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Did a few more things with the case..

I have four Scythe Gentle Typhoons now.
Two are intakes (one in 5.25" bay, the other in front of the drives).
Two are sandwiched between the H50 radiator. Push -> Pull.

The black stuff everywhere is sound deadening material.
Yeah, it looks a little silly, but my case is SILENT now and with the door on you hardly see any of it.

Also, I took the LED fans from a Kingston HyperX RAM cooler and swapped them into a Corsair housing.
The Corsair housing a black, so it looks much better. Plus I'm using Corsair RAM, so I had to keep that matched.
I had to blow dry the stickers to take them off and reapply from one fan to another, but it was worth the effort.

Anyway, here's some updated shots..

coveroffflash.jpg
thruwindow.jpg
inside.jpg

I know that it's sound dampening material but it also looks like a ghetto way to get a black interior without painting it xD

Kudos to you good sir! Also if you're tired of the black you can just peal it off.
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post #272 of 604
I am still trying to figure out what color to paint my interrior. I sort of have a blue and black thing going, and since outside is black and EVERYONE does black i wanted something original, and i cant think of anything else but blue to do, not sure what kind of blue yet.

That was my idea but i dont know if it will turn out good looking. but i guess the only way to know is to try...
    
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post #273 of 604
Go to your local auto parts store and look at some of the Dupli-Color paints. They have some metalics that you won't find at your local hardware store, home supply store, or big box variety store like Wally World. It will cost you a couple of dollars extra to get it, but you might like it better.
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post #274 of 604
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
I know that it's sound dampening material but it also looks like a ghetto way to get a black interior without painting it xD

Kudos to you good sir! Also if you're tired of the black you can just peal it off.
You know, yeah, it seems ghetto but with the door on you see none of it.
I cut the window just right so that the only thing you're seeing is the main components.
Come spring I'm going with a bigger case anyway because I want a second GPU.
Thanks for the feedback either way!

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post #275 of 604
I have two vid cards in my Elite 330, but they aren't as high end as yours is. If cooling is an issue you can cut a opening in the bottom of the case to allow the bottom card to draw in air from outside the case. I've done that on more than one smaller case like this.
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Well i just finished my cpu overclocking and hav maxed out.

It is an AMD Athlon II X2 215 and is at 2.7ghz dual core stock. Now i am at 3.7Ghz and am currently running OCCT for an hour and when done will finish up my homework, and then will run prime95 till about 1:00-2:00 pm tomorrow so + or -12 hours. Should be sufficient right? Should it go longer? My stock bus speed is 200mhz and now is at 275mhz.

Then when i get the chance i will start on my ram overclock, which is actually overclocked now because of the bus speed increase. But it is rated at 667mhz and is now up to 900mhz so i think i will just squeeze out the last little bit i can and then work on the timings. Will have to do some research, dont know much about it.

Then my gpu later.
    
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8 hours Prime95 Small FFT should be good for an enthusiast PC.
Remember, OCs only need to be as stable as YOU need it to be.
I can pass 8hr Prime 95 Small FFT and that's as stable as I need it.
Never had a crash, freeze or hiccup during regualr use with my current setup using that P95 test.
That's just my philosophy.

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post #278 of 604
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Originally Posted by kidaquarius View Post
8 hours Prime95 Small FFT should be good for an enthusiast PC.
Remember, OCs only need to be as stable as YOU need it to be.
I can pass 8hr Prime 95 Small FFT and that's as stable as I need it.
Never had a crash, freeze or hiccup during regualr use with my current setup using that P95 test.
That's just my philosophy.

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Yeah i understand. But what is all the difference between each of p95's tests? blend, small ftt, or in place large ftt? What is best? What does what etc, if someone can elaborate thatd be great. I normally just set it to blend and then let it run throughout the night.

If it passes then its good for me. But then again i do use my pc about 10-14 hours a day(online schooling) etc So i let it run a bit longer. oh and when outta town for the weekend is a great chance t let it run for around 72hrs. If it passes that with a huge overclock as mine (36%) then its rock solid!
    
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Running extended stress tests is a big waste of time. The results are only valid if all of the conditions remain constant, and that rarely if ever happens. Raise the ambient room temp by a single degree and the previous results are invalid. Get some dust in the case or the dust filters and the previous results are no longer valid. Install a Windows update and your previous tests are again, no longer valid. I run a 32meg HyperPi and watch the screen while it's doing it to see if there are any glitches. If there aren't and it passes, which takes about 15 to 20 minutes I can be assured that it's at least 98% stable. I then load the Windows Folding@Home SMP client and run that for a couple of days. If it doesn't crash and the client doesn't throw any errors it's as close to 100% stable as you can get it. I've seen a lot of systems run Prime, OCCT, etc. for 24, 48, even 72 hours and fail the Windows SMP Client within a half an hour. You don't even have to stop using the computer while running it.

In Prime, small FFT's tests mostly the CPU and FPU, large FFT's test mostly the CPU and FPU with a little ram, while Blend is exactly what it sounds like, a good blend of everything.
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I don't even remember what I used, some random program my friend suggested. It's the only one that worked at all. The rest found and recovered nothing.
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