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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Corrosion! Damn skillet. How long have you had that?
    I got it in 2006 I think.

    It's been through an Athlon XP 2500+ system, Athlon 64 3200+ system, Core 2 Duo E8400 system, Phenom II X4 955BE system, and the current i5 2500K system.

    It's also been across the country twice.
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    Holy moley.

    Good investment then? ^^


    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    rofl oh God! XD



    What about the PCB looks so different? O.o I came in just before SB, like, maybe a month before, and I have seen it. It's a low-end sound card. Woohoo?
    The GPU PCB, dimmy x3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Well atleast you have the option of putting it below your GPU >_> I have mine pretty much frying against the GPU backplate because it can't go anywhere else...I've wedged a piece of cardboard between the two so the heat doesn't conduct straight from the metal backplate to the metal STX shielding.

    But I read that the circuitry/caps on the STX can withstand up to 125c, which is neat


    Also, oh gawd that corrosion.

    You should clean it with some saltwater :P
    Yeah I wasn't putting that card right next to a 5970. I could probably pan fry some cod on the back of that card...
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    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    The GPU PCB, dimmy x3
    Oh. WAY to go OFF-TOPIC in the off-topically off-topic off-topic chat thread about off-topic computers.

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    How off-topic.

    Fun thing to note about the X-Fi that is weird, the port on the far right, that has a raised piece of PCB... that is a 3.5mm jack, assigned to microphone. In addition to that, it also functions as a S/PDIF coaxial jack via RCA, with some adapter the card didn't come with. On top of that, it also has a little transmitter in the very back of it to function as S/PDIF over TOSLINK optical, with another, different adapter that also didn't come with the card.
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    Well atleast you have the option of putting it below your GPU >_> I have mine pretty much frying against the GPU backplate because it can't go anywhere else...I've wedged a piece of cardboard between the two so the heat doesn't conduct straight from the metal backplate to the metal STX shielding.
    Cardboard, permanent marker, I like the way you improvise

    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post

    Not really rare.
    Fuck msi, everytime I see a lightning card, I cringe... I want my card back T.T
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    Tbh im looking for a good 7.1 or 5.1 speaker set that i can use for gaming listening too music and watching movies anyone got a suggestion? i was thinking of Logitech Speaker System Z906 but they are quite expensive.com.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Endonyx View Post
    Tbh im looking for a good 7.1 or 5.1 speaker set that i can use for gaming listening too music and watching movies anyone got a suggestion? i was thinking of Logitech Speaker System Z906 but they are quite expensive.com.
    260 euros isn't that bad for a setup like that imo.
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    Corsair SP-2500 or good 2.0 Monitors. Add a Sub and another 2.0 when and if you feel the need for it. The SP-2500 are one of very few good computer-speakers.

    Are you sure you have placement for 5.1 or even 7.1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by protput View Post
    260 euros isn't that bad for a setup like that imo.
    They are 300 euro here.

    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post

    Are you sure you have placement for 5.1 or even 7.1?
    What do you mean by placement?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Endonyx View Post
    What do you mean by placement?
    I.e. a way to route and place a few speakers behind you. Not really 5.1 or 7.1 if the speakers are all gathered in front :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    I.e. a way to route and place a few speakers behind you. Not really 5.1 or 7.1 if the speakers are all gathered in front :P
    Like SO many people end up doing... which looks HORRID.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    But it's the idea knowing it's NOT Dell! =/
    Speaking of branding...
    This is going to be a shameless plug of a project I found, which is absolutely fucking beautiful.

    His latest update was making this...


    Into this...

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    If by that yes then my room has a good placement for 5.1 or 7.1 setup but what would u recommend
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    Corsair needs to hire him. Now. That looks amazing.
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    He made a waterblock for a mars II? What a boss Oo
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    Hm.
    I should start working on a FAQ for monitors. Throwing a few truths out there could never hurt. Also, WTB more PVA monitors.
    In the meantime, I'll have to resort with my favourite hobby.

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    Lol ive been talking too that L3p guy for hours last week late in the night about watercooling (he suggested me to get my stuff at Highflow.nl) he is wicked lol havent seen that shit yet lol now went through some pages and is absolutly amazing O.o.

    Also check http://www.l3p.nl/other-builds-mods/cpu-lapping/ there some realy cool stuff on his website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Hm.
    I should start working on a FAQ for monitors. Throwing a few truths out there could never hurt. Also, WTB more PVA monitors.
    In the meantime, I'll have to resort with my favourite hobby.
    Lets see some speed tests to servers outside of Sweden. :P
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