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My Finished Build! (Custom Paint)

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July 16, 2010 11:49:49 PM

I started this build last month and finally finished this week with "everything". (IT NEVER ENDS...) I wanted to go for a look that would match everything. Too bad i couldn't find a PSU that was all red and under $200. Damnit Corsair! I'm Still not done with it.

Future Upgrades

Sennhieser 595s

ASUS Xonar/Creative Fatality Sound card

More LEDs To light it up

Faster fan for the CPU Cooler


SPECS

HAF 932 AMD Edition Custom Painted

ASUS Rampage III Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

2x SAPPHIRE 100281SR Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity

Corsair Dominator GT PC12800 RAM - 6GB, DDR3, 1600MHz, Tri Channel

Intel® Core™ i7-930 Processor (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI) (OCed to 3.6ghz)

CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-850HX 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Universal CPU Cooler 120mm Magnetic Fluid Dynamic LED Fan and Fan Controller/Heatsink Rev.1 with TX-3 & 1156 Brackets(CUSTOM PAINTED)

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Intel X25-V SSDSA2MP040G2R5 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

4x COOLER MASTER R4-L2R-20CR-GP 120mm Red LED Case Fan

Rosewill RFX-120 120mm Case Fan

Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM

3x ASUS VH242HL-P Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Widescreen Full HD 1080P LCD Monitor w/height & swivel adjustment 300 cd/m2 ASCR 20000 :1 Built in Speakers

Accell B087B-002B Ultra AV Display Port DVID 2 Link Adapter

Razer Vespula

Razer Carcharias

Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 1800 dpi Gaming Mouse

Saitek PZ30AUR USB Wired Standard Eclipse Blue Backlit Keyboard

Logitech 980186-0403 Silver USB Connector USB Desktop Microphone

Creative Labs Inspire T5400 5.1 Speaker system 74 watts

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Microsoft Windows XP 64 Bit

Microsoft Windows Vista 64 Bit





PICS!

(Sorry for the shadows in some of the pics, First time using this camera)
And the Cable Management looks better now!












July 16, 2010 11:53:14 PM

Dude, that's sick! Congrats on the new build. I am not a big fan of red, but still you pulled it off realllllly well! Hope you are enjoying it! The specs on this rig are also beastly haha....YES it can run crysis! lol
July 16, 2010 11:54:22 PM

Nice, did you spray paint or get it powder coated?
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July 16, 2010 11:58:30 PM

Thanks Guys. I didnt think it would be this EYE POPPING but oh well.

I used Spray Paint. Several Coats. I wanted to paint the HAF logo but the surface on the outside isnt good for painting. Cost me Around $150 in supply's and what not to paint it.
July 17, 2010 12:12:16 AM

Sweet, I only have one thing wrong with it, I'm not a fan of those fans (haha) I have one and it's too loud for me.

Otherwise it's sick.
July 17, 2010 12:23:38 AM

tkgclimb said:
Sweet, I only have one thing wrong with it, I'm not a fan of those fans (haha) I have one and it's too loud for me.

Otherwise it's sick.

Which one? ahah i used to have 2 3000rpm fans so this is nothing. :D 
July 17, 2010 2:40:15 AM

Nice, but a little too bright on the red for my taste.
July 17, 2010 3:15:21 AM

I think my camera made it more red then it actually is cause these pictures just POP
July 17, 2010 2:38:43 PM

Did you actually paint the fins on your HSF black?

My guess is that would actually decrease the cooling performance, because the paint would insulate the fins from the air being drawn through them.
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