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

  1. Vario

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    You thought that was bad? You should have seen the sag on my giga ud3h+7970 yesterday before the thing sagged so much that it possibly fried the pci-e lane, atleast 5* more angle than that LOL.

    Replacement board I am taking no chances, zip tied the thing up to be straight.

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    photo was taken a few hours before the PCI-E slot fried [​IMG]
     
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  2. de.das.dude

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    holy saggy GPUs! better use bras. i mean braces.
     
  3. Vario

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    sadly gigabyte windforce can't really be propped up from below because of the cooler design. I have it suspended with 2 zip ties at a diagonal from the motherboard tray, which helps a lot but it still sags at the far corner.
     
  4. MxPhenom 216

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    I see what you did there, but in all seriousness.........

    There is actually a study that bras make breast more saggy after time, then not using bras.
     
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  5. Mussels

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    zip tie the PCI-E power cable to a cable higher up to offset some of the weight. unplug the cable and its free. problem solved.

    i read that study. it was about small breasts and pushup bras. not really relevant to the topic tho.
     
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    My HIS 7950 has some major sag like that, thankfully I have some old plastic candy container that is perfect height to hold the card up off the dividing part of my 800D. If I weren't so lazy now I'd grab a pic. But I'll keep your idea in mind Mussels for if I ever change up cases.
     
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    Picked up a reference Nvidia 660ti from Best Buy. Thanks impulse buy. I do have to say the packaging is probably the simplest and cleanest of all the boxes i have opened.
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  8. Maleko

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    Too right! Looks worse on the photo, this is probably why evga do those free backplates! Still waiting for mine, will probably be 6 months before I get it!
     
  9. khemist

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    My upgrade itch is bad at the minute but i can't let myself be tempted!.

    I'm just hoping that when Primochill acrylic tubing hits over here that it's enough to tide me over.

    I have been going to bed lately and thinking of how my next loop is going to look it's that bad.
     
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    Decided to make the power cable support it more!

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  11. de.das.dude

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    thats better
     
  12. Vario

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    I like that idea but could it strain the solder points for the card's power?
     
  13. Vario

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    Lots of good airflow cases with black interiors though, maybe see if someone will do a trade?

    Check this case out SILVERSTONE RAVEN Series RV03B-WA Matte Black with...
     
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    Sadly, I'm not in the US otherwise I wouldn't have gone with this case in the first place.

    Don't get me wrong, it's a nice enough case, I don't mind the looks and the airflow is amazing but there were no other options when I bought this and very few now.
     
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    its a lot easier on the card than the stress of being bent in half.
     
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    My computer so far.

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    Just making sure they line up. Will have compression fittings on all the lines when done.
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    I need a case. That 900D would be perfect.

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    GTX 670 Thermal PAste Redo + Setup

    I took out my AMD setup and put my Core i7 & 580's back in. Just finished.

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    Also replaced the paste on my spare 670 OC:

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    Dat amount of goop you put on your GPU!
     
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    Yeah, it's enough for about 20 gpu's.
     
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    Those poor bits around the die have gotten sodden in paste too.
     
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    ^^^ OMG!

    say bye bye if thats conductive. the amount of paste you need would fit within this - OH

    NOTSOMETHINGLIKETHIS but this much = OH

    less really is more, it should help contact between metal to metal not metal to shit to metal!
     
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