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Originally Posted by eskamobob1 View Post

i actualy just found that out recently... i am debating going EK 7970, but idk how well they will go with my build and they will cost nearly $40 more a pice frown.gif... im still trying to decide on that one though smile.gif
EDIT: and thanks for the sub guys smile.gif

The NEW style now is a full cover waterblock I believe that cools the vrms also
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post #12 of 112
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question: how are you going to go tubeless? bitspower extenders? If that's what your into, then i dont think $80 makes that much of a difference.

also, the ek csq blocks look A LOT nicer in real life than in the pictures (IMO)..... if that helps to decide.

I plan to use acrylic tubing when I go "tubeless"... Also, I actualy kinda like the CSQ design, I'm just worried about it not matching the rest of my blocks
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Originally Posted by Addiction View Post

Subbed for sure! As for name ideas, maybe play off the your motherboard? Big Bang could go many different ways with military or science themed names. thumb.gif

That's a great idea... Ty smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Dwood View Post

The NEW style now is a full cover waterblock I believe that cools the vrms also

Nah... The "new style" is just an acrylic plate that goes over the top of the old block so that it looks like the raystorm and such I'm prity sure... I'll look into it though smile.gif
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3930k @ 4.1 GHz Big Bang Xpower II HIS 7970 ICE X2 HIS 7970 ICE X2 
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
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Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
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DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
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Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
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DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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post #13 of 112
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Originally Posted by barracks510 View Post

question: how are you going to go tubeless? bitspower extenders? If that's what your into, then i dont think $80 makes that much of a difference.

also, the ek csq blocks look A LOT nicer in real life than in the pictures (IMO)..... if that helps to decide.

I plan to use acrylic tubing when I go "tubeless"... Also, I actualy kinda like the CSQ design, I'm just worried about it not matching the rest of my blocks
Quote:
Originally Posted by Addiction View Post

Subbed for sure! As for name ideas, maybe play off the your motherboard? Big Bang could go many different ways with military or science themed names. thumb.gif

That's a great idea... Ty smile.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dwood View Post

The NEW style now is a full cover waterblock I believe that cools the vrms also

Nah... The "new style" is just an acrylic plate that goes over the top of the old block so that it looks like the raystorm and such I'm prity sure... I'll look into it though smile.gif
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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PowerCase
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
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Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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post #14 of 112
You could call it, *The Final frontier*

Although if you do I might be forced to kill you as that's what im planning on calling mine biggrin.gif
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You could call it, *The Final frontier*
Although if you do I might be forced to kill you as that's what im planning on calling mine biggrin.gif

done and done biggrin.gif... lol... jk... ill think of somethign after my brain isnt fried from taking a 4 hour test in 2 hours rolleyes.gif
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell 22" (1680x1050) Sony 17" (800x900) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Wolf king 
PowerCase
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
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DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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post #16 of 112
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done and done biggrin.gif... lol... jk... ill think of somethign after my brain isnt fried from taking a 4 hour test in 2 hours rolleyes.gif


Military themed name...fitting for the way the motherboard looks: "Armed and Dangerous". Dual meaning if you are like me and dangerous when tinkering! tongue.gif
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Military themed name...fitting for the way the motherboard looks: "Armed and Dangerous". Dual meaning if you are like me and dangerous when tinkering! tongue.gif

lol... i like the name, but this will by no means be a military theemed build (the sole reason i got the mobo blocks tbh was to get rid of the HSs)... i got the board because i like MSI and loved the features... as soon as i get rads, those crayon heat sinks will be comming off tongue.gif
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3930k @ 4.1 GHz Big Bang Xpower II HIS 7970 ICE X2 HIS 7970 ICE X2 
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
CaseMouseAudio
HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell 22" (1680x1050) Sony 17" (800x900) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Wolf king 
PowerCase
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
CaseMouseAudio
HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
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post #18 of 112
Big Bang Theory ? Thats a good name for this build.. I did a quick search and I don't think its been used yet..
post #19 of 112
you should name it parking ticket cause its got fine written all over it. GiGGiDi GiGGiDi DOO
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you should name it parking ticket cause its got fine written all over it. GiGGiDi GiGGiDi DOO

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