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    You should consider buying AudioEngine ADS2's or something equivalent to replace those books.
    Glad you enjoy your purchase, i have no experience with the models though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    You should consider buying AudioEngine ADS2's or something equivalent to replace those books.
    Glad you enjoy your purchase, i have no experience with the models though
    Haha trust me you're not the first one to mention this

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    Should probably update my own setup aswell. It's changed quite a bit since it's original build half a year ago.



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    That card has a scary droop on it. Other than that, very pretty. :P
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    Someone is stalking DeltrusDisc (I kid) :P
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    Yes i know, i contacted ASUS. They said "it's fine". /ugh. Getting a 680 bracket seems hopeless, might mill something myself at the shop probably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    Yes i know, i contacted ASUS. They said "it's fine". /ugh. Getting a 680 bracket seems hopeless, might mill something myself at the shop probably.
    Xuvial used a rolled up something or other as a stand under his old 580 and braced it with that. lol it seems it worked back then. :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Xuvial used a rolled up something or other as a stand under his old 580 and braced it with that. lol it seems it worked back then. :P
    Ah, the other "pencil mod".

    http://i.imgur.com/kCpyN.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Xuvial used a rolled up something or other as a stand under his old 580 and braced it with that. lol it seems it worked back then. :P
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    New build! \o/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shinzai View Post
    Ah, the other "pencil mod".

    http://i.imgur.com/kCpyN.jpg
    Well, to be fair, his was a bit more sturdy - I believe in both build quality and appearance. :P
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    Asus fixed that issue with their later DCII cards with a built-in brace sandwiched between the PCB and backplate, holds it dead straight.
    Last edited by Xuvial; 2013-12-20 at 08:17 PM.

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    Love the Noctua fans, Majesticii, nice one!
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    1. Lift the card
    2. Pull the gpu cables in the back of your case so it holds it
    3. Ziptie it once more :P

    Should work too :P

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    Yeah i tried tying the cables upwards.

    It fixed it a little bit:
    http://imgur.com/RH6WtWp

    At the very least it wont do any harm now by getting worse.

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    surely you can do better on the cable management :P

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    Slim ATX boards looks so small :C

    As for cable management, it won't really have much of an impact on performance; It was more crucial in the days of ribbon-cables -- where it was also much, much worse for cable management to begin with.

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    Ribbon cables, surely you just mean IDE?
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    Quote Originally Posted by looz View Post
    Ribbon cables, surely you just mean IDE?
    Cmon now, we all know they were called "those stupid ribbons" I'm not one for cable management myself(partially because i'm not going to bother with my crappy case and wait until i get a decent rig) but those things were annoying as hell ANY time you wanted to reach inside the case.

    My poor rig is sitting with the side-panel off and the front-panel off to improve airflow(HDD is in the process of biting the dust and likes to overheat if I do stuff that uses it too much, a game full of loading screens for example) and my current GPU isn't really fit for this case, what-with the fan sucking air and blowing it out the sides of the card(the side of my case is pretty much solid metal aside from a few holes, hardly enough airflow for anything).

    Though I do have a few gift cards from a early xmas from some family members, so a new case might be in order!
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