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Lord Xeb 03-28-2009 10:09 PM

My baby (computer)
Here are some pics:

Teh Case

Teh Wiring 1

Teh Wiring 2

Teh Wiring 3


Processor: e7300 2.66GHz Overclocked @ 3.6GHz
Heat Sink: Xigatek HDT-S1283 w/ Ultra Kaze (133CFM)
RAM: OCZ Reaper PC6400 (800) 5-5-5-18 (4GB)
Graphics Card: Sapphire HD4850 512MB GDDR3 RAM Dual Slot Cooler
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R
Case: Antec 300 (modified)
PSU: Corsair TX650W
Operating Systems:
Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit
Ubuntu 8.10 32-bit

Fan setup:

2 74CFM LED 120mm fans
1 ~60CFM 120mm fan
1 Slipstream 120mm (with bracket for 140mm to 120mm) 110CFM fan
1 Slipstream 110CFM 120mm fan

Heat Sink: Ultra Kaze 3000RPM 120mm x 38mm 133CFM fan

What do you think?

Drakeo 03-28-2009 11:19 PM

Cool I like it. bet that thing can count to 1 fast.

H_TeXMeX_H 03-29-2009 05:06 AM

I think you should have gotten a bigger case.

Lord Xeb 03-29-2009 04:02 PM

<.< that case all I could afford at the time. If I had a choice, I would have gotten an Antec 900 :D Also, Ubuntu boots in about 28s <.< And to my desktop in about 5s. Windows boots in about 45s and is to my desktop in about 15s.

H_TeXMeX_H 03-29-2009 04:17 PM

And does that graphics card work ok with Linux ? It's certainly a good one, but the ATI drivers on Linux ...

easuter 03-29-2009 05:42 PM

Sweet rig.
Though overclocking your CPU like that will probably reduce its lifespan...

Lord Xeb 03-29-2009 09:17 PM

Yes, it works quite well actually. The newest drivers from ATI work really well :D Though the tearing in games and stuff is not gone, it is better. Also, Compiz runs like it is a god. There is no lag on anything. <.<

Also, I know Overclocking my CPU will reduce its lifespan, but if you keep it below the "Intel Recommend Maximum Voltage" it will be fine for several years (or so they say). I have had it running at 3.8GHz (400*9.5) @ 1.45v :D but they heat was insane. 76C after 5 runs with Intel Burn Test! D: But my Ultra Kaze fixed that >.> I get 71C now.

dv502 03-29-2009 10:09 PM

Pretty cool desktop...

If I had the money, I would buy one of these

A Nvidia Tesla Personal Super Computer for under $10K

rsciw 03-31-2009 06:35 AM

why did you slap a 32 bit system on it?

Lord Xeb 03-31-2009 03:31 PM

Um because that is what my Step-Dad gave me and I do not like mucking with 64-bit since I have had problems before (already messed with Ubuntu 64-bit and it was a pain).

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