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  1. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    Im a sucker for "sale" stuff. Even though they are open box at Newegg Ive had really good luck with them.

    I noticed some of the 5770s were $189 + shipping (thats nutts) and I saw a 5830 that was $270(even worse, should be $199)

    I really wanted the 5850s but to be honest that is SERIOUS overkill for me...
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    someone needs to buy my 4870's for $150 au each :(
     
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    yeah me too, already bought too much this month, and were only at 4. :D

    haha that would be VERY cheap in denmark.

    the 5830s is near 400$ here, and the 5850s is like 430 $

    a 5870 is 500+$
     
  4. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    LOL, but ur in Denmark:rockout: I would rather pay more for hardware and live there....:laugh:


    Here is a plan, lets switch lives.. Il move there and pay $$$ for hardware and you can move here and get good deals..;)

    I sold my Vapor X 4870 to Paulig and after I did the prices on all the other cards raised... Keep the 4870s(just make sure to vent the room to remove the extra heat during summer)
     
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    This one. wish I had the bit of WM experience i have now back then :(
    http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?S=1226&ID=1408


    You got 5970, I got i7. What's the big deal :D

    meh, stuff happens Mark. Hopefully you can come up with the cooler design idea and it all works out for you. hardware is meant to come and go bro, no worries :toast:

    The loop was very nice, I loved it, but needed money and got rid of it :(
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    we just had a price drop here on the ATI cards, i can get a 5850 for $400 au - if i sell the other two for ~$300, i'm set
     
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    Longtime supporter of Crossfire here . . . my previous setups:


    (2)ATI X1950 PRO 256MB GDDR4 on an ASUS P5W-DH Deluxe i975x motherboard w/ Pentium 4HT 524 and 2GB PNY XLR8 DDR2-800 (back when ATI were still releasing and selling some cards by themselves)
    (2)VisionTek HD3870 OC Edition 512MB GDDR4 on same ASUS P5W-DH Deluxe w/ C2Q Q6600
    (2)VisionTek HD4870 512MB GDDR5 on ASUS P5E3 Deluxe w/ Q6600 and 4GB OCZ Platinum DDR3
    (2)Sapphire HD4870x2 2GB GDDR5 on same P5E3 Deluxe w/ C2Q Q9650 and 8GB OCZ Platinum DDR3


    Too lazy ATM to dig up old benchmarks and whatnot . . . most of them have been posted here in various threads, anyhow :p

    I always partner two of the same exact make and model card, no mix-matching for this purist.
     
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    Now that I think about it "Shrimp on the Barbie" Il switch lives with you too if you want to come here for cheap hardware...
     
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    BTW, forgot to mention . . . I am planning yet another upgrade within the next couple of months . . . 2 HD5970s . . . as soon as I can find a retailer with enough stock, that's willing to sell more than one unit per individual at a time. Funds are not a problem, I could've snagged two at time of release . . . but, we all know how that hardware release went down :laugh:
     
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    Kinda high don't ya think ?
    What you pay for them new in AU?

    oh Im coming down for a month in sept you show me your rigs Mussels hehe :twitch:
     
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    send me a PM , I have a local hook up that will sell you a 2nd 5970... he has a few left and has a great supplier to boot
     
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    4870 1GB stock OC models with accelero S1's - the coolers are worth a bit too
     
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    I saw one open box at Newegg the other day for $509, I was thinking about it but it was just too dam long..
     
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    thats a nice cas imo, just needed some black paint inside to be complete, and yeah, i think you would have done a kilelr job at wm that thing:D


    nice man:D and updated 1st post, you're in:D
     
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    AU is a rip off man!!! J A P A N and HK is a stone throw away from you but yet they fuck ya on prices!!! wtf?

    But yet they send the product 9K + miles on a boat to a foreign country and charge half :wtf:
     
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102857

    remember our prices include tax - convering the dollars over that would be about $350, and then you guys have your various tax on top.
     
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    I hear ya but all I know is when Im in AU and hit the ATM and pull a grand out Im only pulling out 8 and change outta my Canadian acct... the dollar is at what now compared to the USD? 75c's if that? That explain the difference :mad:

    plus the tax isn't that high here or in the states
     
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    true, but the difference being $30 or so after all that is acceptable. video cards always cost more here, while hard drives and ram tend to be fairly similar (excepting DDR3, thats been slow to get cheaper - starting to level out now)
     
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    Think of it as a case mid-height divider . . . :p
     
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    it would stick out the side of my SFF case about 3", lol
     
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    put the stuff back in the case untill i get the other MB,

    and yes i know about the cable mess, but i wont be doing much more wm before i get a modular psu

    [​IMG]
     
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    uhh, love the blue :D
     
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    thx man, think i'm gonna extend the cable on the cathode on the mobo tray, wanna get it in the top of the case instead, the cable just isnt long enough:p
     
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    Same thing happened to me when I had the TT Armour case so I never extended it to get the cathode to where I wanted it :(
     
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    Whats wrong with XFX 5770? I like mine :D
     

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