HTPC Build - Complete

Jetster Offline
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Hardware
Silverstone Granada GD05
ASRock FM2A85X-ITX
Silverstone NT-06 Pro
AMD A8 5600K
GSkills X Ripjaws Series 2x2 1866
Samsung 840 120GB SSD
Seagate 7200 3 TB Drive
WD Green Intellidrive 1 Tb
SeaSonic G Series 550w Gold
Xigmatek Mono-Cool Fan Controller
Logitech 650 Remote
Logitech K400 Keyboard
Yamaha RX-V571
Definitive Technology ProCenter 1000
Klipsch Synergy B-20
Klipsch sw-350 subwoofer
Boston Acoustic cr7
Sennheiser TR130

Video added at the bottom 11/9


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Notice its the same size as my Yamaha RX-V571
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New Klipsch sw-350 subwoofer
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Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF9DiNXTaUc
(This post was last modified: 2013-11-10 08:44 by Jetster.)
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jackh Offline
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Very nice! Looks well put together.
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Ftw!!!!!!!

but how can u control 3 x 120mm fans with that Photos Xigmatek Mono Fan Controller?
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eskro Wrote:Ftw!!!!!!!

but how can u control 3 x 120mm fans with that Photos Xigmatek Mono Fan Controller?
Its actually call the Mono-cool fan controller. Why I don't know cause it has three out wires. The MB has one fan header and I was going to use the controller for the other two. But went ahead and ran all three through it.
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ah ok, the mono-cool controller has Three 3pin fan connectors...

and the stock case fans also are 3pin ...

and if your avatar is your dog, make a video of him plz Tongue

FTW!
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Yes you can see the three 3 pin connections in picture #6 under the hard drive. It worked really well. Im also working on the video :0
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right on Jet!
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Jetster Wrote:Its actually call the Mono-cool fan controller. Why I don't know cause it has three out wires. The MB has one fan header and I was going to use the controller for the other two. But went ahead and ran all three through it.

I've read that the controller didn't have enough power to properly drive 3 fans, even if there's 3 out wires. Though I guess you're not running them at full speed?
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he turned them all down to ~600 rpm
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Balinus Wrote:I've read that the controller didn't have enough power to properly drive 3 fans, even if there's 3 out wires. Though I guess you're not running them at full speed?
It will run them at full speed. I didn't do it for a long time but why wouldn't it. Ill check it to see if its getting hot. I might move one back to a MB 3 pin header. I can control that one in the BIOS. Also the reviews said the connections break easy. I didn't notice any problems. But there small and I was careful. You can see them in picture 8
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dont fix something when it aint broke...
leave as is Tongue
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Ok its not hot so we are good. Also video added. If you look in the first video out the window you can see the Finches feeding. I leave food out for them
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eskro Offline
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HTPC: Very nice Jetster! pretty powerful and looks responsive! plan on using a new skin?
and what do u use to control it?

OSCAR: hahaha, this dog is cute man, thumbs up!! my sister has 2 female dachshund/teckles too Tongue
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Ive tried a couple skins. The last was Back Row. I always seam to go back for one reason or another. Probably because I know my way around Confluence best. Currently I use a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as...6823191008

Its ok and has good distance but its full size and sometimes it hesitates when you scroll
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Nice set up man, and love the dog Big Grin


Edit: I highly recommend checking out the reFocus skin. It's quite elegant and simple in use imo.

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(This post was last modified: 2012-03-03 05:49 by nooryani84.)
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