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post #5341 of 28613
We've made it through the home stretch and now on to the finish line.

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All cleaned up with a fresh coat of paint.

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PCI-01 reassembled and installed

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Holding that 5770 nice and tight

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Final assembly at about 95%. I just had to clean up the wiring in the back and wire in my led lighting in with the case lights and she's all done. I'm lovin' this MSI board and have got all four cores in the 550 unlocked. The system is so damn fast I don't see the need to OC any more than running the 5770 @ 960/1445 and the system ram @ 1600. So that's it. Next mod planned...the window. The slots block my view of that lovely Lian-Li bracket and with my Logisys red five led laser, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-017-_-Product, shining on it, it's too much beauty not to see. Whew!, my fingers hurt.



    
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Rockr, we have the same motherboard, do you know what your North Bridge temp is? I got mine down to 46c max from 70c by changing the thermal grease.
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I have no idea kev. I read your posts in the GD70 club and I was going to change it out, but my wife mentioned since I had already voided two warranties on this build I should probably not push my luck. I figured she was right and have left it alone. I don't even know how to read the northbridge temps, but if you tell then we'll both know Also I was wondering if you would share your OC settings being we do have the same board so I would have a good place to start.
    
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Duuuuuude nice I'm glad you got your stuff man! Great pile of hardware there

Got it to work yet? ^^
Yeppers! I named it The Stalker, cuz it's fast, dark and dangerous!
    
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The weather has been really whack lately, it's the anniversary of the Black Saturday Fires from last year, and surprisingly it's been cold the weekend and was raining quite heavily down here...got almost 30mm of rain thursday night, thankfully the weather hasn't hit insanely temps, nor have we had any devastating fires.

But fook me, -28c perfect overclocking weather, hehe.



MMmmm sweet build dude! and welcome to the club!
Hey photonmoo, we didnt even get 5 minute of Rain last week, was thunder storm but that was it, but then your further down the East Coast from me.
    
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I have no idea kev. I read your posts in the GD70 club and I was going to change it out, but my wife mentioned since I had already voided two warranties on this build I should probably not push my luck. I figured she was right and have left it alone. I don't even know how to read the northbridge temps, but if you tell then we'll both know Also I was wondering if you would share your OC settings being we do have the same board so I would have a good place to start.
I don't overclock my 550 a lot, I keep it set at 3.6 MHz with just the multiplier with out unlocking the other 2 cores, I like seeing 26c temps.
I use everest to read all my data, odd thing is it doesn't read the NB temp on my asus board, just the msi board, I also don't know if the free everest will read NB temp, I have the paid everest.
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I'll give the free version a go. Thanks for the OC info, I'll try that as well.
    
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To answer your question, the 200 series DOES do PhysX. People often have dedicated PhysX cards(8xxx series and above) which is what led imh073p to saying 8800 for PhysX.
Yup lol.

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To continue...

The next order of business was to get rid of those pesky fan grills and to make a hole for the 24 pin cable, the front panel cables and the dvd power and data cables. it was quick work with my trusty dremel and reinforced cutting discs. Like cutting through butter...

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To be continued...
Wow, nice and clean. Rep+

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...I kept removing the attached photos before posting.
Nice sleeve job. I really need to do this pretty soon myself. I think im going to mount my cathode switch like photonmoo did in his.

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Hello gentlemen, it's been a while.

Scout has not changed much just got dustier. HEH!
All the mods I have planned never happened so I canceled them till summer vacation.
You get any dust filters for the window fan? Theres a pesky little hole at the bottom of the bezel that pretty much defeats the purpose of all the filters in it.
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Theres a pesky little hole at the bottom of the bezel that pretty much defeats the purpose of all the filters in it.
I've been meaning to mod that opening to, I was thinking of cutting one of those magnetic filters to fit inside the bottom of the front cover.
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I've been meaning to mod that opening to, I was thinking of cutting one of those magnetic filters to fit inside the bottom of the front cover.
Oh ya thats a good idea. I saw someone in this thread put some foam from a mobo box or something in that hole. It looks like it works pretty good. Hard problem to solve in a clean efficient manner.
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