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to me Ratings of products are like polls for politicians...They can be made to say anything they want. Also like reviews at Newegg..90% are just silly and make no sense.

For example the 90CFM rating. Is that in actual use, in a vacuum, under ideal conditions, at what voltage? etc...I have no clue so I take things like that with a grain of salt.

Personally I prefer to find out on my own and by word of mouth that I trust.

What I do know it the fans move plenty of air, are very quiet and the blade design is the coolest one I have ever seen.
 
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The ratings are based on best conditions, sound proof room, from 3 feet away not infront of the air flow etc, and also at the ratings they state on the fan. The fans would also be mounted in heavily sound dampened equipment.
 
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awesome mod always wanted to do something like this, the adapter for the motherboard to plug into the case is also sweeet. im jelous ha
 

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give mkmark a few hours and he'll prolly end up wiring his own crossfire connector...
 
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give mkmark a few hours and he'll prolly end up wiring his own crossfire connector...
you know what thats actually a really interesting idea im doing a 5770 xfire setup im gonna try it :rockout:
 

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So I am not seeing this bad boy on the Intel contest page...
am I blind or did they not include it?
I was wondering why I didnt hear anything either, I gave them a call and apparently it wasn't accepted.

Im really not having good luck with Intel:laugh:
 
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I was wondering why I didnt hear anything either, I gave them a call and apparently it wasn't accepted.

Im really not having good luck with Intel:laugh:
NO!!!!!!!!! Why wasn't it!? the 6 min's it was late?? man, that sad... worst news I've heard in a long while!

But, I gotta say... there is one thing about you.. You can finish! Me... I'm still playing with my system.. lol.. Case comes last to me! :laugh:
 

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To say im disappointed is a bit of an understatement, but I knew when I was submitting it I was late so its on me this time.
 
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Yeah... but still.. I guess... Whens the next one? we'll both get in it!
 
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Well, look at it this way.
You have a good head start on the next competition.
 
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sweet fan
 

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I'd like to see a pic or two with the front screen on...I always like to see those in action. Great work :toast:
Sorry I missed this part...Its pretty cool to have the second screen to play with..

(this one is for Wile E)




Hehe, I just had to laugh at you guys talking about using flexible PCI-e extension cables to lay the cards flat and then deciding that won't work cause you need a crossfire connector. Ummmm, if they can make a flexible PCI-e connector they can sure as hell make a flexible crossfire bridge...
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=flexible+crossfire+connector
:D
I have a bunch of the flex Crossfire/Sli connectors.. But when the cards are stacked they are reversed (so one sucks air from underneath and one on top) and they look terrible all twisted.

give mkmark a few hours and he'll prolly end up wiring his own crossfire connector...
I have made my own but its a lot of work to make it look nice.
 
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Sorry I missed this part...Its pretty cool to have the second screen to play with..

(this one is for Wile E)
http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo142/Partspicts/Picture036-3.jpg


http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo142/Partspicts/Picture037-1.jpg

I have a bunch of the flex Crossfire/Sli connectors.. But when the cards are stacked they are reversed (so one sucks air from underneath and one on top) and they look terrible all twisted.


I have made my own but its a lot of work to make it look nice.
Elfen Lied, ftw!

Hmmmm, that just gave me an idea. You should do an Elfen Lied themed case next. :D
 

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sweet, but I wont be able to show it to anyone under 18:laugh:

My next project is to finish up the TPU/Bad Boys tribute case, Im looking for some good AMD hardware now.
(anyone looking for a tricked out x58 mobo, W3503 and 6 gigs of OCZ 1600 mem?)
 
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Don't tempt me with stuff like that, I thought I'd be save from temptation on a project log thread XD
 
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Elfen Lied, ftw!

Hmmmm, that just gave me an idea. You should do an Elfen Lied themed case next. :D
That would be awesome! I LOVE Elfen Lied... Freaky story. Guess there's a few anime fans here as well. :rockout:
 
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We are everywhere, you might not know but we anime fans will soon take over the world...
Those that dont watch anime is beacuse they havent had a chance to discover it yet...
 
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We are everywhere, you might not know but we anime fans will soon take over the world...
Those that dont watch anime is beacuse they havent had a chance to discover it yet...

Lies, I discovered it and then decided outdoors was more fun :laugh:
 
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lol panther
 

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Hi Mark,

Sorry to hear you didn't get submitted in time.

Did you talk to anyone live about it? Forward them this thread and see if they'll get it in there.

I was just at Intel too, I could of talked to them maybe.


Either way, it looks amazing.
 

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Thanks Bob, I spoke to some lady by phone (who was pretty vague) but kind of said I missed the deadline.

While I am quite disappointed they didnt accept it at least they improved the rules and contest itself (something I have been whining about for a few years now so thanks Intel for at least paying attention)

So I basically see it as a win for me in the long run.
 
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that's good.