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  1. kurosagi01

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    Off topic from cases for you all,took my car for a diagnostic on Thursday,which reported i need a new CAT converter and exhaust system.
    The garage was charging me £355 altogether including VAT+labour,went around searching. Mainly on 206info(206 owners club UK) and they told me i could get stainless exhaust system fitted for same or less.
    So i went down to Longlife/ECU Evolution for quote on getting CAT and stainless exhaust system fitted.
    They were only charging £40 more,which i think was excellent and stainless is more durable and it has lifetime warranty. Quite excited now,going ask them to probably change the tailpipe if its same peashooter im getting and like make the exhaust sound a bit louder only on high revs but quiet normal driving.
    And i only have to wait until Tuesday coming,while the 1st garage gave me waiting time of 2 weeks.
     
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    Ugh. take your gypsy banger and oversize exhaust and gtfo. got enough of those twats around here and we dont need anymore of them.

    fucking idiot a few roads down has some old 1.2 -1.3L ford fiesta and hes fitted one of these massive exhaustpipes on so everyone in the block can hear him when hes burnin it down the road in first gear.

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    As for the case dilemma.... Im leaning towards the Define XL
     
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    I just read that even though the 600T and 650D have the same internal layout the top section of the 650D is slightly bigger allowing for a 240mm Rad 50/60mm with fans which is nice.

    From that picture id say the XL is more like a Corsair 800D with its bottom PSU section all sectioned off. I think its shit that the top fan is 180mm because that could be hard to replace. I know the top rack is re moveable meaning you could get direct airflow into the middle. Depends both cases have pros and cons, if your crossfiring its good to have that extra space i think if your water cooling with a custom loop i dont know how the Fractals are but the 650D is nice for that.

    @Kuro Like i said on steam your car will be a real chav mobile now with that funky exhaust especially being a Peugeot lol. Post up some pics mate!
     
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    Lol mine won't be like that guys,its not like the exhaust will be hanging off the car,nor will it be like 5" or something,3" is small on a tailpipe and i am only configuring it to sound better at higher revs and not during normal drive. Normal drive be the same.
    I hate those cars with extremely loud that you can just hear it from start of building up from 1000 onwards.
     
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    well. I had watercooling in mind tbh. Ive been looking at a lot of XPSC watercooling kits recently too and somepoint down the line id like to put one in to cool my 6970s.

    Im gonna have my current rig for at least 3 years if i can help it. and i dont want to be hearing how loud these cards get in crossfire all the time
     
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    The tailpipe should be sized in relation to the engines throughput,3" is big for a standard 1.6.
    2" is fine,understated and cheaper too.be sure to ask for your old cat back as its by far the most valuable part of the exhaust (precious metals),taking it to a scrappy will get you some money back off your new exhaust..
    2.5" was fine for (an unruly )400 +/- bhp at the front wheels of my old motor.

    Smaller exhausts can be a positive on smaller engines,due to them needing some backpressure,and of course being quieter so not needing a loud stereo or shares in headache tablets.
     
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    Well that was a fucking shambles, 2-1 up and the Czechs get a penalty that was never a penalty then we are denied one at the end. I guess it was still worth going to the game, it was decent up till then. Great atmosphere but shite end to the Scotland game.
     
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    Wasn't someone here trying to get hold of Reefer69? I'm sure I remember someone trying to get in touch with him about something. Can't remember though :laugh:
     
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    scam do you still do those sleeved PSU cables???
     
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    The Antec ones? I've got a couple floating about somewhere. They were just the spare cables from PSU's; I wasn't doing them custom or anything.
     
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    ah nvm. i thought they were customs. Musta been someone else i had in mind
     
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    {UZA} DOA does them; from US though. I can do them custom if you buy the bits; or you can just go for the ready-made sleeved extensions. Custom sleeving doesn't work out any cheaper when you factor in the cost of the wire, pins and connector blocks anyway so I think I'm looking at the ready-made ones.
     
