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post #5931 of 12515
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What temps you getting with the Arctic Cooling Accelero Hybrid?
btw, I thought you had the Acelero Extreme 3 (as shown in sig)?

Oops, i forgot to update it.

The Extreme 3 was having a serious issue with GPU sag. I contacted AC, and they said they had never seen anything this bad. It was mounted properly. So they suggested that i use something to elevate it, So i strapped a hole with some wire, and propped it to the case and the card got a SEVERE wave in the middle due to the weight of the cooler. I went back to where i purchased it, they said bring it back and they will gladly exchange it. So i just paid the difference between that and the Hybrid (hybrid was 139, and the extreme3 was 89ish.)

Well worth the swap in my opinion.

My 480 sits at idle, around 32 degrees, and at full load, i'm hovering around 57 degrees full load. stock cooler clocked up at 95 degrees with MSI Kombustor which really made me **** scared.

Very happy with the purchase and highly recommend it to others. Its actually better then my friends EK waterblocks, which are hovering around 38 idle, and about 70 on full load. However he runs a single loop with a cpu, so that may affect it as well.

Edit: Thanks, profile updated w/ new gear.
Edited by js593 - 1/17/13 at 10:21am
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post #5932 of 12515
I know , my extensions look wacky and messy. I've got to go out and purchase some white tie-wraps.
I spent the better part of my saturday afternoon doing cable management. Though you wouldn't believe it from looking at these pictures. *facepalm*

Just a couple more extensions to order and a thorough cable cleanup and i'm set.
The rig runs flawlesly for now which is all that matters.

 
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Not trooper/stryker related but i had to share this with you guys/gals... myself and another coworker have been researching virtually every offering for tablets and the like for a large project. Today he sent me a link to a very "special" HP product I think is ahead of its time lol. Click Here actually see it on HP's site

Great HP fail....



Thats an advertised 80 GHz eek.gif ahahaha I guess for federal/government customers like myself we have access to "specials" like an 80 Ghz Intel Atom powered tablet for under $700 lol
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I'm trading in my computer tonight to get one of these. Pimpin dawg.
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Does it come with a generator? biggrin.gif
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Does it come with a generator? biggrin.gif

Sorry "Batteries not included" More like, Nuclear power source not included.... tongue.gif
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i7-3610QM 630M 8GB DDR3 120GB SSD 
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So. This is my beloved Gamer. If you want more pictures, so be it.
Hope it meets the requirements to join this club smile.gif
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I just bought a window version storm trooper. Here is my planned build. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions.
Intel i7 3820. Asus Rampage iv Extreme. 32 gigs corsair dominator ram (1600 maybe?). Nvidia 680 ftw graphic card. Windows's 7 pro. Liquid cooled but not sure what system ill use yet. Not sure if I need a sound card. The one on the board sounds good enough.
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I just bought a window version storm trooper. Here is my planned build. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions.
Intel i7 3820. Asus Rampage iv Extreme. 32 gigs corsair dominator ram (1600 maybe?). Nvidia 680 ftw graphic card. Windows's 7 pro. Liquid cooled but not sure what system ill use yet. Not sure if I need a sound card. The one on the board sounds good enough.
what are you using the system for?
do you need 32GB ram for example

by liquid cooled do you mean a all in one unit from corsair, coolermaster etc.?
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I just bought a window version storm trooper. Here is my planned build. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions.
Intel i7 3820. Asus Rampage iv Extreme. 32 gigs corsair dominator ram (1600 maybe?). Nvidia 680 ftw graphic card. Windows's 7 pro. Liquid cooled but not sure what system ill use yet. Not sure if I need a sound card. The one on the board sounds good enough.

That all sounds good. A few suggestions however to maybe cut back on cost.
Unless you are into multimedia editing 32Gb is overkill. 8Gb will suffice for a gaming rig. 1600Mhz is pretty standard and you can get some for about 30$ if not less. Both the i7 processor and Nvidia GPU you selected are very good but also very expensive. (Stick with those if you aren't a penny pincher!)

For about 100-150$ less you have the i5 intel series that perform great for a gaming system.
Same applies for the GPU. Geforce 660 will run you a little bit less and are very close in performance to the 680. (This is a general statement - I know there are many differences between the 660 and 680 series , in case anyone feels the need to call me out on this...)

But , yes the parts you listed above sound like they would rock in the Stryker or Trooper. wink.gif

Cheers man.
Edited by Neo_182 - 1/17/13 at 2:19pm
 
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