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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #25081 of 28613
It's MOD-urday! check out the link to see my newest mod, fitting a Unisink, EK-VGA block onto a EVGA GTX470 (click to see the build log)

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Well, I thought I was really pushing this chip to reach what I reached. But this post I'm putting up from another club on OCN..
I just had to re-post it... The numbers this guy reached just blew my socks off... No, he still hasn't responded to me quoting him &
asking him how he cooled this chip but his numbers are just staggering to me.... Here my CPU-Z I just reached the other night...

390
Now I'm still working on making this stable. I'm able do most task's but I just can't get it to stabilize on a stress-test after 5mins or play any game after 5-10mins into the game... thumb.gif We'll get it!!! thumb.gif
Anyway, here is 'HobieCat's' post from the AMD Phenom II X 4 Deneb CPU owner's club... Just Amazing!!!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by HobieCat View Post

I might as well post this here smile.gif

 

955 BE

C3

6.75Ghz

Link: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1961826

 

1961826.png

 

 

24h prime95 stable tongue.gif


Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post

It's MOD-urday! check out the link to see my newest mod, fitting a Unisink, EK-VGA block onto a EVGA GTX470 (click to see the build log)

IMG_20120407_144459.jpg
What's Up Kaneda!!! Very specool.gif work sir. Great modding....
Edited by Rogue1266 - 4/7/12 at 1:17pm
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How did he manage 6.7 Ghz? That's a really impressive OC.
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Originally Posted by Branish View Post

How did he manage 6.7 Ghz? That's a really impressive OC.

Hey Branish. Yeah, It's what I thought it was... an 'Extreme' OverClock!!!
Here, I'm posting 'HobieCat's' response to me......

Quote:
Originally Posted by HobieCat View Post

Lol, go right ahead, I don't mind where you post it.  And the chip is still alive and kicking. See below for the cooling info smile.gif
It definitely wasn't prime95 stable, I was just joking.  I did that back in the summer at the August Ice overclocking event that OCN put on at Microcenter in Michigan.
The processor was cooled with LN2 (Liquid Nitrogen) for that OC, so it was at approx. -190C.  I was actually able to hit 6.875 Ghz with it, but the cpuz file got overwritten.

Still a highly amazing O.C.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post

It's MOD-urday! check out the link to see my newest mod, fitting a Unisink, EK-VGA block onto a EVGA GTX470 (click to see the build log)

IMG_20120407_144459.jpg

Great mod, looks almost as good as a full coverage block.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rogue1266 View Post

Well, I thought I was really pushing this chip to reach what I reached. But this post I'm putting up from another club on OCN..
I just had to re-post it... The numbers this guy reached just blew my socks off... No, he still hasn't responded to me quoting him &
asking him how he cooled this chip but his numbers are just staggering to me.... Here my CPU-Z I just reached the other night...

390
Now I'm still working on making this stable. I'm able do most task's but I just can't get it to stabilize on a stress-test after 5mins or play any game after 5-10mins into the game... thumb.gif We'll get it!!! thumb.gif
Anyway, here is 'HobieCat's' post from the AMD Phenom II X 4 Deneb CPU owner's club... Just Amazing!!!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by HobieCat View Post

I might as well post this here smile.gif

 

955 BE

C3

6.75Ghz

Link: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1961826

 

1961826.png

 

 

24h prime95 stable tongue.gif


1.848V=sub zero cooling

It would be killer to be able to run like that 24/7 thumb.gif
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Well its good to see some awesome scouts since I have been away! biggrin.gif

I myself have slipped into the seventh circle of hell with my rig currently sad-smiley-002.gif

It all kicked off about a week ago when my motherboard decided to die completely on me (no boot..no post...just lights) but I caught a lucky break in the fact that the online supplier was only a 45min drive from Liverpool and they had agreed to do an exchange on the spot.

Picked up the new motherboard and decided to drive all the way back to my home town of Cambridge (other side of the country) to see the folks and spend some time studying before my finals in two weeks. Once I got settled I decided to rebuild my rig so i could begin studying, only to find this board is ALSO FAULTY and will not recognise my 7970 unless I have something in the second pcie slot and consistently freezes after 3 minutes even on stock clocks mad.gif. ALLof my uni work is on my rig and I have no way of accessing it currently and I cant afford the 4 hour drive back to SCAN Computers in Bolton until the 15th (three days before my exams). sad-smiley-002.gif

I am so disappointed with gigabyte that I am refusing a direct like for like replacement and will never go with them ever again.

