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  1. Mussels

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    i wish i'd made a how-to guide for that, converting AM2+ to 775 back in the day...
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Good focus on samsung ST150f 16mp cam
     
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    290X full mod

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    thats not a close up!
     
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    Ok, what did you do to that poor card?

    All those little wires ... looks like you're torturing it! ;)
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    It probably looked at him cross, I'd say it deserves it.

    Dumo, let us know results!
     
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    The ultimate Cocktease right there. One of those might fall into my lap soon.
     
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    i won't it's just tooo much money :(

    also i am happy with my Asus GTX 670 4gb DCII for now it does what i want really well but it would be nice, but first i need to upgrade to Windows 8.1 xD
     
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    New case!
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    Some Gentle Typhoons up front :D
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    And out with the old and in with the new!
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    Just replacing the stock coolers on my 7970s and I snapped this from my s4, thought it was kind of nifty

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    and the opposite of sexy, almost 2 years of build up lol
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    edit: I'm cleaning the block now, and it's getting there. I'll try to remember to repost when it's all clean and sexy again (if it gets sexy again)
     
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    That is one shiny GPU!
     
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    Block cleaned up nicely
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    All back together again
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    Now the other is being cleaned
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    And a little old school, from a Radeon X300SE 256mb
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    Looks much better. You use brasso and elbow grease or something else?
     
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    Vinegar and elbow grease ;)
    I let it sit in vinegar for a little while, scrub a little with a toothbrush, let it sit again, scrub again, rinse with distilled water. :D
     
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    Nice scrub job! And that GPU reflection pic is awesum.
     
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    Good information. Does the clear plexi need any cleaning? Perhaps just spritz windex?
     
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    There was some nasty on there too, and I used the same method of operation. The acrylic cleaned up much faster that the copper, but I think it was because it was just less dirty.

    The vinegar seems to clean up the nickel one too, but it's not as pretty. I think it needs some actual stuff to polish it to make it look sexy, but I'm not going to be able to do that; I've read that Mothers of Flitz is a good meal polisher. I'll add in that nickel block in a few minutes....
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    This should be the last of the block pics. I should have some new hardware pics coming this weekend, so I'll be sharing those soon ;)


    Nickel cleaned from vinegar.
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    As you can see, there are some places where the nickel has faded off and copper showing through. More of that in the spoiler
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    On the back, there are some nasty spots that don't want to come off. I'm supposing the polish would take care of that, but I don't have the time.
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    All done :D
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    Interesting. Think I'll stick with copper blocks. Besides, I use a silver coil and I hear they don't play well with nickel.
     
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    Got Dell S2240M monitor and Kingston HyperX Blu 8 GB 1600 MHz RAM(2 units).

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    Not much of a close up this time but wanted to share anyway what was on my desk this morning :)

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