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

  1. Neuromancer

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    thermal epoxy was popular, cant tell what the real color of the stuff in the image is, as EVERYTHING is orange.

    Might just be the pink bubble gum stuff, or the white epoxy, or the grey, also bubble gum style hardened paste

    Yes cleaning it is essential though, scrap what you can and acetone to remove it. (pour the acetone on a coffee filter and rub. rinse and repaet a dozen times.. after tou flcik off what you can with a plastic scrapper)

    Coffee filters, the enthusiasts/poormans lint free wipes :) you can go to wally world and get like 500 for $2. Or go to an electronics shop and by $5+ for 50.
     
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    Well, I wanted to play with my HT Omega sound card again, so I grabbed a Corsair 500r case.. I gotta say, I love the case. It has room, it's sleek, and loving to you.

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  3. (FIH) The Don

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    you should get one of those evga backplates for that card lol, its scary looking :D

    and corsair cases havent dissapointed me yet, and it seems like the R series wont do either :D
     
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    I like my Corsair case quite a bit. :D

    That 500R looks good.
     
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    I wanted something good.. But, that "R" just jumped to me as something good.. And boy.. It isn't bad case. I'm loving it.


    Now, as the back plate.. I have it.. Just didn't want to place it on it.. Now, I'm thinking I should of since it's bending..
     
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    That would be because it isn't paste. That is glue or epoxy. They use that any time they want to hold that heatsink in place but don't want to use screws to do so. You'll have to scrape that off with something sharp. Fluid isn't going to remove that.
     
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    My two PCs ATM:

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    LoL @ AMD FX case badge on the Intel rig. :roll:
     
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    My second PC ATM: ASUS UX31E-DH52

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    Mmmmmmmm tasty
     
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    The 500R is definitely gonna be my next case, hopefully.
     
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    It really is. However I have found I don't like these flat PSU cables. Normal braided cables can be routed much easier.
     
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    I personally like the looks of flat cables more. That Carbide case looks awesome.
     
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    damn they have the full compliment of cable extensions wish I could get those here for reasonable prices. I can get NZXT 24pin ext but at $24.95 I wont be buying one
     
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    the NZXT cable is covered with a single braid sleeve. In my opinion the BitFenix offerings are much better if you do go to buy any.
     
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    Yeah they do look a whole lot nicer than the NZXT ones I've seen round here I'll have to email a couple of suppliers here see if they'd be willing to bring them in I'd see them selling better than the NZXT ones if they can bring in the range of colors available instead of just the black of NZXT
     
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    you dont get the white and red NZXT cables either?
     
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    Just updated my system again, sacrificed looks a little on my new variation. New PSU and GPU's, I was really disappointed at first that my cards weren't reference and would perform like my old xfx ones did but when I ran them they were nothing like the xfx ones, much quieter and to top things off I was able to complete Unigine on stock voltages at 880/1400, very happy at the moment.

    The PSU cables are way way too long for my liking, even though its modular I think they overshot the length of the cables. EDIT: Found a solution :) http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_228&products_id=15758

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    Ha, I just got one of those sapphires but its a 6950 2g with dual fan, i wanted the single fan cooler too as one fan is covered by sound card a bit, but oh well,
    there not as easy to find, mine goes very well too, better than i expected, i was going to return but, such a hassle, it works fine and has bios switch, ill wait till 7/s b4 next one and maybe sell it, must fix those cables lol.!

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    First thing i did was to redoo the tp, it made it drop 3-4 c @ idle , down to 36c from 40c, they always put a lot on i find.
    I ran bf3 on it to burn it in,. seems to handle the game at ultra everything quite well, didnt go over 60-65c.

    To Random=Good one!!! i bet you will unlock them too, please let me know how you go if you dont mind, thanx.!
     
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