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ottoyu34
05-21-2010, 03:51 PM
Welcome to my worklog. Feel free to give me some feedback. I'm sure that everyone including me will learn new things during this experience. I will also post some folding results here and mostly at the F@H section. Picture quality is not good but enjoy!

Project Name
I don't have one yet, I usually come up with names once I have some usage on it.

System specifications
CPU: Intel i7 980X
RAM: Corsair Dominator 1600mhz 6GB CL8
MOBO: Asus Rampage III Extreme
GPU: Unknown (backup card atm)
SSD: OCZ Vertex series 120GB
PSU: Antec TruePower Quattro 1200W
CASE: Corsair Obsidian 800D

OTHERS:
NZXT Sentry 2 fan controller
Noctua NF-P12 fans
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme + bolt-thur kit


Thanks to viewers reading this right now.

ottoyu34
05-21-2010, 03:57 PM
I got the parts today!

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_WDQiefZzI/AAAAAAAABWE/pFaugjKDljI/s640/STA75980.JPG

I also purchased some goodies for this beast.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_WDRqfG1qI/AAAAAAAABWI/tc4duh7ZU5c/s640/STA75981.JPG

Adding a Gigabit switch with some Cat5e to expand my LAN
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_WDOYemwOI/AAAAAAAABV8/Y18V7lorJj0/s640/STA75978.JPG

martin_metal_88
05-21-2010, 04:08 PM
Hey otto! Nice workblog really hope to see this build up and running for folding! You also have wonderfull couch pillow:) especially the left one with the rainbow on it:P

ottoyu34
05-21-2010, 11:01 PM
that sofa and pillows are about 20 years old.

Update: unboxing of the hardware.

Intel Core i7 980X
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_WDSUtfTZI/AAAAAAAABWQ/3yBV0goNGa4/s640/STA75983.JPG
3.33Ghz? Soon it will be much more.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_WDTGnW8MI/AAAAAAAABWU/O0goSQdBk9o/s640/STA75984.JPG

OCZ Vertex SSD
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XjrkgDynI/AAAAAAAABXA/fsDZdqPf410/s640/STA75988.JPG
Nicely package. Supports TRIM.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xj71RQGII/AAAAAAAABX4/x_GQlawFCFo/s640/STA76006.JPG

Asus Rampage 3 Extreme
This board speaks for itself.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xjtr9rV5I/AAAAAAAABXI/T5HPWQ2bZw8/s512/STA75991.JPG
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xjv6nNP0I/AAAAAAAABXQ/45FklSaEf0Q/s512/STA75993.JPG
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xj1P5-iCI/AAAAAAAABXg/DR9UDrkgQu4/s512/STA75997.JPG
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xj3IaiSYI/AAAAAAAABXo/o3U98sctIug/s512/STA76001.JPG

Antec TPQ 1200
Very well build and we will put it to the test very soon.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XjstxMcsI/AAAAAAAABXE/Xsm-dE60Ulw/s640/STA75990.JPG
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xj-3oyOVI/AAAAAAAABYA/ePj9D1wtlUM/s640/STA76010.JPG
Caps for on most connections to your main conpoments.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkASD2PlI/AAAAAAAABYI/CriuITqJqbA/s640/STA76014.JPG
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_Xj_obz1gI/AAAAAAAABYE/F7GKZLWxAa8/s640/STA76011.JPG

Corsair 800D
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkEAFgNLI/AAAAAAAABYY/I8m_hgvj1uY/s640/STA76017.JPG
this case offers many great features for enthusiasts, proving that it is well designed and engineered.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkG1MacNI/AAAAAAAABYg/mu7Rp_2JOrY/s640/STA76019.JPG

ottoyu34
05-21-2010, 11:18 PM
Update: case preperation & cable management

Since it is a full-size case. Normal PSU won't have 8pin EPS cable long enough. So I overlooked
Corsair's packages and took my spare one out. Corsair included one about 4" long.

