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I'll definitely take that into consideration, as I'm trying to plan out what my next upgrades will be without breaking the bank.

Now I have pictures of more progress. A great deal of cable management has been done as well as the removal of the 4870x2. Its really a great card, but it takes up too much space. I'm thinking of maybe getting a 5970 used when the 6000 series is released, or maybe a dual gpu Fermi card, if it ever happens..
Expect a few more pictures within the next few days as I fix things and tweak various things. I used a better camera this time, as the cell phone camera made stuff look even worse than it was.
Better.

I think you should mod that Cosmos S like crazy and make it red and black.
Then I'd send you a cookie.
 
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post #52 of 92
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Better.

I think you should mod that Cosmos S like crazy and make it red and black.
Then I'd send you a cookie.

Thanks. That actually sounds like a great idea.
When the bank recovers, as much as I regret saying this right now, I'm going to take everything out and have the interior powder coated black. I dunno about making the fan grills red, but they'd probably have to be a crimson. Also a hole or two for cable management will need to be drilled soon..I'll definitely need to think about this. "To google sketchup...AWAY!!!"
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post #53 of 92
So what exactly, other than folding, do you plan on doing with 2 Xeons?

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Running virtual machines, occasionally gaming (not why I bought this), more folding, heavy duty multitasking, video editing, Photoshop/photo editing.
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post #55 of 92
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Thanks. That actually sounds like a great idea.
When the bank recovers, as much as I regret saying this right now, I'm going to take everything out and have the interior powder coated black. I dunno about making the fan grills red, but they'd probably have to be a crimson. Also a hole or two for cable management will need to be drilled soon..I'll definitely need to think about this. "To google sketchup...AWAY!!!"
lol...sktechup.
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post #57 of 92
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I'll definitely take that into consideration, as I'm trying to plan out what my next upgrades will be without breaking the bank.

Now I have pictures of more progress. A great deal of cable management has been done as well as the removal of the 4870x2. Its really a great card, but it takes up too much space. I'm thinking of maybe getting a 5970 used when the 6000 series is released, or maybe a dual gpu Fermi card, if it ever happens..
Expect a few more pictures within the next few days as I fix things and tweak various things. I used a better camera this time, as the cell phone camera made stuff look even worse than it was.
You do that
I wouldn't go 5970 if I where you, they have so many problems with drivers sadly :/

Looks a lot better! Actually looks like a nice computer now hehe, way to go
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post #58 of 92
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I believe the 4870x2's were the same way till about a year after their release.
Well getting a fermi card certainly would be beneficial in other areas such as folding, but I guess I'll have to wait and see.

Completely unrelated, I noticed how much quieter my build is with the sr-2 in it. I honestly have no idea why that is, as I have almost all of the same components and have more fans due to the h50's, but heck, I'm not complaining.

@ jiaff, stop spamming my build thread
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post #59 of 92
that's some damn good cable management. good job.
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post #60 of 92
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I just ordered my SR-2 build. At the moment, I'm going to use part of the components from my Core i7 build, and later on get that folding.
Everything is on 1 or 2 day shipping, so there should be pics up within the next 2 days.

Components Used in this build will include:
- 2x Intel Xeon e5620
- an EVGA SR-2
- 2x Corsair H50's
- 12 GB of 1600Mhz DDR3 Corsair Dominators (6x2 gb)
- Coolermaster Cosmos S
- LG BluRay Burner
- HP Dvd/cd drive
- 300GB velociraptor
- 640GB WD Caviar Blue
- NZXT Sentry II
- Corsair 750tx PSU
- E-Power 450 PSU
- many many 120MM fans
- 4870x2
- 4890
I plan on upgrade the PSU's to a single 1200w PSU in a few months, and also picking up a 60 GB muskin callisto SSD sometime in the near future.
Do you think the board would fit in my Cosmos 1000?
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