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Old December 30, 2007, 07:34 PM
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Default Hillsdale's HTPC/ Overclocking Rig

Here are the Specs, and some pics of this new rig im building for HTPC and Overclocking.

Case: X-Gene Mid Size HTPC Case
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L ATX LGA775
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.40GHZ (Stock)
Hard Drive(s): I have a 500gb Hard drive im going to use
Power Supply: OCZ GameXStream 700W ATX12V 24PIN SLI Ready
Video Card: XFX GeForce 7900GS XT
Ram: OCZ Platinum XTC PC2-6400 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2-800
Heatsink: Coolermaster GeminII Copper Aluminum 6 Heatpipe Cooler


Pictures:
Here is the first shipment of stuff i got
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2332.jpg

Inside of the case
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2335.jpg

The Mobo/ Video card/ Wireless card all together
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2333.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2334.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2336.jpg

Cooling outline
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2339.jpg

Sleeving
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2341.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3.../IMG_23388.jpg

The set-up
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...a/IMG_2340.jpg
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Old December 30, 2007, 09:00 PM
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It looks like the 80mm fan above the CPU area could fit a 120mm. I'd recommend switching that to a 120mm just so that it's quieter and will move more air.

That heatsink is going to be massive in such a tiny case though. Good luck fitting it it...

It'll be quite the nice HTPC though when finished.
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