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Postby or 1=1 » Mon Apr 09, 12 11:58 pm

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BORINGLY STANDARD AS FUCK with SUPER AIR VENTILATION


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Hey Derek, (or anyone else that knows)

Which case is that? I'm considering buying a new case.


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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 12:08 am

Thank you! :)


Edit: Discontinued though :( I'm sure I'll be able to find it somewhere.
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Postby Tantalus » Tue Apr 10, 12 12:29 am

There are a huge array of monolithic designs out there, you will find a substitute. :)
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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 12:49 am

I WANT A CASE WITH NO FANS.
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Postby Tantalus » Tue Apr 10, 12 12:56 am

Not going to happen unless you water-cool the hell out of it.
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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 1:46 am

I WILL USE A SERIES OF HEATSINKS, AND RUN THEM THROUGH EVERY WALL IN MY HOUSE THUS SAVING COSTS OF OIL.
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Postby Psychotic » Tue Apr 10, 12 4:16 am

clyzm wrote:
BORINGLY STANDARD AS FUCK with SUPER AIR VENTILATION


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I don't necessarily mind this.

I love looking at cases and seeing some of the awesome designs, I also love looking at custom-built cases that reference video games, movies, etc but for practicality, I don't really care about them.

My case looks like shit and it sucks, which is why I want a new one. I don't find myself starting at my case a helluva lot and so I'd rather one that had the best cooling ever than the one that only I'll ever look at, and not all that much.

I'd honestly rather a cool-looking keyboard or monitor, than a case, but that's just me.
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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 4:25 am

My current case is Rice Xtreem

TBH, I'd much rather have better airflow and a classy case, then a riced as fuck case that keeps me awake at night.


Yeah, I haven't shut my PC off in a LONNNNNG time.
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Postby Siva » Tue Apr 10, 12 4:26 am

Since we're talking about cases

This will be my new one

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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 4:28 am

I've seen that many a time, but I can't remember what model it is.

It's a sexy case.


mid or full though?

Next case I get will be full for the erection sized GPU's coming out in the future.
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Postby Siva » Tue Apr 10, 12 4:30 am

Mid. It will be going on my desk so I can touch it and lick it, and a full would be too large for such purposes.

It's a Fractal Design R3. -- they make a full version called the XL though.

If you're going for full though, you might as well go ALL OUT and get this bad boy

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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 6:47 am

MMMMMMMMM sexy


I've seen that case before too.


How many praxis kits can it hold?
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Postby Psychotic » Tue Apr 10, 12 7:02 am

Aidan wrote:My current case is Rice Xtreem

TBH, I'd much rather have better airflow and a classy case, then a riced as fuck case that keeps me awake at night.


Yeah, I haven't shut my PC off in a LONNNNNG time.


Yeah, I know what you mean. I have to turn mine off at night or I'll never get to fucking sleep.
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Postby Aidan » Tue Apr 10, 12 7:07 am

Magniir wrote:Yeah, I haven't shut my PC off in a LONNNNNG time.

Yeah, I know what you mean. I have to turn mine off at night or I'll never get to fucking sleep.


Yeah mate.

Good thing about the Lexa S are the fan knobs.

HOWEVER, this does not shut off my side fan LED, my front two LED's and my BIG PURPLE LED fan on the front.
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Postby Siva » Tue Apr 10, 12 9:18 am

I was planning to get my new PC by like April 30th.

I realise now Ivy Bridge is coming out very, very shortly thereafter.

Is it worth waiting for if I'm planning on getting an i7?
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Postby Tantalus » Tue Apr 10, 12 11:07 am

It certainly is.
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Postby ynnaD » Tue Apr 10, 12 11:11 am

Protocol wrote:Mid. It will be going on my desk so I can touch it and lick it, and a full would be too large for such purposes.

It's a Fractal Design R3. -- they make a full version called the XL though.

If you're going for full though, you might as well go ALL OUT and get this bad boy

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It looks like a Transformer though m8 :$

No doubt it would be a fine purchase however
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having an hilarious time

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===RAM
Corsair 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz Vengeance Ram x 2 - 8GB enough for streaming recording, could allow me to OC CPU abit. 16GB useless for me.

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http://www.ebuyer.com/248846-corsair-8gb-ddr3-1600mhz-vengeance-memory-cmz8gx3m2a1600c9
£41.00

===CPU
i7 3770K - Need hyperthreading

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http://www.waeplus.co.uk/product/307455/INTEL-Core-I7-Ivy-Bridge-3770K---3.5-GHz
£235.37, looks dodgy?

http://www.ebuyer.com/349026-intel-core-i7-3770k-3-5ghz-socket-1155-8mb-cache-retail-boxed-processor-bx80637i73770k?utm_source=google&utm_medium=products
256.61

===Storage
Samsung 830 - do I stick with my OS philosophy with the 128GB or do I fork out for the 256GB and attempt to play Steam games. I'm partitioning 50GB for the OS drive.
Need another 1TB drive for storage.
I am moving over one of my older Samsung 103SJ SATA II 1TB drives to this computer.

