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I always wondered how you can get these off a chair, it never worked for me...
It's just pressure. Last ones I pulled off, I levered in between the wheels and base with an open end wrench, and pried down. I also seem to recall using two flat blade screwdrivers on one at my old workplace, but that procedure had two of us doing it. If I don't have buyer's remorse and cancel my order, I'll let you know in a couple of months :)
 
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Two more just arrived, have two others being used in my Synology so 7 total for my NAS when i switch it over

That reminds me of a riddle... "What keeps getting bigger but never changes in size?"
 
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Please do let me know how things go with the different drives :) I'd love to be able to replace my WD Reds, but I think I might need the lottery numbers for what it'll cost me at the moment :(
 
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I had a moment of weakness...

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I had a bonus from work and the i7 and another Z170 OCF board was too good to pass up... So it didn't!! :D

The top right is DDR4 for my Mum's build for my niece and the G Skill DDR3 is 2133Mhz CL9 stuff for my X58 rigs, possibly my SR-2 if I can find another 2 sets like this! :) Shame they didn't have the original boxes or packaging for them sadly but...

Now I've got to get saving for some cooling and hardware for my X99 system and more so, some PSUs so I can test all this stuff laying about!!
 
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The newest addition to my "Skylake" family here at home a Dell Latitude E7470 with a Intel Core i5-6300U (Skylake-U), 8GB DDR4-2132 (1 more stick can be added), Intel 540s 256GB M.2. SATA3 (SSDCKKF256H6), Dell F0WXV (AU Optroinics) 14inch WQHD 2560x1440@60z touchscreen, Intel I219LM Ethernet & Intel Wireless-AC 8260:

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Yes it's the Mirror's Edge Catalyst Collectors Edition what can I say I love that come I had to own the Collectors Edition :laugh:
 
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Storage 512GB Plextor M8PeG NVMe, 500GB Crucial MX200, 1TB WD Blue 3D NAND
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Finally put my 10Gbps network card to good use.

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Spec: Core i7-6700K under clocked to 3GHz, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM, Gigabyte Z270N-WiFi mini-ITX motherboard (new), Aquantia 10Gbps network card (new-ish), Corsair H60 liquid cooler, 4x 4TB Toshiba N300 drives (new), 1x 60GB Corsair Force GT SSD for the OS, CFI A7979 chassis (new), 300W SFX PSU (new).

I can not recommend the chassis, it was a pain to build, as there's really no space above most of the motherboard. Putting in my old H60 cooler didn't really help with the available space, but at the same time, it's hard to find a low-profile enough cooler that can still cool a decent CPU in this chassis.

So what about the network performance? Not half bad, I have to say...

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Not in boxes but got to show off my B-day purchases.

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Acer 38" ultrawide, Corsair's K95 Platnium, Dark Core SE mouse, and wireless charging pad. Love it all.
 
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@remixedcat is that's € or $ it's cheap I purchased my Dell for like $365 second handed and even got NBD ProSupport until the 29th of November 2020 :nutkick:
 
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USD.
 
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I bought a couple of those from Newegg for $200 Refurbished $100 is a good deal
 
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Now just looking for a cheap sff PC for under 80 to put in the dining room..
 
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I got myself an Crucial MX500 500GB froma Amazon UK - 89£ brand new
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New toy for the trusty Z170M OCF. :cool:

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Trying to find one of those boards is a nightmare!! I wouldn't mind getting one but having it's bigger brother I'm really not sure I'd need too lol Even more so now that I'm not benching anymore! :)
 
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Trying to find one of those boards is a nightmare!! I wouldn't mind getting one but having it's bigger brother I'm really not sure I'd need too lol Even more so now that I'm not benching anymore! :)
Yeah, if you don't bench then it really is unnecessary to get an MOCF. A cool fact to note is that the big Z170 OCF can run coffee cpu's too with the right bios and mods.
 

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Got myself a pair of SONOS One speakers for a couple of diff rooms. Took a risk but I had an Amz gift card. Not disappointed I’m in love with the sound these ones come with Alexa
 
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Yeah, if you don't bench then it really is unnecessary to get an MOCF. A cool fact to note is that the big Z170 OCF can run coffee cpu's too with the right bios and mods.
Doesn't really stop me wanting the board tho!! lol :)

I'm not so interested in the new Intel CPUs.. I'm going back to AMD....
 
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Corsair Vengeance RED 8GB new from ebay 90£, got 24GB now enough for what I do
 
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System Name $170 family PC, rest was reused old parts.
Processor Ryzen Athlon 200GE @ 3.2Ghz ($55)
Motherboard Biostar A320M Pro ($42)
Memory 8gb (2x4) DDR4 2666 CAS 15-15-15 ($63)
Video Card(s) Vega 3 Integrated
Storage 120GB SSD
Display(s) AOC 22V2H 21.5" Frameless 75hz Freesync
Case Thermaltake View 22
Audio Device(s) Schiit Modi 3 + Custom Tube Amp + Sennheiser HD58X
Power Supply Corsair 750w Bronze
Mouse Roccat Kone AIMO
Keyboard Logitech G610+ Cherry MX Red
Software Ubuntu
its prettier in real life, my camera just sucks.



after I added other two fans with gorilla glue, here it is in the dark and correct orientation


 
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System Name RemixedBeast-NX
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2650 @ 2.2Ghz (8C/16T)
Motherboard Dell Inc. 08HPGT (CPU 1)
Cooling Dell Standard
Memory 32GB ECC
Video Card(s) EVGA Nvidia GTX 650 Ti SSC 1GB
Storage 500GB Samsung 850//1.5TB Seagate
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster P2350 23in @ 1920x1080 + LG Flatron 19in Widescreen 1440x900
Case Dell Precision T3600 Chassis
Audio Device(s) Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 // Fiio E7 Amp/DAC
Power Supply 630w Dell T3600 PSU
Mouse Logitech G700s/G502
Keyboard Logitech K740
Software Windows Server 2012 x64 Standard
Benchmark Scores Network: APs: Cisco Meraki MR32, Ubiquiti Unifi AP-AC-LR and Lite Router/Sw:Meraki MX64 MS220-8P
WD black 1TB and a 10 dollar logitech wireless mouse.

next month will get an SSD for the latitude. and some cloning software that will work on server 2012.
 
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