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    Oh? Something on your mind saying the latter, tetris?

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    Only the small things. Like only discussing Sandforce based SSDs. I can't think of anything specific otherwise at this time, but there were two other things that struck me, I'll see if I can think of them later.

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    I watched the Nexus review and it felt a bit slim. I like my reviews in-depth and to the point; I want to know all the quirks (good and bad) about a product I'm interested in.

    But I find tetris is a bit harsh. They are nice to watch, albeit a bit biased perhaps. Seemingly very "anti-Apple" and very pro Google and Android. As pointed out though, their building advice is pretty mediocre; I find it takes a cheap-ass to actually make a good budget build.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    But I find tetris is a bit harsh. They are nice to watch, albeit a bit biased perhaps. As pointed out though, their building advice is pretty mediocre; I find it takes a cheap-ass to actually make a good budget build.
    Snipped some of your post, but that was essentially what I was saying.
    I mean, I do watch them, but I give their actual building advice little heed.

    As with anything, always use source criticism and don't buy anything (ie, arguments, reasons, statements) blindly.
    Last edited by tetrisGOAT; 2012-08-17 at 07:44 PM.

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    True. Truth be told, I'm not really of the impression they're extremely anti-Apple products, but rather against Apple as a company, and the frivolous lawsuits being waged. But with that said, that might just be the anti-Apple in me speaking from a biased POV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    If that is the same Raidmax 520W that somebody wanted to use in the computer forum yesterday, it has an 18 amp 12V rail, which only gives you 216W total power for all components that use it (graphics card etc) and doesn't have any PCI-E connectors, only MOLEX. It derives most of its power through the 3.3/5V rails (can supply something crazy like 300W to them which is fine if you are using 20 hard drives, but utterly pointless for anybody else).

    TLDR: Get a proper PSU, something from Antec, Corsair, Seasonic, XFX (basically any of the brands that use Seasonic as their OEM).
    Hmm, then can it hold all these stuff for 1 week or so?

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    If you have the right connectors it would probably be fine. If you got a different version of the Raidmax 520 to the one I found, maybe it has PCI-E connectors. If it doesn't you'll need molex to PCI-E adapters.
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    Anyone tried or got reviews for the Asus Xonar Phoebus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    If you have the right connectors it would probably be fine. If you got a different version of the Raidmax 520 to the one I found, maybe it has PCI-E connectors. If it doesn't you'll need molex to PCI-E adapters.
    Installed it, works just fine. I'll play a match of DOTA 2 and see it's behaviour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Anyone tried or got reviews for the Asus Xonar Phoebus?
    http://www.google.com/search?q=revie...+xonar+phoebus

    ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Anyone tried or got reviews for the Asus Xonar Phoebus?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFrgpTA2G1U
    In-depth & professional review. ^^
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    Well what you want too know about it got it for 2 weeks now and its pretty good SC.
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    So... IRST 11 is out, with TRIM support over RAID0...

    http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...?DwnldID=21407

    Unfortunately, from what I am reading, it only works on 7 series chipsets... -_-

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/6161/i...rds-we-test-it
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    Stupid, stupid decision by Intel.
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    Hello guys! I'm looking at getting a Corsair Carbide 500R; not too sure whether to get it in black or white but my main question is fans. I'm looking to spend a total of about £150 for that case with new fans but I'm not sure which to buy that're good and quiet.

    Would I be better off just purchasing a case for £150 with stock fans instead?

    Secondly I'm looking at buying an Arctic Cooling Freezer i30. Would I be able to replace that fan too?

    I was originally looking at H80/H100 and a NH-D14 but I was told that an i30 would be more than sufficient as I'm only looking to OC my i5-2500k to 4.0-4.2GHz
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    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFrgpTA2G1U
    In-depth & professional review. ^^
    Sssssh it's supposed to be a secret.
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    Love this old guy, he makes fairly informative videos, and isn't afraid of showing his mistakes.

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    I didn't even realize how close our projects were until watching him mod the case lol.

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    I really am useless at facebook, took me 5 minutes to find where to reply to people saying happy birthday...

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