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    Red face



    My new build:

    Intel i5 3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 Quad-Core Processor
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819116504

    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813157293

    MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814127745

    G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) Desktop Memory
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231639

    Samsung SSD 840 PRO 128GB (OS drive)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820147192

    OCZ-VERTEX2 SSD 60GB (WoW drive)

    Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s (Data drive)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822148834

    Phanteks PH-TC14PE_RD 140mm UFB (Updraft Floating Balance) CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835709004

    OCZ Fatal1ty 750W Modular Gaming 80Plus Bronze Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817341041

    APEVIA X-DREAMER4 Series X-DREAMER4-PK Pink Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16811144279

    Thermaltake MEKA G1 Cherry Red Mechanical Keyboard

    Steelseries 5H v2 USB Headset

    Stuff I need to replace ...

    Old junky Logitech mouse
    Old junky LG monitor
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    I think that's the first "cutesy" setup I've seen in a while. Nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Where are you from again? O.o

    Usually I hear the Swedes complaining about paltry "heat" like 25 Celsius... summers here can range anywhere from 25-40 Celsius. (Northeastern Illinois)
    Lol..this week it has been around 35*C here. Can hit around the 55-57 mark on a Summer day. Ambient temps in my room are at most 22. Usually kept at 20.

    On topic: @Chisato, that is the first build I have ever seen that looks like that. It actually looks good. Nice job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ripox View Post
    On topic: @Chisato, that is the first build I have ever seen that looks like that. It actually looks good. Nice job!
    Thanks! I'm so happy with how it turned out. My fiance was worried the case was too pink. Too pink?! How is that even possible?

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    i7-4770k OCd to 4.2ghz, Corsair H60 Liquid Cooling w/ two 120mm High Performance fans. (Push Pull)
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    Cooler Master 1000w 80+ GOLD Power Supply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chisato View Post
    Thanks! I'm so happy with how it turned out. My fiance was worried the case was too pink. Too pink?! How is that even possible?
    Glad you got the case, it looks good! I'm very happy with mine

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    Not exactly my ideal set up but here's my current make shift hospital gaming set up.

    i7 4790K @ 4.7GHz 1.35V || Asus Z97 Hero VII || EVGA GTX 980 Sli (x2) || 16GB Corsair Vengence 2133mhz || 128GB+500GB SSD (PRO/EVO) || 2TB+4TB WD Blacks || Corsair HX-850W || Custom Water Cooling - xspc ex140 w/ noctua NF-A14 - xspc rx360 - xspc photon 270 w/ D5 - primochill acrylic tubing & ghost fittings - 10x Corsair sp 120 quiet edition
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    managed to grab a 290x off newegg, waiting for them to come back in stock so i can grab a second to crossfire them, so i decided to add another titan to my rig posted back a couple pages, still waiting on the EK blocks for it lol.



    and installed, waiting on EK block for it, just jammed some extra cables into the case to make sure it works, will tidy it up tomorrow :P

    intel 4770k @ 4.8ghz 1.25v / evga 780ti x1, evga 780ti classified(inc soon) evga titan 2x sli @ 1202mhz/3251 / asus maximus vi hero / evga supernova 1000w g2 / 2x samsung 840 pro 512gb ssd/ hit me up on overclock.net and see my full rig - http://www.overclock.net/u/318704/szeged i have a gpu addiction

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Not exactly my ideal set up but here's my current make shift hospital gaming set up.
    What happened bro

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Not exactly my ideal set up but here's my current make shift hospital gaming set up.
    Hope whatever it is you get better
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Not exactly my ideal set up but here's my current make shift hospital gaming set up.
    Whatever it is I hope you get better soon.

    Also epic headphone stand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Not exactly my ideal set up but here's my current make shift hospital gaming set up.
    Aww get well soon! Your watercooled GTX690 rig humbly awaits you when you get home
    Quote Originally Posted by Gorehowl View Post
    managed to grab a 290x off newegg, waiting for them to come back in stock so i can grab a second to crossfire them, so i decided to add another titan to my rig posted back a couple pages, still waiting on the EK blocks for it lol.

    and installed, waiting on EK block for it, just jammed some extra cables into the case to make sure it works, will tidy it up tomorrow :P
    So soon you'll have an SLI Titan rig along with a Cfx 290X rig? Christ McBollock-Waffles that's a lot :S

