Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Case Mods › damnit... now i started obsessing xD
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

damnit... now i started obsessing xD

post #1 of 59
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by oliverw92 View Post
A challenger appears:











20cmx20cmx20cm

his fault!

meow i gotta build a SMALLER watercooled computer. im thinking about building my own case out of wood with acrylic windows or glass windows. this allows me to not feel bad if i end up not building that cabinet case i wanted to, + it would be awesome practice for it ^_^ that and less materials=less money. i can build this entire little rig + mnake the case for it as building JUST the case for this current rig. better use of leftover parts and time/money imo.

parts im thinking of atm:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136073


DFI LANParty MI P55-T36 LGA 1156 Intel P55 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Model #:LP MI P55-T36
Item #:N82E16813136073
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
$134.99




http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116072


Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail
Model #:BX80571E5200
Item #:N82E16819116072
Return Policy:CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
In Stock
$64.50



http://www.frozencpu.com/products/97...?tl=g30c95s157

Black Ice® GTX Xtreme M80 Dual Pass Liquid Cooling Radiator - Single 80mm: $40




http://www.frozencpu.com/products/96...tl=g30c107s154

XSPC X20 150 Submersible Pump Acrylic Reservoir Combo: $37



http://www.orbitmicro.com/global/pe-flex16r-p-4354.html


PE-FLEX16R is a right angle flexible extender for PCI Express X16 bus: $52


i have a left over cpu waterblock and ddr3 ram. i need to figure out what GPU, what GPU heatsink i am going to use with it, the tubing and fittings, i'll need some sort of way to put wifi in this rig. i am thinking of using the USB header on my mobo and wiring it to a usb wifi stick that will go inside a compartment on the exterior of the case somewhere with a mini sliding door. i have the USB stick already. i will need a small but sufficient PSU to go with this somehow. i am thinking of butchering a cheap and gutting it out, building a new psu shrouding out of possibly wood for it to fit the case i plan on making. hopefully this psu can be modular.

i have NO IDEA how the cpu performs. i chose it because its cheap as hell and aparently can OC to 4ghz+. i want you to tell me how much fps about i would get in crysis compaired to my current setup if you replaced my cpu with that one. i get around 30 fps on very hi, 8xAA 1920x1200 with my rig now. how much would that go down by? how much would that thing get @ 4ghz on super pi? my rig gets 10.09 seconds. i want performance out of it but it looks wimpy to me. yourthoughts?

since this cpu will prolly suck like no other, i am very open to suggestions. the GPU could be any GPU if the psu mod will work.

is mod competition registration still open? whens the mod competition end?


ideas, suggestions and input is welcome ^_^

edit: omg!!!1

i can upgrad my 4890 when gt300 series comes out, then use my 4890 for this lil rig and when my hx1000 FINALLY gets RMAd, i can use this 550 watt BFG psu. it has exactly the connections i need and it seems a solid enough PSU. i would just have to mod it accordingly. MAN this is gunn be fun ^_^

so $330ish for all of those parts. free 4890 and PSU. materials needed for case= unknown $$. cant be much for a case THAT small.

i dont think ill make the 2010 mod contest though by the time the new nvidia series comes out
Edited by coreyL - 1/9/10 at 5:17am
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 59
why are you getting an E5200? You listed a P55 board and have an i7 860 in your sig rig?
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 59
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
why are you getting an E5200? You listed a P55 board and have an i7 860 in your sig rig?
to build a mini rig?

im going to end up with TWO SEPARATE rigs...

did you even READ my post?

edit: omg. soz bout that. i thought that board was 775. now i must find either cheap 1156 cpu or change the board to 775.
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by coreyL View Post
to build a mini rig?

im going to end up with TWO SEPARATE rigs...

did you even READ my post?

edit: omg. soz bout that. i thought that board was 775. now i must find either cheap 1156 cpu or change the board to 775.
put an i3 in it dude.
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 59
Thread Starter 
im either getting an i3 or an i7 860 again for it. not sure atm
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 59
Thread Starter 
http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/revie...html#post78918

looks like after researching this shizz, i will need to come up with some sort of PWM heatsinks or tiny waterblocks if i wish to overclock much more than 3.5ghz on an i7 860

i have no idea how much this affects an i3 or the new i5. the new i5 has a 25x multi which might help dramatically.

im thinking of trying to find a double 80 rad or putting 2 of them in there with one rad cooling my GPU and the other one cooling my cpu and NB block, possibly the pwm blocks if they end up not being heatsinks. i will need some sort of INSANE adhesive that will also transfer heat well for the PWM blocks/heatsinks.

yourthoughts?
Edited by coreyL - 1/9/10 at 6:22am
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 59
I think a new i5 540 or so would be a good fit for this rig. Wouldn't take much to cool it and they OC like made. I have seen one doing 4.7ghz @1.3v.
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
Easy V3
(18 items)
 
12 Pack
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-4820k asrock X79 fatal1ty professional evga GTX780 Dual FTW evga GTX780 Dual FTW 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
16 GB G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz  Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Samsung 840 EVO 1TB Samsung Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Samsung SA23700D Ducky Shine 3 - blue led - cherry mx browns 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Platinum-1000 Dimastech Easy V3 Mionix NAOS 8200 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioOther
titanium HD  audio technica ATH-A900X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 59
Inbuild GPU on the mobo perhaps?
It seems so.
I so hope Tegra is gonna show up on motherboards
TERA
(24 items)
 
