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    Quote Originally Posted by Skelly View Post
    You should feed your front panel audio connector from two grommets down, where the molex powering the Xonar is coming from. That cable running over your video card makes me sad
    Tried that, doesn't reach. -_-
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asera View Post
    Tried that, doesn't reach. -_-
    Yeah I just looked at the other pictures and none of your cables are very long. At least it makes for a tidy behind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Don't. An i5-2500K and P67 honestly is better for gaming and OC'd can certainly compare to even the higher end i7-9xx series CPUs, as crazy as it is. It is not cost efficient to buy an i7-9xx/x58 setup unless it's for nostalgia purposes, wanting a hard OC job, or you're just a mad-man like Cyanotical who does folding and fancy stuff. :P
    Oh no...I just bought today the i5 2500k CPU with this motherboard

    ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M LGA 1155 Intel Z77

    Is over clocking an issue with this combo?
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    You quoted a post from over a year ago.... P67 is old tech. You got an amazzing mobo

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    You quoted a post from over a year ago.... P67 is old tech. You got an amazzing mobo
    That'll teach them to check the date on the post :P
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    Made a few updates to my rig over the summer.
    Most notably I swapped motherboards from a MSI P67a-C43 to an Asrock Z77 Extreme4.
    Upgraded to 8gigs of ram.
    Added 2x2TB of storage.
    Replaced my 2x Force GT 60gig in raid0 with a Crucial M4 128.
    Still running my 2500k and Gtx 570 at stock speeds.
    Lastly I copied azome's awesome back side cable management. (sorta)


    Before anyone asks I strategically placed the ssd under the bundle of wires so that I wouldn't have to run another sata power cable over to the drive cage.

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    Coming back for MoP with a massively upgraded rig.

    Hardware:

    Case: Modded NZXT Phantom
    CPU: i5 2500k @ 4.5 Ghz
    RAM: 2 x 4G Corsair Dominator
    Mobo: ASUS p8p67 EVO REV. 3.0
    PSU: Corsair HX 750w
    GPUs: 2x EVGA GTX 680

    Cooling:

    CPU Block: Koolance CPU 370
    GPU Block: 2x Aquacomputer Aquagrafx 680 Nickel
    RAM Block: Bitspower Galaxy 4 DIMM Block
    Fittings: All Bitspower
    Rad1: XSPC RX 240
    Rad2: XSPC EX 240
    Rad3: XSPC EX 120
    Fans: Corsair High Performance SP series
    Pump: Swiftech MCP655 variable
    Reservoir: Koolance RP 452x2 Dual Bay Reservoir
    Tubing: Durelene Clear
    Coolant: Distilled Water with Mayhem's Clear/UV Blue











    Edit: Formatting.
    Last edited by Xlink; 2012-09-01 at 08:39 PM.

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    Pictures of that would be awesome! ouo

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    Had to do a quick edit to it. Accidently used original photo size which was ginormous =P

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    There we go! Looks good!

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    Most overkill "updated for WoW:X-expansion" PC I've ever seen.

    Congratulations! :P

    Looks great though, seriously!! But PLEASE, use it for some games that will actually take advantage of TWO GTX 680s!!!

    Good games to do so: Crysis whatever thing, Witcher 2 EE, Skyrim, BF3, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xlink View Post
    Coming back for MoP with a massively upgraded rig.

    Hardware:

    Case: Modded NZXT Phantom
    CPU: i5 2500k @ 4.5 Ghz
    RAM: 2 x 4G Corsair Dominator
    Mobo: ASUS p8p67 EVO REV. 3.0
    PSU: Corsair HX 750w
    GPUs: 2x EVGA GTX 680

    Cooling:

    CPU Block: Koolance CPU 370
    GPU Block: 2x Aquacomputer Aquagrafx 680 Nickel
    RAM Block: Bitspower Galaxy 4 DIMM Block
    Fittings: All Bitspower
    Rad1: XSPC RX 240
    Rad2: XSPC EX 240
    Rad3: XSPC EX 120
    Fans: Corsair High Performance SP series
    Pump: Swiftech MCP655 variable
    Reservoir: Koolance RP 452x2 Dual Bay Reservoir
    Tubing: Durelene Clear
    Coolant: Distilled Water with Mayhem's Clear/UV Blue


    Edit: Formatting.
    Sweet mother of god that is beautiful, can only imagine the chilled temps you must be getting with all that rad surface area and fans.
    Question about the bottom 240 rad - are those fans just in pull, or push/pull and I can't see the fans at the bottom? Fans also do better in push (like your other two rads).