This is my spare one
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkH0LC0QI/AAAAAAAABYk/IfocFJNdvew/s640/STA76020.JPG

NZXT Sentry 2, it is capable about controling 5 channel, >15W each maximum. It will control all
of the fan inside the system.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkIv2Oz0I/AAAAAAAABYo/KgCT2yqfef8/s640/STA76022.JPG
and it's installed
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiErbXJFI/AAAAAAAABak/d3FASILTS0o/s640/STA76042.JPG
Connecting the fans
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkS4oJy3I/AAAAAAAABZQ/nLkjUWW0e-0/s640/STA76032.JPG

checking out the underside of the 980X
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkLK8vMtI/AAAAAAAABY0/iVSgGiRr9Mk/s640/STA76025.JPG
Then, I shall put it into the motherboard
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkN1GUV7I/AAAAAAAABY8/VKaB3obkidA/s640/STA76027.JPG
it's ready for some folding action
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_XkPGNbpvI/AAAAAAAABZA/mFldqxG0hBE/s640/STA76028.JPG

ottoyu34
05-22-2010, 11:21 PM
Update: reapply TIM on the motherboard

I'm still waiting on another package coming next week to continue on.
So far, the build looks like this:

Preperation of the routing of the cables from the beast, Antec TPQ 1200W.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hh9xqS6AI/AAAAAAAABaM/gfLCys38PfA/s640/STA76033.JPG

Routing of the fan controller/fan cables and power cables
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hh_RaUAeI/AAAAAAAABaQ/E5Ae4lV3q3Q/s640/STA76034.JPG

Other parts are waiting here
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiB6fP5yI/AAAAAAAABaY/__uKYKdjTCE/s640/STA76036.JPG

The fan controller fits nicely with the styling.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiD5W7R9I/AAAAAAAABag/Jg_amZmPpEU/s512/STA76039.JPG

I got bored and decided to re-apply the TIM on the Mobo. On the back, you have remove those 7 black screws and two other sliver ones on the other side holding on to the mosfets. There isn't a single push pin on this board. Great stuff!
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiHVhRBoI/AAAAAAAABas/eC4MGWa8rfM/s640/STA76044.JPG

Extreme Engine Digi+ VRM, 8-phase power for the CPU.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiIqXwcyI/AAAAAAAABaw/_yLq_cLlcn8/s640/STA76045.JPG

bare naked. 3-phase each for the DRAM and Northbridge, just located below the 1st PCI-Express slot.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiJwcydWI/AAAAAAAABa0/Mk1RWam555w/s640/STA76046.JPG

3-phase QPI/DRAM power with ML Caps just above the X58 chipset. Normally. it is under the heatsink.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_hiLYZ7uEI/AAAAAAAABa4/RZA8qhpxdaI/s640/STA76049.JPG

So it got cleaned and applied some better quality TIM.

martin_metal_88
05-22-2010, 11:34 PM
Hm this baby look sexy when she is undressed;) I mean, un-coolered:confused: Carry on otto! almost done! with the cabling :p

ottoyu34
05-24-2010, 04:59 AM
Update: New fan and SSD installation

I decided to install the OCZ Vertex 120GB SSD to one of the four hot swap bay in the 800D. I had
trouble install at first and realise it was the mounting screw interference. So make sure you get
some flat head screws.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_oEzlz9YAI/AAAAAAAABcA/Hs1vcLg4U40/s640/STA76050.JPG

Those two screws on the bottom could cause issues. It's installed after all and we will see if this bad boy can perform any close to 250mb/s read and 180mb/s write.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_oE07n6DqI/AAAAAAAABcE/JsclG9jrc4A/s640/STA76051.JPG

Also, I picked up a new fan from my local store. As expected, they won't have much quality fans there.
I picked it up mainly because it also has the red/black colour theme.


http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_oE4kKq6rI/AAAAAAAABcQ/dN4pYVirank/s640/STA76059.JPG

I just snapped the parts together just to get idea how it would look.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_oE3a6ksNI/AAAAAAAABcM/lqUXpQVBtWc/s640/STA76057.JPG

Brian@ASUS
05-24-2010, 06:08 PM
sweet folding machine otto!

martin_metal_88
05-24-2010, 07:05 PM
Pretty nice one. I am waiting for news about the fan. Do these have sensor on it like apolish which make them crappy for rad??? Carry on good work my friend!

ottoyu34
05-25-2010, 03:15 AM
sweet folding machine otto!


Pretty nice one. I am waiting for news about the fan. Do these have sensor on it like apolish which make them crappy for rad??? Carry on good work my friend!

