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Old September 25, 2008, 09:59 AM
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Default My New Rig !

My new gaming rig for the next year or so.

Build consist of the following:

Intel Q9550
Evga 790i Ultra Motherboard
Patriot DDR3 Ram
2x Evga GTX280 Superclocked
Antec 1000W PSU
Seagate 1TB HB
Thermalright Ultra-120
Chieftec Dragon Case

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The Build Begins !


Installed CPU followed by a nice thin coat of ArticSilver 5



Then installed my heatsink & fan







Installed the RAM



PSU Installed in case




Installed Mobo in Case



Video cards installed



and the final product !


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Old September 25, 2008, 10:15 AM
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Diggin the oldschool case Bro! Wheres the Water!!
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Old September 25, 2008, 10:21 AM
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Looks great, very powerful build, but like Vortex says its begging to be watercooled!
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Old September 25, 2008, 10:23 AM
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nice rig man. Looks like a smoking system.
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Old September 25, 2008, 10:49 AM
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Very nice. Should provide tons of joy.
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Old September 25, 2008, 11:24 AM
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Very nice, powa!
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Old September 25, 2008, 11:52 AM
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Damn there's a lot of room in those cases!!! Great to see them back into the forefront.

Kickass system BTW.... :)
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Should really consider an alternative fan for the TRUE. The Noctua S12s have horrible pressure so I doubt much air is making it through the heatsink.

Probably be a good idea to add some intake fans too.

Otherwise nice build
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Old September 25, 2008, 02:07 PM
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Now with all the cable routed properly and intake fans installed







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Old September 25, 2008, 02:08 PM
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Should really consider an alternative fan for the TRUE. The Noctua S12s have horrible pressure so I doubt much air is making it through the heatsink.

Probably be a good idea to add some intake fans too.

Otherwise nice build
What kind of fan would you recommend ?
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