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    So, finally joined the Fractal Design R4 club, great case by the way so easy to work with.

    Swapped out the 7870 for a 610 (Guy I bought the 7870 gave me the 610 because the 7870 wasn't working properly, so got a little project there to take apart the 7870 and see if I can get it working again.)


    Cable management is on getting better, I tidied up the top after I took the picture and removed the akasa labels from the SATA3 cables. Having a little fun with nVidia GeForce picking up the 610 as my primary as my 560Ti as my secondary, but its not causing any problems and I think the AirFlow will be better this way as I have the Serial card under where the 610 is now.

    Now I just need to tidy up the cables under the desk!
    ... On the hunt for a new laptop ...

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    great looking mod. I always wondered how the bitfenix systems do on thermals with their odd format.... with cards pulling air from the botton they really didnt give that thing much room to breathe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    @Cyan Aren't those a little overdimensioned for those rather simple tasks? +)
    yeah, but they are literally built with what i had lying around, eventually both will be replaced with another ESXi server, im looking at a supermicro mITX board with the 8 core Avaton Atom cpu, and then a drobo 5n for storage

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    dijinni
    get your selves some http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    using these with cable ties under my desk to manage the cables, also works great inside the computer too.

    the adhesive is pretty decent as well

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    so, testing the new filter. Playing some diablo 3, vsync off;
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    Not bad for a stuffed itx system +)

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    Made an upgrade today that was a long time coming as it kept getting pushed back for one reason or another, From this:



    To this:






    I am able to get some games to run like this windowed. I would like to find a way to set up eyefinity at 4360x1440 to make it work with more games, but I doubt it is possible at this point.

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    And your one GPU will let you use 4 monitors? thats cool as hell

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    Been so long since i posted, but here's my new build as of a week ago traded away my old build for a laptop due to living conditions and then had to build a new desktop not even 2 months later. Specs in the sig.



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    Quote Originally Posted by demonskies View Post
    Been so long since i posted, but here's my new build as of a week ago traded away my old build for a laptop due to living conditions and then had to build a new desktop not even 2 months later. Specs in the sig.
    How easy was it to work in that case? Been thinking of doing a build with one.

    Edit: Also is there room to hide a ssd in there, as I want to throw a ssd and 2 hdd in it.
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    Well other than having to tear out the CD drive bay and the top half of the hard drive bay not to bad (to fit my h100i and video card). I would just highly recommend a modular psu cuz things get tight pretty fast. other than that its a fairly nice build and i can move it around much easier than my old haf 932ft
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    Just bought this beauty for work (finally my own desk!), a CM Storm Quickfire TK with MX browns. Love how minimalistic and simple it is, no gaming bling and a nice weighty quality feel to it. The keys will definitely fade over time but I'm not too concerned, just wanted a sturdy mech keyboard to type on. For the price it's nice.

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    Looking good! Still marketed as gaming Wonder what really qualifies something as "gaming" when it comes to peripherals and hardware.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    Wonder what really qualifies something as "gaming" when it comes to peripherals and hardware.
    Buzzwords. Use many buzzwords.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    Looking good! Still marketed as gaming Wonder what really qualifies something as "gaming" when it comes to peripherals and hardware.
    Gaming = bling and buzzwords.
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    Back in Denmark to study CCNA/Other network stuff

    Went to IKEA to get a new trashcan/some kitchen stuff, ended up buying a new table for ~£80. Oh well!



    Travelling back to Greenland in a little over a month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CheezusCrust View Post
    Back in Denmark to study CCNA/Other network stuff

    Went to IKEA to get a new trashcan/some kitchen stuff, ended up buying a new table for ~£80. Oh well!

    [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/SXhFwNQl.jpg[/]

    Travelling back to Greenland in a little over a month.
    Your wallet could use an upgrade :P Nice setup!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Gaming = bling and buzzwords.
    Well I figured that, I was more curious if there was actually anything something had to have to qualify as "gaming" but we can take that off-topic somewhere
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    Quote Originally Posted by protput View Post
    Your wallet could use an upgrade :P Nice setup!
    It's about 6 years old by now :P

    A new wallet would be nice, but then again I could buy a Hyper212+ for the money if I were to get a nice wallet
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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    Looking good! Still marketed as gaming Wonder what really qualifies something as "gaming" when it comes to peripherals and hardware.
    Yeah it's a bit silly the more I think about it. I have so many boxes lying around my room with "gaming" stamped on them and my folks are all "stop buying gaming stuff!" and I'm like "...but it's just a plain keyboard, honest.".

    Quote Originally Posted by CheezusCrust View Post
    It's about 6 years old by now :P

    A new wallet would be nice, but then again I could buy a Hyper212+ for the money if I were to get a nice wallet
    You can always get a lot of stuff for the money you could spend on other stuff :P
    Upgrade it before stuff actually starts falling out of your wallet (I was dumb enough to wait that long).
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    Not 100% happy with the headphones but Amazon had them on sale + I had a coupon. They're very clean but don't do bass very well. Still, very very pleased overall with this setup.
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