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Love this build and subbed.Really incredible work! Would love to see it a little more completed though and will be looking forward to it. Great job and beautiful build!

Thanks for the words and the sub! It will get completed one way or another. I'm kind of giving Lane some time to see whats what, I've got some of his components here at my house, and he's currently using a pc that I loaned him so he wouldn't be without during the build... Hoping to hear from him soon and wish him the best with his financial situation.

I did get a box from newegg today containing the case fans thumb.gif
I haven't opened it yet though so no pictures muhahaha

Radiators schedueled to arrive tomorrow.
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Imo, this is the best picture biggrin.gif

Orange > all, and the case looks fantastic and I love the design on panel. smile.gif

Thanks Darr3n, I like that one too-

Man o man, it has been hell week at work. I've been getting home late every night, and had to work two 14 hr days in a row. I got home last night about 10:00 and then made the mistake of coming here to OCN and didn't get to sleep until 1:30 am and had to wake up at 5:30 to do it all over again... at least I only had to work 11 hrs today sleepysmiley03.gif

I am so ready for the weekend-

I want to thank everyone who took the time to vote in the mod of the month contest. I really felt honored and thanks again guys for the nomination.
It felt great to be apprieciated for modding on this site. All the other nominees had some really sweet builds and logs. I'm happy to be a part of this forum. There's always something cool being built, modded, or discussed. Before I came here, I used to just buy a Dell or Gateway every couple years haha. I can't say its a cheap hobby, but I love doing it and I think thats what counts. I make build logs to help and share ideas and hopefully inspire other people to try their hand at something they haven't done before. And when I run into problems or something I don't know, this is a great place for answers and advice.
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14 hours shifts?!? 2 days in a row!.... You must be a zombie at work! biggrin.gif
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I know the feeling, when deployed we work "12" more like 14's most days and get 1 day a week off. The first couple of weeks suck, then you get used to it. The funny thing is most people come to work on their day off because they are bored. rolleyes.gif
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gorgeous build. time to upgrade those headphones tho tongue.gif
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14 hours shifts?!? 2 days in a row!.... You must be a zombie at work! biggrin.gif

I just got home. 12 3/4 hours today, 62.5 hours in five days...
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I know the feeling, when deployed we work "12" more like 14's most days and get 1 day a week off. The first couple of weeks suck, then you get used to it. The funny thing is most people come to work on their day off because they are bored. rolleyes.gif

Yeah- your body does adjust, but this is abnormal for me so I'm definately feeling it. I tell myself that I'm going to sleep in but I'll probably wake up near normal time.. During the week, I feel like I could sleep for a couple more hours every morning and hit snooze too many times, then on the weekend I wake up at 5:30-6:00 and can't go back to sleep rolleyes.gif
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gorgeous build. time to upgrade those headphones tho tongue.gif

What headphones? The red and silver ones are Lanes- I'm rocking some hd650's for home use and some mdr-v6's for on the go.


I got my package from sidewinder computers today. after a shower and some dinner, I'll open 'em up and take some pics if I dont fall asleep haha
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14 hours shifts?!? 2 days in a row!.... You must be a zombie at work! biggrin.gif

I just got home. 12 3/4 hours today, 62.5 hours in five days...
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I know the feeling, when deployed we work "12" more like 14's most days and get 1 day a week off. The first couple of weeks suck, then you get used to it. The funny thing is most people come to work on their day off because they are bored. rolleyes.gif

Yeah- your body does adjust, but this is abnormal for me so I'm definately feeling it. I tell myself that I'm going to sleep in but I'll probably wake up near normal time.. During the week, I feel like I could sleep for a couple more hours every morning and hit snooze too many times, then on the weekend I wake up at 5:30-6:00 and can't go back to sleep rolleyes.gif




I got my package from sidewinder computers today. after a shower and some dinner, I'll open 'em up and take some pics if I dont fall asleep haha

Overtime! I hate it when I do that on the weekends.
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What headphones? The red and silver ones are Lanes- I'm rocking some hd650's for home use and some mdr-v6's for on the go.

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He fell asleep! tongue.gif
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He fell asleep! tongue.gif

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Indeed I did- I slept for over 10 hours too! I'm feeling much better today smile.gif

I've got some components delivered within the last week or so- This delivery was a little over a week ago, a box from newegg and a package from aquatuning-

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newegg box first-

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A pair of evga 480's! I got these for myself when I saw them for $200 apiece, figured it was time to upgrade my 295's...

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The 480's come with a HDMI cable, a couple power adaptors, and a dvi to vga adaptor. I'm surprised they don't come with an sli bridge-

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and in the aquatuning package, a couple boxes and some gummy bears-

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As I open the box, I am yelled at in german, and thanked for my purchase-

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After opening the box, There's a bag with a backplate, instructions, and some thermal pad-

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Here's the backplate-

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Top side of waterblock in vacuume-locked bag- wubsmiley.gif

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Business side of the block-

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Another newegg box arrived on Thursday, then a box from Sidewinder computers on Friday-

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newegg box is full of 'old' style xigmatek fans. 8x120mm and 2x140mm

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These were in the box from sidewinder computers, 2x240mm rads, a 360 rad, a couple sets of rad stands, and a few bitspower fittings-

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Fittings for drain port-

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they will go like so-

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The rads come with some hardware for attaching fans.

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xspc ex240mm rad

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The actual cooling area of these rads is pretty thin. The thickness of the rad is 1.4" and then there is aboue .25" between the fan mounting surface and the cooling fins making the cooling area less than an inch thick. I'm thinking I may return these and get rx240's instead. Opinions? Does anyone know how these ex240's compare to the rx240's with low-speed fans? Any info will be appreiciated! I need a skinny rad up top, but I could go with fatter ones on the bottom.

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rad stands. I was going to make my own but these were fairly inexpensive and should do the job well-

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Cooling stuff for the case-

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All packed away for now.

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What do you guys think about the ex240 rads? They are supposed to perform well. They just look kind of wimpy to me, not that you would really be able to tell how thick they are once they are installed, and the thinner size will alow more air to be drawn up from the intake vent on the bottom floor of the case.
Edited by bob808 - 3/31/12 at 12:48pm
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