So I currently have two choices, either a non gigabyte Z68 or non gigabyteZ77? bearing in mind I have a 2600k and will have for the foreseeable future...what everyone's opinions of the boards in the links? anything in particular would you recommend?

Also I somehow blew my PSU up so I have now got a corsair HX750...but i am not so upset at that as my old psu was terrible tongue.gif

The only good news is I managed to spend 5 mins in my workshop at my parents today and made a new PSU cover out of a single sheet of acrylic that I heated and bent round. Decided to paint the inside surface of it black so the outside was still smooth a shiny like my hdd cover. I also created a window so you could see my psu logo. thumb.gif

here is a crappy phone shot..still got to pinstripe the edges of the paint in the window.
450

Is just a shame my rig is currently useless and can only produce fan noises and light the room red...... sadsmiley.gif
Edited by darkstar585 - 4/7/12 at 6:16pm
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post #25087 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rogue1266 View Post

Hey Branish. Yeah, It's what I thought it was... an 'Extreme' OverClock!!!
Here, I'm posting 'HobieCat's' response to me......


Still a highly amazing O.C.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thumb.gif

I wondered if it was liquid nitrogen but didn't speculate since it said 24/7. I wonder how the computers on the Enterprise would be cooled if it was real?
Edited by Branish - 4/7/12 at 9:18pm
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Well its good to see some awesome scouts since I have been away! biggrin.gif

I myself have slipped into the seventh circle of hell with my rig currently sad-smiley-002.gif

It all kicked off about a week ago when my motherboard decided to die completely on me (no boot..no post...just lights) but I caught a lucky break in the fact that the online supplier was only a 45min drive from Liverpool and they had agreed to do an exchange on the spot.

Picked up the new motherboard and decided to drive all the way back to my home town of Cambridge (other side of the country) to see the folks and spend some time studying before my finals in two weeks. Once I got settled I decided to rebuild my rig so i could begin studying, only to find this board is ALSO FAULTY and will not recognise my 7970 unless I have something in the second pcie slot and consistently freezes after 3 minutes even on stock clocks mad.gif. ALLof my uni work is on my rig and I have no way of accessing it currently and I cant afford the 4 hour drive back to SCAN Computers in Bolton until the 15th (three days before my exams). sad-smiley-002.gif

I am so disappointed with gigabyte that I am refusing a direct like for like replacement and will never go with them ever again.

So I currently have two choices, either a non gigabyte Z68 or non gigabyteZ77? bearing in mind I have a 2600k and will have for the foreseeable future...what everyone's opinions of the boards in the links? anything in particular would you recommend?

Also I somehow blew my PSU up so I have now got a corsair HX750...but i am not so upset at that as my old psu was terrible tongue.gif

The only good news is I managed to spend 5 mins in my workshop at my parents today and made a new PSU cover out of a single sheet of acrylic that I heated and bent round. Decided to paint the inside surface of it black so the outside was still smooth a shiny like my hdd cover. I also created a window so you could see my psu logo. thumb.gif

here is a crappy phone shot..still got to pinstripe the edges of the paint in the window.
450

Is just a shame my rig is currently useless and can only produce fan noises and light the room red...... sadsmiley.gif

First off that sucks big time!

Second was it the PSU going out that killed the MB? If so you may have a bad CPU, it almost sounds like the PCI control on the CPU could be bad.

Third this website doesn't have a lot to choose from but from this website I would go with these
BIG EDIT
Z77 IS OUT!

I would go with a Z77 board in case your CPU is toast, then atleast you can upgrade to IB on the 28th this month.
Asus Sabertooth Z77

Pro:
  • Z77/future proof if you want to upgrade your CPU to IB
  • Thermal Armor/Radar
  • TUF Components (Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; Certified by Military-standard)
  • 5 Year Warranty


Cons:
  • New and unproven
  • Looks for some
  • MB fans could make unwanted noise
  • No Wifi or Bluetooth


http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-sabertooth-z77-intel-z77-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-displayport-hdmi-atx
350


Asus P8Z77-V PRO

Pros:
  • Z77/future proof if you want to upgrade your CPU to IB
  • Built in Wifi
  • Fan Xpert 2


Cons:
  • New and unproven


http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-p8z77-v-pro-intel-z77-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-d-sub-%28vga%29-displayport-dvi-i-hdmi-atx
600

Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

Pros:
  • Asus is rock solid
  • Bluetooth
  • Killer ROG looks
  • Fan Expert


Cons:
  • CS can suck if you ever have to use them, at least in the USA
  • Not a Gen 3 MB, doesn't have PCIe 3.0, not a big deal as GPU's will not have any bottlenecks for a long time. Slight chance IB may not run as good, very slight chance
  • Price