Thanks guys, I should get the ram very soon :P

ottoyu34
05-26-2010, 11:51 PM
Update: more items for the build

Got these items, on the left is the power consumption meter.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vQtwAM-I/AAAAAAAABc0/gC77T_n-ScY/s640/STA76060.JPG

Very nice ram kit, Corsair Dominator 1600Mhz 6GB CL8
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2veDVktZI/AAAAAAAABdo/myr1QtH1OdA/s640/STA76073.JPG

high quality i/o shield as usual.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vWNI3A3I/AAAAAAAABdI/HXvMw-0Y0P0/s640/STA76066.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vXZmAu4I/AAAAAAAABdM/OsQzD_gipEQ/s640/STA76067.JPG

ottoyu34
05-27-2010, 12:01 AM
Update: putting the beast together

Motherboard is in.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vafSWs6I/AAAAAAAABdY/nuX9j98aFs8/s640/STA76069.JPG

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vbvhVLcI/AAAAAAAABdc/qeisBlZyXj8/s640/STA76070.JPG

Some more shots of the ram
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vfXABxYI/AAAAAAAABds/rt_hHOBU2_Q/s640/STA76074.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vgG5iHXI/AAAAAAAABdw/FQvlqEUYRhA/s640/STA76075.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vh3BPlhI/AAAAAAAABd4/KakiKwG8Ac0/s640/STA76077.JPG

Let upgrade the Ram cooling
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vinrzqAI/AAAAAAAABd8/fVAsS9u2Crc/s640/STA76078.JPG

We're going to put these extended fin on it
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vkJpy8-I/AAAAAAAABeE/Z2QPCgO2Ugc/s640/STA76080.JPG

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vk3AhJUI/AAAAAAAABeI/StaSoujBRvk/s640/STA76081.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vjYeNTGI/AAAAAAAABeA/rNrjk_XoXRI/s640/STA76079.JPG

Before and After:
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vlshJ52I/AAAAAAAABeM/RYfpFCw9hY4/s640/STA76082.JPG

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vnXMuhNI/AAAAAAAABeU/I2Sk8GEsPxo/s640/STA76084.JPG

All 3 sticks are done!
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2voX7wc1I/AAAAAAAABec/1YlTacPNRGg/s640/STA76086.JPG

close up on the fins
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vp2FFDJI/AAAAAAAABeg/UsZyQA06Hns/s640/STA76088.JPG

Looking good when installed
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vs01h5eI/AAAAAAAABeo/I1TibOu4M_w/s640/STA76091.JPG

and installed the backup VGA card there, connected the cables.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2vwrUsc2I/AAAAAAAABe0/UBz3C5TWgQg/s640/STA76094.JPG

And fire it up! This beast is alive.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2v1Vd1NmI/AAAAAAAABfE/KA4PPO2YUgU/s640/STA76101.JPG

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAWHTYpnwRI/AAAAAAAABgU/xuym-uScxqI/s640/STA76122.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAWHSKN112I/AAAAAAAABgM/VRIGvDwpyzI/s512/STA76117.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/S_2v7tjk3AI/AAAAAAAABfc/zTw3_fKyQTU/s640/STA76107.JPG

martin_metal_88
05-27-2010, 12:11 AM
I like the look and the cable management is pretty perfect. But like I told you on MSN I don't think these fan are gonna last long. For the rest it's nice and I hope to see that folding with GPU to fast as Asus speed! ( for now it seems pretty slow at the asus speed ) you understand me:P

ottoyu34
05-27-2010, 02:16 AM
I hope so too. Need to get it up to speed.

Anyways, the cable management took very less effort, I'm sure there will be more cables when the GPUs come in.

ottoyu34
05-27-2010, 01:55 PM
Update: setup folding clients

The rig is finally up and folding. I have tried SMP and results are fine about 17k stock speed and 22k 4GHz OC.Now it is running -bigadv on 8 cores and SMP on the other 4 cores. HFM.net saids about 32k ppd.

The fan controller allows me to dial in the best speed for acoustic and cooling performance of the fans.

Until I get the GPUs, I will be folding on CPU only. Also, more fans will go into the three top 120mm
holes and get more airflow in the case.

ottoyu34
06-03-2010, 05:23 AM
Update: Folding performance and stress testing

The rig has been folding since it's started for the first time. My initial overclock at 4Ghz turns out to be stable for folding. But I always wanted my overclock to be absolutely reliable for any real life applications. So I fired up Linx and gave it a go. It failed after 8 mins, so I turned up the Vcore a few notches and there we have it linx 20pass stable. I could have turn down the vcore a bit, but I wanted to get back to Bigadv folding, because I get bonus points the earlier I finish the WU.


