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That’s really nice Knoxxy, I like that man. :toast:

Why don’t you post up some of your build photos here in this thread, that would be cool.:cool:

I’ve had the same Singularity Computer separates - pump top and small reservoir - for over a year - never been wet, along with (5) Hardware Labs Multiport rads ready to go for this Batman build as soon as the mainboard was finalized and arrives.

Although I do need to choose a new reservoir for the 2ndary rig, thinking maybe a small 100ml AquaComputer Aqualis glass with the nanocoating, then for pump top and base going with that brand new AquaComputer NEXT D5 top and base that Shoggy came up with, an extremely industrial aesthetic. Actually those two components would really stand out in the Batman, so hmm maybe I’ll pick those up right after Christmas when we get into the new place and use the Singularity parts in the all purpose computer. Kinda one of those things, where you really have to get the components “in hand” before deciding best placement and if it blends well with your theme.

The Singularity parts looks very Batman Gotham Industrial to me. (pics below)

Still might move them to the other PC. :)

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Dat Chiller Doe.


I'll pick up one of those someday.


Looks like you got your loop all planned out and proper, getting ready for a day of frustration bending hard tubing, lol, unless you're good at it, I'm terrible at it. Man, pushing air through that HL 360mm GTX is gonna take some "real" static pressure, very dense FPI if I recall. lol Should grant you some amazing cooling, believe they work best with fans in the medium/high to high rpm range, unless you have a secondary plan in association with that chiller and gonna dial-down those fans into the inaudible range, does the chiller grant you that alternative option? Or is the opposite true? :D

A few pages back, I posted a CPUID screenshot of an engineer friend of mine, he's also using a chiller and pushed his 8086K to a nice round 6.0GHz for 24/7 operation. (check it out if you have time)

That Lian Li PC-V3000 superchassis also looks amazing, some fine decision-making there bro.

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Congratulations on your newborn, aren't the little ones absolutely amazing? Ok maybe not so early on - 24hr poop factories. lol :) But later, you'll see. Our 2.5yr old is just now coming into her own, forming an adorable little personality, and she's quite jovial, curious, and animated, not certain just where she gathered those traits.


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Also, this just arrived this morning. 15 slabs of Tillamook Teriyaki jerky for The Apex 11 Build Party! :peace:That's right, I'm planning early. :peace:

$30 from Amazon. Should also pick up some Peppered slabs, another great flavor. It actually arrives with 15 paper sacks, like I'm really going to re-sell this jerky, as if. :p

72hours of pure hardware building bliss is upcoming. I'll wait until the Optane 905P supercool blue LED NVMe SSD drive is also arriving before the final date is set in stone, and I push everyone out of the house, lol. I must have time alone with my new gear. :clap:


"Party of one? Your table is ready!" :roll:


New components must be eased into the new hardware environment responsibly, while applying measured amounts of prudence and attentive care ... Oh the hell with that!!!



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Dat Chiller Doe.


I'll pick up one of those someday.
I bought it on 01.01.2017 paid 380€ for it i guess it's a reasonable price, just after i checked my AquaTuning account i found out the date of the purchase Honestly i have thought that i had it for over 3 years:kookoo:

Looks like you got your loop all planned out and proper, getting ready for a day of frustration bending hard tubing, lol, unless you're good at it, I'm terrible at it. Man, pushing air through that HL 360mm GTX is gonna take some "real" static pressure, very dense FPI if I recall. lol Should grant you some amazing cooling, believe they work best with fans in the medium/high to high rpm range, unless you have a secondary plan in association with that chiller and gonna dial-down those fans into the inaudible range, does the chiller grand you that alternative option? Or is the opposite true? :D
Yeah , i have planned a few things not done yet but almost there, this is my first time using Hard tubing and i know i would need a lot of patience but i will avoid bending tubing and instead i will use this:

EK-AF Y-Splitter

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And do something like this:

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I wont go crazy bending tubing when there is other solutions


Normally when using a Waterchiller you don't need Rads/Fans the only reason i use is to cool the Hardware inside the case: https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/...-whats-bad-and-whats-good.247588/post-3904366

my Cougar Panzer Max has a fan controller and that let me have control over the fans making it run as the speed i want.

I have bought almost all the pieces i need for the Waterloop and the rest but i will begin to assemble/Rebuild after January 8th because my Wife and Daughter are going to visit my mother in law for a whole month
plus i didn't plan to upgrade the GPU but today i sold my Rog Maximus X Hero and the 32GB G.Skill Ripjaws V 3000MHz and on January i will buy an EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, 11GB GDDR5X, it wouldn't makes sense to me to Rebuild now and after a month or so add the GPU to the loop.

