Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by [H]@RD5TUFF, Sep 16, 2012.
Man you missed out!
Yeah I know. My grandfather passed away when it was released so I had to fly down to AZ for his funeral. By the time I got home it had already left theaters here in my small town. I was sooo pissed. Sorry to be off topic
You have a shit load of Steam games by the way!!! I think I have around 60 or 70...
Sorry to hear about your grandfather.
Yeah all told between Origin, steam, and desura, I have well over 300 games.
Yea Hammer, very sorry to hear about your Grandpa bro.
Just ordered me some dual layer blu-rays!
Today I am off to see my grandmother, so no updates for a while.
Well in better news I just ordered my "Yang" Prodigy (black front) from PPCs!! Getting a 3570K from Microcenter for $179 in a few days. Still deciding on mobo; leaning towards the ASRock Z77E-ITX as it stands right now.
Hope all is okay...
I highly recommend the ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe, it's a joy to work with and it has the beef to take my 3770K to 5Ghz!
I'm afraid not she is in hospus, this is a trip to spend time with her and say goodbye.
Sorry to hear that. Been through it myself. At least she will get the proper care there.
That's the way it goes, she has decided she doesn't want to do khemo or dialysis anymore, and though I don't like her decission I have to respect it.
I do appreciate ya'lls best wishes and concerns.
Just went through the same with my grandmother earlier this year and we laid her to rest in August. It was her third bout with cancer and although she wasn't in pain, she decided she was done with all of the chemo and radiation. Of course we all wanted her to be around longer, but you have to respect your elders' wishes. At least you'll have a chance to see her before she goes, I was 1500 miles away when my grandmother passed.
Here's hoping the best for you, your grandmother, and all of your family. My heart is with you, man.
Really appreciate that, it means a lot, to have yall's support!
I plan on throwing myself into this project when I get back, and dedicating this project to her memory.
I have a lot planned, in fact I'm in solid works right now, designing away!
Yeah...went with the ASRock. I really wanted a black board (can do without the gold accents frankly...though they are minimal) even though you can't really see it in the Prodigy even if you had a window but what mainly turned me off to the Asus was it being $199. Plus apparently that Digi+ VRM thing, while seemingly a great idea offhand, is really a gimmick, at best, and could even affect the power delivery negatively (based on readings over at OCN and such anyway; don't actually have a great specific "source" for that TBH). Also the AsRock is one of the few to support VT-d (for future uses once no longer in my main rig).
Excited to see this build of yours.
A quick update on my grandmother, she is in an amazing hospus facility, and she comfortable and content. Thanks again for everyone's support during this trying time.
It's really a happy and encouraging thing to hear of your positive hospus experience and that your grandmother is doing well. Send her the love from the virtual world of TPU!
On a lighter note, looking forward to the mouse. Did that come in?
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Arrived yesterday, along with some other goodies!
Yeah not sure about cooling yet...may move my loop from the CM 690 II, may just get an all-in-one liquid cooler. I see that there are others on the market now besides just Corsair. Just gonna use the stock cooler for initial testing. Also will be re-using RAM and an SSD I have plus my GTX 480 though the latter will eventually be upgraded with something else.
Glad to hear that about your Grandma...
Also on a much lighter note, I may have a new more powerful video card coming in the future.
I was able to use my contacts from my old job (before I quit to come to Wyoming for my grandmother), and I was able to negotiate my way to a chance to a card that is truly something special.
I thought you were an HR Director Though I guess where you worked can be more important than what you did there!
Is it a dual-GPU card?
Correct, yes I was the head of HR, but I was the head of HR at a company that sold test handlers, to major company's like Intel, AMD, and Nvidia and many more. And I would often sit in in major contract negotiations, so I have quite a few industry contacts.
I can't say exactly what the card is yet as it's far from a done deal yet, but I think I have dropped some good hints.
There's only one Nvidia card I can think of off the top of my head that's faster than the 680 Classified...
Maybe your not thinking hard enough . . . .
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