Temps aren't looking good either, TRUE120 air cooled but slient, only two fans on the 800D. Room temp was about 29C!
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAc4_E3O9II/AAAAAAAABg8/P_Z2i6igAys/s720/i7_980X_4Ghz_linx.JPG

A quick snapshot of my Folding monitoring tool, HFM.net.
Only i7 980X@4Ghz folding Vmware Bigadv on 8 cores and SMP A3 core on the other 4 core.
Total ppd about 31,000ppd to 33,000ppd. :cool:
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAc4-zIOqtI/AAAAAAAABg4/WkTNCOUhrno/i7_980X_4Ghz_HFM.net_folding.JPG

ottoyu34
06-06-2010, 02:31 AM
Update: GPUs arrived

I got the package today.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEjZk7TlI/AAAAAAAABig/j-JAl-yUO_I/s800/STA76145.JPG
FPCAP on the back, very nice!
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEkwquU3I/AAAAAAAABio/94lnjIKFoPU/s800/STA76148.JPG
Dual 6pin PCIe-Express power required
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEiY3Ge8I/AAAAAAAABiY/CMRRXHRCack/s800/STA76143.JPG
Not one, but four of GTX285.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEna6zJ8I/AAAAAAAABi4/HR5441Vhyi0/s640/STA76154.JPG
Ready,set....Fold!
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEoCC6ZgI/AAAAAAAABi8/THrzCJG9zf0/s800/STA76155.JPG
3-Way SLI for Gaming situations.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEolDMVlI/AAAAAAAABjA/ZFpRHceEEv4/s800/STA76163.JPG
4-cards Folding squad. They make at least 32,000ppd. :cool:
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TAsEpJNWbiI/AAAAAAAABjE/q-UC0Iv_pso/s800/STA76169.JPG

Brian@ASUS
06-07-2010, 05:17 PM
PIMPPPP post up the install pics!

martin_metal_88
06-09-2010, 03:26 PM
Were is the final result!! No dvd drive in this build???

ottoyu34
06-09-2010, 10:36 PM
It's coming, I had to get more resistors for that much dummy plugs. I will also do some 3Dmark Vantage runs on Tri-SLI before I start 4-cards folding.
If any of you are still interested in see game benchmarks of Tri-SLI, let me know which and settings.

@Martin: There won't be DVDRW drives as they give out 0 ppd.

martin_metal_88
06-10-2010, 02:09 PM
@Martin: There won't be DVDRW drives as they give out 0 ppd.

No really:O

ottoyu34
06-13-2010, 05:43 AM
Massive Update: 3-way SLI runs and 4 cards Folding

I finally got time to mess around and install all the GTX285 cards. But first I will install
3 of them for some 3D mark Vantage runs. I'm doing two runs with All GPUs stock speed and
overclocked.

Feel the power?
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRsQ3FFFJI/AAAAAAAABkU/tjj22tJxyfk/s800/STA76189.JPG

Another angle.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRsR9hBGsI/AAAAAAAABkY/2WYW4eksiJ0/s800/STA76194.JPG

1st run with stock speed.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRt5SeWiKI/AAAAAAAABlU/AOxz-Mpp7g4/s640/i7_980X_4Ghz_GTX285_stock_3waySLI_Vantage.JPG

overclocked run
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRt5jbQaaI/AAAAAAAABlY/_x2SMtG59Wo/s640/i7_980X_4Ghz_GTX285_OCed_3waySLI_Vantage.JPG

Let's move on to folding. 4 cards installed
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRsTb9qvyI/AAAAAAAABkg/BwrU-szkgAA/s800/STA76201.JPG

We are getting over 60,000ppd on this beast.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TBRthg1AFYI/AAAAAAAABlA/yptUFXUYHxw/s1024/Madness_i7980X_Four_GTX285_folding_2.jpg

Franc
06-13-2010, 05:47 AM
I just start drooling just thinking about how amazing StarCraft 2 would look on this amazing beast. :D

martin_metal_88
06-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Nice one otto! Hope winter to come fast to open the window and cool these guys:P

klsi
06-13-2010, 03:10 PM
nice rig ! otto, i'm drooling just by looking at this rig. :D Thumbs up !

ottoyu34
06-13-2010, 05:47 PM
Thanks for the kind words everyone. It was my first time setting up so many GPU clients on the same machine.

