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Fedex guy just brought me a gift! I have the next 6 days off due to a possible hairline fracture in my toe. Gonna be a great week!


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post #42 of 89
Awesome stuff.

I agree about top tier air coolers being as good as CLC's. I never said they aren't. Again, it's a matter of looks and practicality to me. My (huge) Thermaltake Frio was pretty much within 2 degrees of my H100i when I ran a FX-8350 in this machine. I recall being distinctly disappointed because I thought it was going to cool much better than my Frio, and it didn't.

However, even when my H100i broke (the Corsair Link USB connector on the unit) the rest of the unit worked fine and the pump never died. Since then, I've run the replacement one they sent me and it's still going strong. I'm pretty sure I got it in 3/2014 and almost two years later it's still working fine. I don't know if people take them out, take the fans off and DUST them regularly or not though. But I've had nothing but a wonderful experience with my CLCs. biggrin.gif
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post #43 of 89
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A little teaser of what im working on.
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Its not the prettiest but its all deburred and all the holes line up perfect.
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post #45 of 89
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The p182 had an annoying center divider between the psu and hard drives for a fan. I drilled out the rivets and was hoping to put a fan inside, but in front of the drives. Not enough room so its on the outside.

I lied. I have ONE good sp120 fan. I dont know why the other 3 died but whatever.
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post #46 of 89
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Almost there! It almost looks like i know what im doing lol
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post #47 of 89
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Ready for first boot! -crossing fingers-
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Originally Posted by Slink3Slyde View Post

Common misconception wink.gif Cryorig R1 Ultimate and Phanteks PHTC-14 PE are just as good as well as a few others there or there abouts.



This on a 6700k at 1.4v 4.6Ghz TPU's new setup. The R1 universal uses a slim front fan that loses it a couple of C over the Ultimate.

But if you cant fit one in then cool, it's just so many people insist the Noctua is the only game in town, its not.

I assume this is a gaming rig?

Only other thing I'd advise is getting some 3000+ RAM I know you said it wasnt worth it but I dont believe its a massive amount more, what 15 or 20 dollars? And it can make a difference, in Fallout 4 for instance.



Also, I know its DDR3 but

http://www.overclock.net/t/1487162/an-independent-study-does-the-speed-of-ram-directly-affect-fps-during-high-cpu-overhead-scenarios

And in many other games in sections where the CPU gets hit hard. Like MMO's or strategy games, or sections with lots of physics work.

Just my thoughts, enjoy the build thumb.gif

Wow, I didn't realize Fallout 4 was so RAM hungry. I've been letting my memory sit at 1600 when I could have put it at 2133 for like 2 years because I'm lazy. Maybe clocking it up where it should be will help me pull some extra juice from my 6300.
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post #49 of 89
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Pc booted up first try and posted right away. Fans are whirrin, pump is pumpin, and things are happening.

Trying to revive my previous windows 7 install using my win7 usb. Going to side load the drivers

Sent from my SM-N910P using JellyBombed Tapatalk 2

Edit:gave up, fresh install time. Good thing i made this usb stick with the xhci driver hotfix so i can install win7!
Edited by Nenkitsune - 2/13/16 at 1:03am
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post #50 of 89
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Originally Posted by Nenkitsune View Post


Ready for first boot! -crossing fingers-
Good, ideas -related to this a bit) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

also how is the pump noise at idle ? did you plug it into pwm slot ?

edit: woops didnt see you cut everything lol, maybe add feet and cut a hole under the GPU to add an intake fan.
Edited by MadjinnSayan - 2/13/16 at 2:07am
 
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