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post #1 of 14
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Well my bigtypoon finally arrived after a 7 day overdue wait courtesy of overclockers.co.uk and city-link, however that is another thread. Yesterday i installed my bigtyphoon, and two uv cathodes for those that are interested (they look sik).
I have heard alot of speak of how complicated it is to install the big typhoon. Yes it is a bit of a bother removing the mobo, which i did. However i was suprised how quick and simple it was to install from that point. I have an asus mobo which comes with a metal back plate so i didnt need to remove that. I only had to remove the retention braket and then screw the bt into the backplate with the use of the h clip. Simple as took me 5 mins. I think the moral is that if you have a athlon 64 and a metal bckplate instalation is simple:
Even better the thing works great i was able to overclock my cpu to 2.7 from 2.5 and the temps on load dont go past 37. I would reccomend this to anyone.pics:



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AMD 64 3700+ (san diego) ASUS A8N-SLI Premium MSI 7900 GTO 512MB 1gb mushkin high prfrmnce 
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western digital 120gb xp pro DELL!!!! 21" saitek gaming 
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hiper 580w type R aspier x cruiser logitec mx518 
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AMD 64 3700+ (san diego) ASUS A8N-SLI Premium MSI 7900 GTO 512MB 1gb mushkin high prfrmnce 
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western digital 120gb xp pro DELL!!!! 21" saitek gaming 
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hiper 580w type R aspier x cruiser logitec mx518 
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post #2 of 14
Congrats, and thanks for the pics, sweer looking pc youve got going there. I myself used overclockers.co.uk, box arrived smashed up though but typhoon was all fine, that happen with you?
    
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FX8320 Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 XFX AMD Radeon HD 7950 Graphics Card 3GB Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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Samsung SyncMaster BX2431 1080p PCBank PB2700 1440p IPS Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 550W PSU  Xigmatek Giggas 
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FX8320 Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 XFX AMD Radeon HD 7950 Graphics Card 3GB Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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Samsung SyncMaster BX2431 1080p PCBank PB2700 1440p IPS Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 550W PSU  Xigmatek Giggas 
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post #3 of 14
I, too, just received and installed TTBT last night.
I'm runng my venny 3000+ at 2.932Ghz right now,
the load temp is 49C.
which is nice.
this thing is huge, but working very well and quite
Goodbye AMD
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E4300 350x9 1.4v Gigabyte DS3 rev 1.3 EVGA 7600GT (645/830) G.Skill 2GBNQ DDR2 933 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung SATA2 250GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD XP BenQ 20.1 Wide 
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Kensington Comfort SilverStone Zeus 650W TT XaserV MX1000 
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E4300 350x9 1.4v Gigabyte DS3 rev 1.3 EVGA 7600GT (645/830) G.Skill 2GBNQ DDR2 933 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung SATA2 250GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD XP BenQ 20.1 Wide 
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Kensington Comfort SilverStone Zeus 650W TT XaserV MX1000 
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post #4 of 14
get to 3.0 and ill rep you lol
cant complain..
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3800 X2 Asus A8N5X EVGA 7600GT CO 2GB G.SKILL DDR400 
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2x80GB WDC TSST DVDRW + Samsung DVD XP Pro SP2 Samsung 17" 710n LCD 
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Not good... ASPIRE 520w 35@12V RAIDMAX SMILODON Razer Diamondback 
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cant complain..
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3800 X2 Asus A8N5X EVGA 7600GT CO 2GB G.SKILL DDR400 
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2x80GB WDC TSST DVDRW + Samsung DVD XP Pro SP2 Samsung 17" 710n LCD 
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Not good... ASPIRE 520w 35@12V RAIDMAX SMILODON Razer Diamondback 
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post #5 of 14
Awesome, hide some of those wires and youll have a sweet lookin case.
LUCKY
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I5 3570 4890 1 TB WD Windows 7 
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Dell 2407 Saitek Eclipse OCZ Powerstream 850 Custom (build log in sig) 
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I5 3570 4890 1 TB WD Windows 7 
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Dell 2407 Saitek Eclipse OCZ Powerstream 850 Custom (build log in sig) 
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241
get to 3.0 and ill rep you lol
lmao, this cooler gets so many threads on installation, and i too didnt think it was a real bother, quite simple with or with a out a preisntalled backplate (asrock i used did not have a backplate) and it dus perform well without generating too much noise.
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AMD Opteron 165 DFI Infinity RS482 HIS X1950Pro ICEQ 2GB Samsung "UCCC" 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3 x Seagate 'Cuda 80GB DVDR/RW Win Xp Pro Medion 17" lcd 10ms 
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Logitech Int. Pro. PCIcase 400w dual 12's Aerocool Baydream Mastige Trust GM-4200 
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AMD Opteron 165 DFI Infinity RS482 HIS X1950Pro ICEQ 2GB Samsung "UCCC" 
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3 x Seagate 'Cuda 80GB DVDR/RW Win Xp Pro Medion 17" lcd 10ms 
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Logitech Int. Pro. PCIcase 400w dual 12's Aerocool Baydream Mastige Trust GM-4200 
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post #7 of 14
Nice case, I have the same one. Nice looking job there. I have WC, so the inside of my case isn't so tidy. I chose UV lights so I can run UV dye. Nice work!
post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241
get to 3.0 and ill rep you lol
well, after some burnin process.
I may break that wall.
why would you gimme rep and see what will happen
Goodbye AMD
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E4300 350x9 1.4v Gigabyte DS3 rev 1.3 EVGA 7600GT (645/830) G.Skill 2GBNQ DDR2 933 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung SATA2 250GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD XP BenQ 20.1 Wide 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Kensington Comfort SilverStone Zeus 650W TT XaserV MX1000 
Mouse Pad
Gel Pad 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E4300 350x9 1.4v Gigabyte DS3 rev 1.3 EVGA 7600GT (645/830) G.Skill 2GBNQ DDR2 933 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung SATA2 250GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD XP BenQ 20.1 Wide 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Kensington Comfort SilverStone Zeus 650W TT XaserV MX1000 
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Gel Pad 
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post #9 of 14
The big typhoon isn't difficult to instal per se, it is a pain to install it while its in the case though LMAO! I just have bad luck with my own BT, my brother's and my friend's BTs that I installed were fine but on my own BT one of the nuts was too small so I could only screw it to my mobo with 3 screws and then I changed mobos (twice actually) and the backplate was stuck to my MSI so now I have it on my Asus with 3 screws and no backplate LOL!!
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post #10 of 14
...nice case man....one thing...ur BT's fan grill isnt straight...its turned 90degrees
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4790K delidded @4.9ghz Asus Z97 Deluxe Wifi EVGA GTX 980 SC 2 x 8GB Corsair Vengence 2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX200 250gb + 1tb Lg Bluray EK Supreme, TC PA120.3, D5 Vario, San Ace Windows 7 Ultimate  
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32" LG7000 1920x1080 Logitech S510 XFX 650Watt XXX Modular Edition Custom Modded 
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4790K delidded @4.9ghz Asus Z97 Deluxe Wifi EVGA GTX 980 SC 2 x 8GB Corsair Vengence 2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX200 250gb + 1tb Lg Bluray EK Supreme, TC PA120.3, D5 Vario, San Ace Windows 7 Ultimate  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
32" LG7000 1920x1080 Logitech S510 XFX 650Watt XXX Modular Edition Custom Modded 
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