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    The Insane DeltrusDisc's Avatar
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    I'm about to build this for my friend's 12/13 year old sister. I like how quickly she wanted the Enforcer, after looking at tons of other cases.

    CM Storm Enforcer
    Asus P8Z68-V LX
    Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz 8GB (2x4GB)
    Galaxy GTX 560
    My old Corsair TX 650 watt V1 PSU
    her old 500GB HDD is going to be backed up and then reformatted and hopefully my old 7 Home Premium 64 bit install will work for this.

    She is upgrading from...

    HP Pavilion a6547c PC

    AMD Athlon X2 5000
    4GB RAM
    Vista Home Premium
    NVidia GeForce 6150 SE onboard graphics

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    Dreadlord Vanthem's Avatar
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    Got my 2 top fans this afternoon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    May I ask you how the GT level 10's feels is?
    I've been looking at it for some time
    The feel is pretty good, the hot swap sata cables felt a bit flimsy like they would fall out easily, but I haven't had any problems.
    The side panel can be a bit annoying to remove, especially if you don't have much room.
    and yeah, the things drunkenvalley said too,
    I thought the red accents lit up, but sadly not =[

    Quote Originally Posted by Rennadrel View Post
    Aired, I would assume the 7950's you are using are the Windforce models? If so, how are the fans for noise? When I upgrade I want to get one or two of those cards and am unsure what the noise rating is like compared to cards like the Twin Frozr MSI cards.
    Yup, its the windforce model. * The noise on them isn't too bad, less than my old asus 260.

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    Dreadlord Vanthem's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Boy your computer looks familiar somehow!!

    .... oh.. wait.


    Same build really. Just differentGPU and I do not have an SSD atm.

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    This thread also have a topic. Maybe you should visit it once in a while?

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    I managed to borrow my sisters camera and take a few shitty pictures of my setup. Just ignore the messiness and my ghetto window shades as I haven't put anything substantial over it yet.

    Here's the tower. A Cooler Master Cosmos II.

    Here's the innards. Two AMD Radeon 7970s @ 1075MHZ / 1575MHZ, an AMD FX 8150 Black Edition CPU @ 4.7GHZ, a Corsair H100 CPU cooler, a Sabertooth 990FX motherboard, 8GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM @ 1956MHZ 9-10-9-16 1T, a Corsair Force GT 3 SSD, a Corsair AX1200 Watt Power Supply and a few other things.

    Here's my junked up desk with a few other things. An ASUS VS248 Monitor, an Evoluent Vertical Mouse 4 perhaps the most comfortable mouse ever made, a Wacom Bamboo Pen tablet. I don't draw really, just use it to make stupid things on Zazzle. A Logitech G13, a Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller "For Windows" and an Adesso mini keyboard. Edit: Forgot the Logitech G930 headset.

    Full album here which has a better shot of the G13 and my awesome Harley Quinn mousepad, which I got from here.

    Edit: I almost forgot to add that the reason the rear 140mm exhaust fan is missing, is because a fan blade snapped off and I'm waiting on a replacement. Also, added speeds and RAM timing.
    Last edited by DavidGX; 2012-03-08 at 06:57 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Would have never noticed the "ghetto window shades." ;p
    It's a spiderman table cover... thing and a pillowcase or something. I haven't bothered to put anything better up there.

    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Also, any particular reason you chose that CPU over say, an i5-2500K?
    I had a 6 core 1090t before. I got an AM3+ motherboard (which still supported the 1090t) so I could help my sister build her system with my previous one. The FX 8150 fit just nicely in the new motherboard so I went with that. Bulldozer is pretty good honestly... if you overclock the hell out of it. Mine is at 4.7ghz.

    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    All in all a pretty cool looking build. It's crying for a true liquid cooling setup though.
    I wasn't quite ready for that, setting it up or the expense. Maybe at some point. The H100 is a damn good cooler, though.

