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First post, by wirerogue

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the war machine is finally complete. the case started with some blue components so i just went with it.

took about 4 months i think. mostly just waiting for me.

cooler master stacker 832 -war machine
seasonic focus 850 gold
evga 680i sli
core2 extreme qx6850
4 x 1GB ocz sli ready ddr 800
2 x evga 8800gtx ko acs3 edition
120GB ocz agility ssd
1TB wd blue
liteon dvd-rw
samsung floppy drive
7 x rosewill 120mm blue led fans
silverstone 8 port fan splitter
windows xp

while the stacker 832 is certainly a large case, once you populate the side door with fans, it starts to get a little narrow. certainly no 120mm tower cpu coolers. i went with a stock 9 series extreme cooler instead. a tiny bit of dremel was required to clear the 680i sli heatsink. on the video cards, i decided to go with some evga powerlinks since i couldn't get the pcie power cable to clear the door fans.

hope you guys enjoy.

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Last edited by wirerogue on 2020-09-07, 16:44. Edited 2 times in total.

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Reply 1 of 10, by wirerogue

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Reply 2 of 10, by chrismeyer6

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That is a beautiful system you built. And it's using one of my favorite motherboards too. How's the heat with the two 8800 gtxs? I have a system with one and it can get kinda warm depending on what games I'm playing

Reply 3 of 10, by wirerogue

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chrismeyer6 wrote on 2020-09-07, 00:12:

That is a beautiful system you built. And it's using one of my favorite motherboards too. How's the heat with the two 8800 gtxs? I have a system with one and it can get kinda warm depending on what games I'm playing

i added screenshot from 3dmark 2006 to previous post. i tried to just add to this post but, i got some warning about "reaction posts" not allowed.

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Reply 5 of 10, by chinny22

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The second 775 SLI build in less then a week! I'm liking this new trend 😀
e-nForcer (My Old Windows Xp/7 rig) ( Core 2 Quad Q9550, GTX 280 SLI,EVGA 790i FTW)

Also like populating fan bays even if its more just to add character to the case then for the airflow
Usually a theme, Red for the Hot P4, Purple PPro (triple P) My blue rig a dual P3 is because its cool and not just because, honest

Reply 6 of 10, by wirerogue

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chinny22 wrote on 2020-09-07, 09:13:
The second 775 SLI build in less then a week! I'm liking this new trend :) e-nForcer (My Old Windows Xp/7 rig) ( Core 2 Quad Q […]
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The second 775 SLI build in less then a week! I'm liking this new trend 😀
e-nForcer (My Old Windows Xp/7 rig) ( Core 2 Quad Q9550, GTX 280 SLI,EVGA 790i FTW)

Also like populating fan bays even if its more just to add character to the case then for the airflow
Usually a theme, Red for the Hot P4, Purple PPro (triple P) My blue rig a dual P3 is because its cool and not just because, honest

after browsing old stacker 832 builds online, i noticed most of them either had no fans in the door or they had 3 out of 4. this is due to height issues it creates when you populate all the door fans.
just for its over the top look, i really wanted to make sure i had all the door fans populated.
oh, and it's loud as hell of course.

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Reply 7 of 10, by Errius

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can the 832 take the cross flow fan?

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Reply 9 of 10, by Errius

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It's a column-type fan that can be fitted on the swinging door thing instead of two of the regular fans. I know the 830 can take one but wasn't sure about the 832.

Yes, the 832 can take it, but -

http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product_product_id_2703.html

**Cross Flow Fan will NOT work with the Nvidia 8800 Series or the ATI R600 Cards**

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Reply 10 of 10, by wirerogue

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Errius wrote on 2020-09-07, 18:44:
It's a column-type fan that can be fitted on the swinging door thing instead of two of the regular fans. I know the 830 can take […]
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It's a column-type fan that can be fitted on the swinging door thing instead of two of the regular fans. I know the 830 can take one but wasn't sure about the 832.

Yes, the 832 can take it, but -

http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product_product_id_2703.html

**Cross Flow Fan will NOT work with the Nvidia 8800 Series or the ATI R600 Cards**

Okay, I remember seeing that in the manual and not knowing what it was.

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