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    What happened bro
    Organ failure, waiting on a transplant so it could be a long stay (7weeks so far). Shitty situation but having a gaming zone has made it bearable. And thank you all for the concern.
    i7 4790K @ 4.7GHz 1.35V || Asus Z97 Hero VII || EVGA GTX 980 Sli (x2) || 16GB Corsair Vengence 2133mhz || 128GB+500GB SSD (PRO/EVO) || 2TB+4TB WD Blacks || Corsair HX-850W || Custom Water Cooling - xspc ex140 w/ noctua NF-A14 - xspc rx360 - xspc photon 270 w/ D5 - primochill acrylic tubing & ghost fittings - 10x Corsair sp 120 quiet edition
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Organ failure, waiting on a transplant so it could be a long stay (7weeks so far). Shitty situation but having a gaming zone has made it bearable. And thank you all for the concern.
    I wish you luck mate! Be well soon!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Organ failure, waiting on a transplant so it could be a long stay (7weeks so far). Shitty situation but having a gaming zone has made it bearable. And thank you all for the concern.
    All the best with the transplant! I hope they can find you one soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakexe View Post
    Organ failure, waiting on a transplant so it could be a long stay (7weeks so far). Shitty situation but having a gaming zone has made it bearable. And thank you all for the concern.
    Holy shit man! If you lived close, I'd bring you something to help keep you sane, but at least you got this fancy gaming station in bed! Hope you get better soon!
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    i replaced that piece of crap k70:




    MXBrowns with White LEDs, I took the english/chinese keycaps from my older ducky and put them on this one, as well as did the rubber o-ring mod to all the keycaps, which not only makes it a bit quieter, but it gives a feeling of better fit and finish

    it's a night and day difference in quality between this and the K70

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i replaced that piece of crap k70:

    http://i.imgur.com/FhFkPM2l.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/ipXJtYBl.jpg

    MXBrowns with White LEDs, I took the english/chinese keycaps from my older ducky and put them on this one, as well as did the rubber o-ring mod to all the keycaps, which not only makes it a bit quieter, but it gives a feeling of better fit and finish

    it's a night and day difference in quality between this and the K70
    I have the same mouse pad.. Mine is about as dirty as yours.
    It's a bit of shame how much dirt shows up on it. >.< Other than that Mionix makes reasonable mouse pads.. Edges fray a bit though.

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    Saving up for a new one atm

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    Almost 3 years after I got my 800D, I've finally replaced it with a worth successor - the 750D. I did have a Ximatek Elysium in the middle of that time when I was watercooling, but when I moved back to air, I moved back to the 800D.

    First off, the cable management on the 800D wasn't great. The horizontal mid-panel actually pushed behind the motherboard tray meaning that cables got squashed and sometimes got disconnected (particularly SATA cables). It's cooling was extremely poor as it lacked any decent intakes. I actually had to resort to using the rear fan mount as an intake but even then I still had to leave the side panel off most of the time. The PSU could also only be orientated one way (fan down). Overall, though the case looked impressive and the size was more than adequate, it wasn't good at cable management or cooling.

    The 750D by contrast is the opposite. Cable management is super easy and there's actually a decent sized 'guide' at the bottom for cables to lay in. There's another guide behind the motherboard tray at the top where you can hang cables and there's no annoying mid-section squashing the cables. The cooling potential of this case looks like it'll impress me - 2 front intakes up to 2x140MM, 3x120MM/2x140MM support at the top, and 1x120/140MM at the rear. Then there's 2x120MM at the bottom but that would require me to remove both drive bays. Since the case has to sit on the carpet, I opted not to install bottom fans. This case also allows me to mount the PSU with the fan facing upwards so I've taken that route this time. More to the point, it's got front USB3 ports. Sure, you could buy a backplate for the 800D for the same, but I never opted for that.

    The 750D is slightly smaller than the 800D, but I'd say it's just the right size in all honesty. At the same time as I got the case, I also ordered in 3 AF140 fans - 2 to replace the front stock fans with and 1 to replace the rear stock fan with. I remember that the stock fans on the H100i rattled a lot so I didn't want to risk it happening again with the 140's they fitted. I had planned to order in a 750GB Samsung 840 EVO as well, but finance got declined so I had to buy what I could afford this month (which was case and fans).

    Thankfully, it's light enough today to get some semi-decent photos;


    This shot shows all the hardware actually in the case prior to the PSU being fitted. You can see that almost all of the cables have been hidden completely from view.


    This provides a better view of how it actually looks from the side but again, this was before the PSU was fitted.


    PSU fitted - the typical bottom corner shot. You can


    A better view from the side after the PSU was fitted. You can see there's a lot of cables at the bottom, non-modular PSU so I've got to 'deal with it'. The rest though, as you can see, is still rather tidy.


    An even better view from the side, all powered up.

    Honestly, this case fixes all the problems I had with the 800D, and then goes the extra mile. For example, the SSD mounting is impressive - though they're "only drives", they're still expensive hardware and it's good to know that when I finally replace the old SSD's, I'll be able to show them off. I've got 2 HDD's in this rig, both 2TB, so keeping them cool is now finally an option (800D did have mounts for them, but the air wouldn't really have gone anywhere). The case also seems quieter, presumably because of the number of rubber mountings around fans and such. I mean, even the HDD mounts are tool-less but flexible and silenced.

    The only thing I will miss from the 800D is the push-button mechanism for the side panels. That was almost pushing me towards the 900D instead but in the end, thumbscrews aren't so bad.

    Final conclusion: The 750D is how cases should be - easy to work with, impressive airflow, fantastic in expansion potential but conservative on features. It looks sleek and really does let you showcase your hardware.
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