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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. brandonwh64

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    WOW nice find, maybe coolermaster has a HAF x side panel for sale in there online store, if so i would be changing over!
     
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    Yeah, I suppose that burnt still looks the same, regardless of what color it started at. lol.


    Still, I don't see any sense in picking inferior hardware based on looks. It's just plain dumb. Now, if your choices are all of equal quality, then by all means, pick by color. But you don't do something like buy a low end ECS board over a Gigabyte, because of color.

    Didn't mean to sound like I was knocking it. It looks like a nice little unit. I would have something like that if they could offer enough storage space, but they don't, unfortunately. I would need a 6 bay or larger, and by that time, a server just makes more sense, thus my current config.

    As for config issues, sorry I can't help. Windows and Apple file sharing is easy, and about the extent of my network storage knowledge. lol.

    Being crap "in your book" does not make it fact. It's an entirely new AV. People are just stuck in the past.

    Kaspersky beats Norton in proactive/realtime, Norton beats Kaspersky in On Demand and in removal. Norton beats Kaspersky in resource usage, and system performance.

    I suggest taking a look around http://www.av-comparatives.org/ for some good info on AV software. A good bit has changed in the industry in the past 2 years or so. Most notably, is Kaspersky and NOD32 being on a steady downward trend. They are getting too bloated for their own good, and if it keeps up, they will be in the same position Norton was in until their 09 rewrite.

    Holy mother of red, batman!

    Not too shabby. I'm not a fan of red, but it is coordinated, so I can't fault you on it.
    That actually does look pretty darn good. Pretty surprising what just a small "mod" can accomplish sometimes.

    Gaming sucks on a MacBook Pro (even in Windows), and they are way overpriced for the performance level. Still nice computers tho.

    If it's OS X you want, there are other ways.

    Why the hell would you want to run Linux, when it runs the BSD based OS X on it? You can always compile the needed libs to run BSD apps and repos if you need your *nix fix.

    Besides, they aren't bad at running linux. They are no worse that any other laptop with similar specs.

    And while not all Macs are overpriced, the laptops definitely are. lol.

    And this is the other ways I was refering to above. I support this method. Research the most compatible hardware, and go this route. I run my 980X rig as a Hackintosh most of the time. It doesn't like my 4870X2 tho, so I use an 8400GS in OS X. OS X kicks major ass for multi-tasking.

    I do own a couple real Macs as well. One a 2006 white Core 2 Duo 20" iMac. Still going strong. Great surfing/office/video machine.

    And a PowerMac G5 1.6Ghz. Got it for free because it was "broken". Slapped a hard drive in it, and it has been going strong for 3 years now. lol. Not a great machine by today's standards, but fun to mess around with sometimes. Thinking of selling it soon. Can still get over $300 for the tower alone. lol.
     
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    Yup I was actually quite surprised at how much different it looks instead of just plain black and boring
     
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    got some more pics :D
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    That white inspires me to get the paint out now the weather is warming up.
     
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    wish i was with you then its raining atm where i am
     
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    same
     
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    also for anyone with an AMD rig the Lancool cases cpu backplate access hole lines up 100% so u can swap any heatsink on my HAF932 i couldnt do that it blocked the 2 bottom screws for the FRIO the K62 tho easiest case ever in that regard literaly i can just open the back panel and BAM instant access to the CPU HSF backplate.

    also damn nice white phantom up there looks sexy
     
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    Loving that Phantom Mr. Strawberry!!!
     
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    thank you
    going to cut a window into the side panel when i have some money again :D
     
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    That would be even cooler!

    I don't like most NZXT cases (too tacky), but it looks like they did this one right....beautiful, great cable management, roomy......wow, I love it!
     
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    it will be where the mesh is for the side 200MM fan just for a little preview :D
     
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    Well, the rig for my GF is nearly completion, still waiting for the power supply to get here, and I need to buy my new CPU... (I'm barely going to be able to afford it. :ohwell:)

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    Oh, and I still need to get my hands on a graphics card for this thing. It'd be some much easier to get this thing done if I wasn't out a 2 weeks worth paycheck. :shadedshu
     
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    I get you you like Norton, great, good for you, but "Kaspersky and NOD32 being on a steady downward trend" is your opinion not fact. I don't care I will not be using norton EVER! not after I was treated so badly by their customer service. I've moved on you should to.






    MOAR PICS PLZ!
     
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    you should turn the harddrive around will help on cable management
     
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    You can't on this case. I tried, and the HDD hits the case side. : /
     
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    damn thats stupid :/
     
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    That's what happens when you cramp up a small case just to get a rear 120mm exhaust and to allow big CPU coolers to fit. Honestly it's not that big of a deal. It's still a great case considering I got it for $30 with the side window. (It was a refurbished case, but it seemed brand new, looked like a fresh coat of paint, and everything was there!)
     
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    not bad then
     
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    if he goes that route....
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    That looks quite nice, I hope she likes it :)

    Why are you out 2 weeks worth of pay? :shadedshu :ohwell:
     
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    My boss didn't get building permits and the City shut us down for inspection. So I'm out 2 weeks pay. :(

    She likes it so far, and is pretty excited for when it'll be up and running.
     
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    Oooh, that sucks majorly :(

    Sorry to hear that :(

    Does she use your computer ATM or have an older one?
     
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    She games now and again on my rig, but she does have her C2D laptop, it's not that good thou. Which is why I wanted to build her a PC, since the Laptop can't do very much really. :ohwell:
     
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