Level 10 GT - Water Cooling Build
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April 9, 2012, 08:22 PM
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
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That turned out great!!!
The bottom mount rad is pushing me towards dropping my PA120 in when I upgrade to new (to me) hardware coming in later this week.
That motherboard looks like a better fit than mine was, especially when it comes to accessing the memory. OTOH, it looks like it was a pretty close fit for that upper fitting on the chipset block.
Put that rad in the bottom too man. There's tons of room for a fat 120 rad with push/pull fan config..... as long as your PSU will allow it.
The 8 pin CPU plug and that upper fitting held me back from either going with push/pull or even 38mm thick fans, but my temps are great so single 25mm fans on the top 240 are fine. My 1100T currently idles at 21*C and 7970 sits at 31*C, but both are at stock speeds still. I haven't had any time to play with overclocking yet.
*Update - Overclocked the CPU to 4.2 GHz @ 1.475V, HT Link and NB running at 2.6 GHz. GPU is still stock. Ran 3DMark 11. Saw CPU temp briefly hit 40*C during physics tests, other wise it hovered around 30*C. GPU topped out around 38*C but I saw it go higher the other night playing BF3. So far so good.
Last edited by Killswitch; April 9, 2012 at
My System Specs
Maximus V Formula - Crosshair V Formula
i7-3770K OC'd to 4.6 GHz - 1100T @ stock
8GB Corsair Vengence DDR3-1600 CL7 - 4GB Crucial
2x PowerColor HD7970 3GB CF OC'd to 1100 MHz core, 6000 MHz mem - Powercolor TurboDuo HD7790 1GB
Intel 520 240GB + 2 x WD 640GB Black - Intel X25-M 80GB + WD 1.5TB Green
XFX Black Edition 1000W - Silverstone Decathon 750W
Corsair Carbide Air 540 - Silverstone LC13B-E
Asus ROG Phoebus - N/A
3 x 22" in Eyefinity - 46" Philips
Win7 Ultimate x64 on both
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