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

  1. Tennis97 New Member

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    thanks, i've been reading articles and forum posts for months, finally decided to join and post :)
     
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    use the SSD for the OS .. with the size of games today , two games and the SSD will be full,
    i have 128GB Crucial M4 and it half full with only BF3 with all expansions and Windows 8 ..
     
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    I've looked at it, it's about 1/2-1 Inches too big to fit where I keep my pc

    Around 16.5 is the max I could fit, but 15.5-16 would be preferable

    Hmm, might be a good thought, problem is it would require buying an OEM Copy of w7(yes I know I can transfer it over w/o a new Os, but I'd rather use a clean install if I do so)


    If someone could find an ATX/mATX that is less than ~16.5-17 in deep I'd likely jump on that. The only one ive found is the fractal core 1000 and idk if that's a good enough case to warrant the upgrade
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    You can use your current key with a new drive. If it doesn't activate automatically, you can call microsoft and get that fixed easily enough, they even built in the list of phone numbers you need to call into the activation software already present on your machine. It's still the same PC, for Microsoft is cool with you doing things like a fresh install on a new drive within the same PC.

    Still applies to Windows8, too...I've checked by actually doing it. :)
     
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    About that key.......didn't come with my Lenovo(still using the OS it came with)
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    You can use it on new hardware, too, as long as it isn't present on the old hardware.

    Also tested. ;)

    Basically, if you have a key you are using now, and won't use it in the future, but will buy another.. don't. You don't own Windows.. you own the right to use it on a single PC, and that key code is your certificate of that ownership.

    you can even install it twice on a PC, whatever you want to do, as long as the key is only present and active on one physical PC.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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  9. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    $40 and you can have that

    Antec NEW SOLUTION SERIES VSK-3000 Black SGCC stee...

    Personally I wouldn't waste the money on it run the lenovo case until you move to a different motherboard/processor.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Of the red case? Sure.

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    It's the PC I had before my current.
     
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    Go To Sleep - nice pics but please don't double post. Use the Edit feature.
     
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    Guy above me posted the one i was thinking of

    Also, i would be buying a new mobo+cpu when haswell comes out later this year
     
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    Sure boss :rockout:

    I will be upgrading in the summer. Hopefully to the latest components available.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    There is nothing about that case I like at all.

    Cons:
    top mounted PSU
    Back 80MM fan slot
    no 120MM fans up top
    Only 80MM in the front as well

    This case is not something that was designed for decent airflow.

    Did you see my link aboe with the vulcan?

    It supports full liquid cooling with two 120MM fan slots up top, one 120MM slot in the front, 200MM fan slot on the side, and a 90MM in the back. I run this case right now with a Corsair H50 water cooler. Also the PSU is bottom mouted to allow for larger CPU Air heatsinks

    Here is mine.

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    Nice cable management :D
     
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    Yeah c'mon brando buddy! You gotta do something with those cables.:p I got it.. wrapped them up in these. Its a cheap easy way to hide them without the hours of tucking your cable away, it will look clean and also match your water loop. ;)

    example pic:
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    LOL cable management for me in that case is not a concern cause I use it to test hardware in so things never stay in there long.
     
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    went from this:
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    after 4 hours of cleaning. dont have vaccum or air blowers, so had to hand clean with a brush :laugh:
     
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    Epic dust is epic.
     
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    I think its waving a white flag and giving up
     
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    Went SLI. Had to pull 2 modular sata cables and run it all off the molex since adding the 2 pci-e cables would have clipped into the bottom fan.

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    Looking good:toast:
     
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