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post #311 of 343
how many of you thought he was gonna say "the good, the bad, the ugly" ?



I guess Im old

good job smokie
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post #312 of 343
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lol. I would of hated to have an ugly section

Another 4 images have uploaded!!!









More to come in a bit.

-Smokie
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Very snazzy! + I really like the back.
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gratz... looks sweet!
     
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Thanks Dar_T & xxicrimsonixx

These are the final pics i have at the moment. I will take some night shots later... when it is night of course. Middle of the day here in australia atm.







I give it the thumbs up


-Smokie
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You are my hero dude. That case is sick, and to think it's your first one! Great job

Now get your arse busy on the next one.....hahahhahahahaha.

Can't wait to see what you come up with next man.
 
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Thanks Ramsey77. I will start designing the next one!

Ok so its all running. So here are some temps...

Ambiant: 30.5 (degrees celcius)

Idle: 31

Load: Using Heavyload with CPU running between 65% and 97% with a mean position of about 82% temps were constant at 43

Took approximatley 6 seconds to return to idle temps.

When i had my CPU overclocked to 3.0 on stock cooling i would get temp of around 65 to 67 degrees and i didnt want to push any further than that. Defult CPU configuration with stock cooler at load would reach around the 56 degree mark. With this cooler providing the CPU will take it i hope to get 3.2GHz out of the E6600. At the moment with the stock settings my 3870X2 is getting sevearly bottlenecked...

-Smokie
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nice
     
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Looking good, any particular reason you decided to make your own instead of buying? Seems like allot of stress
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Originally Posted by warfox View Post
Looking good, any particular reason you decided to make your own instead of buying? Seems like allot of stress
Pardon for buttin' in, but once one builds their own case there are 1 of 2 things that generally happen:

1) One will never buy retail again.
2) One will never build another case again.

Yes, the frustration can be a trial-by-fire, but that is directly proportionate to the DIY pride from the outcome.



Gooooooooooooooo, Smokie!
Edited by Syrillian - 2/20/09 at 8:55am
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