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Yup Mayhem Deep Blue Dye. I haven't taken any pics yet because I do not have my sleeved PSU extensions yet.

I did not use the adapter because I would have had to buy some 90s to get water from the CPU and to the 580. Its a bit ghetto but my temps are great. I max out on my 580 at 55c while folding and playing BF3 on the 680.

I need suggestions on a way to control my fans, I am getting sick of hearing them running at 100% 24/7. I want to control at least 10 of them. I would like to have 1 bay controller and use splitters if needed. It also needs to be white or I need to be able to paint it like my res. I wanted to use the NZXT Mix and splitters but I cannot find it in stock anymore, has 50w a channel. Think 30w a channel would be work for 2 140mm fans on each channel?

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ohh, I like that white face plate. Nice job with the details. Looks like you masked off the logo pretty well. How about getting THIS fan controller. It has 6 channels and 30w per channel. "The Lamptron FC Touch brings smart touch screen functionality to your fingertips for fan control. Control up to 6 channels in either manual or auto of your choice. Each channel can have its own independent automatic parameter in which you can adjust to your own specific needs. Each channel features up to 30w of output." I think that FC is the answer to your question and has more than enough channels for all your fans. It will have no problem handling two 140mm fans per channel. You can get some of these fan extensions too. Of course you would have to paint the bezel white, but I'm sure you wont have a problem with that? biggrin.gif

Edit: I'm only recommending the FC because I've used it in my buddies build and I had 3 140mm fans per channel, ( 13 total.) biggrin.gif It takes a while to get use to the touch screen, but once you do, you wont regret the purchase.
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I didn't mask off the logo at all, it was white. After I painted the face plate I just sanded the paint off the logo to expose the metal, it turned out rather well.

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You can turn off the screen on that fan controller, looks like you can? My PC is in my bedroom so I would rather the backlight be off at night. I am not to worried about the touch controls I probably wont mess with it much after I find the right noise and cooling level I want. Thanks for the input I will be picking up that controller and running my 12 fans off it then. 

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I didn't mask off the logo at all, it was white. After I painted the face plate I just sanded the paint off the logo to expose the metal, it turned out rather well.
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You can turn off the screen on that fan controller, looks like you can? My PC is in my bedroom so I would rather the backlight be off at night. I am not to worried about the touch controls I probably wont mess with it much after I find the right noise and cooling level I want. Thanks for the input I will be picking up that controller and running my 12 fans off it then. 
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Nice work and smart! I know the rig has 3 light settings, but I don't know if you can turn off the display. I have the rig in my garage, I can power it up and check after work. thumb.gif

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Boys, I'm looking for your opinion on an upgrade.

Currently I have a Phenom II x6 1090T at 4.1ghz on 3 cores. The other cores are weak and run at 3.4ghz.

I'm looking at the new FX-8350, and my motherboard is AM3+ so it can handle it with a BIOS flash.

I have really good air cooling (great heatsink and Scythe Ultra Kazes) so I'm pretty sure I could OC the 8350 to 4.5ghz, possibly more. There's still the issue of Piledriver having modules with only 4 FPUs.

In a few months I'm considering the upgrade assuming I can save up for it.

And no, please don't suggest switching to Intel, I can't afford a new motherboard AND cpu. I'm not partial to either company, but I built AMD because it was the most cost effective and offered the best performance for my money at the time. This is a great motherboard so I'd like to stay AMD if possible.

Thanks for your thoughts.
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Boys, I'm looking for your opinion on an upgrade.
Currently I have a Phenom II x6 1090T at 4.1ghz on 3 cores. The other cores are weak and run at 3.4ghz.
I'm looking at the new FX-8350, and my motherboard is AM3+ so it can handle it with a BIOS flash.
I have really good air cooling (great heatsink and Scythe Ultra Kazes) so I'm pretty sure I could OC the 8350 to 4.5ghz, possibly more. There's still the issue of Piledriver having modules with only 4 FPUs.
In a few months I'm considering the upgrade assuming I can save up for it.
And no, please don't suggest switching to Intel, I can't afford a new motherboard AND cpu. I'm not partial to either company, but I built AMD because it was the most cost effective and offered the best performance for my money at the time. This is a great motherboard so I'd like to stay AMD if possible.
Thanks for your thoughts.

