My Custom Corsair Gaming Setup

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Phairo
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Here is a video of my gaming setup. Hope you like it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p4YkLc5vao

AMD Phenom II 1090t 4.2mhz | HD 6950 (soon Crossfire) | Asus Crosshair IV | 1tb WD C.Black | 128gb Corsair Performance 3 Series SSD (Raid 0) | 8gb Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600mhz | Corsair 1000w psu | Corsair H70 | Corsair 600t Special Edition White Case | Windows 7 Ult. | Corsair Gaming Audio Series SP2500 2.1 Speakers | Corsair HS1 Headset

ripley
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So what is custom?

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Yeah the only thing that is custom on this chassis is that I made 5 custom dust filters for the case. One is at the top of chassis just made of regular pantyhose and the others are single folded aluminum squares that I mounted a fine mesh screen to. I then attached those to the rear of the 4 Blue Led Cooler Master 120mm fans on the mesh side panel of that case. I don't really see the point in modding to the extreme like you have. You have a great looking system but I am not going to sell one of my houses or cash in my 401k just to mod a PC. My rig does what I want it to do when I want it done. Although I have been looking into getting an automotive paint job on my chassis. I want a candy apple red chassis and the black trim to stay black. So it matches my motherboard. But that is just an idea. Nice rig btw.

Phairo
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HA, here now my chassis is custom. I built this thing from scratch too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGMV0hOO8BI

ripley
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That is AMAZING... why didn't Corsair think of that. Loose chunk of wood with 2 fans attached to it, you should mass produce these, they'd sell like hot cakes

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QUICK! Take down the video and apply for a patent to mass produce 'em. Nice idea but kinda funky.

Gentlemen.

Phairo
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Yeah I thought the same thing too. But see I own a home remodeling company in Washington DC and I used what materials I had at hand. That Asus 6950 does not vent the hot air out the case, it just blows all the air into my chassis. So I made the holder out of birch plywood and then I covered it in black sheddless velvet. Now I got aluminum angle clamps holding it tight to the side of the HDD cages. It dropped the over all temps inside the chassis by 4c. Just by forcing all that hot air out the top exhaust fan. All in all it works and that is all that really matters.

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Well I wrapped that little mod up. Figured I would show it here. It's not too bad for now, going to sell this PC anyhow. Cause as soon as Bulldozer drops I will be building a newer Rig. See I don't just mod one PC over and over and again. I just sell/scrap my old one and buy all new parts about every 18 months. But here is the video with the mod all done and not looking so wood like.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdBZQnjR2So&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_356691

Phairo
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Well okay I did not like the last fan mod that I did. So I took it all down and built one that I really enjoy. Here is the video. So now no one can be a smart ass and say that my chassis is not modded or that I have a chunk of wood in my case. Here is the finish product.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAma-J9EReE

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I need pictures, not a link to youtube. :P

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Here is a few photos.

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unknown94
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Nice rig!

macavelly
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Damn, you have a really good looking setup up there. Corsair definitely have some of the best towers.

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I am shamed...how poor we are in brazil!!!!!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Man, you don't have only money; you have also neatness and good skills!!!!! Loved it! Nice idea.

(I'm sorry for my bad english)

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nice build i like the corsair speaker!

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Thanks for the pics and vid! A very sweet Corsair system build! I really like the color scheme of the dark interior versus the special white edition case.

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I like the contrast diferrence between the interior and exterior of the case, I haven't seen that done before, pretty sweet.

I'm aiming for a Corsair build myself, except the PSU, I've had 2 crap out on me for no reason.

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Don't all those built up partitions restrict airflow?