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    Quote Originally Posted by Milkshake86 View Post
    Thats the equivalent of not driving above 35 cuz its too scary. 80c is np to reach as is on high end cards in high end games.
    80 isnt anywhere near 90.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeavline View Post
    Beats any gaming keyboard by miles.
    Nice setup, but you may want to edit that to say "Beats any gaming keyboard by miles that I have used" because you definitely haven't experienced mechanical switches :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Nice setup, but you may want to edit that to say "Beats any gaming keyboard by miles that I have used" because you definitely haven't experienced mechanical switches :P
    I have used plenty of both to appreciate the many pros and cons with both designs. In my opinion a well designed flat key'd membrane board is superior. This particular keyboard doesn't suffer from the same flaw as most other membrane boards, the keys are amazingly positioned in height, separation and the switch resistance , Oh my, just <3.

    To get a well designed, smoothed switched, flat key'd mech board you have to go pretty high up in the "hierarchy" of quality brands, that costs money, a lot of it. And I'm not even sure if the flat key design can be found in mech boards anymore? Tell me if you know of any, I have been looking for some time without success.

    Anyways, it's personal preference and not actual facts I'm saying here. I can't live with the usual keyboard design with mountains for keys that require the strength of 10 medium sized vikings to push down. That's just me though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeavline View Post
    Anyways, it's personal preference and not actual facts I'm saying here. I can't live with the usual keyboard design with mountains for keys that require the strength of 10 medium sized vikings to push down. That's just me though
    So, you mean membrane boards right? Try out a Corsair K90 at a friend's or at a store... you'll be shocked how light they feel, it's almost like the keys aren't there.

    Anywho, so I haven't posted here in a while, don't ask why, it's retarded. Tonight though, I finally got around to something that's been needed for a while..... first off, Facebook status:

    For two and a half months, you have sat there, unhappy. Two and a half months, you've looked at me longingly. You have begged me and pleaded me, Alex, take care of me. For two and a half months, I've ignored you. I have said, I'll take care of you soon. Days turned to weeks, weeks turned to months, and still you sat there, cowering in the corner, eyeing me, hoping for some sympathy. For two and a half months, you have felt insecure, to a literal extent, you've been running a fever, and for no more, I will take care of you and fix you, dear Computer Black Phoenix.

    Please still be good:



    Ripe for the picking:



    Slightly off-kilter and dirty CPU heatsink:



    Dear puppy doggy Jocko was stalking me and hovering....





    Polished the shiiiiit out of the copper base on my Zalman CNPS 9900ALED:



    Dusted it a bit:



    Cleaned up the CPU itself:



    CPU heatsink realigned and seated beautifully:



    Temperatures have literally plummeted. Lol, fuck no to anymore LAN parties! (Bumpity bump on into the college we go, destroying hard drives, CPU heatsinks unseated, WE DON'T CARE!!!)
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    The Corsair Hydro coolers are great for LAN machines. It takes the weight off the CPU and moves it to a spot that is secured to the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlawlessSoul View Post
    The Corsair Hydro coolers are great for LAN machines. It takes the weight off the CPU and moves it to a spot that is secured to the case.
    I have a passionate disposition for those and any closed loop coolers. Plus after being an officer of my college computer club, I would hate to be associated with the self-proclaimed geniuses... "Omg it is water cooling and way better than yours!" /sneer
    Seriously...?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I have a passionate disposition for those and any closed loop coolers. Plus after being an officer of my college computer club, I would hate to be associated with the self-proclaimed geniuses... "Omg it is water cooling and way better than yours!" /sneer
    Seriously...?
    But of course you could be the cool one to reply with "ha! but it's actually just mediocore compared to the best aircoolers, I'm using it because I LAN a lot and it distributes the weight better around the case and makes it more secure". Can see t-shirts coming.
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
    WoW has been a CPU-bound game for much of its lifetime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    But of course you could be the cool one to reply with "ha! but it's actually just mediocore compared to the best aircoolers, I'm using it because I LAN a lot and it distributes the weight better around the case and makes it more secure". Can see t-shirts coming.
    Noooooope. :P

    I <3 my Zalman! It's so big and gorgeous. Not to mention I left the computer club anyways, too much drama and too many folks I couldn't stand to be around for another day.
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    Some nice builds here ill post mine when i have enough posts to toss in some pics or links although TheMadgod can vouch for my system lol got pics on our guild site.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I have a passionate disposition for those and any closed loop coolers. Plus after being an officer of my college computer club, I would hate to be associated with the self-proclaimed geniuses... "Omg it is water cooling and way better than yours!" /sneer
    Seriously...?
    i've noticed a trend to naming:
    presealed units: Liquid Cooling
    custom component loops: Water Cooling

    there is a certain amount of skill needed to actually watercool an entire system, and thus it brings bragging rights, but people are trying to apply that to small presealed units

    however, you do need to stop and think about the perception of presealed units when many long time water coolers are switching to them or air, both Synthaxx and myself have dropped our waterloops in favor of presealed units or heatsinks, and i assume the reason is the same, water is no longer needed and it's too much of a hassle to deal with anymore for just the bragging rights

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i've noticed a trend to naming:
    presealed units: Liquid Cooling
    custom component loops: Water Cooling

    there is a certain amount of skill needed to actually watercool an entire system, and thus it brings bragging rights, but people are trying to apply that to small presealed units

    however, you do need to stop and think about the perception of presealed units when many long time water coolers are switching to them or air, both Synthaxx and myself have dropped our waterloops in favor of presealed units or heatsinks, and i assume the reason is the same, water is no longer needed and it's too much of a hassle to deal with anymore for just the bragging rights
    It's not that - the guys in the club who have these things get these smirks on their faces and are like "oh yeah but mine is liquid cooling!" >

    It annoys me to all hell, I'm like "it's not real liquid cooling..."

