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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-18-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Second Card is in! I put a flow meter in as...

Second Card is in!

I put a flow meter in as the bridge between the inlet and the CPU so it's easier to see if I have flow. (instead of going outside)

When I mod the case the bridge and the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
GTX 1080 can run amazing MadVR settings ...

GTX 1080 can run amazing MadVR settings

64/32 NNEDI3 on 1080p and 128/32 NNEDI3 on DVD
75% GPU utilisation


https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7518/28260237031_a8f05cae61_c.jpg...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
The GPU load, Voltage and Temp - a nice 2025Mhz @...

The GPU load, Voltage and Temp - a nice 2025Mhz @ almost full load.

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8775/28290437706_c54fc7257b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/K6VTvm)GTX 1080 -2 (https://flic.kr/p/K6VTvm)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
First card is in "hotrod" style... First the...

First card is in "hotrod" style...

First the packaging - Nothing real special here. It's nicely protected which is the most important thing about a box!
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-15-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
The first video card arrived today and I ordered...

The first video card arrived today and I ordered a 2nd last night which shipped today and will arrive Monday. :)

Looking forward to seeing what they can do - been a while since I've had a high end...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Have ordered the first 1st of 2 new MSI GeForce...

Have ordered the first 1st of 2 new MSI GeForce GTX1080 Sea Hawk EK X 8GB - should arrive tomorrow!
(limit one per customer and no-one else has them in stock in Australia that I can find.)

Good...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-28-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Thanks JapanDave! :) I replaced the RAID...

Thanks JapanDave! :)

I replaced the RAID box fans. Really quiet now!! (as in cant hear them at all)

The Noctua fans come in a fancy expensive bit of packaging for a fan!...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
I've always wanted to put the noisy stuff in...

I've always wanted to put the noisy stuff in another room or outside and this has worked out perfectly on both fronts for me.


I must say I really love the silence combined with a powerful...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
I did some plumbing today to get the cooling rig...

I did some plumbing today to get the cooling rig outside permanently!

The wall plates with quick disconnects mounted.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7736/27147882581_a271afbba8_c.jpg...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-22-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Yep! Thats exactly why I've waited so long to...

Yep! Thats exactly why I've waited so long to upgrade. I still today get great performance on 1080P and 5760x1080 performance is pretty good on all but the latest titles so I've been waiting for a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Your not wrong, it's not a great investment for...

Your not wrong, it's not a great investment for sure. But gee its fun. :)
I used to spend a lot more money on expensive cars, at least this way I get to enjoy the performance. :)

You'd cringe to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Yeah I think I'll skip the 1080s and wait till...

Yeah I think I'll skip the 1080s and wait till end of year or early next year for next gen Titan or Ti's and just go with 2 x SLI. Then I'll be good for 4K and hopefully by then more video content...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Specs HTPC/Workstation (runs JRiver MC21 as...

Specs
HTPC/Workstation (runs JRiver MC21 as client)
Case - Silverstone GD08 HTPC
Rampage IV Black
Intel 4960X @ 4.7Ghz
Aquacomputer cuplex kryos HF .925 silver edition CPU block
16GB Corsair...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
I love the case! I can't believe it fit all that...

I love the case! I can't believe it fit all that gear in, especially the fact it fits an E-ATX motherboard and extra long PSU with 4 way SLI. It's a bit nuts to have so much gear in a tight space. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Thanks :) After market pumps need to be primed...

Thanks :)
After market pumps need to be primed and installed in the correct orientation and depending on the loop, may keep blowing bubbles through the loop unless you turn the speed down for a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Yes your quite correct, its a workstation as well...

Yes your quite correct, its a workstation as well with Nvidia surround (5760x1080 + 1920x1080 for Projector simultaneously) and I also rip and transcode a lot of video with it.

Click for a video...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Sorry, not to sound dim or rude, but how did you...

Sorry, not to sound dim or rude, but how did you get onto Bots and I didnt really get your point?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
I used to run 2x1500W PSU's to run this system...

I used to run 2x1500W PSU's to run this system before it went into the GD08 case. I have to run the GPUs at 900/2000 now to stay under 1500W. The 1080's will be much more power efficient and your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
They're a bit old school now, but they're 3GB Ram...

They're a bit old school now, but they're 3GB Ram and voltage modded GTX 580's that run at 1000mhz/2200mhz (GPU/Ram) still plenty powerful enough but a new set of Nvidia's will find there way in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,600
Posted By Phatboy69
Most powerful HTPC ever. ;)

So just how much hardware can you cram into a Silverstone GD08?

Asus Rampage IV Black E-ATX board, Asus Xonar STX II 7.1, 4 x GPUs an Intel Extreme 4960X, 6x SDDs and 30TB storage (external) -...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,046
Posted By Phatboy69
Started building the theatre room today. Using...

Started building the theatre room today.
Using the old spandex acoustically transparent screen for now to check all measurements before I try to make the new motorised retracting one. The room and...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,046
Posted By Phatboy69
Hi All! I built a 120" fixed spandex...

Hi All!


I built a 120" fixed spandex screen a couple years ago that has worked fantastically and am about to move into my new house with another multi purpose cinema room.
I've had a new...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-16-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Phatboy69
Here's the finished product. I still have to do...

Here's the finished product.
I still have to do a sand and one more coat of paint. It was a quick rough coat friday night and I've already chipped the paint with the revisions I was making last...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-16-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Phatboy69
I've nearly finished the revision to the...

I've nearly finished the revision to the prototype. I'll finish in the morning just before I go to the Sydney Audio meet.
New circuit board mount....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Phatboy69
Thanks appreciate the encouragement. I guess...

Thanks appreciate the encouragement. I guess that's whole point of the opensource hardware/software and the popularity of the Pi and Arduino. There's so much that can be done that used to be the...
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