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Postby Apoptosis » Wed Jan 11, 2006 5:31 pm

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That is sort of the case. DFI did away with the extra 4-pin PCIe header and added the additional 4-pin 12V header next to the old one. The board still has a total power supply pin count of 32. (24-pin, 4-pin, 4-pin)

So the power requirements didn't change from the SLI-DR to the Expert, just the layout of the board.

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Postby topsub » Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:35 pm

guys thanks so much i finally got it up and running, I did forgot to hook up the atx power.. oops. glad it didn't mess anything up

I can't believe the help you guys were giving me in such short time thats awesome,

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to see more go here http://www.team-chozen.net/car/index.php?dir=./computer

What do yall think.. Next thing is more Hard drives more ram and a chair.. lol

Do you guys know of any updates that i might need to do.. Haven't connected it to the internet yet.

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Postby kenc51 » Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:39 pm

topsub wrote:I can't believe the help you guys were giving me in such short time thats awesome,


NO NO NO.....

Your system is awesome!!!!!! 8)

I love the desk too.....

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Postby -mogwai » Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:42 pm

excellent setup, dude
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Postby gvblake22 » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:03 pm

audiophile wrote:excellent setup, dude

Indeed! That red Zalman Fatal1ty cooler in the middle looks really neat among all of the blue lights everywhere else. Kinda reminds me of a glowing heart or something (like in E.T.).

As far as updates, I would make sure you at least have WMP10, IE6 sercurity pack update, and directx 9.0c (the basics). Outside of that, you can DL as many of M$'s security patches as you want. Also get nVida's latest 81.98 driver as well as the latest BIOS for your motherboard.

Also, how do you like that coolermaster AeroGate fan controller and temp monitor? I was very close to getting one of those myself.

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Postby topsub » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:34 pm

i am realy happy with that coolmaster, Its very easy to read and after i did the first post i hooked everything up and forgot to hook up the cpu fan to it and soon as i booted it started beeping leting me know my cpu fan isn't working but i just forgot to hook it up. Simple to use, Simple to install, Just have to try and hide the wires

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Postby sbohdan » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:42 pm

topsub wrote: Just have to try and hide the wires


yeah, definitelly. the wires are a mess. that should be a whole separate project in itself :lol:
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Postby Bwall » Thu Jan 12, 2006 9:06 am

Very nice looking system!!

I have a couple of questions.... Is that a 120mm fan in the front? Also where did you order it from?

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Postby DeusEx » Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:04 am

why did u get 2 monitors instead of 1 single wide screen ? is it any better ?

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Postby topsub » Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:51 am

well do the math 1 probly around 20 inch wide screen for 800 bucks or 2 19inch monitors for 800 bucks. I have more desktop space with 2 19 inch monitors.



Yes it is an 120mm fan on the front and Where did i order teh case or the fan from?

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Very Nice

Postby Strid3r- » Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:23 am

Not sure about the case but of course I love the monitors and actual computer components. Have fun man. I'm very jealous of the dual LCDs I might have to get 'em myself.
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20 Widescreen

Postby Strid3r- » Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:23 am

Actually good 20.1 Inch Widescreen LCDs are going for as low as $460 when dell is running their 20% off LCD sale. So keep an eye out.
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Postby LVCapo » Sat Jan 14, 2006 3:51 am

Really nice system..... you didn't skimp on anything. You also did a very nice job putting that together, very clean.

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Postby topsub » Sat Jan 14, 2006 11:02 pm

thanks guys, I tried to not get cheap on anything. Wanted it to last me a while.


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