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It barely fit in her pink hotbox!!!

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KEEP IT CLEAN!

Just received a GTX480 Twin Frozr II purchased here on OCN and was BARELY ableto squeeze it into her pink GMC Toast. That lil case is an absolute sauna with a shoehorned H70, i5 750 running at 4ghz, 1Kw PSU, and now a GTX480 replacing the gtx470 which I am stealing to run SLI in my rig

Pictures of the monstrosity below - notice how there was barely room to slide a sata cable behind the gpu and the front wall of the case! Was a pain angling this thing in past the lip of the case just to get it in.






    
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I bet things get pretty hot when you turn her on.
Edited by Epona - 3/28/11 at 1:50pm
    
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That's what she said
    
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That's what she said
I was just gonna say that. That case is so cramped, I would get her a bigger one. The bigger, the better (that's what she said ).
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I lol'd at the title.
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I bet things get pretty hot when you turn her on.
I bet he plays with her for hours at night.
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post #7 of 70
You've got a modular power supply. Now buy some shorter cables...

Also, that those two case fans (top/bottom) could really do with some insane airflow replacements.

Also, a 480 barely fits? Try finding one where a 8400 is a tight fit, that's a fun time.
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Damn I don't think you could fit much more in her
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post #9 of 70
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Epona View Post
I bet things get pretty hot when you turn her on.
And she is fairly easy to turn on too!


Quote:
Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
That's what she said


Quote:
Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
I was just gonna say that. That case is so cramped, I would get her a bigger one. The bigger, the better (that's what she said ).
:lol: She insists her pink box is perfectly fine for the job it does!

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Originally Posted by HandGunPat View Post
I lol'd at the title.
:bow:

Temps are OK - considering the horrid conditions I am happy they are where they are. CPU and GPU idle at 40*, temps with both CPU and GPU loads at 100% do not top 75* for the GPU and barely over 77* for the CPU. And the H70 fans are set to run at 75% voltage in order to keep the noise levels in check so they don't even run full blast on stock fans! (Can't wait till I switch them out to see the difference)

Once my order og AP-15's come in it should drop the temp a bit more as I plan on putting them in push pull on the H70 and replacing the SS120's at top and bottom with the GT's and adding another GT on the side panel after I get some time alone with the case again

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Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post
You've got a modular power supply. Now buy some shorter cables...

Also, that those two case fans (top/bottom) could really do with some insane airflow replacements.

Also, a 480 barely fits? Try finding one where a 8400 is a tight fit, that's a fun time.
Yea the fan replacements are coming from Germany as we speak - originally this case had only a 40mm fan honeycomb perforation at the bottom and no blow hole at the top, those were recent mods I had made, the cables are budgeted in for later on after I finish my current build ( a new Case Labs case).
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You could say he filled her up.
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