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Leroy Brown [a powerhouse mAtx][56k WARNING!]

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Specs
Case: NZXT Vulcan
Mobo: Asus Rampage III Gene
CPU: i7 950 [D0]
GPU: EVGA GTX480
RAM: 6GB Mushkin Redline [6-8-6-24]
SSD: Mushkin Calisto DX 60GB [Boot Drive]
HDD: [3x] Western Digital Scorpio Black 2.5" 7200rpm [RAID 0]
RAID CAGE: ICYDOCK 4 x 2.5" HDD in 1 x 5.25" bay
PSU: Corsair 850HX
CPU Cooler: Corsair H50 [Push/Pull]
Case Fans/H50 Fans: [4x] Cooler Master R4 [Red LED]
Optical: LG Blu Ray Burner
Mouse: Logitech G700 [wireless]
Keyboard: i-Rocks 6520 [wireless]
Wifi Adapter: Asus Wireless N mini USB
USB Header Pin Adapter: KOUTECH

Started by removing the 3.5" bays as I don't see a need for them. (Sorry for this bad pic, but you get the idea)



Now the other parts come rolling in


MOBO


CPU


GPU


ICYDOCK RAID Cage


Mushkin SSD


Putting SSD in the ICYDOCK RAID Cage


3x Western Digital 500GB Scorpio Blacks


Corsair 850HX


Mushkin Redline


Corsair H50


Mouse


Keyboard


USB Header pin adapter [This goes inside the case on one of the USB 2.0 Header pins on the mobo so none of my wireless dongles are hanging off the case]


Coolermaster R4's


WiFi Adapter


Start putting it together






AND IT'S DONE!






It's been a long time coming on this build. I am just glad I finally got it done. It performs quite well here are a couple of benchmarks.

Intel Burn Test on maximum at stock clocks 5x pass


Mushkin SSD ATTO Benchmark


WD HDD [3x RAID 0] ATTO Benchmark


3dMark06 Basic Run at all stock clocks on CPU & GPU



Hope you guys enjoyed this build... I know I did!
Leroy Brown
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 950 ASUS Rampage III Gene EVGA GTX480 EVGA GTX480 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Redline Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Western Digital Scorpio Black LG Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX850 NZXT Vulcan Logitech G700 
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Redline Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Western Digital Scorpio Black LG Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX850 NZXT Vulcan Logitech G700 
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post #2 of 11
Very nice . I personally hate wireless stuff with a passion though .
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Samsung 960 Evo 1TB  Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK windows 10 Home 64-bit asus vg236h 120hz 
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Samsung 960 Evo 1TB  Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK windows 10 Home 64-bit asus vg236h 120hz 
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post #3 of 11
Must admit that is a sweet little build. Is the H50 exhausting? and if it is are you gonna throw a fan in the back of the case to pull are in?

And get ocing and post your results/temps.
Monthly Changes
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x3440 MSI Big Bang Fuzion xfx 5850 Mushkin 2000mhz (7-10-8-27-2T) 
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256 Crucial SSD, 1tb WD Black, 2TB WD Green Win 7 64bit I-Inc 25" XFX 850 watt 
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256 Crucial SSD, 1tb WD Black, 2TB WD Green Win 7 64bit I-Inc 25" XFX 850 watt 
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post #4 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by a2hopper View Post
Must admit that is a sweet little build. Is the H50 exhausting? and if it is are you gonna throw a fan in the back of the case to pull are in?

And get ocing and post your results/temps.
Thanks man! The H50 fans are set to intake at the moment. I will be doing some OCing soon!
Leroy Brown
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i7 950 ASUS Rampage III Gene EVGA GTX480 EVGA GTX480 
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CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Redline Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Western Digital Scorpio Black LG Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
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post #5 of 11
Asus Rampage III Gene is awesome. Used one for a customer build:
i7-930@3.8 ghz (after idk how many BSOD's)
Noctua NH-D14
12gb of DDR3 1600 mhz
etc etc
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB DVD/DW +- RW/ Bluray W7 64 bit 21.5" e-IPS U2211H 
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB DVD/DW +- RW/ Bluray W7 64 bit 21.5" e-IPS U2211H 
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post #6 of 11
21667 3D marks? kinda disappointed... My sig gets about 19000... gonna validate tonight, but on the other hand, sweet looking build with very sexy components!
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Intel 320 Series SSD 160GB LG Blue Blu-Ray RW Corsair H100 Windows 7  
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Intel 320 Series SSD 160GB LG Blue Blu-Ray RW Corsair H100 Windows 7  
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post #7 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PCWIZMTL View Post
21667 3D marks? kinda disappointed... My sig gets about 19000... gonna validate tonight, but on the other hand, sweet looking build with very sexy components!
I was wondering about that... Is something wrong you think? I mean, theres no OC on CPU or GPU.

EDIT: I think my score was about right on... check this link: http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=353061&mpage=1
Edited by Dunkler - 10/13/10 at 10:07am
Leroy Brown
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
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CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
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CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
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post #8 of 11
I dunno man, have you tried tweaking your system abit?
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Intel 320 Series SSD 160GB LG Blue Blu-Ray RW Corsair H100 Windows 7  
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Intel 320 Series SSD 160GB LG Blue Blu-Ray RW Corsair H100 Windows 7  
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post #9 of 11
hey man we got VERY similar builds... looks awesome... good job and with a GTX 470 and i7 930 i hit 19k easy with no tweaks so i think u gotta make sure everything is running well.

edit: oh ur running 3D mark 06?? sorry i thought u were running vantage... i think the GTX 480 will definitely show its true colors on vantage since it is built for the current generation of video cards.
Edited by omaryunus - 10/13/10 at 12:36pm
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post #10 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by omaryunus View Post
hey man we got VERY similar builds... looks awesome... good job and with a GTX 470 and i7 930 i hit 19k easy with no tweaks so i think u gotta make sure everything is running well.

edit: oh ur running 3D mark 06?? sorry i thought u were running vantage... i think the GTX 480 will definitely show its true colors on vantage since it is built for the current generation of video cards.
Yeah bro, I ran vantage and got over 23k @ all stock clocks. Everything seems to be running fine I spose!
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Redline Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Western Digital Scorpio Black LG Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Redline Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Western Digital Scorpio Black LG Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Win 7 64bit Auria 24" 1080p i-rocks RF-6520-BK 
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