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#2 - Sleek + Silent

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Hey Guys! Second Build Here, looking for near silence and gone for a sleek and simple case, no fancy lights to keep me up at night! Lets dive right in and take a look at the stuff i have!

Case:
Fractal Design R3 Black Pearl

CPU:
Intel Core i7 950 3.06Ghz (Nehalem) (Socket LGA1366)

CPU Cooler:
Corsair H50 Liquid CPU Cooler

Additional Fans:
3 x Scythe Gentle Typhoon Fan (2 for push pull on the H50 - 1 for the case)

RAM:
Corsair Dominator 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C8 1600MHz Triple Channel Kit

GPU:
Will be using my Gainward GTX260 Golden sample, only until i purchase a Nvidia 5xx series card

Displays
23" Samsung SyncMaster 2493HM [1920x1200]
32" Sony Bravia [720p]

PSU:
650W XFX XXX Edition, Modular

Hard Drives:
120GB Vertex 2 SSD
1TB Samsung F3
500GB Samsung F1

Optical Drive:
Samsung SH-B123L/RSBP 12x Blu-Ray Combo Drive

Peripherals:
Novatech Wireless Rechargeable Media Keyboard w/ Touchpad (For TV Display)
Classic Dell Keyboard (for use when at desk)
Logitech G5 Mouse

Audio:
Razer Carcharias Professional Gaming Headset with Mic
Samsung Monitor Speakers + Sony TV Speakers

Pictures of the stuff to follow, prob wont picture the HDD's or PSU right away as these are currently in the rig i'm writing this on now. Couple questions, with the 2 scythes on the H50, where should i place the corsair fan and where should i place the final scythe, theres space for an additional fan at the front, 2 fans on the roof and 1 on the base. Any input or comments would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for stopping by guys!
Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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Pictures =]





Edited by Fatality292 - 3/31/11 at 6:42am
Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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post #3 of 10
Thread Starter 
Pictures =]

Edited by Fatality292 - 3/31/11 at 6:43am
Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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post #4 of 10
Thread Starter 
Reserved for pics #3
Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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post #5 of 10
I'm excited to see your results.

Hurry up!!! Pretty close to the next build I wanna do =)
post #6 of 10
make sure you get an accelero cooler on you GPU for a real silent pc
post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the comments guys, I got it all built and working now, I'll take some pictures later with my step dads DSLR, unfortunately I only took some pics of the parts on my blackberry and due to a few issues and a weeks postponement due to work I neglected to take any progression pictures.

Pictures to follow later today / this evening.
Edited by Fatality292 - 3/31/11 at 12:21am
Shiny Shinys
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
  hide details  
Reply
Shiny Shinys
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Updated post above.
Edited by Fatality292 - 3/31/11 at 10:26am
Shiny Shinys
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
  hide details  
Reply
Shiny Shinys
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
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post #9 of 10
Hey, I recognize that motherboard!

    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570k GA-Z77MX-D3H Palit Jetstream 680 4GB 4 X 2GB G.Skill Ripjaws X (1600MHz/CAS8 @ 1.5v) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
60GB Corsair Force + 2TB RAID0 + 500GB Antec Kühler 620 w/AP-14 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U2711 (2560 x 1440) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch (MX Blues) Corsair HX650 Lian Li PC-U6B Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570k GA-Z77MX-D3H Palit Jetstream 680 4GB 4 X 2GB G.Skill Ripjaws X (1600MHz/CAS8 @ 1.5v) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
60GB Corsair Force + 2TB RAID0 + 500GB Antec Kühler 620 w/AP-14 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U2711 (2560 x 1440) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch (MX Blues) Corsair HX650 Lian Li PC-U6B Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
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post #10 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Hey, I recognize that motherboard!

I wonder why...

Maybe you know the strange person i purchased it from?
Shiny Shinys
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
  hide details  
Reply
Shiny Shinys
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 950 @ 3.06 GHz ASUS Rampage III Gene Gainward GTX260 Golden Sample 6GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1 Samsung Blu-ray drive  Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1900x1200) 
PowerCase
XFX 650W XXX Edition Fractal Design R3 
  hide details  
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