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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by AutoItKing View Post
I've got most everything put together now, just waiting for my RAM, and CPU cooler now. I'm borrowing a stick of RAM and a cooler from friends.

I bought a 6GB set of Corsair XMS3 1600 MHz, and an H70 off of Amazon.com. They should get here Friday, and Monday, respectively.

At the moment, I'm just trying to get a stable 4GHz overclock, should be fun....

I will be uploading some pics of the finished build soon....
Cool, can't wait to see those nice pics.
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Originally Posted by YangerD View Post
Cool, can't wait to see those nice pics.
UPDATE!!!! (10/14/10 5:45PM)

So far, I have it working and O/C'd to 3795 MHz. (165x23, 1.2V)

Here's a pic....



I'm borrowing the cooler from a friend, and the RAM from another friend, my own RAM is Out For Delivery.... I hate UPS so much, they never deliver before 5PM!

Anyways, more updates are on the way!

UPDATE (10/14/10 9PM)
Got my RAM and installed it, working beautifully at 1653MHz!
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:23pm
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Update please.
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Originally Posted by eseb1 View Post
Update please.
LOL, workin on it
I'll try to get some pics up tomorrow.

UPDATE (10/18/10 11:50PM)
I got the GTX 460 today, installed it, and it's awesome!! Now I want another one....

GTX 460 from Amazon.com YAY!
Pics soon
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:22pm
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post #15 of 28
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UPDATE (10/19/10 5:50PM)
Got my H70, installed, sort of.... pics very soon!

PIC UPDATE (10/19/10 8PM)



At the moment I can't mount the H70 on the back since the mosfet heat sink is too tall, I need to get a new one that still cools well. Any suggestions?

O/C'd to 4.08GHz @ 1.31V

Things to do:

New mosfet heatsink
Mount H70
CABLE MANAGEMENT!
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:27pm
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post #16 of 28
Wow, that's stuffed, lol.
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post #17 of 28
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[UPDATE] (11/1/10 3AM)

My H70 is now mounted on the back as intake. I replaced the stock MOSFET cooler with a set of Enzotech MOS-C1's, they seem to be doing well.

Unfortunately I had to remount the pump block since it was 180 degrees the wrong way....
So I also had to replace the TIM, and all I had available was Ceramique. Because of this my temps are slightly higher, also due to a not so elegant mount. I ordered some Shin-Etsu X23-7783D, supposedly the best TIM available, just after Indigo Xtreme. It's also what comes with the H70 in the first place.

Side shot:


Front:


Front with bezel removed:


Rear end:


Sorry about the bad pics, my good camera is out of commission
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:18pm
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post #18 of 28
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Going to water cool....

Here's an experiment using friends' parts:





And yes, that radiator is attached to my A/C.
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:17pm
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lol
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post #20 of 28
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[UPDATE] (11/7/10 9:30PM)

Hey look, a radiator!

Thermochill PA120.3 mounted on top of case.
MCP-350 with XSPC Acrylic top
XSPC bay res
Apogee XT




Also, I think I killed one of my mosfets by putting a low profile heatsink on it..... gotta RMA it... so until then, no puter.

BUUT, I just bought a ASUS P6X58D Premium... should be fun!
Edited by AutoItKing - 11/13/10 at 5:19pm
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