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I got tired of too many plug-ins and the spaghetti clutter with short and long cables spread across my side desk. Finally got myself a cleaner looking solution with short cables and a docking station. Picked up x5 USB-C and x5 micro-USB cables to complete the package (yep no iphones here :nutkick:)

Also had a moment of madness with yet another impulsive buy (something i've been avoiding) > picked up a S22 ULTRA whilst on sale at Vodafone. Nicely discounted, cheaper than the original plan for the S22 PLUS.

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I have all of my fans running quietly, like a whisper.
I do have my CPU fans limited to 75%

Pick one. :laugh:

My A14s are running at 1000rpm and 900rpm now, I reckon the T30s should make similar noise levels. Expecting them to be a bit quieter as I am moving back out to the testbench, case tends to create resonance and amplify noise.
 

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because mine did it already 4-5 times now over the last two weeks?
manually removing everything from Dell/Alienware from the system (software with geek uninstaller).
shut down PC, pull lan cable, boot and after 15 seconds two alienware windows pop up and install Alienware FX Control and Alienware Command Center + two software devices.
And AFTER this offline installation it will download the rest of the software for lighting control and the full command center as soon as you connect to the internet. (the application from the monitor itself is called: Alienware Command Center Package Manager.msi and is 6MB in size.)

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Windows update can download and install drivers for periperhals, it automatically does this for razer, logitech, nvidia etc

The devices showing up are likely just generic microsoft drivers for their hardware - my razer ARGB controller shows up like this: and then windows throws the synapse installer at me when i go online
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If you simply disable the devices or manually install a different driver, windows wont download them again - by using third party tools to erase the drivers you're making the OS get them over and over.
 
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testing! IT'S ALIVE! and it seems i got an upgrade ... the DL speed is 3 time faster than previously, the DL speed is just 2mbps more (i had a 30/3mbps connection) and it will be cheaper too :rockout:
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well i can still use it for other things ... never enough USB-C cable :D

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btw the USB-A is reversible (it's a 2m and i have another shorter one from them but in A to Micro both reversible too but angled sideway instead of vertical, using it for the Mi Stick)


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excellent build, mostly made of metal for the housing

ordered a woodblock?
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1 alarm programable, either use a powerbrick or 3 AAA (ahah! i knew my Intenso LR03 weren't bought for nothing! ) and one CR2032 for backup.

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did not receive the SSD tho ... still in transit :cry: oh, well ... post traffic i a bit congested as expected :)
 
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I got tired of too many plug-ins and the spaghetti clutter with short and long cables spread across my side desk. Finally got myself a cleaner looking solution with short cables and a docking station. Picked up x5 USB-C and x5 micro-USB cables to complete the package (yep no iphones here :nutkick:)

Also had a moment of madness with yet another impulsive buy (something i've been avoiding) > picked up a S22 ULTRA whilst on sale at Vodafone. Nicely discounted, cheaper than the original plan for the S22 PLUS.

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Do you have a link for that charger?

Hub + Mini Displayport TUF F15
I don't know what to tell you. Never seen that kind of thing before. That's some serious hinky jank going on there.
 
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Do you have a link for that charger?


I don't know what to tell you. Never seen that kind of thing before. That's some serious hinky jank going on there.

LINK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01AW9Z9ZE/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Unfortunately its jumped back up to £53 - i got it for £37. The 40% discount ended on Sunday/Monday. Doesn't matter though, even the non-discounted rate is worth it.

Keep in mind, the charging cables are not included. I got 8-inch ones as recommended by someone else
 
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Thank You sir. Using that link I found the US site version;
Unfortunately its jumped back up to £53 - i got it for £37. The 40% discount ended on Sunday/Monday. Doesn't matter though, even the non-discounted rate is worth it.
It's $50 here. Fair price.
Keep in mind, the charging cables are not included. I got 8-inch ones as recommended by someone else
Not a problem, I have plenty of cables.
 

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These are some chonky fans........they look like 120s, they feel like 140s...

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Damn, I linked you a 6800 from that same store in the other thread. Oh well. That 6700 will do you good!
I could just afford that, I mean after that I have 1.5EUR on my account.. :laugh:

Purchased this one. :3 sorry that it's in Finnish.

 
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Purchased this one. :3 sorry that it's in Finnish.

Let me guess.....Cyber Monday :D you just couldn't pass it could you :p It surprising how long a person can survive on pasta (just ask students).
 

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Let me guess.....Cyber Monday :D you just couldn't pass it could you :p It surprising how long a person can survive on pasta (just ask students).
Uh, I guess it wasn't on CM sale, just its normal price :eek:
 
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Purchased this one. :3 sorry that it's in Finnish.

always fin[n]ish what you started... right?

grats on the 6700 XT, it's a perfect 1440/1620p card

oh wait ... 4k monitor? nooooooooooo! ah... the price is not bad tho ... enjoy!
 

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always fin[n]ish what you started... right?

grats on the 6700 XT, it's a perfect 1440/1620p card

oh wait ... 4k monitor? nooooooooooo! ah... the price is not bad tho ... enjoy!
My friend wanted my 1080 Ti so I sold that to him, 300EUR + his 970. I'll give this 970 to my brothers, a fine upgrade over their current RX 460.
 
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My friend wanted my 1080 Ti so I sold that to him, 300EUR + his 970. I'll give this 970 to my brothers, a fine upgrade over their current RX 460.
quite a good deal both way, glad you got the same upgrade as i have! (although 2880x1620p for me :oops: )

ah, i got my 2tb SSD, heck didn't know it had a 5yrs EU/US manufacturer warranty good good.
 

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quite a good deal both way, glad you got the same upgrade as i have! (although 2880x1620p for me :oops: )

ah, i got my 2tb SSD, heck didn't know it had a 5yrs EU/US manufacturer warranty good good.
Is that an ultrawide? Sounds like a weird resolution :D
 
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Is that an ultrawide? Sounds like a weird resolution :D
nono 16:9 ratio it's a 2560x1440p screen capable of "overpixeling" basically 2880x1620p is "3K" and quite niche (the best screen i ever bought for 299chf tho )

1600p screen are the ultrawide one
 

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nono 16:9 ratio it's a 2560x1440p screen capable of "overpixeling" basically 2880x1620p is "3K" and quite niche

1600p screen are the ultrawide one
Ah, never heard of that resolution before :D
 
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Ah, never heard of that resolution before :D
me neither until i bought that screen (2017) 1440p was mighty fine for the 1070 but the 6700 XT is at home with that odd resolution :D

alright! time to move the files!
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ahah yeah ... i had it in a Athlon 5350 rig ... figured it would be fun to put it in the HP-Compaq 8300 Elite as a oddball HTPC
Those HPs are perfect fit for HTPC usage :)
 
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