I will post up a guide of how-to make your dummy plugs. This rig needed three of those.

martin_metal_88
06-13-2010, 07:19 PM
Thanks for the kind words everyone. It was my first time setting up so many GPU clients on the same machine.

I will post up a guide of how-to make your dummy plugs. This rig needed three of those.

Ahah I hope you will include how res color work so people will get the right one XD so many people do it wrong...

ottoyu34
06-14-2010, 12:55 AM
Ahah I hope you will include how res color work so people will get the right one XD so many people do it wrong...

Sure will do, Thanks for the suggestions.

ottoyu34
07-08-2010, 04:27 AM
I've been playing around with the Asus Geforce GTX465 lately, and the following is a
few screenshots of testing during overclocking and folding.

As usual, a stock 3dmark Vantage run. Only CPU is overclocked.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDUIMKgqL7I/AAAAAAAABrY/EbMQfpFqABA/s720/gtx465_stock.JPG

Next, GTX465 overclocked.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDUIMRdAayI/AAAAAAAABrc/fQOCw-Cp5KA/s720/gtx465_OC.JPG

Folding with stock clocks. Not bad at all.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDUIMUdPMRI/AAAAAAAABrg/jOXgJXJoMRg/GTX465_stock_folding%28auto57%25fan_84C%29.JPG

Folding with overclocked speed, a bit gain of folding performance.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDUIMTMd69I/AAAAAAAABrk/dQm6ucmSsFU/s1280/gtx465_OC_folding%28auto60%25_87C%29.JPG

GTX480 results will come shortly.

DarthBeavis
07-09-2010, 01:53 AM
Wow- super sexy folding build! Man I love that case

ottoyu34
07-09-2010, 03:52 AM
Glad you like it. The build quality of the case is solid.

ottoyu34
07-11-2010, 10:17 PM
I've done more testing with the Asus Geforce GTX480 and here are some screenshots.

stock vantage run
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDo-rmvulnI/AAAAAAAABr4/uU2Ozs5Kwtg/s720/gtx480_stock.JPG

overclocked run
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDo-rkYjcII/AAAAAAAABr8/l8HLQnMvZFU/s720/gtx480_OC.JPG

stock clocks folding
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDo-rwYu5LI/AAAAAAAABsA/MH2pzKPukRU/gtx480_stock_folding%28auto64%25_87C%29.JPG

overclocked folding
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TDo-sAyP-nI/AAAAAAAABsE/bugyku_iQbY/gtx480_OC_folding%28manual100%25_79C%29.JPG

One amazing card for folding and gaming.
I will continue the testing and run both GTX480 and GTX465 at the same time.
More to come! :cool:

ottoyu34
07-11-2010, 10:26 PM
Some pictures of the GTX465 & GTX480

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TCqXgEukvxI/AAAAAAAABqI/o5xEqZZzsBk/s800/STA76258.JPG

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TCqG-GW_OrI/AAAAAAAABpo/uvXYtDAXLTo/s800/STA76254.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TCqG9acH0JI/AAAAAAAABpg/Xe97SQqkKEs/s800/STA76252.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TCqG6_zFpiI/AAAAAAAABpQ/wpt-Zj667yA/s800/STA76240.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TCqG5s9Ow-I/AAAAAAAABpI/QC4tGcjfgOE/s800/STA76238.JPG

will update with better shots.

pcjunkie209
07-12-2010, 04:27 PM
Wow! Those asus cards sure look sweet! If asus would step up there warranty policy like evga that's all I would buy!!! Setup is looking good! I noticed u got a good jump on vantage in gpu oc, I'll have to oc my 470s to see what kind on vantage diff I get. If anyone knows some numbers on the 470s for ocing let me know any help would be great. Keep up the good work and thanks for the help on getting my rig folding again Otto.

ottoyu34
07-12-2010, 05:10 PM
Yea, It has good performance gain when overclocked. But it still have more to go if it's watercooled. I believe it maxed out for stock cooling. I was using highest possible vgpu at 1138mv , highest fan speed & 91C at load.

