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Distilled is like rocking horse piss to get hold of in the UK, so i use deionised.
most Deionised water should also be distilled
 
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Whoa, an ᴚ⊥X !T 0903!

dont see many of those around!

I can do one better than that...
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How about distilled?
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A screenshot! What fun is that?
 
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bunch of stuff lately, switched from steelseries keyboard & mouse to logitech g413 & g pro.
oh and a 3080ti, psu and nvme drive.

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Unfortunately my apartment is too small for a dedicated VR room, and also I really dig my 4k monitor. (PS: I have the most space in the living room)
So, to not accidentally smack the monitor and to always have to move my furniture, I bought an DP extension cable along with an DP active repeater (both by Club 3D).
And so far both work fine, only limiting my Index to 120fps.
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Now I need to think if I want to suspend the headset cable or find a more elegant solution...
 
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bunch of stuff lately, switched from steelseries keyboard & mouse to logitech g413 & g pro.
oh and a 3080ti, psu and nvme drive.
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some boxes are old, motherboard & cpu
 
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Purified is generally the same thing as distilled.
forgive me i am cheeky: i must correct u a bit.
in general yes, in detail no.

Purified water has had chemicals and contaminants removed but may contain minerals. Purified water is usually a good option since the purification process removes chemicals and impurities from the water. Distilled water takes it one step further, with both contaminants, You should not drink distilled water since it lacks naturally-occurring minerals, including calcium and magnesium, that are beneficial for health.

so for your wet construction sites inside the PC: distilled
to drink: purified

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Drink Anna GIF
 
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forgive me i am cheeky: i must correct u a bit.
in general yes, in detail no.

Purified water has had chemicals and contaminants removed but may contain minerals. Purified water is usually a good option since the purification process removes chemicals and impurities from the water. Distilled water takes it one step further, with both contaminants, You should not drink distilled water since it lacks naturally-occurring minerals, including calcium and magnesium, that are beneficial for health.

so for your wet construction sites inside the PC: distilled
to drink: purified

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Drink Anna GIF
Most purification is done by a distillation process. There are chemical purification methods, but they are not used in retail purified water, at least stateside. As a rule, even non-distilled purified water can be used in a custom loop without fear of problems.
 
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Most purification is done by a distillation process. There are chemical purification methods, but they are not used in retail purified water, at least stateside. As a rule, even non-distilled purified water can be used in a custom loop without fear of problems.
i see.

thought you want to breed fish.....

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Distilled is like rocking horse piss to get hold of in the UK, so i use deionised.
Visit any local uni's chemical department and they should have it from the tap. At least here we do. The only thing that isn't available from the tap is ultrapure.
 

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Distilled is like rocking horse piss to get hold of in the UK, so i use deionised.
Any Auto Supply store. Battery Water is just that and cheap too.
 

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Nope not here, tried halfords, and multiple auto supply shops, all deionised now.
Yeah I’ll admit I haven’t looked in a few years. Usually grab.a couple bottles from the gas station if I’m flushing my loop.
Edit: I need to check my local farm supply here in town. I bought a fresh bottle of Cryofuel with the intent but I just dread pulling my block and my CPU with it….I have zero wiggle room to break the seal….I have a dead 3700X to show for it….
 
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Yeah I’ll admit I haven’t looked in a few years. Usually grab.a couple bottles from the gas station if I’m flushing my loop.
Edit: I need to check my local farm supply here in town. I bought a fresh bottle of Cryofuel with the intent but I just dread pulling my block and my CPU with it….I have zero wiggle room to break the seal….I have a dead 3700X to show for it….

My loop is not too bad, can wiggle block to get it off, and have put a drain valve in loop too.
 
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I need a GPU for a friend but the prices are insane maybe ill take a second hand Quadro.
Quadro M2000 (1,7 TFLOPS) 4GB GDDR5, 4x Displayport for 120€

New there isnt any option, yeah for sure a GT 1030 2GB GDDR5 for 100€ :laugh:

Other second hand Prices:
960 150€ 2,4 TFLOPS but only 2GB
RX 460 170€ 2,1 TFLOPS 4GB
 
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I need a GPU for a friend but the prices are insane maybe ill take a second hand Quadro.
Quadro M2000 (1,7 TFLOPS) 4GB GDDR5, 4x Displayport for 120€

New there isnt any option, yeah for sure a GT 1030 2GB GDDR5 for 100€ :laugh:

Other second hand Prices:
960 150€ 2,4 TFLOPS but only 2GB
RX 460 170€ 2,1 TFLOPS 4GB

I paid £190 a few months ago for my MSI 980 TI gaming 6gb, i believe it's actually worth more now. Is a great card, runs 1492 core and 2000 mem fine.
 
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I paid £190 a few months ago for my MSI 980 TI gaming 6gb, i believe it's actually worth more now. Is a great card, runs 1492 core and 2000 mem fine.
Sometimes its possible to get here a 980 non ti for 240€ :laugh:
 

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I'm a bad person, but legally in the right here in Au.

For those who missed the previous posts: Amazon.com.au listed a 4TB PCI-E RAID card for under $450Au, sold by Amazon_UK.
I ordered it, they sent a 1TB. Returned for refund. Was offered a price match if it went up
(They had the 4TB and 2TB prices switched)
Price *dropped* because instead of fixing they had the 1TB and 4TB switched - now down to $296Au


Ordered 4TB, received 1TB, returned for refund and ripped them a new one for false advertising under Australian consumer law, since it was advertised AND sent by amazon, they cant blame third parties.

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Skip on through a few text chats with reps denying everything (despite previous chats for evidence, and reference numbers from them) i gave up and called the number and asked to speak to someone with enough authority to fix up this three month long debacle, and i got this gem in email from that nice fellow, saying order the exact same item from ANY seller on amazon, and they'd price match it.

"please place a new order for the same item with the fastest available shipping method and once the new order is shipped out please write to us with the new order number at the below mentioned email address so that we can issue a refund of the expedited shipping charges, price difference if any in the form of gift card or into your original payment"

Guess who has a $500 refund on the way ;)
(And a nice pair of WD SN730s in an ARGB RAID card)

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I'm a bad person, but legally in the right here in Au.

For those who missed the previous posts: Amazon.com.au listed a 4TB PCI-E RAID card for under $450Au, sold by Amazon_UK.
I ordered it, they sent a 1TB. Returned for refund. Was offered a price match if it went up
(They had the 4TB and 2TB prices switched)
Price *dropped* because instead of fixing they had the 1TB and 4TB switched - now down to $296Au


Ordered 4TB, received 1TB, returned for refund and ripped them a new one for false advertising under Australian consumer law, since it was advertised AND sent by amazon, they cant blame third parties.

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Skip on through a few text chats with reps denying everything (despite previous chats for evidence, and reference numbers from them) i gave up and called the number and asked to speak to someone with enough authority to fix up this three month long debacle, and i got this gem in email from that nice fellow, saying order the exact same item from ANY seller on amazon, and they'd price match it.

"please place a new order for the same item with the fastest available shipping method and once the new order is shipped out please write to us with the new order number at the below mentioned email address so that we can issue a refund of the expedited shipping charges, price difference if any in the form of gift card or into your original payment"

Guess who has a $500 refund on the way ;)
(And a nice pair of WD SN730s in an ARGB RAID card)

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That's sort of giving me evil vibes, but so does Jeff Bezos so I think you are in the clear.
 
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