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I love my silent wings, so i really want those in the future
i also only have silentwings. however, the large 140 silentwings only have 1600 rpm. the novelty of the lightwings 140 is that they have 9 rotor blades and also 2200 rpm. i installed it and immediately measured 4°C less temperature because it draws off better without being louder.
absolutely worth a try. first one then you can still upgrade little by little.

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edit: I paid 80EUR including postages from this.
 
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Got the cable extensions. They are pretty stiff, does that mean quality? the covers are seemingly pretty well done too.
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And for myself, I got a Creative Omni speaker :)
 

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Used drive, but on 2Y warranty.
 
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Fnatic Streak65 LP and XTRFY M4 wireless.
 

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This is the way. :cool:

Design does matter when you're using it as an external drive. Or maybe I'll keep it as a collector's item. I haven't decided yet. :D

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This is the way. :cool:

Design does matter when you're using it as an external drive. Or maybe I'll keep it as a collector's item. I haven't decided yet. :D

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This is the way.


also I love that name, Beskar Ingot Drive, sounds like some rare metal I would forge from mining in a game, lol... and yes I 100% agree and never thought about that before now.. design does matter for external drives, neat
 
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This is the way.


also I love that name, Beskar Ingot Drive, sounds like some rare metal I would forge from mining in a game, lol... and yes I 100% agree and never thought about that before now.. design does matter for external drives, neat
I agree. I don't really fall for themed stuff, but when I saw this, I had to buy one. :D It's made of metal, too. It's also available in M.2 format as a Firecuda 530, albeit a little expensive.
 
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edit: I paid 80EUR including postages from this.

That is my current card in my pc now! Hey that is great price!
 
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I have been on a bit of a buying spree the last two months, thanks to a "retention bonus" that was handed out in November. My main improvement was getting rid of 2 24" monitors and joining the ranks of ultra wide monitor owner. I do not think I can go back now:

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx 34" 1500R Curved WQHD (3440 x 1440)

 

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I have been on a bit of a buying spree the last two months, thanks to a "retention bonus" that was handed out in November. My main improvement was getting rid of 2 24" monitors and joining the ranks of ultra wide monitor owner. I do not think I can go back now:

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx 34" 1500R Curved WQHD (3440 x 1440)

I love curved monitors! They feel more natural than a standard rectangle. :)
 

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I love curved monitors! They feel more natural than a standard rectangle. :)

Crap! I have, yet to give a curved monitor a try.........Now I want to! :p
 
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Oh man, have I something special today.

Walked into my local Goodwill when I saw an unassuming black box priced at $129.49 sitting on the checkout counter.



I'm sure you can tell what it is, an external GPU box. Specifically, a Razer Core X.

So the first thing I did was ask if I could open it up, to which the cashier said yes.

And inside, I found...



...an MSI RX 5700XT! Absolutely unbelievable deal in this day and age.

Now, at this point, I was wondering if it was dead. When I got home, I put it into my testing system. After scaring me a bit with a black screen, it finally fired up and started working!




I still need to do lots of tests on it, but so far it does perform better than my GTX 1070.

Now I'm wondering why someone would just donate this to Goodwill. My current theory is that maybe the external enclosure died (currently trying to test it with my dad since he has a compatible laptop) and the previous owner wasn't tech-savvy. Or maybe the previous owner died and their family was getting rid of their stuff.

Nonetheless, I can't believe I'd find a deal this insane in the current market.

Now I just need Arctic Accelleros to go down in price since the stock cooler is a bit on the loud side.
 
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