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I've been researching a 24/7 folding rig over the last week. It has sort of turned into an obsession. I wasn't happy with just folding on my primary rig.

And now... I sort of think the folding rig is more powerful then my gaming rig.

I just placed an order for:
I7 - 950
3x MSI single slot GTS 450 (will buy 4 more over time.)
ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer
1220 watt PSU
8 GB Gskill DDR 3 1600 (75$! What a deal.)
HAF 932 - Going to need the air flow bad.

I will post pictures when I get the system up and running.

Edit: I just realized I can stick my 8800 GT and 8800 GTS in until I get some more cash for the other 450s! I'm stoked.
Edited by Intangible - 3/17/11 at 2:02am
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Good luck to ya dude, that thing is going to sound like a jet taking off.
     
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Good luck to ya dude, that thing is going to sound like a jet taking off.
I'm going to put it in the closet. Lol..
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I'm going to put it in the closet. Lol..
make sure it gets plenty of air in there lol...
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make sure it gets plenty of air in there lol...
True... I could have some serious issues with 7 fans pumping heat out the back. I'll have to tinker with it for sure. But that's part of the fun.

I just hope that my apartment isn't on a meter and my landlord doesn't show up with a $200 bill.
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nice
my advice... a few ofem
    
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Cut 2 vent holes in the door, one on the bottom for an intake and one on the top for an exhaust, trust me it works like a charm
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Cut 2 vent holes in the door, one on the bottom for an intake and one on the top for an exhaust, trust me it works like a charm
tobad his in a partment

i wanna make a folding cabinet xD got a plan for it.. but no hardware hahaha
    
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I'm going to put it in the closet. Lol..
You seriously will need get some ventilation. My i7 920 @ 4Ghz is also in a closet and it's pretty hot inside the closet with CPU temps just below my personal limit of 80oC, and that's with 4 casefans.
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tobad his in a partment

i wanna make a folding cabinet xD got a plan for it.. but no hardware hahaha
He can just pay for a new door when he leaves
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