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i can always say that it wasnt there when i got the card, faults are made all the time on assembly line ;)
 
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nice man. nvidia use sooo much TIM but at least they use MX3
 
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they do :twitch::confused:
 
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no they use a shin etsu paste it just looks like mx3, which kind of looks like everything else.
 
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How can anyone tell which brand they use? It is obvious that they use tooooooo much.
 
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How can anyone tell which brand they use? It is obvious that they use tooooooo much.
the only way to tell is to taste them... shin etsu has a more chalky, peppery quality than mx-3
 
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uuuuh?????????
 
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Yeah, you just put it on the tip of your tongue and rub it against the roof of your mouth... the grainier pastes are usually shin etsu. They are also a little spicier and more bitter. I cant put my finger on the name of the chemical exactly, but it burns your mouth a little if you leave it there too long.
 
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Did you notice a temp difference when changing the paste? im thinking about changing mine but dunno if its worth the effort.

EDIT: Not to spam thread with my OT questions - but which paste did you use?
Glad i asked btw... saved me trip to compusa.
 
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NOTHING , not a single c in temps, either load or idle

was kinda surprised, might try some mx3, but then again, might wait till i wc it
 
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the only way to tell is to taste them... shin etsu has a more chalky, peppery quality than mx-3
Surely the correct way would be to either compare the texture's, thickness etc side by side or for the only true way of knowing is scientific researching of the compounds used in each TIM... but I'm sure most if not all will not go this extreme to find out :)
 
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Hah, nice shots though.

I'll have to take some shots of my MSI P55-GD80 to Maximus III Formula swap today.
 

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What video card is that on the left? :confused: :p
 
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the ROG super duper X-Files classy card that came with the board :wtf:
 

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nah not really, its just a regular soundchip(NOT a creative) with the creative softwre to it afaik

aka wannabe x-fi

so id get a real card instead if i were you
 

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nah not really, its just a regular soundchip(NOT a creative) with the creative softwre to it afaik

aka wannabe x-fi

so id get a real card instead if i were you
I have one, I was just curious since i've seen it come with a few boards. I mean, might be better than some onboards at least, don't you think?
 
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hmm maybe if you have some high end sound system, but regular speaker then i just cant hear any difference...but wth im old so might just be me haha
 

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hmm maybe if you have some high end sound system, but regular speaker then i just cant hear any difference...but wth im old so might just be me haha
I really would like to get some of the Logitech Z-5500's!
 
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yeah those are badass, but a little too pricey for me lol
 

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I have one, I was just curious since i've seen it come with a few boards. I mean, might be better than some onboards at least, don't you think?
Not really, CP. It's still about the same.

They are oh so worth it though, my buddy has them and they are just great!
Not worth it at all, actually. They are extremely overrated, and over priced. They jack the price up on them just because they are classified as a computer speaker. You can get much better sound for the price, as long as you are willing to deal with a little extra space taken up.

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Or if you already have a receiver available:

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