Thanks & it was my pleasure helping you out.

ottoyu34
11-18-2010, 04:56 AM
It's about time for an upgrade on the folding rig, got some new parts from DangerDen. I will be watercooling it.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TOSvtixab9I/AAAAAAAAByo/hKgObXEAju0/s640/SDC11795.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TOSvuR52Y5I/AAAAAAAABys/ov_wVyvbOKE/s800/SDC11796.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TOSvvDLTEFI/AAAAAAAAByw/2bzBOqsjy1U/s640/SDC11797.JPG

ottoyu34
11-18-2010, 05:05 AM
A sneek peek of what I've planned ahead:

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TOSv5lW1OaI/AAAAAAAABzc/0A4DBxMd2RI/s800/SDC11814.JPG

martin_metal_88
11-18-2010, 07:00 PM
Bulding you a house out of 480 box?
On the door : No gurlz allowed this iz Otto secret place.

Carry one my friend and let us see the number before getting to far from us in the ranking.

ottoyu34
12-06-2010, 06:11 AM
a sneak peek:

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TPx-GyfawfI/AAAAAAAAB1o/l5nGEJtYI8I/s1152/fourGTX480_folding.jpg

54,468ppd total

ottoyu34
12-08-2010, 02:37 AM
I've been playing around with 4-way SLI GTX480 lately. Please check out my thread in the R3E section for more info.

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TP7n5mWXAfI/AAAAAAAAB2U/AAQprYQSgwA/s640/STA76299.JPG

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TP7q7S-0sYI/AAAAAAAAB24/GmwGzRwlDJ0/s640/SDC12194.JPG

Also, installing the radiator into the 800D
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TP7n-h6rS4I/AAAAAAAAB2k/igXdh6LtlUE/s640/STA76309.JPG

martin_metal_88
12-08-2010, 04:01 AM
Now look at your powerbar while sheis melting XD nice rig!

ottoyu34
12-23-2010, 06:34 PM
I've taken the stock heatsinks off the R3E to prepare for waterblock installation.

Hybrid Digital/Analog PWM
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7MyPeFnJI/AAAAAAAAB30/hKvd-VpPQ-Q/s800/SDC12457.JPG
Northbridge
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7My43ibLI/AAAAAAAAB34/_w_j-XLglUU/s800/SDC12458.JPG
Southbridge
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7Mz5hyC2I/AAAAAAAAB38/V1jWsBkl0_k/s800/SDC12460.JPG
After that, Install the DangerDen waterblocks
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M1AwUeeI/AAAAAAAAB4A/HaK-2DfKuak/s800/SDC12465.JPG
I did the tightest bend out of the case.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M5Hm63GI/AAAAAAAAB4M/muoxt9Zyy-U/s640/SDC12468.JPG
Making sure I like how it looks.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M6G5bLnI/AAAAAAAAB4Q/i2No933HxcY/s640/SDC12469.JPG
Then, it's into the case.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M7TTC5UI/AAAAAAAAB4U/VX_CmLEsqVA/s800/SDC12470.JPG
Our pump is the Laing DDC3.2 and I will be using a T-line res
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M75-WkFI/AAAAAAAAB4Y/VF4h0HrwAuA/s640/SDC12473.JPG
Routed all the tubing and double-check before leak testing
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M9zvguSI/AAAAAAAAB4g/jgy3j58ygSY/s800/SDC12476.JPG
Here's the T-line in action.
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7M_cgA9nI/AAAAAAAAB4k/yPVfoxrMGYA/s640/SDC12477.JPG
Closeup
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7NAZddEHI/AAAAAAAAB4o/hX9p0V5jWho/s800/SDC12478.JPG
Looks like this for now, fire her back up for folding.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_LgDJXqVsVFk/TQ7NBamF95I/AAAAAAAAB4s/YJPMiSOVrRs/s800/SDC12481.JPG

martin_metal_88
12-23-2010, 10:37 PM
Nice work Otto, it's looking clean and I like the dea of a T-line res.

xeromist
12-23-2010, 10:46 PM
Nice work Otto, it's looking clean and I like the dea of a T-line res.

Yeah, I used something like that in my last build and it was a nice space saver. OTOH I just installed a Swiftech micro res in my mini p180 last night and it was a bit of a pain to route the tubing but the purging was a breeze. It has a spinning effect which spins the air together until it pops to the surface.