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Dean "Kreij" Kortenhoven: 1959 - 2014

Jan 2, 2012
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My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Never met him personally but we exchanged messages a couple of times. He was so nice, funny, and very helpful.

Farewell, uncle. We will miss you.
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Apr 16, 2010
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Power Supply Corsair TX650M
Mouse Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500
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Software Windows 10 x86-64 (1909)
Benchmark Scores Needs a reinstall...but it used to play a game or two in TV resolution from time to time, in 2019
Dang it, why is it always one of the good guys!
R.I.P. Kreij.
My condolences to his family.


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Nov 11, 2008
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Video Card(s) Gigabyte 1660 Super/Gigabyte GTX 1660
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Display(s) Overlord 27" 2560 x 1440
Case Corsair Air 540
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Power Supply Seasonic modular 850 watt Platinum/EVGA T2-850 Titanium
Software Windows 10 Pro/Windows 10 Pro
I spent many times talking to Dean about many different things. One that I remember most was the loss of his son! He dearly dearly missed him.........Not any more, as Dean is with him now.

Oh man, this just saddens me so much its beyond words. Dean was such an awesome person. Hell, I was suppose to try and make it out to see him this year some time. Offered me a place to stay and we were going to go to dinner and hang out.

This so brings tears to my eyes. Oh man, Dean, you will be missed dearly my friend!

He is one of several great friends I never meet in person!

R.I.P. my dear friend!
Apr 10, 2010
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Memory 16Gb Corsair 3000mhz
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Display(s) Philips 1080 24'
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Enermax 425W
Software Windows 10 Pro
My condolences to his family. You will be missed. R.I.P.
Sep 22, 2007
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System Name Dream Weaver
Processor Ryzen 2600x
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Memory 16GB Flare X @ 3200MHz CL14
Video Card(s) Sapphire Vega 64 Nitro+
Storage 500GB evo 970 m.2 + 4TB HDDs
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Power Supply Corsair 850W
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R.I.P., Kreij
May 30, 2007
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Video Card(s) Palit RTX2080 Ti Dual 11GB DDR6
Storage Samsung EVO 970 500GB SSD M.2 & 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
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Case NZXT H710i Black
Audio Device(s) Razer Electra V2 & Z5500 Speakers
Power Supply Seasonic Focus GX-850 Gold 80+
Mouse Some Corsair lost the box forgot the model
Keyboard Motospeed
Software Windows 10
Missed, but never forgotten.
Oct 15, 2009
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Processor 2600k @ 4.2 ghz
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Video Card(s) GB gtx670 WF3x sli @1080/1372/6660(core/boost/mem)
Storage 2x samsung 850evo 250gb raid 0 ,2tb wdblack, 3TB wd purple
Display(s) Samsung Syncmaster P2770FH, asus VH242t/19" lg 1440x900
Case fractal design r4
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair HX1050
Mouse Razer abyssus
Keyboard corsair k70
Software Windows 10 pro x64
my condolences mate , didn't know him that good, buti feel bad for all who knew him
May 9, 2006
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Processor Intel 8700k @ 5Ghz
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Cooling DeepCool Assassin II
Memory 16GB DDR4 Corsair LPX 3000mhz CL15
Video Card(s) Zotac 1080 Ti AMP EXTREME
Storage Samsung 960 PRO 512GB
Display(s) 24" Dell IPS 1920x1200
Case Fractal Design R5
Power Supply Corsair AX760 Watt Fully Modular
This is actually terribly depressing to hear.


Nov 20, 2006
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Memory 2x4GB DDR3 1866 :: 2x1GB DDR3 1333
Video Card(s) 2x PNY GTX1070 :: none
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Power Supply FSP Hydro GE 550w :: something
Software Windows 10 Pro - Plex Server on Dragonfly
Benchmark Scores >9000
Wow, Kreij... I remember some time ago he sent me a 17" LCD monitor for nothing. I know he's done similar things for other members as well... he was a selfless individual and he always had a sense of humor about everything. He will be sorely missed here at TPU... :(


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Oct 9, 2007
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Wow, Kreij... I remember some time ago he sent me a 17" LCD monitor for nothing. I know he's done similar things for other members as well... he was a selfless individual and he always had a sense of humor about everything. He will be sorely missed here at TPU... :(

I remember he sent someone a Core 2 Extreme, back when it was current.


The Exiled Airman
Jul 2, 2007
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Mouse Roccat Kone XTD
Keyboard Roccat Ryos MK Pro
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RIP Uncle Kreij
Sep 25, 2011
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Cussing desert
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Keyboard Possibly the cheapest you can buy. Shift key broke recently. Space sounds like I'm kicking a ham
Software Windows 10
Man, I'm not even 20 and I've known so many people that have died of cancer. 54 is not enough. He was a good guy. He was one of those writers that you could tell would be a cool person to talk to.

There's a cure for cancer. Its only a matter of time till we get to it


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Oct 15, 2006
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RIP friend. You will be greatly missed and never forgotten. :toast:
Oct 29, 2010
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Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 1050 Ti / INNO3D RTX 2060
Storage SSD, some WD and lots of Samsungs
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Keyboard Sidewinder/ Steelseries Apex 150
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I am very very sad. Have no words. Rest in peace Kreij.
Sep 25, 2010
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Power Supply FSP AURUM PT 850W
Mouse Logitech G600
Keyboard Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum
Software WIn 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores All over the bench
It's never easy losing someone precious :(

RIP man, my condolences......
May 6, 2013
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Steam Servers
My condolences to family and friends. May God be with you.
Jun 2, 2007
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Peace to Kreij and his family. His presence will be missed by many.


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Apr 9, 2010
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Rip Uncle Kreij
Jul 10, 2009
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My condolences to family , friends and TPU , Rest In Peace Kreij .
Mar 18, 2008
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Keyboard MAX Keyboard Nighthawk X8 | Creative Fatal1ty eluminx | Some POS Logitech
Software Windows 7 Pro 64 | Windows 7 Pro 64 | Windows 7 Pro 64/Windows 10 Home
He will be sadly missed :( RIP dude!