That Lian Li PC-V3000 superchassis also looks amazing, some fine decision-making there bro.
Thanks.

I love Lian Li cases so far i have owned three of them this is the fourth.

Congratulations on your newborn, aren't the little ones absolutely amazing? Ok maybe not so early on - 24hr poop factories. lol :) But later, you'll see. Our 2.5yr old is just now coming into her own, forming an adorable little personality, and she's quite jovial, curious, and animated, not certain just where she gathered those traits.
Thanks.
I work and my wife clean the poop
however she is adorable ( my little one ) this is my first child and i am so excited she changed my world i never thought having one considering i am 40:laugh:.


15 slabs of Tillamook Teriyaki jerky for The Apex 11 Build Party! :peace:
Don't be so meaning and share



Edit: I forgot to mention that the Lian Li case need some Mod.

Here is what i would like to do:

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That's one way to avoid bending the hard tubing Knoxxy. :toast:

That LIan Li V3000 configuration looks similar to the CaseLabs SMA-8, nice and big.

I'm looking into this Z390 DARK board by EVGA.

Some unusual atypical asymmetric features - I like that. :)


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More fittings = less bending = increased cost, so you decide bro where and when to bend. lol :)

And to fill up that extra large Lian Li, that's not going to be cheap, just sayin'...

Naw, I'll always be a ROG guy Fo' evah! :clap:

Yet my original plan was for (2) Z390 boards and move the Maximus X Apex Z370 into a tertiary build.

So considering the EVGA Z390 DARK, along with the Apex 11.

Right now, working on some cable management and finding myself limited by the extra long Seasonic stock cables. Stock cables cannot be the ideal length for every build, I get that. So the length is more for tower builds and I've got nowhere to really go with the (2) 8-pin CPU cables but straight UP and fold the extra length into the CaseLabs secret drive compartment under the motherboard tray. Really need to order some custom length cables and do some sleeving of the ketchup and mustards. Wonder if MOD-ONE is still making custom cables?

The Aquaero 6 USB comes out of the box at like 36inches long so every build is covered - large and small, but way too long for this build and AquaComputer doesn't sleeve to the very ends.

The Supermicro 8-bay 2.5inch SSD mobile rack is a server part and they normally don't sleeve any cables, thus the exposed black red yellow blue PWM fan connector.


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The Maximus XI Apex page just got a new photo.

Wooooooooooooo! :peace:

At least there's some movement on the page and that box is PURE DOPE. :clap:

Availability must be imminent. :toast:


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The long skinny bear has wished for many days. Many days for over a year of days. His name is only Toothpick, yet no one really cares. His gentle wish is only that of any other simple bear. That one day he would witness a truly super-powered motherboard fitting of Intel Coffee Lake’s higher-clocking 6core 12thread processors.


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The Maximus XI Apex page just got a new photo.

Wooooooooooooo! :peace:

At least there's some movement on the page and that box is PURE DOPE. :clap:
Finally:toast: let's hope it won't take a year before it will be available:laugh:

Joke.

The Lian Li should be delivered today, weight 17.50 KGS:wtf:
 
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Finally:toast: let's hope it won't take a year before it will be available:laugh:

Joke.

The Lian Li should be delivered today, weight 17.50 KGS:wtf:
Congratulations on the gorgeous Lian Li arriving today, (Pictchas we want Pictchas) that's a really big deal. 17.5kg/38lbs empty? :wtf:

Put it on wheeeeeeeeeels bro. That's what I do, every computer on wheels. lol :laugh:

The waiting for launch is always the hardest part. And this Coffee Lake motherboard wait has been the absolute worst of all the waits. :ohwell:

Still hanging in there, somehow. :)
 

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17.5kg/38lbs empty? :wtf:
Yeap empty:shadedshu:

Put it on wheeeeeeels bro. That's what I do, every computer on wheels. lol :laugh:
Not a bad idea at all:toast:any recommendation/idea?


The waiting for launch is always the hardest part
I hear you, i was suffering while waiting for the XI Extreme :laugh:

Wonder if MOD-ONE is still making custom cables?
As far as i know they still do.

Finally arrived.

My wife sent me a pic, i am at work :cry:
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Yeap empty:shadedshu:



Not a bad idea at all:toast:any recommendation/idea?




I hear you, i was suffering while waiting for the XI Extreme :laugh:



As far as i know they still do.

