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

  1. Boneface

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    No i meant that i didnt need to OC for bf3 like i have to with the 7970 to get the run the same settings as the 680
     
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    Back in the day i'd have been nervous about a sub-woofer that close to my rig haha, looks nice! can't wait to build a small but mighty rig of my own.

    oh what's the sound quality like on that gaming chair? last one i saw had puny 5w speakers lol
     
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    Lol yes, that is a very low power subwoofer, haven't affected my HDD yet :) It's located on the opposing side of the case also ;)

    As far as the form factor, I really love the Tt Armor A30, it has plenty of air circulation, and I only had to modify the HDD cage a little bit in order to accommodate two full lenght cards :rockout: If you're looking to build one small but powerful LAN box I would highly recommend this case coupled to an Asus Maximus V Gene, an IB CPU and a GTX680

    The sound quality on the chair is nothing to right home about, it's OK, and the woofer is surprisingly deep, the tiny speakers have very good stereo separation being that close to your ears but are nothing out of the ordinary :p
     
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    Hey man, wanted to ask you, would you recommend that Thermaltake Armor case for a midrange gaming rig? :) I'm building a rig for my nephew and I'm after a good quality Micro-ATX case :toast:

    Awesome setup as always BTW;)
     
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    Thanks as always! :toast:

    I would definitely recommend the A30, the fact that you can fit a couple of full sized video cards with minor modifications, and that it has the appropriate air circulation to cope makes it an excellent choice IMHO.
     
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    Awesome:), sounds like the case to go for:toast: Cheers:rolleyes:
     
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    yea i've played with the A30 at frys and it looks like a nice case. I'll probably get whatever is a step down from the 680 when they come out (670 or 660ti or w/e they'll call it). I got pretty lucky when it comps to PC hardware retail stores, tigerdirect.com is within 25min, and fry's and microcenter a little less than an hr. I'm still puzzled why they put tigerdirect where they did, but i'm not complaining :)
     
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    So for the guys out there with the 7970's and the 680's, is there a definate clear winner of which is best?? From the reviews I've seen the 680 is faster but then it was out some few months after the 7970..

    The only reason I'd consider a 7970 would be for the 3Gb of GPU ram but I hear that the 680's are coming out with 4Gb of ram now?? Getting 3 GPU's for one rig isn't half expensive! :lol:
     
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    I applied it to my keyboard, yes. It's quite easy to make it look perfect. I had some silver colored 3M Carbon on my mouse but I took it off and now I'm gonna put the black stuff on. :toast:



    I have that keyboard, very comfy. Not a good typer because the keys feel a bit mushy but great for gaming coz the keys are linear and they seem to fill your fingers a bit more than others so you don't lose keys as often, IMO.

    :D

    BTW, what is that mousepad and is it good?
     
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    Nice :) I only have two recommendations that will help your friend a lot with his build if using this case: first, to try and get a video card that exhaust the hot air out of the case; and second to get a water cooler for the CPU, nothing fancy, a corsair H60 would suffice, and mount the radiator outside the case, that way the temps inside the case will be kept to a minimum and he'll prolong the life of his components ;)

    That's really cool, I've heard only good things about microcenter, too bad there's no good hardware stores in my area :(

    That's a very good description for the wave keyboard, I wouldn't use it for heavy typing, but it gets the job done for light use :)

    The pad is a Razer aluminum pad, it's OK, but kinda big for my taste, I ordered a new medium sized steel series pad, it should be a better fit for casual use in the bedroom :)
     
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    An ally mouse pad you say? Mouse pads are about the only thing I'm willing to buy from Razer, I fear anything else will fall apart. :roll: :toast:
     
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    couldnt find a stereo to dual phono for connecting my PC to the audio system, so i made one instead :p

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    made it from scratch. took me almost an hour and a half :O

    inside i used pure copper wires for awesomeness.
     
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    Next time try a music (instruments, not cd's) store. I play guitar and I'm always needing weird audio connections and most music shops have them.
     
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    yes. i paid Rs 50 for the parts (minus sleeving, sleeving from USA)

    and the music dudes ask me Rs 300 XD
     
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    HOLY DUST !!! 7 months old without cleaning ( the case )

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    Is my home i am a clean person, my room being always full of dust. I need to move


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    LOL your Avatar is killing me Mad!!! :laugh:
     
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    Holy mess of hell...lol
     
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    I ain't posted here for awhile... New desk in the making:

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    Woo! Just the person I wanna talk to right now :)
    Did you make the desk top yourself? Cause I'm going to make a new desk for my new house :)

    Your desk mods are always teh rocks :D
     
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    Which CPU you got in that beast? :eek:
     
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