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New fans arrived today from Aqua!

700

Next thing I'll be doing is getting a sheet of acrylic and having it shapped to my needs for the bottom of the case to cover the PSU and the pump. Then thinking about doing a tubing and fitting swap as well.

Then onto doing my case mods, a new MB and a 2700k
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Did some updates today. changed out all the fans.
Also added a 700GB Seagate HDD
Check post #3 for a pic and video
Edited by btwalter - 3/9/12 at 10:49pm
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Looking very good. Makes me think to get a 2700k and a Z68 as planned instead of waiting for Ivy Bridge. Just cant decide though the upgrade would be huge coming from LGA 775
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Looking very good. Makes me think to get a 2700k and a Z68 as planned instead of waiting for Ivy Bridge. Just cant decide though the upgrade would be huge coming from LGA 775

The 1155 chips are a huge upgrade. I would get a z68 board and then something like a 2500k and oc it. Then, when ivy comes out, you can just replace the cpu..... Oh wait, that is what I am doing.

2500k is like 219 right now. It is fast enough to last a few more months. It is really good to oc as well.
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yep. my 2500k went to 4.5 stable without any type of vcore tweaks at all. 4.8 boots, but BS's when stressing. so Will need to some tweaks done. I'd really like to take it to 5. I know it can do it!!!!
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yep. my 2500k went to 4.5 stable without any type of vcore tweaks at all. 4.8 boots, but BS's when stressing. so Will need to some tweaks done. I'd really like to take it to 5. I know it can do it!!!!

I got mine to 5 but to be stable my vcore was at like 1.52. A little too high for me.
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I unfortunately dont have the luxury to go that route, everything here is expensive so its a either or situation for me. Got all of my w/c bits but nothing to cool mad.gif April seems like a very long wait and add another 2 weeks after release before we see any stock here.

Seeing a lot of people buying a 2700k now and just not worrying about Ivy Bridge, maby I will pull the trigger and get the ball rolling.
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I unfortunately dont have the luxury to go that route, everything here is expensive so its a either or situation for me. Got all of my w/c bits but nothing to cool mad.gif April seems like a very long wait and add another 2 weeks after release before we see any stock here.
Seeing a lot of people buying a 2700k now and just not worrying about Ivy Bridge, maby I will pull the trigger and get the ball rolling.

That is true. The 2700k is fairly awesome... Go for it, bro. The second gen Core i product is the best CPU I have ever used. Beside, will take a while to work all of the IVY problems out. I plan on waiting for second gen IVY to come out. Plus, with all the money I have spent, my wife would kill me if I upgraded again in a few months.... biggrin.gif
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Hello, i want to know if i use a EK-CoolStream RAD XT 360 in push-pull without the last fan ( next to the optical drive bay) i can install an optical drive. The radiator is 47mm thick and the optical drive is 40mm thick..... There is enough space in the NZXT Switch 810 to mount this radiator and the optical drive??
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No, wont work out that way. You might be able to do a slim drive, but then you'd have to relocate the front I/O panel.
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