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    I always assumed you built em and sold em. Used the cash for your next build. Thats something I thought about doing, just because I have so much fun building them lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Three different headphones. Not so sure you're at that stage yet.
    One of them are the California headphones, which I recieved last week because I supported the company on Kickstarter.
    Second headphones are the PC 350, which I've owned a little over 2 years.
    The last one I found at my parents house in Denmark (Nobody is ever there so I guessed it wasn't being used)


    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    But I do finish builds... then I tear them apart to do new ones... .-.
    You remind me of myself when I was 3-5 years old with lego.

    "I'M DONE ASSEMBLING, NOW I'M BORED."
    *Splits everything apart*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryann View Post
    I always assumed you built em and sold em. Used the cash for your next build. Thats something I thought about doing, just because I have so much fun building them lol.
    I'd love to, but I don't see any opportunity for any kind of profit in my current state.

    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    You remind me of myself when I was 3-5 years old with lego.

    "I'M DONE ASSEMBLING, NOW I'M BORED."
    *Splits everything apart*
    I'm just picky, tbf.

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    Here is mine:



    I have a Lian Li PC-v1000 fitted with Akasa sound dampening under the desk. Wiring is a mess and the specs are pretty old: i7 930 running at 4GHz on an EVGA X58. It does have a HD7970 however.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jinto View Post
    Here is mine:



    I have a Lian Li PC-v1000 fitted with Akasa sound dampening under the desk. Wiring is a mess and the specs are pretty old: i7 930 running at 4GHz on an EVGA X58. It does have a HD7970 however.
    Nah I wouldn't call X58 platform old just yet. The first-gen i5/i7's are still solid gaming chips when OC'd to 3.8-4ghz. Plus they can be remembered as the last chips that required some actual thought/work to overclock :P

    But gosh that's a ton of screens! Do you work from home or something?

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    I do but not that often, I bought most of them while I was in college actually and I justified it as I was skipping a ton of lectures (hey I could watch all the lecture recordings at once ). Currently I don't do much with my desktop other than play some games. I do most of my work on my laptop. I figured if my house is going to burn down I can just grab my laptop have 99% of my lifetime achievements with me.

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    Holy shit screens. O_o
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Nah I wouldn't call X58 platform old just yet.
    While I agree that they are capable, we're talking about a CPU-platform released in 2008. I'd call it old.
    It more than works, but, old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jinto View Post
    I do most of my work on my laptop. I figured if my house is going to burn down I can just grab my laptop have 99% of my lifetime achievements with me.
    That's a good thing to do, everyone should have similar plans in place. Especially if they live in apartments/flats.

    I have all my critical stuff backed up on a 2TB HDD (WD Green ftw) which just sits there in the open, connected with eSata. If the shit hits the fan then I can simply grab it and run

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    I can just grab my computer and run.

    Dunno what your guys' issue is.
    ;p
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    Off-site backup synced over FTP. Not failsafe, but I may not always be home when disaster strikes.
    Either way, if one has ones laptop with oneself, that would suffice. I approve of the laptop plan either way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I can just grab my computer and run.
    Not easy when the whole thing is 30kg+.

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    Well my laptop only has 1 drive bay, which contains a 160gb SSD (Intel 310!). Not exactly very backup-friendly -_-

    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Not easy when the whole thing is 30kg+.
    This is goddamn Deltrus we're talking about. Norn blood.

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    With right motive and adrenaline. Easy. :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    This is goddamn Deltrus we're talking about. Norn blood.
    I think Xuvial got it spot on.
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    My Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 came in today!

    Pretty good card, runs at 49 degrees on load with a modest overclock of 925Mhz on the core clock and 1250Mhz on the memory clock with the fan speed at 60%. Idling at 38 degrees with two monitors plugged in. The PCB is insanely smaller then my 6870 too, and only uses a single 6 pin power connector, whereas the 6870 used two. My 6870 was running at 51 degrees idle with dual monitors and around 56 on load with a game on a single screen.

    Here is a visual comparison taken with my phone.



    When I get a second, I will post case photos. Suffice to say I am pretty happy with this card, it performs well and is a nice step up from the 6870 in Borderlands 2, the slight frame rate issues I experienced are now gone.

    Congrats to the 8 fools who made the ignore list, your ignorance knows no bounds, bravo!

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    49c load? Wow, very nice.
    Also those 6870 idle/load temps look really wonky, how on earth do they only differ by 5c...I'm thinking drivers!

    Also was the upgrade from 6870 to 7850 worth the jump? Most benches only show a 10-15% performance gap : /


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    I noticed a reasonable difference in Borderlands 2, I haven't tested it on a stress game that really pushes it. To be honest, I still can't figure out why people would spend more then 300 dollars on a graphics card, the games I have been playing recently all run smooth as butter at near max settings. I will have to give Metro: 2033 a whirl as I know that game tends to put a lot of pressure on cards graphically. The temperature I was getting while running Borderlands 2 was at max settings with 80% GPU activity at all times on AMD OverDrive (have it in my second window). I would assume unless I cranked the crap out of the overclock settings and got 100% load, I doubt it would go above 60 degrees.

    In terms of overall temperatures and performance, I think the extra video memory really helps with the frame rates, I was having frame skips in most of my games running just a single monitor on the 6870, at least two active monitors doesn't strain it as much. Since it's a 2GB card, that is what really makes the difference, there really aren't any visual improvements that I have seen yet. I will test it more tomorrow.

    Congrats to the 8 fools who made the ignore list, your ignorance knows no bounds, bravo!

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    Why do they spend $300+ for a GPU?

    2560x144 and 120Hz displays. That's why.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Also those 6870 idle/load temps look really wonky, how on earth do they only differ by 5c...I'm thinking drivers!
    Idle dual monitors, load single monitors.
    I don't remember with nVidia, but at least with AMD, more monitors means more heat.

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