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So made a few upgrades to the build, swapped my 3770K and Maximus V Extreme with a 4930K and Rampage IV Black Edition, got some backplates for my cards and added another SSD.





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post #5722 of 12526
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So made a few upgrades to the build, swapped my 3770K and Maximus V Extreme with a 4930K and Rampage IV Black Edition, got some backplates for my cards and added another SSD.
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That build is begging for custom watercooling. tongue.gif
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post #5723 of 12526
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Originally Posted by CyBorg807 View Post

So made a few upgrades to the build, swapped my 3770K and Maximus V Extreme with a 4930K and Rampage IV Black Edition, got some backplates for my cards and added another SSD.

I take it you got some EVGA back plates?

I got the PNY reference ones was thinking about adding the same. Our rigs look like bout same hardware. Love the looks of yours I still have alot of cable routing to go just waiting on my 2nd 780
post #5724 of 12526
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Really? Same temps on GPU? Just curious, are you running the stock GPU fan profile? Also, what make fans are you using on the case and the h100?

Yes same gpu temps. maybe 1-2C lower but not much. Maybe the fans are spinning slower or somewhat. i'm using the stock fans included in the h100i and the h100i is in quiet mode
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I take it you got some EVGA back plates?

I got the PNY reference ones was thinking about adding the same. Our rigs look like bout same hardware. Love the looks of yours I still have alot of cable routing to go just waiting on my 2nd 780

Ya EVGA cards and backplates, I am pretty happy with the way everything turned out, I tried a little harder this time around the make the other side of the case not look like a terrible mess also.

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post #5726 of 12526
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Ya EVGA cards and backplates, I am pretty happy with the way everything turned out, I tried a little harder this time around the make the other side of the case not look like a terrible mess also.

Jealous!!!! I thought you had regular 780's Nice!!!! You got me on the CPU and GPU's!!! thumb.gif
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This case has had the bottom hard drive bays removed and in its place is a 140mm and 120mm fan. In addition the exterior has been covered with digital snow camouflage vinyl wrap, the window has been tinted with 5% car tinting, and the interior has been lit with an adhesive led strip. The Intel i5 4670k and EVGA Hydro Classified 780 have been overclocked to 4.7ghz and 1400mhz (core)/1900mhz (vram) respectively. The water cooling system contains two 30 FPI radiators (360mm and 280mm), a XSPC 750 Reservoir/Pump, and Yate Loon high speed fans. The system has 16gb of ram, a 256gb Samsung 840 ssd, and a 4tb 3.5” hard drive. The motherboard is a Gigabyte Z87X-OC Force and this all pushes pixels to a 25*14 Shimian monitor.

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Wow what a build, can I ask you to post a image of the back the case. Would like to see what you did with 3.5 drive.

Thanks
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Really? Same temps on GPU? Just curious, are you running the stock GPU fan profile? Also, what make fans are you using on the case and the h100?

I also have my two cards running within 1c of each other.

http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showpost.php?p=25987664&postcount=464
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Wow what a build, can I ask you to post a image of the back the case. Would like to see what you did with 3.5 drive.

Thanks

I just used velcro tape to attach it to the bottom of the case. After seeing a big data center's (Google?) report on how temperature doesn't affect hard drive reliability as much as previously thought I went ahead and put it in back instead of the "hot box" in the front.
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I also have my two cards running within 1c of each other.

http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showpost.php?p=25987664&postcount=464

How did you add more space between them?
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