MEGA
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 2700k @ 5GHz 1.504v with HT enabled ASUS P8Z77-V Gigabyte GTX670 OC Gigabyte GTX670 OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeanve LP White 16GB Corsair Force GT 120GB Samsung 840 Pro 512GB WD RED SOHO 3TB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD RED SOHO 3TB WD BLACK 4TB Seagate 5900 LP 2TB XSPC Raystorm D5 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
XSPC RX480 w/ GT AP-13 XSPC RX360 w/ GT AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 DELL U3011 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech K800 Corsair HX1000W Corsair 900D Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
SARGAS 460 Siberia V2+Koss PortaPro Denon AVR-2313 Dali Zensor 7, 5, Vocal 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k 4.2GHz ASUS P8Z77-i DELUXE Gigabyte GTX760 Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400MHz 8GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 256GB Corsair H100 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ASUS V248QE 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft SW X4 Corsair HX650W BitFenix Prodigy Logitech G400 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Funk Surface 1030 Realtek 898 Pioneer VSX-D711-S 5.1 receiver Dali Zensor 1 
Other
Logitech G27 
  hide details  
Reply
TERA
(24 items)
 
MEGA
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 2700k @ 5GHz 1.504v with HT enabled ASUS P8Z77-V Gigabyte GTX670 OC Gigabyte GTX670 OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeanve LP White 16GB Corsair Force GT 120GB Samsung 840 Pro 512GB WD RED SOHO 3TB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD RED SOHO 3TB WD BLACK 4TB Seagate 5900 LP 2TB XSPC Raystorm D5 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
XSPC RX480 w/ GT AP-13 XSPC RX360 w/ GT AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 DELL U3011 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech K800 Corsair HX1000W Corsair 900D Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
SARGAS 460 Siberia V2+Koss PortaPro Denon AVR-2313 Dali Zensor 7, 5, Vocal 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k 4.2GHz ASUS P8Z77-i DELUXE Gigabyte GTX760 Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400MHz 8GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 256GB Corsair H100 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ASUS V248QE 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft SW X4 Corsair HX650W BitFenix Prodigy Logitech G400 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Funk Surface 1030 Realtek 898 Pioneer VSX-D711-S 5.1 receiver Dali Zensor 1 
Other
Logitech G27 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 59
After reading your op, you will never get smaller than mine.
POLARity
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4GHz MSI Big Bang Xpower 2x 5850 @ 765MHz/1120MHz 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 CL7 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair 64GB SSD | 4x Samsung F3 1TB RAID10 Win7 Professional 64bit Samsung P2770H 27" Roccat Arvo 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Revolution 850W POLARity TJ07 Roccat Kone Roccat Sota 
  hide details  
Reply
POLARity
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4GHz MSI Big Bang Xpower 2x 5850 @ 765MHz/1120MHz 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 CL7 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair 64GB SSD | 4x Samsung F3 1TB RAID10 Win7 Professional 64bit Samsung P2770H 27" Roccat Arvo 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Revolution 850W POLARity TJ07 Roccat Kone Roccat Sota 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 59
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by oliverw92 View Post
After reading your op, you will never get smaller than mine.
mabye not SMALLER, vut it will look better, possibly be as small or smaller, perform better.

i could DEFINITELY make one smaller for hella cheap. get an ITX atom rig, water cool it. make a watercooled pc SMALLER THAN A MAC MINI.

you cant be like "i have the worlds smallest watercooled pc" then be like "yeah you could make one smaller but it wont perform as well as mine" then i go both ways and end up winning and since yours either has performance on mine for mine being smaller than yours or if mine out performs yours and is slightly bigger, you act as if you win ^_^

i know these games but i will go mainly for performance or its a waste of money/time imo. if i can make it smaller than yours then great. your flaw is your case. it does not optimise the use of space well enough imo which is why i have looked over your case a while and learned form it. i decided on a hexagon case shape which will be not as deep as yours but wider, still being smaller. being a cube has NOTHING to do with anything. it just made it more convenient to build for you. i am also going for looks. i wish it to look amazing. have a nice defeat later on ^_^ <--- friendly competition and nothing more.

this rig will be insane!!1

Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
I think a new i5 540 or so would be a good fit for this rig. Wouldn't take much to cool it and they OC like made. I have seen one doing 4.7ghz @1.3v.
thanks for suggestion, +rep. the 25 multi seems amazing to me and with 32nm technology it should pull less power. it acts as a quad core cpu with HT on ^_^

i didnt know thyey clock THAT high though :O +1 for letting me know
Edited by coreyL - 1/9/10 at 6:52am
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
Pimprig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 3.8ghz EVGA P55 LE Diamond Radeon 4890 955mhz core, 1050mhz mem Corsair xms 3 4GB, ocz reaperx 4gb (8gb total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD caviar black 2tb (2x1TB) RAID-0 LG SATA super multi win7 ultimate on desktop and laptop. Gateway FPD2485 24" 1920x1200, samsung19"1440x900 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 v2, logitech G13 BFG GS series 550 watt, HX1000 getting RMAd Antec 300 alienware tactx, mx revolution, g9, razer lachesis 
Mouse Pad
adesso cybertablet m14 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Case Mods
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Case Mods › damnit... now i started obsessing xD