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CMetaphor March 16, 2009 03:52 PM

Project: Behemoth-XVI
 
First, there was one...

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ed5394de8c.jpg

The first one was lonely, so he brought a friend...

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ed5396ecac.jpg

And then.... the friends' hot blonde roommates showed up... a PARTY is sure to ensue!

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ed539711a9.jpg

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 03:52 PM

The Plan:

PARTS:
CPUs = 4x AMD Opteron 8354 quad-core (2.2Ghz) = 16 Cores total.
Memory = 8Gigs DDR2-800 ECC Registered ram (For starter, more to come. DDR2-800 will be supported by Shanghai and Istanbul processors, for now, it will downclock to DDR2-667 ECC Reg)
Motherboard = Supermicro H8QM3-2 (SSI-MEB Form Factor) SLI supported, 256Gb of Ram supported, 6x Sata, 8x SAS, Dual gigabit ethernet. ***On its way***
Case = Coolermaster Stacker 810
PSU = Silverstone Olympia 1200w (90A single 12v rail, dual 8-pin EPS, dual 8-pin PCIe, dual 6pin PCIe) ***Not yet purchased***
Graphics = GTX295 (Care of Arekieh! Thanks dude!)
Audio = Asus Xonar DX PCIe

Cooling
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CPU = 2x Modified Freezone Elites (2x CPU blocks per freezone, 4 blocks total) *** One on it's way, thanks to Chucklebrother. The second.... ? ****
RAM = 4x OCZ XTC coolers
Case = Minimum 5x 120mm (3x CM Led 120mms, 2x ?)
Chipsets = 2x HR-05/SLI w/ 80mm (fans if possible)

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 03:53 PM

Reserved #2

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 03:54 PM

Reserved #3

encorp March 16, 2009 04:42 PM

Oh yeaaah; been waiting to see this show up... you found a mobo I presume?

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 04:44 PM

Yessir! On its way! hehe

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 06:51 PM

Updated with "The Plan".

Babrbarossa March 16, 2009 06:55 PM

*pop*

that was the sound of my mind blowing (it's a small mind)

CMetaphor March 16, 2009 06:59 PM

Many, many reasons for deciding to go this far with this project... I'll get into that later, hehe.

Phobia March 16, 2009 07:02 PM

holy! thats one bad machine!


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