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Category: Entertainment
Forum Name: Photo Gallery
Forum Description: Show off your own CyberPower systems here and check out other slick systems
Printed Date: 23 Feb 2020 at 9:35am

Topic: My PC
Posted By: Rock
Subject: My PC
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 1:44pm
This computer "arrived" (I had to pick it up after 2 failed deliveries in a row) in time for my birthday, September 12th. The only thing on the invoice that was different from what I ordered was the CPU cooling fan. I requested the Raidmax Maxcool and was given the Cooler Master Hyper TX2. A minor upgrade, thanks! It, as well as the rest of the system, is SUPER quiet, and I love this new rig. Enough of the gushing, though, let's see some pics!

Here is the package as received. A little dusty, but looks relatively undamaged.

The inside of the package once you open it up. There was plenty of packing foam that kept it nice and secure.

The goodies. The T-shirt, accessory bag, and all the extra drivers, games, and misc. software that come in the motherboard's box.

As has been previously mentioned, the system itself comes in the retail packaging for the case itself. No surprises there.

The case itself. Arrived totally unscathed, so far so good!

Mod window with plastic cover still on.

The CPU cooling fan. As you can see, it is a MONSTER! No overheating worries here. =)

Sorry for the lack of flash in these early shots, I'm new to the camera.

A glamour shot of the case fired up and running.

And finally, my desk.

Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 1:50pm
In fact, just to make sure I've gotten the point of the CPU fan's bigness across, here's a new shot of it:

Posted By: alphaecho4386
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 1:55pm
nice, i'm glad all is good. How do you like the case? dials work and everything? that exact case was option 2. My roommate just ordered himself a CP a day after mine so his should be in any moment and he got the silver case. I ask about the guages cuz the audio dosen't register

Posted By: Click__
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 2:04pm
Wow that case is gorgeous. I was torn between that one and the x-jupiter. Enjoy your new toy!

Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 2:20pm
The dial on the front is a fan speed controller. It does in fact control the actual speed of the case fans, but even at maximum it's deathly quiet so I don't know why you'd ever turn it down.

Now that you bring up audio, though, I have had a bit of a problem getting sound to come through clearly. The headphone jack in the front gives me a bit of buzzing, and in the rear, the two USB ports on the right don't seem to work.

It shouldn't be anything a bit of troubleshooting won't fix.

Posted By: Salan
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 3:37pm
Nice pics.
It is hard to tell from the pictures and I am not familiar with your mobo, but are your memory sticks in the right slots for dual channel?
Good luck to you.

I7 950
Zalman 9900LED
EVGA Classifed
12G Corsair Dom 1600
2 X BFG 285 OCXs
1500W Silverstone Strider
2 x Intel 80G X-25-M in Raid 0
2 x WD 1T Blk
W7 Ult 64 Bit

Posted By: alphaecho4386
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 6:13pm
well at least your jacks work, for some reason mine dont, and i think i unplugged the fan and controller cause now the fan no worky. case temps are under 30 so maybe i'm just not pushing it enough? ehh, serves me right for trying to fix things that aint broke!
Then again i bought a custom pc to tinker...

Posted By: scaner
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 7:03pm
nice its perform...

Posted By: scorpiious
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 9:13pm
nice pics man! :D

mines shipping on the 22nd, wish me luck..

Also, curious. Why the awesome setup but crappy monitor?

Posted By: SixStringer
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2008 at 10:21pm
Originally posted by Salan Salan wrote:

Nice pics.
It is hard to tell from the pictures and I am not familiar with your mobo, but are your memory sticks in the right slots for dual channel?
Good luck to you.
Yup,,, Looks like you need to move one of the sticks from slot 2 to slot 3 to enalbe DDR. Check you manual, but I'm sure you've got your memory in the wrong slots. DDR-> 1&3 or 2&4
Check it out!!!
Yup,,, just checked the manual and you need to move the stick in slot 2 over to slot 3!!!

Bass players do it deeper!!!

Posted By: alphaecho4386
Date Posted: 14 Sep 2008 at 1:25am
I don't think his board is like that. if you look the colors are matched in pairs, not in 1&3.

Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 14 Sep 2008 at 3:53pm
Originally posted by scorpiious scorpiious wrote:

nice pics man! :D

mines shipping on the 22nd, wish me luck..

Also, curious. Why the awesome setup but crappy monitor?
Because I play games. 0ms respone time is the only way for me to go. I play timing-sensitive music games (read: Stepmania, bemaniaDX, as well as old-school 2D ROMS), and this "crappy" monitor has served me better than any fancy pants display I've tried. :D
Also, to people posting about the RAM, I checked it and yes it is matched. The slots are color-coded so it's easy to see where they go, and they were properly installed from the get go.

Posted By: kennyryu
Date Posted: 15 Sep 2008 at 6:32pm
Seems Good condition...  Thumbs%20Up

Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 19 Sep 2008 at 12:18pm
Bonus! While I wait for my replacement video card to come, I figured I'd take an extra pic or two for you guys. This time I'm showing off the gauges on the front of the case.

The upper gauge is a voltage meter, with the lower left measuring the system's noise in decibels (note that it's empty in the shots =P) and the bottom right is the current speed of the case fans. I'm still not over how spiffy they are.

Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 27 Sep 2008 at 9:00pm
Now that I'm pleased with my purchase, I'm posting one final picture for everyone, and then I'm going to actually wear the CyberPower shirt that came with my system. =P

light up the night

Posted By: TurtleBoy
Date Posted: 28 Sep 2008 at 11:00am
Awesome setup man, damn thats a big heatsink, what processor you got there ?

Posted By: beramod5185
Date Posted: 01 Oct 2008 at 9:28pm
WHOA Lol i posted on wrong one lololo
sorry ROCk u must b confused LOLOLOOOOLOLLOLOLOLOLO

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