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Originally Posted by SiNiSt3r View Post
I just finished installing the Bitspower NB/SB Block without a hitch. I had to improvise with the LED that they gave me because it was pretty crappy. I ended up taking the one's (yes, more than one) off of the supplied EVGA heatsink and rigged them to work with the black freezer.

This is the crappy LED that Bitspower shipes with the block. It's a 5mm LED and its not that bright. I dunno if this is because it has a 2pin power adapter or if its just a crappy LED. Anyways, there is nowhere to put this in the acrylic attached to the block. It's really a poor design.


So, I ended up taking off the EVGA heatsink and figured I would take a peek as to what LED's they had to power the "E" on the heatsink. Turns out that there were 2x3mm LED's. This proved to be a beter option than the one that came with the Bitspower block.







I did some testing, with the lights out, to find the best placement for both the LED's. I was able to find a spots so that the whole top was illuminated. After that I taped them in place with some electrical tape.





Now that I took care of the LED issue it was time to install the block.

Before:




After:



I was able to tuck the excess wire under part of the block.


Not to shabby, eh? what do you guys think? Next item on the list will be the mounting the Heatkiller 3.0.
oh my god, more, more, more....

I'm all over it lol.....looking smooth there bro.
    
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This is a nice surprise after getting my a** handed to me in L4D. 658-6053. The AI director hates someone on my team.

Anyways, I love that block. Its a really nice touch. What is EVGA's stance on it. Im sure there are warranty issues with it. I Would love to replace my aluminum NB block, but not sure about the RMA possibilities.
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Anyways, I love that block. Its a really nice touch. What is EVGA's stance on it. Im sure there are warranty issues with it. I Would love to replace my aluminum NB block, but not sure about the RMA possibilities.
the blocks are made for the boards. if installed correctly I don't believe you void the warranty. everything (even thr stock heatsink) is held in with screws, so its fairly simple to replace if I need to send it in for warrany. You just gotta make sure that you don't screw it on too tight where you would be crushing the NB and SB chips.
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Alrighty, tongiht I was able to install the Heatkiller, MCP355 pump and place the mobo in the case.

It took a couple tries with the heatkiller to get it how i wanted it. I was having trouble puttin oon the IC Diamond. But after a couple mounts I was able to find the right amount of TIM to use.
This thread proved to be extremely helpful: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...=221366&page=3

Pics of the HK and Bitspower Block:





Pics of the mobo installed inside the Case. For those that don't know the case was Powdercoated by TDN1979, OCN's resident Artisan. Link to the powdercoat thread:http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...e-coating.html

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enjoy!
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That wrinkle red really matches the red on the RAM in the pics. Looking great bro
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um, the thread title, needs to be fixed A CUP underwater, isn't much... a CPU, thats a whole different story Great build though, and nice interior color scheme so far

It's supposed to be like that. This is why the seven is in parenthesis. Its a play on words.






It boils down to me being an immature college student, and this stuff (child humour) makes me laugh..
Edited by SiNiSt3r - 6/17/09 at 11:21pm
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Thats all
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Looking really nice! Subbed
 
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Can I have a cup of Fishstiks? Southpark Rox
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Where did you get your heatkiller from? I cant seem to find anyone in the States that carries it. I really dont feel like adding $22 for shipping from the UK.
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