Finally arrived.

My wife sent me a pic, i am at work :cry:
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That Lian Li tower looks so awesome, I’m very happy you went for the light-brown colorway, that’s truly the best aesthetic they offer. :roll:

Did Der8auer of CaseKing slip a binned 9900K at 5.5Ghz into that box for you? :)

This morning, couldn’t find my phone, so we called it. Yep that’s right, the office mini-refrig began ringing. :D

What the heck happened last night? Dude, where’s my phone? We have holiday coffee arriving today, the gf loves the peppermint, vanilla, and coconut mocha cartridge pod things. I prefer to grind from whole bean, only 10 extra seconds. There’s also a special surprise for her arriving in the box, hehehehe, wink wink nudge nudge, say no more. :p If you know what I mean. I’ll tell ya the details in private message when it arrives and send a photo.

Heheheheheheheehehehehehe it’s diabolical in a very good way. IF I had a mustache, I’d be twisting it right about now. lol :laugh:
 

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Did Der8auer of CaseKing slip a binned 9900K at 5.5Ghz into that box for you? :)
He offered me one but i refused :laugh:

There’s also a special surprise for her arriving in the box, hehehehe, wink wink nudge nudge, say no more. :p If you know what I mean. I’ll tell ya the details in private message when it arrives and send a photo.
Now you are teasing me :D but i will wait patiently for the details:toast:

Here it's :clap:
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I couldn't wait and removed the Drivers Bay :roll:

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He offered me one but i refused :laugh:



Now you are teasing me :D but i will wait patiently for the details:toast:

Here it's :clap:
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I couldn't wait and removed the Drivers Bay :roll:

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Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! :clap::clap::clap:

The internal volume of that chassis must be what? 200Liters? Did you simply email Lian Li and request the largest case available? lol :D

Can you mount (2) 480mm rads in the basement under the floorboards? OR only (1)?

What’s the aluminum feel like? Thick thin fit and finish... Is it a brushed surface?

I can already envision a multitude of tubing runs and the many gallons of “swirly fluid”. If you want to go inaudible, I can show you how to isolate your D5 pump(s), it’s not difficult, only a few extra steps to absolute silence, say at 2-4inches of operating distance from your ears and beyond. You will always pick up some minor auditory output if your ears are positioned directly on top of a fan or pump, the coolant flowing through the loop and the gaseous air volume moving over the radiator fins can never be moved into the range of inaudibility. Luckily those sonics only travel a very minor distance from the source if pump and fans are well isolated and rpms managed.

Yep, you might want to consider some wheels to move that monster around, it's going to be very heavy when filled up with water parts. :)

swirly fluid = nanoparticle coolant


PM is on the way bro...

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Going ahead and purchasing BOTH the Maximus 11 Apex and the EVGA Z390 DARK. Not certain which will end up as primary board in the Batman work build, yet the competition for that spot should be EXTREMELY INTERESTING, if you know what I mean. :p

Spoke with the Silicon Lottery guy and he's also picking up both motherboards - obviously for business reasons. But I wanted to make certain he had the EVGA Z390 DARK in hand - in house, just in case I need a wingman for support. lol :) You know a new bios to navigate through. IF I get stuck during setup or while overclocking.

Whichever board doesn't make the prime spot will go into the 2ndary "everything but work" build, most likely splitting hairs really, both motherboards seem so beyond amazing, over-engineered and overkill for the designated purpose? Most likely. Then the Apex 10 from 2017 will move into a tertiary build, quite certain that learning computer I've been wanting to put together for the little one. Was going to order a white and pink CaseLabs S8S for the learning build, but well, looks like that's not going to happen, although I still have a strong feeling CL will return in some form by this summer.

This AMD HHHL workstation card (below) will also move into "parts" for the learning computer, since AMD should be announcing the new Vega-based lineup any day now. Believe they are only moving the nomenclature by a single digit so the replacement workstation card will be the WX-4200. AMD is retaining the YInMn Blue aesthetic. These smaller inexpensive workstation graphics cards are for light-duty rendering projects, AMD doesn't tell you they also generate the clearest cleanest crispest TEXT on planet Earth, and the fan can be easily dialed down to inaudible using MSI Afterburner, which I was surprised recognized a workstation card.

An engineering buddy from college clued me in on that minor factoid. :toast:


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Wooooooo!

The Maximus XI Apex page is currently inaccessible. Under-construction? :)

Feels like launch is getting very close...
 

