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Hah :) I just burn my psu 750w and 4870x2 vga

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by sampofin, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. sampofin

    sampofin New Member

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    Well.. I watercool everything and i was rewiring some psu and coolant cables.
    I made same stupid mistake and the coolant leaked inside my psu, i try to wipe it of but when i turn on my pc... hah. :laugh: Oh well it`s not the end of the world lives go on right?

    I just order new MSI 4870x2 and one more MSI R4870 1GB + zalman ZM1000-HP psu:rockout:
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    You have too much money.
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    Care to RMA your broken x2 and give it to me? :D I'll play shipping.
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    sampofin New Member

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    believe me it is burn! big black spot in it.
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    that sucks, can you take some pics?
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    mayby later.. right now it`s DoD time with my ancient laptop:laugh:
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    AthlonX2 HyperVtX™

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    if you have that much money that your not bothered by blowing your components up you should choose a more expensive hobby
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    Wtf... computers aren't expensive?
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    You could sell the heat sinks at the very least.
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    sampofin New Member

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    ok i cancelled my vga order and chance it for evga gtx 295, but what about another 295?
    I know it is totall over kill for my resolution but AA and AF all the way up. heh
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    Do you have brand allegiance? If you don't why not pick up one of the new ATI cards that come out in a few days?


    1 hd5870 single GPU card matches the dual gpu 295 according to leaked bench marks.
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    While your at it, why not switch out your coolant to distilled water? You wouldn't have had that problem to begin with, no offense.
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    The new 5870 cards are going to be very fast, and are coming out in 4 days, so I would just wait until then and pick up 2 of them. Should be significantly faster than a 295, and not much more expensive.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    hmmm, tuffy... you'd have some fun with the board.. with two 295's.. Since the board is a Nvidia sli board..

    but, I'd still wait on the new ati card to come out and grab it... unless you don't want to go single card.. then grab the 295. Fits and Binge have them on sale here and not at a bad price.. I vouch that they are great cards coming from those guys
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    You know you could have waited a few days and ordered a 5870 they say they're actually faster than the 4870x2s
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Man you guys are rich, burned out your 4870 X2 and you just ordered another plus a 1GB 4870.
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    I wish I had that kind of money too, Sure I have a decent system but it's been put together piece by piece when they were on sale. MB is actually from M3A 5600+ combo deal I bought 2 years ago for $100, CPU was bought on sale from the Egg, same with the GPU, actually GPU was bought before the CPU. Actually have about $150 ~ 200 extra right now saved up and wondering what I should get for my system.
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    I just realised what PSU he burnt out as well, what a waste!
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    sampofin New Member

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    mayby so but i dont want to wait, it is allways coming something new or better!
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    sampofin New Member

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    no i am not a rich man,but every payday i leave some of it to the bank so if i need something i can buy it thats all

    thats why i will try gtx 295 in quad sli right now and dont wait nvidia or ati new cards
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    Yes but typically there is a 18month period where your fine with the latest :laugh:

    Also it costs less so why not : ]
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    But in this case there isn't much of a wait. It's only a few days. These new cards are going to be DX11 as well... you're buying obsolete hardware.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I'd hardly call it obsolete, but its just a better deal in general.

    Higher spec, direct x 11. cheaper.

    $399 Usd I think will be the launch price. 295s cost a lot more right?
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    yeah around 500$ usd
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    Then its just sensible then :p

    I always go with best bang for my buck!

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