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    • bigpun69's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5K Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Intel Q6600 B3 Stepping @ 3.2GHz
      • Memory:
      • 2Gb 800MHZ Crucial Ballistix @ 1000MHz 5-5-5-15
      • Storage:
      • 500Gb Samsung SATA and 320Gb SATA Raid
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8800GTX Factory OC @ 600/1900MHz
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 620w Modular
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Kandalf LCS with 500L/h pump, triple 120mm radiator
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" Benq LCD and 32" Widescreen Hitachi
      • Internet:
      • 4Mb

    Ive ordered my pc :)

    Specs are:

    Q6600
    Pk5 Deluxe
    2GB Crucial Ballistix 800mhz
    500Gb Samsung HD501LJ
    Arctic Silver 5
    Point Of View 8800GTX 768MB EXO Extreme Edition 600/1900
    Corsair HX Series 620W Modular PSU
    Thermaltake LCS Kandalf water cooled case with 8800GTX block


    Im going to stick with the w/c kit (for now!) and then upgrade it when i've recovered from the stupid amount of money i've just spent! So before you all start telling me the kits crap, i know - i just liked the case and the version with w/c was only about £25 more.

    Id just like to say thanks to everyone whos helped me make my choices in parts! You've all been great

    What do you guys think to my specs? I can't wait to get it tomorrow!!!

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • PhenomII x4 955 & CM Hyper 212+
      • Memory:
      • 2x 4gb Corsair Vengence 1600mhz cas9
      • Storage:
      • 250gb SATA Westerndigital + 500gb samsung +1tb Samsung
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus GTX560ti CuII
      • PSU:
      • Be Quiet E9 680w
      • Case:
      • HAF 912+
      • Operating System:
      • W7 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 21" ips something
    Very nice, I'd actually lean towards someting like that case for a first forray into water cooling.

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • Core 2 Quad 6600@3.1
      • Memory:
      • 4GB Geil PC6400
      • Storage:
      • 2x250GB Samsung 400GB Seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Leadtek 8800GTS 640MB
      • PSU:
      • Tagan 580w
      • Case:
      • Gigabyte Aurora
      • Monitor(s):
      • Fujitsu Siemens 22" + 42" plasma
      • Internet:
      • 2MB Tiscali
    Dont worry about it being a kit.
    Check my system I use a TT Bigwater and have no problems whatsoever.

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      • CPU:
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      • Memory:
      • 4gb DDR667
      • Storage:
      • 1TB 7200 Int + 1.5Tb Ext
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATi Radeon 2400XT
      • PSU:
      • 95W or something?
      • Case:
      • Intel iMac 20" Aluminium
      • Operating System:
      • OSX Snow Leopard (Win 7 x64 on Macbook Bootcamp)
      • Monitor(s):
      • 20" @ 1680x1050 & 27" 1080p HDTV
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    Congrats, build looks great (and expensive)! But it should last you a while so you will be happy for a long time yet to come

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    • bigpun69's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5K Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Intel Q6600 B3 Stepping @ 3.2GHz
      • Memory:
      • 2Gb 800MHZ Crucial Ballistix @ 1000MHz 5-5-5-15
      • Storage:
      • 500Gb Samsung SATA and 320Gb SATA Raid
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8800GTX Factory OC @ 600/1900MHz
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 620w Modular
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Kandalf LCS with 500L/h pump, triple 120mm radiator
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" Benq LCD and 32" Widescreen Hitachi
      • Internet:
      • 4Mb
    Cheers unreal

    redlight: what kind of temps are you getting on the cpu/gpu? Did you go for the thermaltake gpu block? Is it a noisy kit?

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      • Memory:
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      • Storage:
      • Western Digital
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      • EVGA all the way
      • PSU:
      • Corsair or Seasonic are good
      • Case:
      • Any that looks nice and has great cooling
      • Operating System:
      • XP/7 and any thing else
      • Monitor(s):
      • Big widescreen will do
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    Looks nice and I hope you enjoy it

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
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      • Memory:
      • 4GB Geil PC6400
      • Storage:
      • 2x250GB Samsung 400GB Seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Leadtek 8800GTS 640MB
      • PSU:
      • Tagan 580w
      • Case:
      • Gigabyte Aurora
      • Monitor(s):
      • Fujitsu Siemens 22" + 42" plasma
      • Internet:
      • 2MB Tiscali
    I just had a go on F.E.A.R to have a look CPU idle 31c load 38c the GPU which is at stock 46c idle 55c load.
    I dont need to overclock the GPU but the last time cpu temps rose by around 3degrees and the GPU was 51c idle and 61c load.
    As for noise it is whisper quiet.
    Yes I use the TT Aquarius block with Swiftech MC8800 heatsinks.

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    • bigpun69's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5K Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Intel Q6600 B3 Stepping @ 3.2GHz
      • Memory:
      • 2Gb 800MHZ Crucial Ballistix @ 1000MHz 5-5-5-15
      • Storage:
      • 500Gb Samsung SATA and 320Gb SATA Raid
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8800GTX Factory OC @ 600/1900MHz
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 620w Modular
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Kandalf LCS with 500L/h pump, triple 120mm radiator
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" Benq LCD and 32" Widescreen Hitachi
      • Internet:
      • 4Mb
    Really reasurring redlight I had the impression the kit was completely useless but you seem to show otherwise! I'll post my findings when i get the pc built and have had a good old play around

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      • Memory:
      • 4GB Geil PC6400
      • Storage:
      • 2x250GB Samsung 400GB Seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Leadtek 8800GTS 640MB
      • PSU:
      • Tagan 580w
      • Case:
      • Gigabyte Aurora
      • Monitor(s):
      • Fujitsu Siemens 22" + 42" plasma
      • Internet:
      • 2MB Tiscali
    Quote Originally Posted by bigpun69 View Post
    Really reasurring redlight I had the impression the kit was completely useless but you seem to show otherwise! I'll post my findings when i get the pc built and have had a good old play around
    Well there you go sums it up really somebody somewhere said it was rubbish.
    Next thing you know everybody says its rubbish,without even having used one.
    There is no way I would have it in my rig and risk my expensive toy if it was no good.
    It runs 24/7 as well so it has been well tested..
    Have fun building it I reckon thats the best bit.

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    Very nice setup. It must be a huuuge step up from your current pc. I hope you fully enjoy what you've paid for

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    • bigpun69's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5K Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Intel Q6600 B3 Stepping @ 3.2GHz
      • Memory:
      • 2Gb 800MHZ Crucial Ballistix @ 1000MHz 5-5-5-15
      • Storage:
      • 500Gb Samsung SATA and 320Gb SATA Raid
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8800GTX Factory OC @ 600/1900MHz
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 620w Modular
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Kandalf LCS with 500L/h pump, triple 120mm radiator
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" Benq LCD and 32" Widescreen Hitachi
      • Internet:
      • 4Mb
    Current setup is:

    AMD 3000 winchester (oc slightly to 2Ghz)
    1Gb crucial ram
    320Gb sata hd (raid) - will transfer this to the new pc
    AGP 9800SE - i know, terrible...

    Really isn't anything special but it's served me well and never has had any trouble!

    The new pc is going to be a lot quicker I hope, and finally i'll be able to play games again

    redlight: you're right, building it is definetly where the most fun is!

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