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The internal volume of that chassis must be what? 200Liters? Did you simply email Lian Li and request the largest case available? lol :D
Actually this is the case i chose:



But i changed the plans after my wife told me she was pregnant:laugh:

Can you mount (2) 480mm rads in the basement under the floorboards? OR only (1)?

Lian Li claims it can be mounted 2 x 420

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I can already envision a multitude of tubing runs and the many gallons of “swirly fluid”. If you want to go inaudible, I can show you how to isolate your D5 pump(s), it’s not difficult, only a few extra steps to absolute silence,
Honestly i hate inaudible Builds, the noise doesn't bother me at all plus when i wear my Gaming Headphones i don't hear a thing:laugh:

Yep, you might want to consider some wheels to move that monster around, it's going to be very heavy when filled up with water parts. :)
That for sure.

Going ahead and purchasing BOTH the Maximus 11 Apex and the EVGA Z390 DARK. Not certain which will end up as primary board in the Batman work build, yet the competition for that spot should be EXTREMELY INTERESTING, if you know what I mean. :p
The one with the best specs will end up as primary i hope the Asus one:D

swirly fluid = nanoparticle coolant
I have been using this for years: innovatek Protect IP

I Mounted the Rad and Reservoir i was curious:roll:

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Actually this is the case i chose:



But i changed the plans after my wife told me she was pregnant:laugh:




Lian Li claims it can be mounted 2 x 420

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Honestly i hate inaudible Builds, the noise doesn't bother me at all plus when i wear my Gaming Headphones i don't hear a thing:laugh:



That for sure.



The one with the best specs will end up as primary i hope the Asus one:D



I have been using this for years: innovatek Protect IP

I Mounted the Rad and Reservoir i was curious:roll:

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Your Lian Li case offers some really nice radiator mounting options. :toast:

I like that desk chassis also, looks expensive though.

Inaudible while working is pure bliss, and I try my best to hold to concept in order to get work completed quickly and comfortably, sometimes during long hours.

Also believe inaudibility begins with silicon efficiency, whether it’s a binned AMD GPU mounted on a graphics workstation card or the Samsung B-Die within the high clocking - low latency memory modules we use or selecting a highly-binned CPU.

Less volts = less heat = less noise at any given level of performance

Inaudibility maybe not so critical with a rig built solely for gaming, I understand that 100%. :)

I first got into customizing a computer in order to quiet down a Dell Precision workstation I had purchased directly from Dell. Could only go so far due to Dell’s use of proprietary components, said the heck with that, sold it and started building my own from scratch.

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It’s so funny man, I tap this icon on my phone and someone instantly screams out in the living room. :D:D:D

So strange how that happens - wink wink nudge nudge. :p:p:p
 
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There it is. New TechPowerUp Cinebench ST high score of 238.

Woooooooo!

With the 12month old 8700K 5.2Ghz bin running at 5.4Ghz. (It won't run at 5.5Ghz like the 8086K)

Temps are high since cooling is only a Noctua air single bank of fins - C14S cooler.


"I love the smell of burning silicon in the morning" :)


Looks like Bewm decided to take a nap! :D


Anyone with a chiller :) can easily beat this score! Let’s see it @Knoxx29 ! :toast:


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Went with the Aquacomputer Kryo M.2 Micro heatsinks instead of EK heatsinks, for the Optane M.2 RAID 0 array mounted on the Maximus X Apex DIMM.2 riser card, although I don't believe there exists much difference in surface area or material composition. The older Optane 32GB modules I have from Spring 2017 idle at about 43C (ambient room being 78F), kinda high, so replaced the stock super sticky and gooey AquaComputer stock thermal pads with Thermal Grizzly Minus Pad 8 at 0.5mm thickness and tightened the retention clips using severe bends to almost zero tolerance with tools not fingers. The retention clips have very sharp unpolished edges so care needs to be taken. Now they operate at about 37C, ambient room being the same, yet that's the early Optane from the Spring 2017 launch, and that early form of Optane came with no idle power-down states at all. Your "non-Optane" Samsung 960/970 EVO/PRO idle and load temps with the Micro M.2 heatsinks will operate comparatively cooler, since they use less watts at both idle and load.

