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I think 55° is the CPU. And the GPU? Idle?

55 is my cpu at load, but being so high at stock, I can't really overclock it much. It idle's around 30. My GPU is perfectly fine though. I can't decide ona cooler because the way Asrock designed the placement of the CPU socket, I'm worried about getting a cooler that will hit my card. What about the Antec Kuhler 620?

The 620 is very small with incredibly flexible tubes.
I'll be installing my stuff tonight and will be posting pics of it all setup here once I finish. I'll be putting a 620 on my CPU and on my GPU, so if you want to see the fit, come back sometime tomorrow and I should have them up.
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This is my first time posting. smile.gif This site has me addicted to the Prodigy there are so many things you can add to such a small case. Now, I haven't put together a computer in a few years so this was like starting out from scratch.

I have some pictures in an album but I don't know how to link them. Here are some issues I ran into when putting the case together.

- In the manual, the installation picture for the front fan is wrong. The flat edges are to go on the outside. I wish the holes at the front had stamped 230mm , 240mm on the case beside the holes so I knew which ones to attach the fans to. Took me 20min to get it lined up.

- What are those long rubber things in the fan kit. It needs a manual to show what they are for.

- Some missing paint on the internal HDD cage and on the fans. No biggie, they are the hanger marks from painting.

- There is a mix of low quality plastic thumb screws on the case and solid metal ones on the power supply bracket.

- Fan came with a 7v adapter. That is like selling me 75% of a fan. It should include a 12v adapter.

Everything else is great and fits well.
Edited by vector north - 7/29/12 at 9:14am
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This is my first time posting. smile.gif This site has me addicted to the Prodigy there are so many things you can add to such a small case. Now, I haven't put together a computer in a few years so this was like starting out from scratch.
I have some pictures in an album but I don't know how to link them. Here are some issues I ran into when putting the case together.
- In the manual, the installation picture for the front fan is wrong. The flat edges are to go on the outside. I wish the holes at the front had stamped 230mm , 240mm on the case beside the holes so I knew which ones to attach the fans to. Took me 20min to get it lined up.
- What are those long rubber things in the fan kit. It needs a manual to show what they are for.
- Some missing paint on the internal HDD cage and on the fans. No biggie, they are the hanger marks from painting.
- There is a mix of low quality plastic thumb screws on the case and solid metal ones on the power supply bracket.
Everything else is great and fits well.

Welcome to OCN!

The long rubber things would be be rubber mounts so that it absorbs vibrations and reduces sounds caused by those vibrations.
    
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Hey everyone, I'm a newcomer to the forum. The prodigy was the reason why I joined. Anyway, please add me. My specs are:

-Bitfenix prodigy (Arctic White)
-Corsair H100
-Nvidia GTX 460
-Intel i5-3570k
-8 gb Ripjaws DDR3
-Asrock Z77e-itx
-Antic Earthwatt 650w

Also, since a lot of people here uses the Asrock Z77e-itx mb. Can someone help me? I can't seems to get the onboard graphic to work. Up till recently, when I turn on the computer it would run for about 5-10 seconds and then shut down, only to turn on again. I fixed that problem, which is probably due to the misplaced RAMs. However, I would like to fix the onboard graphic because I will have to make due with it until my graphic card arrive.
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You mean like this?
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Hey everyone, I'm a newcomer to the forum. The prodigy was the reason why I joined. Anyway, please add me. My specs are:
-Bitfenix prodigy (Arctic White)
-Corsair H100
-Nvidia GTX 460
-Intel i5-3570k
-8 gb Ripjaws DDR3
-Asrock Z77e-itx
-Antic Earthwatt 650w
Also, since a lot of people here uses the Asrock Z77e-itx mb. Can someone help me? I can't seems to get the onboard graphic to work. Up till recently, when I turn on the computer it would run for about 5-10 seconds and then shut down, only to turn on again. I fixed that problem, which is probably due to the misplaced RAMs. However, I would like to fix the onboard graphic because I will have to make due with it until my graphic card arrive.

Welcome to OCN!

It should work automatically, but make sure you have a monitor connected to the motherboard ports.

If it's not working, you may have something installed incorrectly or something is broken. Make sure you only use the USB 2.0 ports, as the USB 3.0 ports need a driver installed for them to work. Make sure you installed the CPU correctly (have the arrow/triangle match up on the CPU and the motherboard). You only need the CPU and RAM to access the BIOS (just keep pressing "Delete" button during POST, which is right after you press the power button).
    
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Not sure about the settings for the Z77E, but I know that on the last board I owned there was an option to disable onboard graphics and use the GPU only, so look around for something like that.
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You mean like this?

How are those fans attached, with the pins?
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With a large fan the lower front clips are blocked. I put the flat edges on the sides.
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So, I saw this thread and got interested in the case. I don't intend on making a super powerful rig or anything really special for that matter, but does anyone know of any mini-ITX board that can use an AM3 processor, and DDR3 (1333) memory?

I've got some spare parts (processor, PSU, 2 x 2GB DDR3 RAM, HDD, ODD) and kind of want to use this just as a simple, mini-build. I won't need any GPU, really, just one that is good enough to use Windows 7. Perhaps a board that has just two slots, one for a simple GPU and one for a PCI WiFi card. (Does m-ITX even come with two slots, or just one?)

Any info on a good board would be much appreciated.
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