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Most overkill "updated for WoW:X-expansion" PC I've ever seen.

    Congratulations! :P

    Looks great though, seriously!! But PLEASE, use it for some games that will actually take advantage of TWO GTX 680s!!!

    Good games to do so: Crysis whatever thing, Witcher 2 EE, Skyrim, BF3, etc.
    I started my like, 7th playthrough of the The Witcher 2 yesterday. Its gorgeous. Before i start another skyrim playthrough i'm gonna find as many graphic enhancing mods as I can find.
    Last edited by Xlink; 2012-09-01 at 11:46 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xlink View Post
    Coming back for MoP with a massively upgraded rig.

    Hardware:

    Case: Modded NZXT Phantom
    CPU: i5 2500k @ 4.5 Ghz
    RAM: 2 x 4G Corsair Dominator
    Mobo: ASUS p8p67 EVO REV. 3.0
    PSU: Corsair HX 750w
    GPUs: 2x EVGA GTX 680

    Cooling:

    CPU Block: Koolance CPU 370
    GPU Block: 2x Aquacomputer Aquagrafx 680 Nickel
    RAM Block: Bitspower Galaxy 4 DIMM Block
    Fittings: All Bitspower
    Rad1: XSPC RX 240
    Rad2: XSPC EX 240
    Rad3: XSPC EX 120
    Fans: Corsair High Performance SP series
    Pump: Swiftech MCP655 variable
    Reservoir: Koolance RP 452x2 Dual Bay Reservoir
    Tubing: Durelene Clear
    Coolant: Distilled Water with Mayhem's Clear/UV Blue
    Does your computer freeze solid if you leave the cooling on at idle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Sweet mother of god that is beautiful, can only imagine the chilled temps you must be getting with all that rad surface area and fans.
    Question about the bottom 240 rad - are those fans just in pull, or push/pull and I can't see the fans at the bottom? Fans also do better in push (like your other two rads).
    Yea, I have the fans to go push/pull on both the bottom and the top rad as well. (pretty sure there is enough room for the fans even with the top of the phantom covered) I forgot to order some fan splitters. The corsair fans I got are the high performance series though, aka, they sound like jet turbines when set to max voltage. So until I get the splitters in to hook them up to the fan controller, the rads will stay with their current configurations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xlink View Post
    I started my like, 7th playthrough of the The Witcher 2 yesterday. Its gorgeous. Before i start another skyrim playthrough i'm gonna find as many graphic enhancing mods as I can find.
    Believe this will help.

    http://kotaku.com/5903204/how-to-get...nally-possible

    ^_^ Let us know how it works out!

    BY THE WAY!!! You didn't tell us what SSD/HDD you have! :O

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Looks great though, seriously!! But PLEASE, use it for some games that will actually take advantage of TWO GTX 680s!!!

    Good games to do so: Crysis whatever thing, Witcher 2 EE, Skyrim, BF3, etc.
    All of those except BF3 tbh it doesnt require that much from your graphics.
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    This is my first ever build, finished it a few weeks ago, I'm pretty happy with it.

    Case: Antec eleven hundred
    CPU: i5-3570k
    CPU cooler: Corsair H80
    MoBo: Asus Maximus V Gene
    RAM: Corsair Vengance 1866mhz 4x4GB
    HDD: WD Black 2TB
    SSD: Samsung 830 series 128GB
    GPU: Asus GTX 660 Ti DirectCu II SLI

    I was going to get a single GTX 680 but my friend had a GTX 660 Ti DirectCu II he was trying to get rid of so he sold that to me for $150
    So I just bought another for $350 and went SLI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xlink View Post
    Yea, I have the fans to go push/pull on both the bottom and the top rad as well. (pretty sure there is enough room for the fans even with the top of the phantom covered) I forgot to order some fan splitters. The corsair fans I got are the high performance series though, aka, they sound like jet turbines when set to max voltage. So until I get the splitters in to hook them up to the fan controller, the rads will stay with their current configurations.
    Yup I went for the SP120 Quiet editions, really some amazing fans for the price (twin pack!) their static pressure is nuts and they undervolt splendidly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Endonyx View Post
    All of those except BF3 tbh it doesnt require that much from your graphics.
    You clearly havent played the witcher 2 at ultra settings

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