1 x SSD
2 x SATA II drives

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128GB SSD
http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung-128gb-830-series-sata-6gb-s-2-5--ssd-laptop-kit---free-norton-ghost-15-7SR9.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=product+search&utm_content=Q200
£77.98

256GB SSD
http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung-256gb-830-series-sata-6gb-s-2-5--ssd-basic-kit-819P.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=product+search&utm_content=Q200
£156.99

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Samsung 103SJ SATA II 1TB BECAUSE WHY NOT MATCH MY OLD ONE
http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/1TB+Samsung+HD103SJ+SpinPoint+F3+SATA-II+3.5%22+Hard+Drive+?operation=shoppingBasketAdd&productId=37726&context=superSpecial
£59.99

===GPU
GTX 670 - TIME TO BURN MY HOUSE DOWN

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http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-018-KF
£329.99

===Motherboard:
Asus P8Z77-V

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EBAY
http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/320937508658?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&cbt=y
£118.49

http://www.dabs.com/products/asus-p8z77-v-s1155-intel-z77-ddr3-atx-80TL.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=product+search&utm_content=Q200
£127.99

===Case
Silverstone RV02 - for cooling/tidy compartments.

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EBAY
http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/280832529893?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&cbt=y
£134.82


===Cooling
NEED HELP. Want my computer cool and to have a long life.

===PSU
XFX Pro750W XXX Edition

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http://www.ebuyer.com/191824-xfx-750w-black-edition-modular-psu-13-5cm-fan-11x-sata-4x-p1-750b-ukb9?utm_source=google&utm_medium=products
£92.99

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estimated £1147.37 - fucking lol
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Postby Siva » Sun Jul 08, 12 12:24 pm

I am on the train to get my components now, pix later

Jay y u no get a 680? When you are already buying high end you might as well go nuts. And why SATA II?
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Postby Psychotic » Sun Jul 08, 12 1:18 pm

Blah, wouldn't mind getting a bigger HDD, something faster, too.

Maybe when I've got a job and aren't studying. :P Though, I'd probably just buy a whole new rig then.

The speed at which PCs age is very, very unfortunate for the average student.
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Postby Siva » Sun Jul 08, 12 5:35 pm

Comin' at you live from my new build.

HOLY SHIT SO MANY COLOURS SO BEAUTIFUL HOW DID I EVER SURVIVE WITHOUT 2560x1400 RES JESUS CHRIST

Mechanical keyboards are actually as good as people hype them up to be, and blue leds make your pc look awesome as fuck

that is all

(no i didnt get the fractal case, too boring. when you buy a beast you want it to look as such, so I went with a CM 690-II)
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Postby Psychotic » Mon Jul 09, 12 12:15 am

Mechanical keyboards are boss, I wouldn't mind one.

I'd probably annoy the shit out of everyone around me with one, too, since I have a tendency to bash the shit out of my keys and call it "typing".
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Postby Aidan » Mon Jul 09, 12 1:01 am

Protocol wrote:Comin' at you live from my new build.


OHHH SHIIIIIIIT


btw, you'll get tired of the LED's in a year. Trust all of us, lol.
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Postby Siva » Mon Jul 09, 12 3:13 am

but it's so BLUE nigga

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Postby Tantalus » Mon Jul 09, 12 7:36 am

Protocol wrote:Mechanical keyboards are actually as good as people hype them up to be, and blue leds make your pc look awesome as fuck


Yeah they fucking are, and yeah it fucking is.
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Postby James » Mon Jul 09, 12 7:58 am

What cooling fan/heat sink should I get?
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Postby Psychotic » Mon Jul 09, 12 10:34 am

Aidan wrote:
Protocol wrote:Comin' at you live from my new build.


OHHH SHIIIIIIIT


btw, you'll get tired of the LED's in a year. Trust all of us, lol.


I prefer red but yeah, they're pretty goddamn annoying when you want to live your PC on overnight for downloads or whatever (backups come to mind, too) and this giant blue light is constantly flickering.
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Postby clyzm » Mon Jul 09, 12 12:08 pm

Careful with that Gigabyte mobo James, the Z68/Z77 series are becoming quite notorious lately for their instability and infinite boot loops

As for cooling I'd recommend the classic Hyper 212 from Coolermaster

Pair it up with a good case and maybe some Scythe ultra kaze fans and you're good 2 go
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Postby Siva » Mon Jul 09, 12 3:47 pm

>spend £27 on awesome mousemat
>desk too small to fit it on

anyone want to buy a beautiful mahogany desk? I think I'll sell it to someone who owns a macbook, they'd like it
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Postby Aidan » Mon Jul 09, 12 5:07 pm

Jay. Cooling. Corsair H60.


I've been using mine for more than a year with zero issues. Works amazingly. Had CPU OD'ed at 5Ghz for a long time.
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