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    ah well, its all good anyhoo. mainly just need the 8pin mobo connector. trying to price up all the extra fans and stuff for the new case.
     
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    I just bought 2 of 2TB Seagate ST2000DL003 Barracuda G, because I ran out of space on my 2TB (Hitachi 7200) hard drive. I'm hoping to run them in Raid 0 and copy my stuff over. Does anyone have any experience with these drives or similar in raid? I'm planning to plug them into my Sata 3 ports on my P67 mobo and see how these babies fly.

    Just wondering if anyone has any tips or advice since this was a bit of an impulse buy (Scan Today Only). A lot of people swear by the F4EG but these might be better?

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    why do you need tips on hard drives?

    they're hard drives, they either work or don't work, it's your motherboards raid controller that'll be more difficult

    Acer Aspire 5560 Laptop - Laptops | Ebuyer.com <- really good graphics in a £400 laptop

    since it's an AMD A-series you should even be able to run the integrated graphics and dedicated graphics in crossfire as well if your lucky, and then you have something like 800 shaders in a £400 laptop
     
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    First tip....Should have gone with the samsung's bro. Seagate have a rediculously high fail rate.
     
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    +1, only seagate hard drives have ever gone wrong for me
     
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    some people in this forums have a hard time spelling the word "cunt" even if it was written across their forehead In bold...

    That is all....
     
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    What did Tatty do this time? Cut off your allowance?
     
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    Just got offered a Samsung Galaxy SII for £25 a month by 3, i know 3 are shit but they have fast 3G and a price that makes me forget how shit they are! I wonder if i can get him to drop the amount of texts and mins and give me a cheaper deal. Thats £600 total on a 24month contract, £600 is a lot id like somewhere closer to £500 so if they can do £20 or 21 ima well take that!

    At least by 24months time the Galaxy S2 shouldn't be out of date that much. I still see people on iphone 3G and shit.

    @Freedom - Hows the case hunting mate? Oh btw they changed the fans on the 600T to faster better fans so maybe they did that on later 650D models. The Front fan was a problem on the original 600T and now its fine, the white 600T for example all have the new fans.

    HEH some people are just assholes for the sake of being an asshole. There is a difference between asking something and saying something. I dont get why people continue to post after an argument is done. BTW there is a report button people can use.

    EDIT: Well thats me took a contract on the Sammy SII, got 500mins 5000texts and 1gb of data for £20 a month free handset. Nice as i can just use the wifi in the house if im downloading an app or update. 5000texts is way to much but i can just text a lot to save on mins. The dude on the phone offered 2000mins and 5000texts and all you can eat data for £25 a month but i would rather save the £100 and take less mins.
     
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    Ive finally decided on a Define XL - but been talking to Crazyeyesreaper as hes modding up the same case. so ive got a small insight on what need changing to make the case good.

    However if they changed the fans on the 650D then that would still get my vote as id be spending MORE to give the XL case better air flow.

    Im doing more or less the samething as crazyeyesreaper but except for the spraypaint and decals.
     
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    who are we talking about?

    p0Pe?

    you shouldn't argue with these people, if he wants to take your post's out of context then that's his problem

    don't lower yourself to their level
     
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    yeps. He was the one arguing. I was just making a point. but lets leave it at that anyway. IMO he should have been infracted for carrying on the argument, when i had already dropped it.

    Anyway Brb. need to head to post office to drop some stuff off for reefer
     
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    Ill have a search and see if they improved the fans on the 650D too. Yeah i saw crazys thread seems like a lot of work but a lot of cases have terrible stock fans anyway. I did say before but i reccomend Noiseblocker fans IMO they are as good if not better than Noctua but availability drives up the prices of the Noiseblockers.

    Unfortunately i dont think they ever did change the fans on the 650D, like you said they are 1000 RPM 92CFM airflow. Looks they offer a free kit for the case which i think is just fan mounts.
     
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