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    GR-Tek in Sydney did the awesome job of putting this rig together, I'm not going to pretend for a second that I could have done it myself, I was blown away by the build quality and time frame in which it arrived.

    I'm using it for gaming (obviously) but also for video editing and from what I've thrown at it in the past week it is yet to break a sweat or even make any real noise. Tests I've been giving it are things like running Skyrim maxed out with high res texture mods at 2560x1440 and adding and manipulating effects in real time with 1080p video in Adobe Premiere Pro without needing to render footage whatsoever! (Anyone who has spent hours at 3am rendering footage while reading a book will understand how excited this makes me).



















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  2. #8582
    Looks tidy man.

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    Nice setup mate! And nice pictures too. Liking the Dell U2711?

    I would've personally swapped the PSU out for something else, a Seasonic X perhaps (the fanless 460W anyone?).

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    Oh, and I was going to go downtown for some stuff when a package of mine arrived...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Oh, and I was going to go downtown for some stuff when a package of mine arrived...
    About time those zip ties were replaced
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    I noticed in your pics that you have the U2711 Marest (and possibly one of the best builds I've seen of a PC)

    I'm loving it... it's crazy but as you get used to it, even the 1080p monitor at work seems to lack real estate! I've never been a fan of 2 monitors because of the thick black line between them so this is basically my only option.

    Colours are incredible, I didn't think it would be a 'noticeable' difference but vibrant colours just look amazing. Anti screen glare is a bit odd as it looks like there is a film of oil on the screen from certain angles yet it's still the best monitor I've ever seen.

  7. #8587
    Aaaaaaaaand I'd just complained a bit on facebook about how my waterblocks hadn't arrived, when they promptly did.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Booteh View Post
    Mine died a month back, it was a sad sad day
    RIP G5, *lights candle*

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    Those are some pretty sexy waterblocks...

    Where did you pick them up?
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    I ordered them directly from the EKwaterblocks.com site.

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    My computer specs are nothing fancy so I won't post them (I bought this computer for business not gaming), but I use a Razer Naga for a mouse. I also have an Xbox 360 Slim, a Wii, a PS2 I still play (it's got some classics), an N64 for parties (people love it) and next year I'll have the OUYA.
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    Got my new 670 in today

    Was going for a Gigabyte 670, but I found a store which had the Asus DCUII on sale, which meant the €40,- price difference was gone, so I went with this one instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rickz View Post
    Got my new 670 in today

    Was going for a Gigabyte 670, but I found a store which had the Asus DCUII on sale, which meant the €40,- price difference was gone, so I went with this one instead.

    Pics!
    Looks good, the only thing I dislike about Gigabytes GTX 670 is the lack of backplate with the ugly blue PCB they have
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    Time to start cleaning that rear exhaust fan! ;-)

    Nice build
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    Was going for a Gigabyte 670, but I found a store which had the Asus DCUII on sale, which meant the €40,- price difference was gone, so I went with this one instead.
    Are those the Alchemy braided extensions?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Are those the Alchemy braided extensions?
    Bitfenix Extensions, yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    Looks good, the only thing I dislike about Gigabytes GTX 670 is the lack of backplate with the ugly blue PCB they have
    Those are, ironically, the two main reasons I will only be getting those in the future.
    I have a DCII, and don't get me wrong, as far as triple slotters go, they are amazing. But. Backplates are fugly

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    Last edited by Mihir; 2012-08-21 at 10:22 PM.

  19. #8599
    Looking at some of the recent pictures in here I really want to get a new case and PSU now. Having my cpu 4 pin go across the innards of my case instead of around the back just makes what could be a decently clean looking case just a little worse off. Plus it's a little crowded, I suppose for a 40$ case I got more then my moneys worth since it had at the time a lot of features only more expensive cases had.

    Also does anyone know about custom sleeving? or when I get a HX 750 should I just spend 80$ on white cables?
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  20. #8600
    Get an AX if you want to buy the extra cables, the HX doesn't let you sleeve the 24 pin and 8pin because they are integrated into the unit.
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