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post #4881 of 12421
Hey guys. I actually got a CM Storm Trooper before seeing this thread, I was a member of OCN before that so it's a great coincidence lol. Anyway, here are some pics of my rig, specs are in my sig (no H100 yet tho):






The wiring needs work since I don't have any extenders for the anaconda like mobo plugs which are too short to be routed behind the case. I think I can do a better job with the other cables, might try to fix em up when I install my H100. I don't really mind the mess since I prefer the stock side panels without windows, though I would be happier with them neat lol. I haven't added any extra fans yet but planning to add 1 more Cooler Master red LED fan at the top drive so my entire front grill will be illuminated in red. Probably gonna replace the fans altogether in the long run but not really looking to spend much on fans, the stock fans will have to do for now.

Anyway, I just have a couple (probably stupid) questions:

1. How are the stock fans? I mean will changing them to something aftermarket really make such a big difference? I can add to them but I was hoping to not replace them since that would seem like a waste of money lol.
2. I would like to set the fans of my (future) H100 to pull on the bottom side without a "push" on top since I hear it won't fit, will this be a bad idea? I fear a "push" from inside the case might cause a vacuum.
3. My fans are currently set to 2x120MM in front blowing in, Top 240MM fan blowing in, rear 140MM fan blowing out, and finally PSU set upside down for a blow out effect. Is this setup alright?

Those are all my questions for now, oh and I'm planning to place CCFL cold cathode light on top, love how it looks, hope I don't mess anything up lol. biggrin.gif
Edited by BeastRider - 10/6/12 at 10:06am
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Not sure if I posted this or not. Covered my psu and 670 in carbon fiber. What ya'll think?
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Not sure if I posted this or not. Covered my psu and 670 in carbon fiber. What ya'll think?

I think it looks great. I like the look of the 670 more than the PSU though.
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post #4884 of 12421
Here's my latest Stryker build. My buddy saw my Trooper and had to have it, showed him the white version and he liked it even more so we ordered everything all up and I had the privilege of building it for him. He plans to change the H100 fans out for white ones and then eventually I am going to solder extenders on the cathode switch and hide that on the front panel instead of the expansion slots. He might also get some white sleeved cables which I'm going to push for to make it really clean.


 
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Up and running... I had a combination of a corrupt Installation disk and incompatible ram.

A little surprised by temps though.

Cleaner images to come once i get a GPU or GPUs in there.
 
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post #4886 of 12421
"ONE OF THE BEST CASES FOR UNDER $200.00. BAR NONE." is redundant. "One of" means that there are exceptions to the statement therefore "bar none" makes no sense.

*slaps around a legion of stormtroopers with my NZXT then struts into the sunset*
post #4887 of 12421
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Originally Posted by NightVision View Post

"ONE OF THE BEST CASES FOR UNDER $200.00. BAR NONE." is redundant. "One of" means that there are exceptions to the statement therefore "bar none" makes no sense.
*slaps around a legion of stormtroopers with my NZXT then struts into the sunset*

You jel bro? biggrin.gif
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post #4888 of 12421
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"ONE OF THE BEST CASES FOR UNDER $200.00. BAR NONE." is redundant. "One of" means that there are exceptions to the statement therefore "bar none" makes no sense.
*slaps around a legion of stormtroopers with my NZXT then struts into the sunset*
 
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post #4889 of 12421




Needs a bit of work tidying up the cables other than that maybe change the sound card to a much newer one and give the system i nice paint job when i decide to upgrade some components next.



- Intel QX9650 3.0 GHz Quad Core Extreme CPU
- EVGA 790i SLi Ultra Motherboard
- 8 GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 RAM
- XFX 7850 Double Dissipation Black Edition & Over-clocked Graphics Card
- OCZ ZS 750W PSU
- DVD RW
- Creative 7.1 Audigy 2 ZS sound card and front panel controller
- Multi SD card reader
- Corsair H100 water cooler
- 1TB HDD Seagate Barracuda
- Windows 7 Home Premium

not bad for less than £1000 would have gone way over if i had gone for the best of new components will be benchmarking in a few days
post #4890 of 12421
......once the tidying up is finished im looking to sell.
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