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Nice build!

Also, coasters for vapes and runny e-liquid bottles! Why did I never think of that?! I've always tried to lay out a thin microfiber, which makes stuff fall over. I also exclusively use drippers, and setting the topper on anything is guaranteed to eventually juice it up. A coaster makes so much sense for that. You've changed my life with one picture sir. Maybe now I won't have to scrub out my oversized mousepad so often.
 
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Nice build!

Also, coasters for vapes and runny e-liquid bottles! Why did I never think of that?! I've always tried to lay out a thin microfiber, which makes stuff fall over. I also exclusively use drippers, and setting the topper on anything is guaranteed to eventually juice it up. A coaster makes so much sense for that. You've changed my life with one picture sir. Maybe now I won't have to scrub out my oversized mousepad so often.
I have a lot of squonkers but have gone back to tanks for the moment. I find myself swapping between the two, but I'm oldschool MTL
 
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Went from liquid to air for a while, with both machines.





Some may ask "but Chloe, why you didn't put that Corator into your gaming rig?", that's because it had only Intel mounting since I bought it used. I could get a Noctua Secufirm though.. :rolleyes:
 
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Was doing my weekly dusting ritual and realized I never got pics of my PC's hanging out together......

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It's been exactly one year since I did the big AMD overhaul to my system. Time for my "state of the PC address" I guess.





I guess she's due for a cleaning. All I've really done since that overhaul is upgrade my data drives and replace the DVD drive with a Blu-ray drive. This system continues to be perfectly fine for my use, and I haven't needed to upgrade anything else.

 
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Feels so weird to see an optical drive in a gaming PC in 2020 :)
 
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Feels so weird to see an optical drive in a gaming PC in 2020 :)
Yeah, it seems like I'm the only person left in the world who still swears by optical drives.

If I were to upgrade my case, I'd get one with multiple 5.25" bays.

I like to archive stuff like my GOG games to BD-R discs.
 
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For my HTPC it would be maybe useful, but on the other hand, I watch all the dvds and blurays on PS3. Though I have some USA region dvds which those won't play, VLC bypasses that. I guess an external one could be useful for that.
 
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Yeah, it seems like I'm the only person left in the world who still swears by optical drives.

If I were to upgrade my case, I'd get one with multiple 5.25" bays.

I like to archive stuff like my GOG games to BD-R discs.
My system is pretty old at this point, but I still have a DVD drive
 
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Hey, I don't mean that it's a bad thing to have one :) It's just pretty obsolete these days and many does find it kinda useless, me included.

I'm not saying that you should throw those instantly into the trash bin. :laugh:
 
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I still have a few too, I even have one in my R4 but it hasn't been plugged into anything on purpose in about 8 years, but I still keep for old times sake, because you never know when youll need one. Up until X58 I kept a floppy drive around in case I needed to load raid drivers from a floppy :laugh:

It really felt weird leaving my Define R4 for a Meshify C.. but my hardware liked it.
 
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Hello guys! It's been a long time since I dropped here but loyalty is much appreciated these days and regarding PC stuff, I belong to this beloved forum. Been lurking the last few pages before posting my update and boy, oh boy, the quality and the tidiness of these last days builds is simply amazing, specially WC, I started watercooling long ago, in 2008, when things weren't "that" easy and most of the cases were not yet prepared ... who would have thought the perks that we have for it nowadays, builds look just sicker and sicker over the years (if you don't trust me, check the first page of this post, there's an old build of mine) ... anyway, just my 5 cents intro :D

Now ... let's get to the point, I had the itch to upgrade since past year but postponed it too much, after 5 years of intense use with my old system, I encountered some problems these last weeks in some delicate parts of the hardware, so I thought it was really the time to upgrade and decided to renew everything but the GPU, CPU Block and the case, so I did it, went crazy with an i9-9900K, 32GB Corsair DDR4@3000Mhz CL15, Asus TUF Z390 Pro-Gaming, 2xM.2 NVMe Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB and Corsair RM750W, regarding the liquid cooling I went with new pump (EK-D5 Quantum Kinetic) and added a Corsair XR5 dual rad to pair with my old dual Swiftie ... and yeah, I went to the dark side of the RGB in some parts, but not completely, just the right touch for me :)

Some pictures!