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    from the first pic its hard to tell whether the pic is crooked or the computer is about to break the table its on, given how heavy the cosmos 2 is, i worry about the probability of the second option :P

    it's nice to see a good AMD build again

    i7-4790K | Z97 Class. | 16GB DDR3-2400 | GTX-980 | RAIDR | 512GB Samsung 830 | SuperNOVA 1Kw P2 | RV05
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    from the first pic its hard to tell whether the pic is crooked or the computer is about to break the table its on, given how heavy the cosmos 2 is, i worry about the probability of the second option :P

    it's nice to see a good AMD build again
    Yeah the shot was taken funny, table is level and strong. It took me a while to get together, but it's a pretty damn good system I think. Gets the job done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mawaru View Post
    Case: Cooler Master HAF X 942
    Power supply: Corsair HX750
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth P67
    Processor: i7-2700k
    CPU Heatsink: Zalman 9900 MAX (Red)
    RAM: Mushkin Blackline 16gb
    Graphics card: Sapphire ATI 7970
    SSD: Crucial M4 128gb
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1tb

    Display: Asus VS248H-P; 24" LED LCD
    Keyboard: Microsoft Sidewinder x4
    Mouse: Asus GX800
    Headset: Steelseries Siberia v2

    This was from night 1 of the build. I hadn't done any cable running yet, only got the heatsink installed (which was a bit of a pain), and the motherboard mounted.

    And here's night 2, with everything connected. I went back and revised some of the cable management, mostly just ziptying all the little front panel connects and such, but was too lazy to take another picture.

    Edit: My bad on the large images. Click them to view larger versions.
    * Mod edit: You must've missed the big warning in the first post. Don't post huge pictures, >800px
    am I seeing 2 power supplies? why?

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    These machines are crazy. And very clean in side even with all those fans. What about fan noise ? My wifes biggest complaint about our PC is fan noise.

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    The Insane DeltrusDisc's Avatar
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    Here is what I started working on last night. This was truly a painful and annoying process! Had to use my father's professional tools, a saw to cut through metal, a very heavy hammer, and a smaller one for more precise stuff, plus a very big/long (that's what she said now shut up) flat-head screwdriver to help out. Basically, HP and the like tend to make their computer cases anyone-proof, you buy it and should never be able to get your stuff out. -.-

    Also, lol they didn't put in a proper 24-pin ATX power cord... only a 20 in a 24 pin slot. Durp.

    All to get the damned hard drive out, and yeah, had to pull out the motherboard first. -.- That little cage for the HDD was in there and not coming out with some hammer bangs (HDD is working no problems!) and some sawing to get to the other sides of it. They only made one side panel on this whole case able to be opened up taking one screw off, the rest had special whatever-the-hell they are thingers that require a specialty tool to undo. =|

    Bah. At least we're done with all of this! After I take care of my Linux OS mid-term I'll get to work on this computer!

    ---------- Post added 2012-03-08 at 08:59 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by braxx View Post
    am I seeing 2 power supplies? why?
    Nope, that's the power supply cover.

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    I moved the posts discussing Bulldozer to a new thread: http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/...-AMD-Bulldozer
    Feel free to continue the discussion in there.

    Now please keep this thread on topic.
    I and the other moderators hate handing out infractions for off-topic/spam posts. If you keep derailing this we will have to lock this thread eventually. If you want to discuss other matters - create a new thread. If you want to chat, head over to the Fun Stuff section.
    Last edited by Marest; 2012-03-09 at 06:05 PM.

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    I'm probably going to be beaten up but I had the opportunity of buying a Haf x with some nice addition for a stupidly low price, so right now it contains some of the most old components you'll ever see (it's like seeing an old lady driving a ferrari at 30km/h). My apologizes! :P
    That being said, here's a few pictures of my setup/where I play:

    It's a kitchen chair, I'll switch it to something more comfortable. :/

    And here's my setup, remember I said not to be mean! :P --> N.b: the temperatures were printed before I switched to the Haf x

    I know, compared to what you guys are using it seems terrible, but at least It (could) play wow nicely, and for the last months it was pretty much all I needed. :P

    I've ordered a few components based on the I5-2500k, if I'm lucky enough I'll update these pictures in a few weeks :3
    Last edited by AtaraxyDarkmoonFaire; 2012-03-09 at 07:47 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    The black 24 pin cable extension is gorgeous!
    Every cable is single sleeved, when I'll get proper components I'll try to get a PCI-e cable like that aswell. :P

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