Corsair Dominator Platinum SE Torque - Bengal Rig Update 4


Bengal Rig Update 4


Now isn't that better. 

With some spare black bars it was already a massive improvement upon the rainbow effect ones. Now I understand that we all have different opinions and like different colour schemes, so some of you prefer the original style, but as someone who loves black and orange and also likes the light bar to match the heatspreader, this is perfection. If the Torque had followed the Chrome special edition by having the rainbow effect on the heatspreader then it would have been better, in our honest opinion, but also harder to have seen the potential a little modification could make. So this way round it worked out for the best because the black and orange set off ideas and oh my goodness what a gorgeous kit we've ended up with.

As if that wasn't enough then Cablemod, who supply the cables for all of our projects here at OC3D, including the black and orange ones in the Bengal Rig, provide a selection of replacement lenses so that you can adjust the top light bar to any colour you like, including an orange that perfectly matches that on the rest of the Dominator Platinum as well as inside my system while still having the white LED highlight the orange fins.

All of which means that, as we said in our intro, sometimes the unexpected things are the ones that can really make a difference. It's not just all about a 'quality of looks' difference either, as the Dominator Platinum SEs have tighter timings than the G.Skill Trident Z they replace, so the system has obtained a minor speed boost alongside the major aesthetic one.

Discuss your thoughts about this on the OC3D Forum Thread.

Now to find an AIO that supports RGB and a GPU that doesn't weep at the thought of fulfilling my monitors requirements...

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One last photo with the side on. The lighting even matches the Maximus VIII Extreme LEDs, although it's worth noting that to the human eye the ROG logo is the same orange as the RAM. The vagaries of camera technology at work.

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Most Recent Comments

18-05-2017, 07:40:04


:O Needs a spring cleaning by the looks of it Thomas :PQuote

18-05-2017, 08:23:40

They do look nice and lush with that build that's for sureQuote

18-05-2017, 08:43:45

It's not Tom's rig it's VBs.

Nice going man. They look great in there Quote

18-05-2017, 08:46:46

Originally Posted by SuB View Post

:O Needs a spring cleaning by the looks of it Thomas :P
I think I'd have a break down with that much dust in my rig, Mine gets a blast of air, Brush of an anti-static brush and a vacuum once a week Quote

18-05-2017, 10:14:49

Yeah I know it's dusty as all hell. The trouble with banging away at content for you guys all the hours I'm awake is that the few moments of time I have got in front of my rig to do what I want, I tend to want to game rather than dust

Plus whenever you're in the "middle of the build" stage it's always easier to leave it dusty and then clean it up once the spec has been finalised. There is a curious psychological barrier to overcome. By dusting and going all out on cable management I'd be accepting this is my finished system. Whereas by leaving it slightly in a state that annoys the OCD people, I'm still in the denial stage

PS - Don't worry Andy, judging from the forums I think 99% of the members here don't realise that anyone other than Tom does anything.Quote

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