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post #111 of 1083
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kromm, I forget the name of that earthworm game for the SNES...
what's it called?!? Earthworm jim?
sorry for off-topicness
lol!
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post #112 of 1083
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For those intrested what hardware will be going into the new box, here pics of couple items I just got delivered



Initially I was gonna get TRUE but then I changed my mind and I can always upgarde from it if need be.



Oh Yeah!

Edited by EuroFix - 5/25/08 at 5:12am
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sweet...
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post #114 of 1083
Ohh....

"Direct heat-pipe contact"

Liking it!
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You'll like that Xigmatek.
    
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post #116 of 1083
don't lap it too much
thats a beast of a PSU, you think you're going to use 1000w anyway?
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post #117 of 1083
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don't lap it too much
thats a beast of a PSU, you think you're going to use 1000w anyway?
Apparently those direct heat pipe sinks cant be lapped or at least its not as easy as with traditional solid base.

I dont think the 1KW PSU will even know its running! Q6700 + 2 x 9800GTX and couple of drives will hardly touch it but I intend to keep it for few years so Im sure time will come when it will have to work hard.

My current TT 480W is 4 years old and I remember back then that was a LOT of power but today it can no longer deliver...
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post #118 of 1083
Yeah I think there's a thread around here somewhere about lapping with the direct pipes, I'm just too lazy to search and include the link. But I'm sure you could find it if you were so inclined. I don't think it would be too hard.
post #119 of 1083
damn I wish I saw your thread sooner, this case looks like its going to come out awesome.

I have a stacker too (but the one even older than that) and even only partially assembled yours looks better. Keep it up =)
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post #120 of 1083
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The 2 red LED Zalman fans I got originally are meant to be used for experimentation and prototyping purposes - I need to learn how to do things.

Thus in name of modding science I have butchered the first fan



Unlike some other fans which use a single wire wrapped around the outer perimeter of the fan shroud to supply power to LEDs, Zalman cleverly hides the wiring using silver wires running along the fan support arms and connecting each LED directly to the PCB.



I desoldered all wires from the PCB.




Im sure I will find use for the removed fan in future


Initially I though the LEDs were 5V but after burning one out, I assumed they must be 3V.
Quick research on the net and I ended up purchasing 4 220 ohm resistors.
With 5V brought down to 3V, the LEDs worked perfectly.


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