43C with stock AquaComputer thermal pad
37C with replacement Thermal Grizzly Minus 8 thermal pad

In the first photo below, you can see the stock Aquacomputer thermal pad material (orange arrows) mounted within and between the blue Optane pcbs and the black AquaComputer aluminum heatsinks, it's sticky-gooey, and displaces easily. The second pic is using the Thermal Grizzly Minus Pad 8 (red arrows), it offers improved thermals and is a more rigid material thus slightly easier to work with. I believe it was $12 from PerformancePCs for the 0.5mm thickness pads. Swapping out the pads sounds simple, it wasn't. Had to tighten the angle of the retention clips severely and to do that was not certain at first if needed to open the angle up or close the angle down to add more retention/spring into the clips, took about an hour of trial and error to finally get it right. :ohwell:

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An even better thermal solution moving from the Kryo M.2 micro tiny heatsinks is the AquaComputer Kryo M.2 EVO full-size riser card (3rd pic below) along with an M.2 NVMe SSD such as the Samsung 960 or 970 EVO and PRO skus. This extra-large double-sided heatsink lowered my 960 EVO 250GB SSD temps as follows:

Idle:
46C with no heatsink
31C with the Kryo M.2 EVO heatsink/riser card - 15C decrease

Load:
68C during ATTO benchmark no heatsink
39C during ATTO benchmark with the Kryo M.2 EVO sink/riser card - almost 30C decrease

The AquaComputer sku arrives with gold/orange LEDs, that can be switched from constant on, drive activity indication, or easily turned off. Why orange Aquacomputer? If you had to go with a single color LED and not RGB, why not white? Other than the lighting FUBAR (always wanted to use that cool WW2 acronym - phraseology :)), the unit is engineered extremely well, beautifully made with high quality materials and "at least to me" worth the cost if you are running an M.2 NVMe SSD as your primary/OS drive.

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Sorry about the reverse visual association in the photographs. Including the Thermal Grizzly packaging in the same photo as the AquaComputer stock thermal material, that's my own FUBAR. lol :D

The 2nd photo is the Thermal Grizzly material in action.


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Hey Knoxxy!

Your Maximus XI Extreme is On Sale today at Amazon. $80off only $519.75 ships and sold by Amazon not a 3rd party seller, and at Amazon you can still "return for refund" for 30days with motherboards. Why is this important? Well it seems over at Newegg, they only accept "returns for exchanges" of the same motherboard, and a few enthusiasts who got caught up in the Asus marketing the Formula and Code and Hero XI as "Twin-8" phase VRM only to find out their boards were really a 4-phase VRM and the RGB lighting was way too dim, they wanted yet could not receive refunds at Newegg and were/are a bit upset.

There IS a workaround if you still wish to purchase from Newegg. Buy from The Newegg - Ebay Store, same stock as far as I could tell, and Ebay will offer you a 30-day "return for refund" if you are not happy with your new Asus motherboard.

I grabbed my Maximus X Apex from Amazon last year, yet it had been available for 6weeks already (while I was waiting for the MXE that never happened), and sometimes only Newegg will have a new ROG board for the first 30-45days, some type of exclusivity, use to be they would purchase the very first shipping containers from Asus, I don't know if that's still true.

Maximus V Extreme and Maximus VIII Extreme and the Rampage V Edition 10 - I purchased from Newegg.

Anyhoo, $80off eases a bit of the pain, for a very expensive motherboard. OUCH! :D

I already believe the msrp on the M11E should be only $499, but what do I know? :p

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I am very happy with my Motherboard plus i dont know if that applies for EU and the other thing is that i didn't buy it on Amazon.

I dont get what means those line in red maybe I am too old:roll:

Without expert installation and include installation? WTF
 
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I am very happy with my Motherboard plus i dont know if that applies for EU and the other thing is that i didn't buy it on Amazon.

I dont get what means those line in red maybe I am too old:roll:

Without expert installation and include installation? WTF
LOL, Amazon offers this ridiculous service now, where they come out to your house and charge you $80 to $100 to "Expertly Install :wtf::wtf::wtf:" your new USB stick. :roll:

It's freaking hilarious... :roll:


As a follow up: I went over to the Newegg-Ebay Store and plugged in a new Maximus XI Formula, and sure enough - they offer a "30-day return for money back policy" and they pay for return shipping within the 30-day window. Although there is one small caveat. Only (3) of the Z390 ROG boards were listed for sale. Hmmmm maybe they don't update the store that often, or maybe Newegg - Ebay only offers an abbreviated selection, i.e. the M11E is not there for purchase.

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Ebay only offers an abbreviated selection, i.e. the M11E is not there for purchase.
Man are you suffering
what in the heaven is happening in the USA with these new Motherboard, maybe Trump?


Amazon offers this ridiculous service now, where they come out to your house and charge you $80 to $100 to "Expertly Install
Next time i need to install a Fan i will call Amazon hopping they offer services overseas
 
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