    "So, you don't have it. And it keeps my CPU cool!"

    Meanwhile he's just a guy with a STOCK 3570K on a Sabertooth Z77 board. -.-

    Seriously if you saw the guy I will bet you'd want to punch him square in the face after talking to him for 3 minutes.
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    Isnt it also the fun of tinkering and tweaking of your system, altho that could be a different audiance all together :P And i can imagine it still has some use for GPU's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i've noticed a trend to naming:
    presealed units: Liquid Cooling
    custom component loops: Water Cooling

    there is a certain amount of skill needed to actually watercool an entire system, and thus it brings bragging rights, but people are trying to apply that to small presealed units

    however, you do need to stop and think about the perception of presealed units when many long time water coolers are switching to them or air, both Synthaxx and myself have dropped our waterloops in favor of presealed units or heatsinks, and i assume the reason is the same, water is no longer needed and it's too much of a hassle to deal with anymore for just the bragging rights
    Have to agree here, a custom loop wasn't easy. I replaced it back with my 212+.
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    Monitor - Samsung 24"SyncMaster T240HD
    Mouse - Razer Naga
    Keyboard - Logitech G110
    Speakers - Creative Inspire 5.1 Digital 5700
    Case - Cooler Master HAF XM
    Power Supply - LSP 750 pro
    Motherboard - ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0
    CPU - AMD FX 8350
    CPU Cooler - Corsair H100
    GPU - XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB 256 bit GDDR5
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB)
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    HDD - Western Digital 500GB

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKT View Post
    Monitor - Samsung 24"SyncMaster T240HD
    Mouse - Razer Naga
    Keyboard - Logitech G110
    Speakers - Creative Inspire 5.1 Digital 5700
    Case - Cooler Master HAF XM
    Power Supply - LSP 750 pro
    Motherboard - ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0
    CPU - AMD FX 8350
    CPU Cooler - Corsair H100
    GPU - XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB 256 bit GDDR5
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB)
    SSD - Samsung 830 256GB
    HDD - Western Digital 500GB
    Would love to see some picture, though I am disappointed in your choice of CPU, mobo (because of what CPU it supports, Asus Sabertooths in general rock though), and mouse.

    An i5-3570K with Asus Z77 Sabertooth would have cost about the same and had superior performance. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/697?vs=701

    A higher quality less failure rate mouse would have served you much better, though I hope the mouse does you well - everyone I know who has owned one however has had it die on them horribly, in whatever way.
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    Eh might as well just list the specs and post pics as soon as i have enough posts lol

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    Cooling: Corsair H100
    Cpu: i7 3770k oc to 4.6GHz
    Mobo: Asus z77 Sabertooth
    RAM: 16gb Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866 mhz
    Gpu: MSI GTX 680 Lightning x2 in SLI
    Psu: Corsair AX1200i
    Sound: Asus Xonar Phoebus
    Cd/dvd: Lg x14 Bluray
    SSD(s): Crucial m4 64gb, Crucial m4 128gb, Corsair Force 3gs 240gb.
    HDD: 3TB Seagate Barracuda

    Monitor: Asus 23.6" 120hz (vg236h)
    Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013
    Mouse: Razer Naga Epic
    Game pad: Logitech G13
    Headset: Razer Tiamat 7.1
    Mic: Logitech Usb desk mic

    Parts sitting in my closet / in transit:

    Coolermaster Cosmos 2 Case
    Xspc raystorm ex360
    Xspc ex240 x2
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    Xspc raystorm cpu block
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    Enough hose, brackets and rotary compression fittings and compression unions to make it work

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    Definitely looking forward to some pictures, sounds like a ridiculous rig, though I have some questions about it.

    Any reason you got the i7-3770K?
    Why a blu ray player?
    Hope your Razer products do you better than my friends who have had Razer products, especially the Naga and their headsets.
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    Reasons 3d blu ray player because my monitor supports 3D and for the novelty.

    I7, caught it on sale.

    When ivy-e comes out i plan on upgrading to the extreme edition cpu for better rendering / encoding capabilities since funds aren't really an issue.

    As for razer, well this is my second naga epic and it's workin flawlessly, my tiamat's mic broke so hence the desk mic lol. I had bad luck with my megalodon poopin the bed lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EllishaPally View Post
    When ivy-e comes out i plan on upgrading to the extreme edition cpu for better rendering / encoding capabilities since funds aren't really an issue.
    last i checked IB-E has only been confirmed to replace the LGA1567 E7 xeons, it's rumored to be on LGA2011 in Q3 or Q4 of 2013, but intel hasn't said anything about that

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    Hm dang. Hopefully we'll get 8 core lga 2011 on the desktop side. Although hoping for 8 core is probably just wishful thinking lol

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