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I'm finally building an over-the-top gaming rig!

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  1. daloonie

    daloonie sex boobs nude

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    al: \o

    But it will look awesome till it dies from overheating. Then you have an excuse to upgrade. Couldn't be better.
     
  2. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    I agree about the stuff. The main reason for g etting it running before finishing is to find out if everything actually runs before the RMA period is up. The CPU has 90 days I believe (I could be wrong) and I kind of want to return it to NewEgg for a replacement and say it's giving me watchdog bluescreens when minorly overclocked (which is the truth), and see if they'll let me RMA it. If not, then well I'm stuck with an OKAY processor, but not exactly what I want. Kind of disappointed I didn't go with an E5-16xx CPU, like the 10-core CPU- they're supposed to be binned higher than the i7 counter parts and they have better features such as ECC support...

    Maybe next year.
     
  3. DarkED

    DarkED The Great Oppression

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    That thing looks like sex. Good job :D
     
  4. Capt.Toilet

    Capt.Toilet Good news everyone!

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    Looks nice but most games nowadays you have to beg for the devs to put in proper SLI support and hope to high hell the thing scales well. Hope that 2nd 980 doesn't turn into window dressing.
     
  5. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    Thanks DarkEd!

    This is the exact reason why I decided to only go dual-SLI instead of tri/quad. The scaling past two cards isn't great, (can be downright terrible depending on developer-support), and you don't always have SLI support to boot. I wonder if I can use the Step-up program and get the Radeon 3xx series gpus when they come out as a replacement for the GTX980's. They've lovely but I'm still annoyed with the fact that EK hasn't made a waterblock for them yet.
     
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    JohnDoe641 Killer Fools Pro Staff Member

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    If you don't want one of those 980's, you can always send it to me.
     
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    Jackal Crapass

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    Word. I'll buy one off ya too.
     
  8. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    EKWB Just released the waterblocks for the GTX980 classifieds. I'm redoing the waterloop here next week. :)
     
  9. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    Finished it finally. Not sure if you guys are following anymore but, it took forever but it's done!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Jacks:Revenge ╠╣E╚╚O

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    sweet.
    guy I know recently finished putting this together:

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    and since you're probably wondering, this is the coolant he's using to get that effect.
    http://mayhems.co.uk/store/blue-berry-1ltr.html

    and these are the specs.

     
  11. [GU]elmur_fud

    [GU]elmur_fud I have balls of Depleted Uranium

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    If I could fuse the sleek crystalline look you got with that acrylic blocks and pipes...
    with a bio-luminescent looking green version of that goop.

    And the steam punkish aspect of these copper pipes.
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    full gallery here ---> https://imgur.com/gallery/Zm6w1

    I'd be quite content with my PC's look for quite a while.
     
  12. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    Those look badass! I really need to get my good camera lens back and try to get some nice photos of this new case and all that stuff. I need to pick it up today.
     
  13. Hunter

    Hunter BeyondUnreal Newsie

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    Are watercooling kits easy to set up these days? I'm still relying on good old plastic fans to keep my PC cool.
     
  14. DRT-Maverick

    DRT-Maverick Lover of Earwigs

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    You can buy AiO (All in One) kits, but I don't like those solutions.

    Custom waterloops are where you get the best cooling performance at. You can select the size of radiators you want, the waterblocks you want, etc.

    I'd say watercooling has gotten a lot easier, however it still takes a bit of planning, but there are now so many companies making computer-watercooling equipment, you don't have to like pull radiators from fridges or anything ridiculous like you'd have to do in the past. The market has grown and the options available for how you can configure a loop is limitless.
     

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