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-rog-maximus-iv-extreme-z-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-raid-sata-pcie-20-(x16)-e-atx
350


Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3

Pros:
  • Asus (I'm a fan boy, lol)
  • Gen3
  • Price
  • Bluetooth
  • Fan Expert


Cons:
  • Not in stock
  • CS can suck if you ever have to use them, at least in the USA
  • Large heat sinks around CPU, could have problems with some coolers

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-p8z68-v-pro-gen3-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-(x16)-d-sub-dvi-d-hdmi-
600


ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Pros:
  • Gen3
  • Price


Cons:
  • No Bluetooth
  • CS is hit or miss, good with RMA bad with trobleshooting (email only at least in the USA)

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z68-extreme4-gen3-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-6gb-s-raid-sata-pcie-30-(x16)-graphics-on-board-
600


MSI Z68A-G43 (G3)

Pros:
  • Super Cheap
  • Gen3



Cons:
  • Limited SATA headers
  • Bad lay out with SATA headers (up facing under your long GPU)
  • Wimpy Heat sinks
  • Not a good OC'er
  • No Bluetooth
  • Could have cheaped out on other stuff


http://www.scan.co.uk/products/msi-z68a-g43-gen-3-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-(x16)-d-sub-(vga)-dvi-d-at
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I was having the same problem with my RX120 mount the same way, plus it was killing my rear usb's too until did some modding and got a top fan back in there. You might want to try what helped my MB stay cool, have the H70 blowing out the back and the top fan as intake. The top fan supplies your H70 with cool air and blows cool air over your MB. Case fans tend to blow air more to the sides than straight out, kinda like a shotgun but more. But on the intake side it's sucks more from straight line instead of from the sides. I would still cut the back out, having to push through a rad and the honeycomb is murder on a fan. I'm really suprised more people don't have more problems like this using rear mounted rads.


Y'see that's exactly how i setup my top fan the day i first installed my H70, and i had to swap over to the stock 120mm fan, the 140mm was too big ot fit in alongside the rad, with the idea being the top fan would then feed air straight to the intake on the H70 tongue.gif i did actually get as far as cutting the grill out, and setting up the fans and rad the way i said i was going to, but then i went to put the side panel back on.. a massive light bulb switched on and i realised that having a 120mm fan on the back of the case outside like that wasnt going to allow to me get the sidepanel on at all frown.gif so i put it back as i had it apart from having no rear fan grill >< once i feel adventurous enough i guess i'll try cut enough out of the lip on the sidepanel at the back of it off so that the 120mm fan housing fits, pain in the ass to be honest mad.gif
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I was having the same problem with my RX120 mount the same way, plus it was killing my rear usb's too until did some modding and got a top fan back in there. You might want to try what helped my MB stay cool, have the H70 blowing out the back and the top fan as intake. The top fan supplies your H70 with cool air and blows cool air over your MB. Case fans tend to blow air more to the sides than straight out, kinda like a shotgun but more. But on the intake side it's sucks more from straight line instead of from the sides. I would still cut the back out, having to push through a rad and the honeycomb is murder on a fan. I'm really suprised more people don't have more problems like this using rear mounted rads.


Y'see that's exactly how i setup my top fan the day i first installed my H70, and i had to swap over to the stock 120mm fan, the 140mm was too big ot fit in alongside the rad, with the idea being the top fan would then feed air straight to the intake on the H70 tongue.gif i did actually get as far as cutting the grill out, and setting up the fans and rad the way i said i was going to, but then i went to put the side panel back on.. a massive light bulb switched on and i realised that having a 120mm fan on the back of the case outside like that wasnt going to allow to me get the sidepanel on at all frown.gif so i put it back as i had it apart from having no rear fan grill >< once i feel adventurous enough i guess i'll try cut enough out of the lip on the sidepanel at the back of it off so that the 120mm fan housing fits, pain in the ass to be honest mad.gif

I should have thought of that, I had the same thing happen with the fan grill I put on the back. This part might help you fit that 140 up top. Drill out the fan holes so you can drop it a little to make room for it. Or is mounting the fan out the back going to make room for it.
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Potentia et Decor
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Black WD Green Asus BR XSPC RX 360 
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XSPC Rasa CPU Block EK-Reservoir/Pump Combo DCP 4.0 Windows 7 64bit LG 27" Flatron W2753V 
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