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  1. Soylent Joe

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    Opened up a 200GB Maxtor drive I had laying around (never buy anything Maxtor). It's got bad sectors up the bum and gets scalding hot while running. But, it's still pretty on the inside like all HDD's.

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  2. Chicken Patty

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    ^nice shots!
     
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    I just noticed that the arm looks like it's floating above the platter in the 3rd picture, but it's actually right on it. Optical illuusionn o_O
     
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    what is the artwork from on ur gpu F1reFly?
     
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    that looks awesome:D

    gratz on the new card:toast:
     
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    no shortage of copper in that badboy :respect::pimp:
     
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    only thing i cant seem to get the mem stable at 1300mhz ?? it has samsung chips and plus idk what to much volts also :p
     
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    Snapped some shots of my new motherboard.

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    decided to take of the cooler and apply new thermal paste, and that was a good ideaXD

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    i just redid my paste :p

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    you also had a ton of paste on it?
     
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    yep but good thing its wasnt all hard lol

    also did you see my pics above :rolleyes:
     
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    haha its also a new cardXD i put on some mx2, saw a 8c drop
     
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    that card had way too much paste on it, kinda makes you wonder what robot screwed up and said lets put 3 squirts on this one :p

    >>>(FIH) The Don off topic but how does that Kingston SSD perform, I saw it in your specs and have one like it arriving Monday
     
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    they always do imo, EVERY single card i have owned had too much ont, but thats okay, better that than nothing:laugh:

    uhm it works okay, but its not top notch for OS disc, mine kinda "laggs" every once in a while, and honestly, i cant feel any difference from my 7200.12 to this, except that i dont have to wait on things to be done, all programs etc starts when i click the icons, no waiting on loading etc
     
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    whats the best way to clean of the thermal paste from a chip? especially if its gone a bit hard
     
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    high % alcohol like 90% or higher, for the hard part on the chip it self i use either my credit card or something similar, some hard plastic
     
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    I use ArctiClean. Stuff is amazing. Even takes off those hard, pink, gum-like pads you find under some chipset coolers. Lasts a long ass time too. I've had a single kit for like 2 years now.
     
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    Thanks Wile E!
    I have always used alcohol, but this looks like a better solution:toast:
     
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    i agree with wile I have arcticlean its rediculous it would melt through a brick if i told it to. and did I forget to mention it smells awesome?! it smells like oranges dude. good stuff.
     
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    Bit of lemon juice should do a fine trick too :)
     
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    serious? id rather do the diy sort of approach if its much cheaper :p
     

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