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    Might aswell link the whole thing, not sure if i ever did.
    2.5 year old system, been updated from time to time.



    CPU: Lapped Core i5-760 @ 4.2ghz (20*200mhz @ 1.28V).
    CPU Cooler: Lapped BeQuiet Dark Rock Advanced C1
    Motherboard: MSI P55-GD80
    Power Supply: BeQuiet Straight Power 580W
    Memory: 8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz (@1600).
    Graphics Card: ASUS GTX670 DCII (1058 base)
    Sound: ASUS Xonar D1
    Case: Cooler Master CM690 Advanced II Nvidia Edition.
    Fans: 2x140mm Yate-loon greed led, 1x120mm Enermax Apolish, 1x80mm Enermax Apolish, 120mm stock front fan, 140mm stock bottom fan.

    Perhipherals:
    Monitor#1: Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM
    Monitor#2: Samsung Syncmaster T220
    Monitor#3/TV: Samsung UE32ES5500
    Speakers: Audioengine A5+ (White)
    Headset: ASUS Vulcan ANC
    Keyboard: Filco Majestouch II US Brown Switch
    Mouse: Logitech G5 (<3)
    Pad: Sharkoon 1337pad.

    Pictures:
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    As long as the 760 survives the OC, i'm keeping it. It still holds up to date.
    Last edited by Majesticii; 2013-05-24 at 05:51 PM.

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    Wow... bright... green. O_O
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  3. #10203
    Did the lapping do any good for you? Lower temps?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Did the lapping do any good for you? Lower temps?
    Yeah about 4/5deg. It levels out on 64deg now @ prime.

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    Didn't expect it to be that much tbh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Didn't expect it to be that much tbh.
    It did have a nasty dent on it though. And it was spherical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Didn't expect it to be that much tbh.
    Some of the improvement could also come from just re-seating the heat sink and applying new thermal paste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    Some of the improvement could also come from just re-seating the heat sink and applying new thermal paste.
    Nah, last time i did it was 2months ago. Only applied Mx-4 instead of mx-3 this time.
    And the lapping was just a fun experience.
    Last edited by Majesticii; 2013-02-10 at 01:38 AM.

  9. #10209
    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Didn't expect it to be that much tbh.
    Possibly did his thermal paste better as well - definitely would need less after lapping (as the paste is supposed to fill gaps, which are now lessened after lapping).

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  10. #10210
    Thought I'd get a few photos up of my setup at uni (on my ridiculously small) desk. Apologies for the mess and the poor picture quality, got a lot of work on atm and I wasn't in the mood for tidying up before I took the photos!

    http://i.imgur.com/bs3zUqUh.jpg
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  11. #10211
    Thought I'd join the bandwagon.

    Using this setup while living on Scotland, will probably upgrade to a system when I move to the states in the next few months.


    Setup (sorry for image size )

    Asus NOG G75VW Gaming Laptop

    Steelseries World of Warcraft Legendary Edition Mouse

    Razer Ironclad Surface

    Astro A50's

    Logitect 2.1 Speakers

    13" Macbook Air

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  12. #10212
    Done some updates.

    From Phenom II x4 965BE, 4x2GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz, Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H and Cooler Master Silent Pro M 700W to (complete setup)

    Build:
    Mobo: Asus Sabertooth 990FX
    CPU: AMD FX-8320 @ 4.0GHz
    CPU-cooling: Stock atm, sadly I have to change H100i to H80i as it didnt fit the case =/ But will be H80i, rear-mounted (exhaust)
    RAM: 2x 8GB Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866MHz CL9
    GPU: Sapphire HD7970 GHz-edition Vapor-X
    SSD: OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Max Iops
    HDD: 1TB 7200RPM, 2TB 5400RPM
    PSU: XFX ProSeries XXX 850W
    Chassi: Fractal Design Define R3 (will be upgraded dto R4 with window soon)

    In 1-2 month I will get white sleeves, and sleeve all my cables, is the plan


    The new parts


    Mobo and ram inside Define R3, testing to mount the H100i


    Really, really close fit with the RAM's


    But the problem was the heatsinks on motherboard.. sadly enough. So returning it.




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    Nice build Christoffer, how does the chip do in terms of OC'ing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    Nice build Christoffer, how does the chip do in terms of OC'ing?
    Doubt he has much room on that stock cooler

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    Looking really good! Really nice pictures as well.
    Unsure if it'd fit with the Define R4, but either way, the H80i is acceptable as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    Doubt he has much room on that stock cooler
    You'd be suprised, the stock AMD FX cooler is the same quad heatpipe design from the old AM3 Phenoms, and it can do mild OC fairly well. Nothing mind blowing obviously but 0.2-0.3ghz easily. Nowhere near a D14, but almost even with a 212, i'll have to find and link the review/comparison I read awhile back on it. That and the FX chips put out very little heat anyways, OCed to 4ghz my 8150 barely put out 100f on a Hyper 101.
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    But hey, we're just strangers on the Internet with decades of combined IT and computer building experience, what do we know?

  17. #10217
    Hi guys , i'm really in love of my new pc but be so possessive is not sane so here's some pics ! ( My phone is not too good at this :/ )

    http://i.imgur.com/qt4SjCQh.jpg My tidy desk
    http://i.imgur.com/OmFnsWSh.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/W2eEf2Nh.jpg The sonata 3 looks so small
    http://i.imgur.com/ibGVeUJh.jpg The lights looks way better in real life
    http://i.imgur.com/fsVfnHMh.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/Pmlif1Dh.jpg The cable management on the back is ... Amazing XD

    Spec is :
    - i5 3570k
    - noctua NH-U12P SE2
    - Sapphire hd 7970 3g
    - corsair vengeance 2x4Go pc12800
    - 840 pro 128Go
    - WD Blue 1To
    - p8z77-v lk
    - Be Quiet L8 630w
    - Cm Storm trooper <3

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    Looks good, have you tried overclocking anything yet?
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  19. #10219
    Yep my cpu to 4.5 , 4.6 need little to much vcore . Here 1.29v and less than 70C° during the linpack stress test so i can put an higher clock but i think it's useless for what i use it ( gaming primarily ) .

    Tested some higher clocks on my gpu to see what i can do whit it but i don't need permanent oc for now .

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    Ah, good stuff xeru!

    If you want to, you should enter the CPU/GPU OC leaderboards that are linked in my signature!
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