Although if you are quick you could get a 2500K at MC for like $99, the FX-8350 would be faster though. Why won't you get an FX-8320 if your aim is 4.5? I think an FX-8350 would do ~4.9 with those high pressure fans and good sink though. I don't think the 4 FPUs will really be an issue at those clocks. Do you plan to fold on it?
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Although if you are quick you could get a 2500K at MC for like $99, the FX-8350 would be faster though. Why won't you get an FX-8320 if your aim is 4.5? I think an FX-8350 would do ~4.9 with those high pressure fans and good sink though. I don't think the 4 FPUs will really be an issue at those clocks. Do you plan to fold on it?

Yes I will probably fold on it. My aim, naturally, isn't 4.5ghz- it's as high as I can possibly get it xDDD

Part of the problem is that this Phenom II is basically a voltage hog- I require over 1.6v on the cpu and 1.475v on the CPU-NB to run stable at 4.1ghz/3000mhz NB. Even so, my temps at 100% generally don't go above 50c. So yeah, you're right, I don't think cooling is the issue, and from everything I've heard FX-8350 doesn't need anywhere near that voltage to hit very impressive clocks.

Installing Win 8 in a Virtual Machine atm to check it out and figure out how to disable Metro, since I've heard it's pretty much a requirement for those chips.
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Boys, I'm looking for your opinion on an upgrade.
Currently I have a Phenom II x6 1090T at 4.1ghz on 3 cores. The other cores are weak and run at 3.4ghz.
I'm looking at the new FX-8350, and my motherboard is AM3+ so it can handle it with a BIOS flash.
I have really good air cooling (great heatsink and Scythe Ultra Kazes) so I'm pretty sure I could OC the 8350 to 4.5ghz, possibly more. There's still the issue of Piledriver having modules with only 4 FPUs.
In a few months I'm considering the upgrade assuming I can save up for it.
And no, please don't suggest switching to Intel, I can't afford a new motherboard AND cpu. I'm not partial to either company, but I built AMD because it was the most cost effective and offered the best performance for my money at the time. This is a great motherboard so I'd like to stay AMD if possible.
Thanks for your thoughts.
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Yes I will probably fold on it. My aim, naturally, isn't 4.5ghz- it's as high as I can possibly get it xDDD
Part of the problem is that this Phenom II is basically a voltage hog- I require over 1.6v on the cpu and 1.475v on the CPU-NB to run stable at 4.1ghz/3000mhz NB. Even so, my temps at 100% generally don't go above 50c. So yeah, you're right, I don't think cooling is the issue, and from everything I've heard FX-8350 doesn't need anywhere near that voltage to hit very impressive clocks.
Installing Win 8 in a Virtual Machine atm to check it out and figure out how to disable Metro, since I've heard it's pretty much a requirement for those chips.
Whoa! 1.59v for a 4.1ghz over clock? ph34r-smiley.gif I can hit 4.2ghz on my 1090T with just under 1.5v. I had a 24/7 OC at 4.0ghz @ 1.4013v stable. You must have a really bad 1090T. redface.gif Have you tried it in another mobo? The 8320/8350's over clock pretty well, even on their own they have pretty high Turbo clocks. You shouldn't have any problems getting a 4.5-4.7ghz over clock with a really good cpu cooler to keep the temps in check. But you'll probably see temps around 50-60c on air depending on the the ambient temps.
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Miron did you happen to check the fan controller?

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Element, it's friday. I demand music...rolleyes.gif

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Element, it's friday. I demand music...rolleyes.gif

I'll give 2 since I missed last week due to the holiday. How about some rap from when the lyrics didn't suck? thumb.gif

 

Friday wink.gif

 

 

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