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post #21 of 24
Looks nice and clean.
post #22 of 24
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Looks good man. Got a couple of suggestions though. Since your only using one card atm you should put that into slot 1 on the mobo. Highest slot. Second would be that, if you're not using that secondary harddrive bay, take it out. Better airflow in that case. Other than that it looks great man. Nice work.
Cheers for the tips! Might take the HDD bays out but its upto my friend who owns it. Also would there be a performance difference with slot one or would it be just personal preference?
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post #23 of 24
The only reason I offered that opinion on the video card slot is because the motherboard manual suggests it. I've seen people using the third slot, but haven't heard of any performance decrease. Just going off of what the CHIV manual states.

"In single VGA card mode, use the PCIe 2.0 X16_1 slot for a PCI Express x16 graphics card to get better performance"
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Cool I will give that a try once its all up and running! Cheers! Rep +
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