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not too ghetto
i need something as monitor stand since i feel it's too low
i use 2 dead HDD that wrapped in plastic cover and bunch of ice cream sticks to elevate it a little so i can slide cables there
so far it works well :roll: :D :roll:
 
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Looking at your monitor stand reminded me of a time when an old harmon/kardon amp and a VHS tape allowed me to use a two tiered desk with my 85lb Sony CRT many many moons ago lol.

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And incase you were wonder what cooler that is.. its a Thermalright XP90.

And while I am here.. before RGB and fancy cases, we placed fans wherever we could and relied on led. I figured I would leave this slice of ghetto here..

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Edit:

That's a BFG and PNY 6600GT in SLi :rockout:
 
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Looking at your monitor stand reminded me of a time when an old harmon/kardon amp and a VHS tape allowed me to use a two tiered desk with my 85lb Sony CRT many many moons ago lol.

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And incase you were wonder what cooler that is.. its a Thermalright XP90.

And while I am here.. before RGB and fancy cases, we placed fans wherever we could and relied on led. I figured I would leave this slice of ghetto here..

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Edit:

That's a BFG and PNY 6600GT in SLi :rockout:
"NOTICE This Machine Starts Without Warning"
 
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Is that a tin snip window job I spy there? Extra ghetto points. Times were good back then! :laugh:
Yes indeed, I forgot about that! Even after looking at the pic and seeing the cut, it still didn’t register :D
 
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dont laugh my test bench :) ok laugh if you want but kindly.
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its designed for comfort :) in a few years thay will be all the rage remember you seen it here first the cutting edge...
 
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Bought external hdd case, looks nice but it doesn't have any vibration dampening foam so i put plastic from cotton buds as vibration dampening
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Yeah it's annoying since you can see what is behind the case
 
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I bought 2nd laptop and as usual after test it right i open it up, i found the blower foam got tear, since i don't have the same foam i use double side foam then plastic from sachett coffe as replacement

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Raijintek 360 rad with drain port plug. I cut the honey Comb grill from r6 case. Very handy.

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Well, I didn't have a test bench setup, so I simply used a box :D
 

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I water cooled my PC with a BMW X5 engine oil cooler. It looks a bit janky, but the cooling capacity is fantastic.
Nice! Looks very aluminum tho - doesn't that mess with ur blocks?
 

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Nope. I have two things working in my favor to counter the aluminum:
1. The CPU block is nickel plated and has shown no signs of flaking or degradation over the past 5 or so years that I've been running the system.
2. I'm running 90% distilled water with the other 10% being an additive called "OptiTemp Plus" that is made specifically for protecting mixed-metal loops. The stuff is amazing. As I said, with that additive in place, I have seen zero corrosion on the block.
 
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Nice! Looks very aluminum tho - doesn't that mess with ur blocks?
Very unlikely. Galvanic corrosion takes a long while and can be mitigated with coolant additives.

Nope. I have two things working in my favor to counter the aluminum:
1. The CPU block is nickel plated and has shown no signs of flaking or degradation over the past 5 or so years that I've been running the system.
2. I'm running 90% distilled water with the other 10% being an additive called "OptiTemp Plus" that is made specifically for protecting mixed-metal loops. The stuff is amazing. As I said, with that additive in place, I have seen zero corrosion on the block.
And there we go.
 
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That's awesome... aluminum radiators are so much more efficient at heat transfer (and cheaper to make) than copper ones I'm not sure why the PC insists on copper unlike virtually every industry (automotive, appliances, etc.)
 

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It just so happens that I work for the company that manufactures the BMW X5 oil cooler. I had our prototype shop weld on barbed fittings for me, and when it was all said and done it runs my Xeon X5670 clocked at 4.1 GHz rarely above 43 °C under max load. :)
 
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It just so happens that I work for the company that manufactures the BMW X5 oil cooler. I had our prototype shop weld on barbed fittings for me, and when it was all said and done it runs my Xeon X5670 clocked at 4.1 GHz rarely above 43 °C under max load. :)
Very nice performance. I'm thinking a car heater core or small block radiator modded to fit PC tubing would work well too.
 
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