everything to it's absolute limits on water cooling until we find it's unstable point. Again, we'll make How-To's on how to (safely) overclock VGA / CPU / RAM / MoBo....

Here's a list of things we have planned for the testing phase:


1) 6 Hour MAX stress test / maximum heat testing / load test / stability test
2) 24 Hour application load test & stability (running different benchmarking tools)
3) 72 Hour stress test and load test (running different benchmarking tools)
4) 30 day Folding@Home endurance & stability test
For the 3rd test, the application testing includes heavy game benchmarking, overclocking for optimum FPS gaines, heat readings, and multi application load times, and preformance.
For the 4th test, each computer will run F@H for 30 days, 24 hours/day using all cores + dual VGA's - we'll test end stability, cooling minimums / averages / maximums
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So much ram:

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Lol... Ty
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post #68 of 70
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Unfortunately the worst thing that could happen did... Well, almost the worst thing - other than breaking something expensive...

In the middle of the build we noticed that the tubing we had pre-cut was all 1" off. The tape measure we used was off by 1 inch on EVERYTHING. You can guarantee we tossed that damn thing...

So, we had to take all the ill-measured tubing out and order another roll for the 2nd round (yet another few days of waiting). We're were taking pictures as the build came together and it looked so good!! We were just about to update before this issue kind of took over our attention, trying to figure out what the heck happened.

Anyway - The new 1/2" tubing will be coming in this week and we will resume again with updates. Stay tuned and sorry for the wait!
Edited by Nefsis - 10/3/11 at 9:55am
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Send that thing back to china!
 
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Hope your builds get back on track
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