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waiting for these pictures ahah
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waiting for these pictures ahah

Hey guys! I haven't forgot about the final pictures, but I have 1 more item arriving tomorrow, that will finish up my work space, and make it worthy of a high quality photo shoot. I'm pretty excited about it.

I also found a great review on multiple 120mm Radiator Fans. The Corsair SP120s that I am using got top marks. Looks like they were a good choice for this build for both looks and performance. biggrin.gif

AnandTech - Choosing the Best 120mm Radiator Fan: Testing Eight Fans with Corsair's H80

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With the Aquaero 5 I am running at a barely noticeable noise levels, even during most gaming sessions. Really pleased with both these fans, and that controller unit.
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was tempted to switch from my quiet nzxt fans to the corsairs.. glad you like em..

also, check the link in my sig and add yourself to the CO OCN users thread we have going.. thumb.gif
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They're better fans than the corsair, in terms of static pressure, but I don't think they are as good in terms of sound or looks! I'm eager to see this build in photos with the lights off lol
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Uh oh... I may need to upgrade my graphics cards now after the newest edition to my workspace. tongue.gif Going from a resolution of 1920x1200 to 2560x1600 is going to put even more stress on my good ole 580s in SLI.

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I finally scored a Dell 3011U monitor! Been wanting a 30in panel for a while, and now my workspace / man cave is in my eyes complete. I will be flanking it with a Dell 2007FP Ultrasharp (1600x1200) on each side, rotated in portrait mode, giving me a semi 3D wrap-around effect with a total resolution of 4,960 x 1,600. biggrin.gif I noticed that Nvidia Surround is now an option in the Nvdia Control Panel, so I am going to see if I can actually span Battlefield 3 across all 3 monitors. I will be sure to report back on whether or not it actually works like I hope it will. If not, I will be fine gaming on the 30in and using the side ones to monitor my temps and such like I currently do.

I am still sorting through the last of the pictures, and will be posting them all soon. Stay tuned!
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Well, found out that Nvidia Surround only works if you have identical displays, and they are rotated the same way (ie, all landscape or all portrait but not mixing of the two even if the vertical resolutions are the same). So looks like I will be gaming on the main display and will continue to use the sides to monitor temps and performance. For future reference, here is the link for what exactly is supported by Nvidia Surround.

http://www.nvidia.com/object/3d-vision-surround-system-requirements.html

But as far as gaming goes on the 3011U... WOW! I really like this monitor biggrin.gif

Just got done touching up the last of the pictures. Will be posting them tomorrow along with and updated index in the OP.
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I love your build have been following it from the start! I love that monitor and I had no idea that you couldnt mix the displays like that... Well Cant wait for pics thumb.gif
    
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Final Build Pics !

Time to wrap this build log up smile.gif. It has taken much longer than anticipated, but its finally done, turned out better than I had expected, and of course it also overclocks and performs like a champ.
I am going to post a smaller version of each picture in the post, and below each picture, a link to a full size version of the image for those who want some close ups.
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Here we have an angled side shot of the case with the window removed. Really pleased with how the colors of the liquid turned out, matching the Corsair fan rings.

Here we have another shot, directly from the side.

Shots with the windows installed. Looks great.

Here we have my attempt at cable management. I did what I could to keep it clean back there, but it was difficult to deal with that many cables, along with their added thickness due to the sleeving, which looks awesome by the way wink.gif.

Here are some artsy fartsy close up shots biggrin.gif I'm really not that great with a camera, but I wanted to try and get a few shots with my Nikon D80 of the build that were different from the usual side and angled ones we typically see.

Now on to the Workstation. Using a Dell 3011U as the main display, flanked by a 2007FP on each side for a total resolution of 4,960 x 1,600. I really like how everything works together, and all of that screen real estate is great for productivigy... and of course gaming biggrin.gif.


Well... that's it! Time to put away the modding/build hat for a while, and enjoy my PC. Thanks to everyone for their support and input. If you guys have any questions for me, I am more than happy to help out. Thanks for looking.
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yeah, it's sad, but surround really does still lack quite a few features.. Oh well, gaming on that single 30" is still super awesome i bet.. thumb.gif

Wish i had the money to help ya out and take those 580's off your hands.. As it is looks like i'll be buying a house and we all know where the money goes from there.. rolleyes.gif
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looks really good, but hope come you didn't use UV lighting to light up your tubing?

This has definitely inspired me ahha, great job man you should be proud! lol
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