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Pimp my rig! Yo dawg I heard you like rock music so I added more rock to your dowload rig.
 
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Thanks... i didn't knew that TPU have a thread with this kind of stuffs :)
 
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Just think those spiders are crawling around your room
 
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Why did you do it ?
 
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That pc isn't mine... i have a cleaner pc... LOOK

 

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Why did you do it ?
The Cable ties are installed below the cpu cooler and video cards to support the weight. They were clearly bent and twisted.

Not that it matters. it will not damage them or lower their market price much anyway if these are deformed. the parts are already antiques. But I've seen scary things happening due to heavy coolers if left unattended.
 
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The Cable ties are installed below the cpu cooler and video cards to support the weight. They were clearly bent and twisted.

Not that it matters. it will not damage them or lower their market price much anyway if these are deformed. the parts are already antiques. But I've seen scary things happening due to heavy coolers if left unattended.

If your that concerned lay it down
 
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The Cable ties are installed below the cpu cooler and video cards to support the weight. They were clearly bent and twisted.

Not that it matters. it will not damage them or lower their market price much anyway if these are deformed. the parts are already antiques. But I've seen scary things happening due to heavy coolers if left unattended.
i thought that this is the reason , but this card's look so small and short so i didn't think that they would bent that much , my HD6850 for example is longer then this with not so small windforce 2X cooler and it almost doesn't bent ..
 
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Here's my share of ghetto modding. On my previous case I didn't have to worry about actively cool the RAID controller's CPU as I had a 120mm fan blowing right on the PCI-E area. Yesterday I remembered to check the controllers heatsink, it was really hot to the touch, so I decided to do something about it. :D

I also wanted to keep it kind of stealthy :laugh:








Plugged the fan onto CHA_FAN1 that was right next to the slot, now at 3300RPM, it's pretty silent too. So... win :D


Cheers :toast:
 
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Here's my share of ghetto modding. On my previous case I didn't have to worry about actively cool the RAID controller's CPU as I had a 120mm fan blowing right on the PCI-E area. Yesterday I remembered to check the controllers heatsink, it was really hot to the touch, so I decided to do something about it. :D

I also wanted to keep it kind of stealthy :laugh:

http://i.imgur.com/HDUsd.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/PoJ3T.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0Gm3U.jpg


Plugged the fan onto CHA_FAN1 that was right next to the slot, now at 3300RPM, it's pretty silent too. So... win :D


Cheers :toast:
That no ghetto mod. Thats actually a very good ideal and you have done it very nicley. :toast:
 
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eidairaman1

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Haha thanks! Well, it's kind of a ghetto xD


:toast:
When I started this thread I was thinking it was going to be awesome idea's like yours for things.
 
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When I started this thread I was thinking it was going to be awesome idea's like yours for things.
Thanks! I really appreciate. :D
 
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my stabilizer feet wears out so i decide to put some double tape and put plastic from soap bottle and done, i dont need to worry it would scratch the floor anymore