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post #11 of 16
Nice case BTW

I was a little worried about the case airflow before I got it, but I'm running mid to high 50c's with the Noctua cpu cooler while running Prime95 @ 4.5 mghz

Cable management is awesome also!


I was wondering to you plan on running those HDDs in RAID ?

What was wrong with the Mb's that you had to RMA it twice ?
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i'm curious as to what compatibility list you are looking at for installing OSX
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by wupah View Post
Nice case BTW

I was a little worried about the case airflow before I got it, but I'm running mid to high 50c's with the Noctua cpu cooler while running Prime95 @ 4.5 mghz

Cable management is awesome also!


I was wondering to you plan on running those HDDs in RAID ?

What was wrong with the Mb's that you had to RMA it twice ?
Yeah the fractals are fantastic cases in many regards, the HDDs will not be raided. Maybe at a future date I run a raid but most of these are already full.

As for the boards, the first board was doa and the second board died on me (temp sensors went wack and then the boot settings went wack)

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Originally Posted by 808MP5 View Post
i'm curious as to what compatibility list you are looking at for installing OSX
Tony Mac's list, I've booted this system into osx; however I'm going to be running it in Vbox.


So I finally got my new motherboard in, which meant I had some more overclocking to do.

I managed to get a max of 5.3 GHz @1.48 volts(http://valid.canardp....php?id=1650940), however this was only stable running super p., Not wanting to go above 1.5 volts, I bumped the overclock down to 5 GHz @1.46 volts (no post here for obvious reasons). I ran it in prime for about 20 minutes and then saw my temps spike up from 78-86 (already very high) for 95 at which point I turned the test off. (I don't have a great cooler, just a $10 Corsair A50)

I still doing a 4.6 GHz 24/7 overclock, however I've managed to bring the voltage down to 1.256 volts, with maxes around 65-70 in a closed case with fan spooled down, and 55 in an open case.
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post #14 of 16
got a link to the HCL for OSX? i've seen a few but most of them don't seem to be updated
i prefer OSX myself
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got a link to the HCL for OSX? i've seen a few but most of them don't seem to be updated
i prefer OSX myself
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post #16 of 16
Wow I had to search so hard to find a way to contact the OP about :

1. how he likes the case

2. how did he boot up the os x

Glad I found this post. I dont know I can't message you directly. Oh well.

Thanks mate!
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