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post #11 of 49
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Im going with 2x 9600GT 512 in SLI and selling the 8800 w/WB...the case should be in Tues!
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New gear has arrived! DD waterblock, liquid and tubing!

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Can't wait to see it
    
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post #14 of 49
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Installed block...I would have shown the thermalpaste application process, but my batteries were dying I Used the Arctic Silver Ceramique which some ppl have seen a 3 degree drop from AS5 using a similar block and CPU. Isn't she purdy?

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This will be a big post...so I got so many parts today...I got alot done! After recieving the Mozart...I have decided not to paint the interior, but I will be ordering some black soundproofing instead! So..to the pics!


So empty...

680i installed...now some new arrivals..



SLI goodness!

A pair of 74 gig Raptors for RAID 0


I decided to mount the rad lower than anticipated. Couldn't get the original planned shroud to fit in the space I wanted, but this config seems to work well. I may add 2 more 120mm fans to the inside of the rad to assist in air-movement.
Now...lets route some tubing and get some flow action!


Here, I have enlisted the help of a spare PSU and tester to check flow rates and look for leaks before I go any further...

As you can see, I have had to mod a little plastic doohicky from the dollar store to act as my res, until all my parts are in to build the one that was planned for this project...
but LOOK at it CHURN! looks like great flow...


Zomg...I wish my OCZ 1010w PSU was modular. At least with this case, cable management is a breeze...



Praise Cheezus! No Leaks!!!
Now to set up RAID and install OS


Now for a few pr0n shots for a good sendoff...



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post #16 of 49
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Here is the initial OC.. stable at 8 hrs 23 mins!
http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=5826792
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post #17 of 49
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Received the tubing for custom res. I bought this 3"OD Acrylic for $48 for a 6 foot piece, they cut it in half for shipping. If anyone wants to buy the 2nd half, PM me. Also, if anyone knows where to get OCN decals for my case, I am all about getting some of those ASAP!
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=D 3Dmark06 is now over 15k!
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You know what your monitor setup reminds me of? a big Nintendo DS.
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You know what your monitor setup reminds me of? a big Nintendo DS.
...but BIGGER!
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