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

  1. Hockster

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    Corsair 400 for $29.99.
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat..._mmc_o=m21CjCZ-qKdRqJ4CjC2zfGpjvixCjC2vNCnDiI

    Coupon code for another $10 off.
    Price after $10 Coupon Code QWL2557 = $19.99
    Promo expires on 6/07
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  2. (FIH) The Don

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    holy fuckshit, thats cheapo, buy 2 or 3 and sell the rest:O
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    Or keep them for more rigs. Build some crunchers/folders for TPU! :D
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    After considering the $6.50 shipping to me, it's only $3 cheaper than getting it from Newegg. Also, the $20 MIR will be valid no matter what site you buy from. Personally, I think I'd rather support Newegg as I have never had a problem with them and they have helped me many times. Tigerdirect just seems slow, jumbled, and spammy to me.
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    I hear That Brother:toast: Vertical is the only way to go ( i have the RV02):rockout:

    @ sneakypete why bother with clothes just go commando
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    Did a little work on the loop.

    Did a bit of layout, ran into the fact I need more fittings, so waiting I am:(
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    A little closer to look at the near impossible. Stretching 3/8" Fesser tube on 1/2" Fat Boys.
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    A little bench, rack, table, whatever you want to call it. This is for the rad pump and res to sit on outside the case for testing. (Needs putty and a recoat of paint, but you get the idea)
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    hmmm you need plenty of boiling water to soften the hose (maybe not such a good idea going commando then) ;D
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    I gotta ask this though why not just use 1/2" tubing instead of making an easy job hard or is it to do away with having to use hose clips
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    :respect::respect: beautiful!
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    I wasnt exactly expecting the Fesser to be so thin, dont know why, but anyways....

    I had 1/2" on a previous build and I didnt like the kinks and lack of bendability (if thats a word) Also no clamps;)
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    Lovin ghte fans and the mobo tray, really sets it apart from the rest of the TJ07's, great color choice jellyrole :toast:
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    Looking good Sneeky.

    Jelly, that's a very different 07. But nice looking man.
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    My pc at the moment. Need alot more hardware. :laugh:

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    Good thing I'm about to get paid for building this.

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    For more photos, click the spoiler tab.
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    :D

    For the specs of the machine I just built, see below.

    Rosewill R101-P-BK Case
    GIGABYTE GA-M68M-S2P Motherboard
    G.Skill 2 X 1 GB DDR2 800
    Toshiba/Samsung DVD Burner
    ZOTAC ZT-95TEH3M-FSL GeForce 9500 GT
    AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor 2.8GHz
    Western Digital 160GB SATA
    Corsair 400W PSU
    Windows 7 64-Bit
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    Look up. Look way up.
    Nice jellyrole...looks like you're doing some modding there. Did you start a project log?

    Haha I know waht you mean Radical...my CM690 looks a little bare as well. I wanted to take CP's advice and get the 4870x2 when I built my current setup but didn't have the budget so I got a flimsy HD3870. :laugh:

    Plus my CPU cooler, while effective, is damn ugly!!! :wtf: I'm thinking of replacing it with THIS once I get the cash flow going again. :)
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    Hey, that looks a lot like my second rig Ed! Did you use mine for inspiration? :laugh: How did you find that Rosie case to be? Truth be told it's not a bad little case, it's got thick side panels at least (can't stand those floppy panels).

    Also Newegg has a 500W OCZ StealthXStream for $45 and a $20 rebate until noon. Better deal than the 400W Corsair? Looks very similar to it really, just $5 less and 100W more. Only thing is, it still doesn't have an 8-pin CPU power.
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    8pins arent really required unless you do some oc'ing or your running a high end cpu
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    Well the CPU is currently running a 500MHz OC to 3.4GHz, but it probably still doesn't pull many watts. Idk, I think I'd be more satisfied with the Corsair. From reading the reviews on the OCZ, the MIR seems to take like 3 months to get back to you.
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    Yeah, I was looking at it before you bought it, then after you got it and gave me a bit of info, I figured it was good enough for a local build. I was right. It's a good little case. The side panels are pretty decent, plus, there weren't any sharp edges to cut me that I found. Cable management isn't that easy. But I just shoved all the extra PSU cables in the empty drive bays,

    I'd go with the Corsair, but that's just me. It's not like both the PCs next to me right now have them or anything... :roll:

    With that rig I just built, everything was going well until I plugged in the brand new Seagate hard drive.

    *Tick of death*
    Then I was all like...
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    Seagate and Maxtor have been the absolute worst for those in my experience. Did it have any bad sectors? Like the SG 7200.10 I have in there right now, it scrapes, clicks, pulsates and has huge downspikes on the read benchmarks, but has no bad sectors and is healthy (or so it says). It works, but I'd like to get a WD Blue drive to replace it sometime soon.
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    It doesn't even work. Tick of death, spins up and then shuts itself off. I ended up using my WD 160GB in that Rosewill case. I have to RMA this Seagate drive back to newegg. :(
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    Looks very clean bro, simple and does the job :toast:
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    Thanks CP, I try to make decent rigs for the average PC user. The person I built this for was using one of those old Dell P4's.

    I built it at the cost of parts, OS, and $100 in my pocket. (They are a barely middle class family, so I figured I'd be nice.)
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    That's very generous of you bro, those efforts pay off even if you don't think they do. Trust me I know :D
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    a little hint to whats gonna happen soon:D

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