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i7 motherboard in LIMBO - Q9650/MaximusIIFormula to tide me over build!

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So I got sick of my Stacker 830 Evolution case. Big, Heavy, Loud, Gaudy, Obnoxious. Only redeeming feature it had was fitting my Rampage II Formula.

Well, I decided I wanted to go back to my original Q9650 build's Silverstone FT01 BW case (dubbed "Silverstoned"). The Rampage II Extreme is an Extended ATX form factor board, meaning it is ONE INCH wider than a standard ATX board, and thus, ONE INCH too wide to mount in Sir Silverstoned.


Currently using my freshly rebuilt Q9650 box with HD5970 (details in sig), still pretty phearable at 4.05GHz (test video with HD4890)


Oh gosh, don't get me started on cable management unless you want to pay shipping for me on the NZXT extension cables from newegg!
    
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Eeeh that ATI 5970... no normal case could fit that thing
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oh boy, thats sound worse than my 2 racks server room
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Originally Posted by tmlclone View Post
oh boy, thats sound worse than my 2 racks server room
Haha that's an Ultra Kaze 3000rpm.. just temporarily until I get the P6T Deluxe V2.. then I'll be using a way quieter AC2 PWM fan on my newly acquired Venomous-X!
    
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Ultra Kaze 3000RPM THROWN OUT!

Persuaded ThermalRight X-Silent 140mm 1000rpm fan to FIT the Ultra 120 Extreme RevC!

Barely a difference in temp, big difference in SOUND.


Depending on your audio settings, the audio pickup on the cam MAY be different to what you hear in person, I have set 50% main volume and 50% volume in Youtube, and it sounds MUCH as if I took my headphones off to listen to the fan--from where I am seating.. obviously putting my face inside the case will make airflow noise more apparent, but I don't sit that close to my PC.
Edited by d0gZpAw - 2/18/10 at 8:18am
    
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
12GB Mushkin DDR3-1600 Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI Samsung Spinpoint F2 HD154UI Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ Samsung 840 Pro SSD Samsung 22X DVDRW ThermalRight Venomous-X 
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Win7Ultimate x64 Asus VH222H Micro Innovations Antec TruePowerQuattro 850W 
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Core i7-920 C0 4.00GHz HT Asus P6T Deluxe V2 Radeon HD5970 Radeon HD5870 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
12GB Mushkin DDR3-1600 Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI Samsung Spinpoint F2 HD154UI Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ Samsung 840 Pro SSD Samsung 22X DVDRW ThermalRight Venomous-X 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7Ultimate x64 Asus VH222H Micro Innovations Antec TruePowerQuattro 850W 
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