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    Brand new system parts just arrived today.

    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
    CPU: i5 3470 @ 3.2 Ghz
    Motherboard: MSI Z77A - G45
    Power Supply: TT 600W TR2 Bronze TR - 600P
    Case: Cooler Master CM storm scout 2 black
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    Last edited by Bondey; 2012-11-01 at 11:51 AM.

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    Ooh our first Storm Scout 2 owner. Are you liking the case?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Ooh our first Storm Scout 2 owner. Are you liking the case?
    Love it, really solid case for the price. Grip handle design on the top is really cool too.

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    OK, here's my setup. This was taken a couple months ago, when I finished painting my new room, and got my desk assembled. The 19" screen died last weekend, so it's been with a single screen the past week. I'll be ordering a 22" or 23" to replace it soon.

    Case: Raidmax Sirius
    Mobo: Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P
    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 B50 @ 3.2ghz (unlocked Phenom II X2 550 BE)
    RAM: 4GB G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3 @ 1600mhz 7-8-7-24-2N
    GPU: Nvidia GTX 465 1GB
    Boot: 60GB Mushkin Enhanced Chronos SSD
    Drive 1: Western Digital Caviar Black 750GB
    Driver 2: Western Digital Caviar green 800GB
    Drive 3: Hitachi GST 500GB
    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
    Keyboard: Logitech G11
    Mouse: Logitech G700 (Cyborg R.A.T. 5 pictured, the laser died shortly after the picture was taken)

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    Technically not a gaming setup (although, with a Xbox 360 controller it totally is), but this thread has fallen behind so I'll post anyway in an attempt to resurrect it.



    Plan is to shorten the cables to make the cable-mess less cluttered. (For those who can't see, pictured is a Google Nexus 7, a cheap slim USB keyboard, a Logitech M125 and an old 4-port USB hub.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Technically not a gaming setup (although, with a Xbox 360 controller it totally is), but this thread has fallen behind so I'll post anyway in an attempt to resurrect it.



    Plan is to shorten the cables to make the cable-mess less cluttered. (For those who can't see, pictured is a Google Nexus 7, a cheap slim USB keyboard, a Logitech M125 and an old 4-port USB hub.)
    Now I just want to see the picture of the custom water loop on it .
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    Quote Originally Posted by demonskies View Post
    Now I just want to see the picture of the custom water loop on it .
    Last edited by Marest; 2012-11-02 at 08:59 PM.

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    So much win in that picture. Made me lol at work haha.
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    Quote Originally Posted by demonskies View Post
    So much win in that picture. Made me lol at work haha.
    Also works great as an desktop background picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Technically not a gaming setup (although, with a Xbox 360 controller it totally is), but this thread has fallen behind so I'll post anyway in an attempt to resurrect it.



    Plan is to shorten the cables to make the cable-mess less cluttered. (For those who can't see, pictured is a Google Nexus 7, a cheap slim USB keyboard, a Logitech M125 and an old 4-port USB hub.)
    lol how ludicrous

    and not in a good way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Synthaxx View Post
    One thing i'm not so impressed with is the 670's idle temps. It's noise is great, but at default settings, it idles at 55C. Temperature peaks at 80C in WoW (out in the barrens which pushes usage to 99%). Obviously, with MSI afterburner, i can create my own fan curve, so this is a small point not worth worrying about. One thing to keep in mind is that i'm running this in an 800D with only 1 exhaust fan at the back. The 800D is infamous for it's rather poor airflow (as it's only got 1 intake, and that's not a great design), so it's not a problem. Main point is that these temps are fine by me as i can always fix them very easily.
    My EVGA SC 670 idles at around 30C, are you having this temperature when it is very hot in the room? Does your card not have underclock technology?

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    My setup:

    Win 8 Proff 64bit
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    MSI za77a-g45
    4*2 Kingston hyperx ddr3 1600 2GB (8GB total)
    Sapphire HD 6790 (will be upgraded soonish)
    OCZ vertex 2 SSD 60GB (OS)
    Some random 7200 RPM harddrive (500GB for data)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kymei View Post
    My EVGA SC 670 idles at around 30C, are you having this temperature when it is very hot in the room? Does your card not have underclock technology?
    What case do you use, and what sort of fan setup do you use? The 800D is fairly notorious as far as aircooling goes.

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    I just installed MSI Afterburner just to take a look. Only to find out my EVGA GTX 670 is running at 1200MHz core clock when a game is running. But the specifications read 1084MHz Boost Clock..

    I have done absolutely nothing about it's settings after installing it 3 months ago, what the actual fuck?
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    PITA to sleeve the USB 3.0 header lol.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    PITA to sleeve the USB 3.0 header lol.
    omg cheater.

    Looks alright, but you could always bulk up the sleeve before the plug with some smaller shrink, then use the larger shrink over both.

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    Reasons I call it PITA:
    - Heatshrink would hardly go over the darn thing without... "help"; took 10 full minutes! -.-
    - Heatshrink wouldn't hold onto the connector. It slipped. That's why I used cable ties.
    - Couldn't get the heatshrink all the way back up. Added second cable tie in the obvious gap.
    Last edited by Drunkenvalley; 2012-11-03 at 06:26 PM.

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    So I took the guts from my old PC and rebuilt and re-purposed it as a hidden HTPC.









    Not really hidden, but sorta.
    Quote Originally Posted by noteworthynerd View Post
    But hey, we're just strangers on the Internet with decades of combined IT and computer building experience, what do we know?

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    Well it took it's sweet damn time to ship, but it has arrived.

    A lot smaller than I initially thought, but isn't it CUTE?

    *tries to pull pro photography with $40 camera*





    Yes, those red/white cables at the back are $700 RCA cables refined with 105% quantum-entangled silver for unmatched signal quality, the USB cable also cost a hefty $300 but the sales guy told me it's the best USB cable in the world:
    (inside joke)




    The DAC was the final piece of our modest HTPC + audio setup, hopefully to last a long time to come ^_^



    Overall sound is beaut-i-ful, the DAC is superb and improved audio quality by a TON compared to the laptop's onboard sound! Sounds nearly as good as a Xonar STX.
    Last edited by Xuvial; 2012-11-04 at 03:36 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Well it took it's sweet damn time to ship, but it has arrived.

    A lot smaller than I initially thought, but isn't it CUTE?

    *tries to pull pro photography with $40 camera*



    Yes, those red/white cables at the back are $700 RCA cables refined with 105% quantum-entangled silver for unmatched signal quality, the USB cable also cost a hefty $300 but the sales guy told me it's the best USB cable in the world:
    (inside joke)



    The DAC was the final piece of our modest HTPC + audio setup, hopefully to last a long time to come ^_^


    Overall sound is beaut-i-ful, the DAC is superb and improved audio quality by a TON compared to the laptop's onboard sound! Sounds nearly as good as a Xonar STX.

    Looks sweet, I'm jelly

    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Technically not a gaming setup (although, with a Xbox 360 controller it totally is), but this thread has fallen behind so I'll post anyway in an attempt to resurrect it.


    Plan is to shorten the cables to make the cable-mess less cluttered. (For those who can't see, pictured is a Google Nexus 7, a cheap slim USB keyboard, a Logitech M125 and an old 4-port USB hub.)
    Probably going to be picking up the Nexus 7 today, found a local store that actually got them in stock.
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