It still needs some cable management to be done but until some PWM extenders and the M2 heatsink arrive it's a no-go
Hope you like it! :toast: And keep up the good work :rockout:
 
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I always like when someone (besides me) still uses soft tubes. :)
 

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Took few seconds until I spotted the dog.
 

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Benchmark Scores pretty fast!
that speaker system @.@
 
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Went from liquid to air for a while, with both machines.





Some may ask "but Chloe, why you didn't put that Corator into your gaming rig?", that's because it had only Intel mounting since I bought it used. I could get a Noctua Secufirm though.. :rolleyes:
nice coolink cooler, they are fade now from the market?
 

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that speaker system @.@
Yeah it's one heck of a sound system for sure.
It's taken me 45 years to get this.
The Klipsch RP Series speakers are so sexy looking and SOUNDING!
 
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Yeah it's one heck of a sound system for sure.
It's taken me 45 years to get this.
The Klipsch RP Series speakers are so sexy looking and SOUNDING!
What's your config in windows settings? is it 4.1 speaker system? where is the sub? or just windows is set to stereo? how does that work with only 4 speakers
 

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What's your config in windows settings? is it 4.1 speaker system? where is the sub? or just windows is set to stereo? how does that work with only 4 speakers
Actually The sub's are behind the sofa 2 x 12" subs. And 2 DBX studio 2 way bookshelf speakers for the back speakers.
I have a big living room so you wont see all my stuff LOL.
I have full surround sound and all other settings.
I have mine setup for 7 CH. stereo. I do not like any other listening setting. DTS, Dolby Rock , Jazz and all the other settings are not used as much.
Windows doesn't have much to do with my sound.
Nahimic is my "sound manager" using the on board sound that is incredible on this gaming motherboard.
 
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nice coolink cooler, they are fade now from the market?
Yeah, haven't seen those in years, remember those being pretty popular since they had a great price/performance ratio. Paid 10EUR + shipping for it. :)
 
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Actually The sub's are behind the sofa 2 x 12" subs. And 2 DBX studio 2 way bookshelf speakers for the back speakers.
I have a big living room so you wont see all my stuff LOL.
I have full surround sound and all other settings.
I have mine setup for 7 CH. stereo. I do not like any other listening setting. DTS, Dolby Rock , Jazz and all the other settings are not used as much.
Windows doesn't have much to do with my sound.
Nahimic is my "sound manager" using the on board sound that is incredible on this gaming motherboard.

Nice, I'd really like to see you get a proper DAC though like Modi 3. Only $99, just run optical. They have a 15 day return policy, so worst case scenario is you hear no improvement and I was wrong and you just lose out on shipping. Might be worth a shot though, because if I am right and does improve sound by 5-10%... small price to pay for such a high end setup finalization.

Side note - I can hear a difference in my headphones when I go from nice onboard DAC versus Modi 3. Modi 3 destroys Modi 2, it really competes with $500 DAC's imo. Very underrated little DAC.

Edit: I have no idea what connections your setup requires so it might not be compatible, you would have to look at back of Modi 3 to see.
 

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Nice, I'd really like to see you get a proper DAC though like Modi 3. Only $99, just run optical. They have a 15 day return policy, so worst case scenario is you hear no improvement and I was wrong and you just lose out on shipping. Might be worth a shot though, because if I am right and does improve sound by 5-10%... small price to pay for such a high end setup finalization.

Side note - I can hear a difference in my headphones when I go from nice onboard DAC versus Modi 3. Modi 3 destroys Modi 2, it really competes with $500 DAC's imo. Very underrated little DAC.

Edit: I have no idea what connections your setup requires so it might not be compatible, you would have to look at back of Modi 3 to see.
I don't see a need for a DAC unit.
It looks like another thing to plug in is all. just more power to run another unit that may or may not improve the sound?
Another hundred bucks or MORE? More MONEY?
See this is where things start to spiral out of control. LOL.
No I think the sound card on the MB is great and the AVR system decodes things great to. my Denon is like a computer inside it's self. LOL.
No my system is full on Audiophile level quality no need to add a DAC to it.

Note: I do not use headphones have issues with things on my ears.

Check out the sound system on my motherboard.
It's just AMAZING IMTHO.
 
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