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

  1. MoonPig

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    My 'new' case (that im using till i start on my desk) got lost in the post... HOW DO YOU LOSE A CASE!!!!

    So... im still on the side.

    Nice rig Erocker. That your main rig now?
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    That's a sweet HTPC Erocker.:rockout:
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    The intake fan is great! Figure it moves about as much air as a 120mm 75cfm fan. Great for tight places. I thought the GTX 460 expelled air out the back, but apparently it doesn't. I'm letting it run for a while to see how hot this box gets. I'm just happy the PSU did it's job in Vantage without getting too hot or squealing or something like that. I'm downloading Mafia II right now to give it a good workout.


    Naw, I still have my fully W/C'd AMD rig with a 5850 and a GT 240 for PhysX. I'm currently considering selling it all and just using the HTPC for now. Sandy Bridge is a bit far off yet though...
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    Say what?:wtf:
    What were you really contaminating and with what?
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    Wait hold the presses. You are going green and Intel for the next build?!
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    :eek: :twitch: :wtf: o'rly?
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    So? I've had Intel and Nvidia rigs before. This AMD rig has lasted me a year. I've owned intel stuff longer.


    *Oh, spell check fail above. lol.
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I suppose I should put some pics up of my "main" rig.. though it's powered off for a while while I break this new one in.

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    Soylent Joe and Radical_Edward say thanks.
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    you got a new ssd didnt ya?
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, and it's great! I have another one coming in for the HTPC as well. The prices on SSD's (especially Sandforce) just took a big drop.
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    How good of an overall performance boost?
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    With the SSD? Well, 285 read 275 write compared to a mechanical drive is pretty good. Windows loads faster, things are snappier. The only reason I'm getting one for the HTPC is because I have no room for another mechanical drive. I'm just going to velcro it somewhere.
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    the good thing about SSD is that you dont have to wait for things to start up, when windows is done loading everything is ready in 1 second or 2, that is the most awesome about it imo

    @erocker, yeah those sandforce thingies took a drop here aswell, but ill wait a bit, just got a cheap 80gig intel gen2, so that will satisfy my needs for now :D
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    I miss my SSD :(
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    you dont have any?
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    i have a super talent but it kept causing restarts and then it'll say BOOT MGR not present or what not, so i'll have to set it again as the first boot drive to boot up. I tried everything :(
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    eugh that sucks :(

    i remember that

    how about RMA'ing the thing?
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    Nice setup erocker.:respect:
  20. Chicken Patty

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    I PM'ed the seller and he has been trying for a while but never got a hold of the person who he got it from. Sucks, what can i do. :(
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    i would just try and mail supertalent, and explain your situation

    sometimes those companies show a nice side and rma the thing anyway
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    :( assholes
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    I'm going to install it again in my 2nd rig and give it another go with some new tips. See how that goes. I really do miss it, it's night and day difference from the drive I'm running now, it's amazing!
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    You're dead to me.

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