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post #11 of 57
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Well the bottom slot is a PCIEx8. I've had it on the second PCIEx16 slot for a while but switched back to the first when i bought the sound card because otherwise the power cable to the sound card would go right across the case and look ugly.
    
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post #12 of 57
Any reason to not use the PCI Slot cooler with added 120mm fan? I noticed you don't have the VGA cooler bracket installed either. Are you overclocking the GPU and are temps good if so?
post #13 of 57
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I don't have one installed because i tried with a noctua fan and the temps weren't affected, So i uninstalled the VGA cooler bracket and left it without.
    
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post #14 of 57
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Update on this build - Given up on Corsair AX1200. I went through 2 AX1200s in two days, they both got RMA'd for coil whine. 2 in a row. After the second one was installed it whined straight away. I RMA'd, got store credit and picked up a Seasonic XP-1000 Platinum, cheaper due to less wattage + better quality. Problem was fixed, just food for thought if anyone wants to buy an AX1200.

Although no black cables meant Bitfenix cable extentions.
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post #15 of 57
Hey man great looking rig. Just wondering if you had an issue with lining up the back of the case with the graphics card bracket? I have this issue and some other haf x users too
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post #16 of 57
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It was a slight pain to get the bracked screwed in, by slight i mean i just put a bit more pressure with my left hand and managed to screw in with my right, so no biggie, i had a LOT of trouble with my sound card however.
    
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post #17 of 57
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Hi everyone,

I have been meaning to update this thread as i went along buying things gradually but never got the chance, i did keep posting in threads however.

So from where i left off, i had problems with 2 Corsair AX1200s and coil whine, problem was fixed by getting a Seasonic 1000w platinum PSU.
Shortly after i ordered some keycaps for my Das Keyboard and one of which was a custom request by me.

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Going through all my spare bits and pieces one day i decided to use the Noctua case fan i had lying around still in it's packaging, it's a bit ghetto but i had no other way to do this.
Noctuainbay.jpg

After that i just did my thing for a while and about a month or two later i got sick of my computer desk, cleaning a vinyl wrapped desk was annoying, it was bowing in the centre, and it has been around longer than i've been alive, really. I bought a new desk and it was really an amazing difference. I also added some nice brown granite coasters and new lamp for nicer lighting smile.gif
AssassinDesktop.jpg

Next, i came to the conclusion that Logitech speakers, while great value and all that jazz, they suck as a speaker.
Enter the Swan D1080MKII 08 active bookshelf speakers, and a Polk Audio PSW300 10" active sub.
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Sometime later i started eyeing off the Steelseries Sensei. I noticed my palm would sweat more than i was comfortable with on the RAT 7, it's a great mouse don't get me wrong, but i figured i'd try another mouse to see how that worked for me. It was somewhere around this time i finally got a good Digital Camera

I don't think i've used the RAT since.
TheSensei.jpg

I finally took a better quality case interior shot
Assassininside21-03-2012.jpg

Then i got a bite from the 120hz bug and i got a BenQ XL2410T and a Ducky wrist wrest.
BenQXL2410T.jpg

Thats all my updates for now, i have some new case fans on order which i will receive in the next couple of days that require some modding, and after that, well i'm waiting to see how this Gigabyte 5 fan 680 Super Overclock will perform as i want to get a new graphics card.
Edited by StreekG - 7/1/12 at 6:12am
    
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post #18 of 57
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Today I bought a cougar 140mm fan as a new rear exhaust and i painted it a little, and 2 new megaflow 200mm reds for the top, however like my front fan, i will solder in green LEDs as you cannot get green Megaflows.

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Not the best paint job, and because those bits are made of rubber, the paint is fragile.

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And for some reason i used those rubber mounts, never again.
    
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post #19 of 57
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Did some more work today, really happy with my efforts. I still need to buy another fan for the side, but i'm happy with my efforts smile.gif

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post #20 of 57
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Got myself 2 680 Lightnings as a nice upgrade, and a DAC.

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