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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Your welcome pabloc. its just that alot of guys dont like talking about the THINGs they have done and seen that were bad but love to talk about the things they did good and had fun doing.
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    Well, I was in the army but never (thank God I guess) at war. And I must say one thing - despite any private opinions about this war being righteous or not - you and your fellows deserve great respect and deference for your courage out there. :respect:
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Hooaah musek hooaah
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    Sorry I am a little late with the Gene ii comments :eek:

    But I thought I would post some pictures I took with my phone of my Gene ii in my Antec Mini p180.

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    With this block, 1/2" compression fittings don't fit side by side, you will have to either get a 45 or 90 Degree fitting.

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    Do you guys think I should put some black anti kink coils over the white tubing?

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    Also I am thinking of changing my loop to Pump>NB Block>Rad>CPU Block and then back to the Pump, because my tubing is slightly kinked from my CPU to NB block :/ thoughts?
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    hmmm it looks great! i need to get 3dsages NB block!
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    just putting this together to get the drive written and ready...
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    Here is the workhorse:roll:
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    (FIH) The Don

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    i like that the motherboard is like half the size of your GTX :roll:
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    it has onboard but whats the fun in that:)
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    exactly :laugh:

    but if i where to build a mini-itx rig today i would use the new DFI mini-itx p55 board, that thing is soooo nice

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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    main difference is I got this under $200, and should work well for mITX builds.

    If it was for my personal enjoyment, I might swing to a P55, but not a DFI right now.
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    the zotac board is great imo, is it the atom version?

    i've had some atoms myself and im not very happy about them, i need real power,
    i guess its okay for some surfing, chatting, watching some movies and stuff like that, but im a gamer and i need a proper rig to game on i you know :roll:

    but if it was 200$ for the whole setup then its a very good deal i must say,

    is there any other p55 mini itx boards out yet+
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    it is the 1.6Ghz dual

    I feel you on the need for power.

    I'm not too sure what is out in 1156 for mITX, its just after the fiasco I just wnet through I wouldnt advise DFI to anyone anymore, and I used to be a huge fanboy of the boards and the service, IMO they have both steadily gone downhill.
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    i havent had the dualcore version yet, had a couple atoms when they came out cuz they where cheap :laugh:

    aw thats bad i guess, i havent had any bad experiences with DFI yet, but i havent had to RMA them or anything so havent tried their service so i cannot say if it sucks now:)
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    I was with them from 939 to my X48. Every time I wandered I always came back to a DFI

    As it went the last "great" board I had from DFI was my blood Iron, everything after was OK at best. My RMA on my X48 resulted in a board with the same issues and a broken ram slot as what I got to replace my original;) This after about a month of hassle.

    As with any company, if you get one that works fine out of the box its all good, those who have to deal with issues, I feel sorry for.
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    damn, that is shitty service imo, things like that should not happen, guess they just returned your rma'ed board without fixing it lol, :banghead:
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    this was an advanced RMA I had to pay for. like $150 to buy the board to get it shipped first in case I didnt return mine, which was refunded when I got mine sent in.

    But for me to have to pay retail price to get an advanced RMA of a broken POS was out of line, not to mention the hoops I had to jump through for 3 weeks just to get the board sent.
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    Oh god.. DFI RMA... Great boards.. Poor service.


    Well, my update isn't as great as ocing a ion... But, it is my Birthday present from the parents.

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    DAMN, how small is it compared to my Corsair HX1000w

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    I have to say, I love the Strider Plus over the Corsair PSU.. I only had to use one cable for my video card, one cable for my sata... Corsair was two for sata only because it wasn't long enough to get from the ssd to the hdd..
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    Nice PSU CS, :rockout:
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    HX1000, do want;)

    Nice look with the new PSU in.
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    maybe you can get a good deal on it now :laugh:
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    Hmmm maybe, would look good in my Obsidian with the blue GB board.
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    I got the blue GB board, but no Obsidian :( :laugh:
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    Why dont you have one? Sell a organ if you have to, its well worth it;)
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    Thanks, I'm quite happy with it.
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    :roll: I have a feeling that Sneeky will be a Corsair type of man in the coming weeks. ;)
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    it def will look very nice imo, :toast:

    as Sneekypeet says, just sell a organ, a loung or smething like that :laugh:

    +1

    looks very good dude, :rockout:
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