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Project: Monster! (i7 2600k + ASUS P8P67 DLX + CFX 6970) PICS!

post #1 of 38
Thread Starter 
Hello I have lurked the forums since the begning of time "since they were created by the user from ocforums.com".

Finally I have decided to register and share a bit of my work.

I have a modest PC, nothing crazy, but gets the job done. Same can be said for the case, it was $50 when I bought it and has served its purpose well.

The time has come for a few changes to be made in this case.

The case: Antec 300

Basically I have it in my head that I want massive storage. were talking 40 - 60TB, keep in mind there would be some redundancy as well so you can virtually cut that in half. However still needing the space for a .... butt load of 2TB drives.

My project will be complete in phases, tonight I finished phase one. It was a small phase. All I did was rotate the hdd cage 90 degrees ccw. So they drives were no longer facing inwards, but rather otherwards.

Here are a few pics. I will post more tomorrow. Have a good one ppl and let me know what you think. thanks for looking.

also... I plan on adding 2x radeon hd 6950's in cf and flashign them to 6970s.... not really a case mod, but you know, keeps the interest right

ps, sorry about the quality of pics they were taken with my phone.





Edited by 3M0N5T3R - 1/9/11 at 12:31pm
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #2 of 38
Thread Starter 
A few more....




Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #3 of 38
Thread Starter 
last ones for now.

Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #4 of 38
Thread Starter 
Just placed my order for (two) sapphire radeon hd 6950. I plan on flashing both to 6970, then running in crossfire.
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #5 of 38
Thread Starter 
Going to pickup my 6950's pics when I get back.
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #6 of 38
Thread Starter 
they have arrived

edit: one in.


Edited by 3M0N5T3R - 12/31/10 at 8:44am
Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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Reply
post #7 of 38
Thread Starter 
successfully flashed to 6970, now for the other card.

Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #8 of 38
Thread Starter 
both are now flashed to 6970 now for cross fire
Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.9Ghz ASUS P8P67 DLX 2x2GB Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 CrossFireX Corsair Vengance 2x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD BLACK 500GB RAID 0, 2x WD GREEN 1.5TB RAID 1 Samsung SpeedPlus 22x DVD Windows 7 x64 2007 WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Corsair AX 1200 Antec 300 Microsoft 
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post #9 of 38
wow nice clean rig mate
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8150 GA-990XA-UD3 GTX 680 8GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
500GB Samsung 2TB Western Digital Kingston 64GB SSD CPU/GPU Water Cooling (240mm+120mm radiator) 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64bit Samsung 22" 16:10 (x2) QPAD MK-80 Silverstone Strider + 750W 
CaseMouse
Xigamtek Utgard Cyborg R.A.T 7 Contagion, Razer Naga 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe NVIDIA 7900GT Generic RAM 
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Samsung 80GB Generic Cheapy IDE Stock Arch Linux X64 
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AMD FX-8150 GA-990XA-UD3 GTX 680 8GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
500GB Samsung 2TB Western Digital Kingston 64GB SSD CPU/GPU Water Cooling (240mm+120mm radiator) 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64bit Samsung 22" 16:10 (x2) QPAD MK-80 Silverstone Strider + 750W 
CaseMouse
Xigamtek Utgard Cyborg R.A.T 7 Contagion, Razer Naga 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe NVIDIA 7900GT Generic RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 80GB Generic Cheapy IDE Stock Arch Linux X64 
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Its a server........ Generic 650W Ghetto Thermaltake 
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post #10 of 38
jesus lol why do you need all that storage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


and why not just get up to 1156/DDR3 hmm?????????
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Phenom 2 x4 955 BE Asus M4A88TD-V EVO Asus gtx560 ti (non ref) G.Skill DDR31600 x12 
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Western Digital 500Gb LG 22x Antec Kuhler 620 Win 7 64bit 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 500Gb LG 22x Antec Kuhler 620 Win 7 64bit 
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