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    Quote Originally Posted by Flcrewpolo View Post
    i posted a thread with the build a long time ago but thought i would throw it up here for new people

    this was a project i started and never fully finished here is the current parts list which will not match some of the pictures

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    What are you going to use this for? Just curious, also what video cards are you going to get?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flcrewpolo View Post
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    I admire the dedication and craftmanship. However i can't shake feeling there is a sort of '60's-bond-movie-prop' look to it :P

    Also seriously doubt the efficiency of 9fans all blowing in.
    Last edited by Majesticii; 2013-08-15 at 03:31 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    I admire the dedication and craftmanship. However i can't shake feeling there is a sort of '60's-bond-movie-prop' look to it :P

    Also seriously doubt the efficiency of 9fans all blowing in.
    There are 12 fans total 3 of them are in the back
    6 blow in - 3 front 3 side
    6 out - 3 top 3 back
    The rads are on the front 3 and top 3

    As for gpus I put in 2 gtx titans mainly cause I could

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flcrewpolo View Post
    There are 12 fans total 3 of them are in the back
    6 blow in - 3 front 3 side
    6 out - 3 top 3 back
    The rads are on the front 3 and top 3

    As for gpus I put in 2 gtx titans mainly cause I could
    So the fan placement is not the same as shown in the picture then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    So the fan placement is not the same as shown in the picture then.
    The location of the fans is the same I changed where the dvd and fan controllers as well as the bay reservoir to make room for the top mounted rad and fans

    Ill take new pictures at some point and post them just super busy with buying a new house with the wife

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    I meant the fan direction is changed. Because in the picture they're all pulling in air. (atleast the 9 that are visible).

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    Nope if u look the side and the back are facing different direction s its hard to see in the pics but trust me they are

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    More fans doesn't necessarily mean more effective cooling.

    Still yet, impressive you've done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceG87 View Post
    More fans doesn't necessarily mean more effective cooling.
    More fans means you don't need to run them as high, which means less noise which means more effective cooling. From a noise perspective at least.

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    A couple updates...





    Hopefully the windowed side panel doesn't cause too much of a heat issue. I've notched my exhaust fan up 10% for now. I also added a gold plated 120MM fan grill to the radiator. I got two of them for $5.

    The radiator has been rotated 90* counter-clockwise from that picture. I can now latch the top grill closed and the tubing doesn't have as much of a complex bend in it. It makes the grill more visible, too.

    Now that the only major vent is the top, double-filtered slot (and it's seated properly again), I should have very little issues with dust.

    The window looks good. I was worried how much would show. It's basically just the GPU and the top part of the radiator. It actually fits better than the original panel.

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    Looks cool, but what does that fan grill do exactly? It's just sitting there on the rad o_O

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Looks cool, but what does that fan grill do exactly? It's just sitting there on the rad o_O
    Looks cool? Ha.

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    Okay, so I'm waiting for my parts in the mail but this is gonna be my new machine

    Case (just came in): BitFenix Prodigy


    Processor: Intel i5 3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2 GHz
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    Motherboard: Asus Intel H77 mini-ITX P8H77-i
    CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev. 2
    Graphics card: Asus GTX 760 2GB

    Any thoughts on how it would run?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pr0digy View Post
    Any thoughts on how it would run?
    Can you hear vague this question sounds? How well will it run what?

    The build looks good/decent should be able to handle most game on high+, no overclocking so there is some lost performance when it comes to CPU intensive games (like WoW and other MMOs)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    Can you hear vague this question sounds? How well will it run what?

    The build looks good/decent should be able to handle most game on high+, no overclocking so there is some lost performance when it comes to CPU intensive games (like WoW and other MMOs)
    Haha well like BF3, D3, Bioshock: Infinite & WoW to name some, & with the overclocking, I'm going to see how well it runs before I overclock but eventually I will in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pr0digy View Post
    Okay, so I'm waiting for my parts in the mail but this is gonna be my new machine

    Case (just came in): BitFenix Prodigy

    Processor: Intel i5 3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2 GHz
    RAM: Corsair vengeance 8gb
    HDD: WD Black 1TB
    PSU: Corsair CX600 600w
    Motherboard: Asus Intel H77 mini-ITX P8H77-i
    CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev. 2
    Graphics card: Asus GTX 760 2GB

    Any thoughts on how it would run?
    Quote Originally Posted by pr0digy View Post
    Haha well like BF3, D3, Bioshock: Infinite & WoW to name some, & with the overclocking, I'm going to see how well it runs before I overclock but eventually I will in the future.
    Should run all those titles fine at 1080p, medium-high settings depending on how much FPS you're happy with.

    You won't be overclocking that CPU because it's a non-K chip (locked multiplier), and the GTX760 will OC to push out another 8-10% performance at the most.

    For further questions please either post in Computer Chat Thread, or shoot me a PM, or make your own thread (since this is going a bit offtopic :P)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Should run great! That's a solid well-rounded build, obviously you're not doing any overclocking so it should run cool n' quiet. Is that your primary gaming build, or just an off-build?


    Should run all those titles fine at 1080p, settings medium-high depending on how much FPS you're happy with.

    You won't be overclocking that CPU because it's a non-K chip (locked multiplier), and the GTX760 will OC to push out another 8-10% performance at the most.
    For further questions please either post in Computer Chat Thread, or shoot me a PM, or make your own thread (since this is going a bit offtopic :P)
    Yeah it's my primary, eventually I wanna build an ATX with a water cooling system, but until then yeah it's my primary. And well I didn't notice that, maybe I'll upgrade to an i7 3770k by the end of the year.
    Thanks for the feedback! & true, it is haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Should run all those titles fine at 1080p, medium-high settings depending on how much FPS you're happy with.

    You won't be overclocking that CPU because it's a non-K chip (locked multiplier), and the GTX760 will OC to push out another 8-10% performance at the most.

    For further questions please either post in Computer Chat Thread, or shoot me a PM, or make your own thread (since this is going a bit offtopic :P)
    I'd advise for him to just make his own thread with questions, since the chat thread is also not really for Q&A, rather just to stop us regulars for the most part from talking about beer and cheese.

    His own thread with custom title will get peoples' attention.

    Also, DON'T STEAL ALL THE ATTENTION!!! PM you only... PFFFFFF Scumbag Xuvial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pr0digy View Post
    Yeah it's my primary, eventually I wanna build an ATX with a water cooling system, but until then yeah it's my primary. And well I didn't notice that, maybe I'll upgrade to an i7 3770k by the end of the year.
    Thanks for the feedback! & true, it is haha
    If you could afford it now, I'd just return the current CPU for an i7-3770K, as paying the full price later on will be such a minor increase in performance for such an exorbitant amount of money, hell I would just stick with the current one or get the i5-3570K, as you probably won't use an i7, anyways.
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