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Old 19-05-2011, 10:28 PM   #1
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im scrapping Project:Ascension, going for a new style, Orange, White and Black
we shall be having some sub-zero action on the CPU

Specs as follows:
i7 920 @ i dunno 4.8 ish i recon
Gigabyte X58A-OC
8GB of G-Skill Ripjaws 2133mhz
2x EVGA GTX580 SC's Watercooled, probably at something around 950-1050mhz
2x 80GB Vertex 2 RAID0
4x 2TB WD Green's in RAID10 or 5
Case and cooling:
Little Devil PC-V8 White externals, Black internals
2x Black Ice GTX480 rads (for just the 580's)
Black Ice GTX360 (IF EK make a block for the mobo)
Orange tube
white lighting maybe not 100% sure on that
Custom built phase change (thank you Andy)

the mobo should be here tomorrow, so get ready to
heres pics of the mobo, get ready the tissue box
the box is quite nice and pretty i think

IMG_0547 by mark.stubbs9, on Flickr
although the box is pretty plain, but its how Gigabyte wanted to to be

IMG_0548 by mark.stubbs9, on Flickr
Accessories

IMG_0549 by mark.stubbs9, on Flickr
now the moment you have been waiting for, the mobo itself

IMG_0568 by mark.stubbs9, on Flickr
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Monitor Audio Silver RX6, Monitor Audio Bronze BX2, Monitor Audio Silver Centre, all mono block'd with fronts bi-amp'd, Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe

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Old 20-05-2011, 10:29 AM   #2
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WOW nice where did you find the board not seen them out anywhere over here yet?
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Old 20-05-2011, 11:33 AM   #3
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they are on aria.co.uk
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Old 20-05-2011, 02:34 PM   #4
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Shame still saving up at the moment for my new build, wouldnt order from them anyway as they use citylink refuse to use any company that uses them for deilverys.
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Old 20-05-2011, 02:37 PM   #5
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lol! even if it is this mobo?
but they should arrive at other companies soon, just will take time i suppose
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Old 20-05-2011, 04:55 PM   #6
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heres what ive got so far http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1828300 , 4-way did the same clock on air at 1.34v
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Old 21-05-2011, 02:26 PM   #7
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Looking forward to seeing the build mark
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Old 22-05-2011, 09:26 AM   #8
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nice little start there
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Old 24-05-2011, 11:20 PM   #9
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for anyone who wants the X58A-OC, Scan now stock them for 262 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigab...usb-3-raid-atx
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Old 25-05-2011, 07:30 PM   #10
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Looks a good board mate How does it compare to the likes of the Classifieds and so on??
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