Show us your PC Toys

Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby VINTAR on 09 Jun 2009 10:23

The new case cover made of 1.6mm aluminium :

http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp238/vintar/various/003.jpg

Anyone want to drill these holes for me? :D

http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp238/vintar/various/006.jpg

I was thinking of hooking up this industrial fan to my rig :D

http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp238/vintar/various/005.jpg
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby rockingmtranch on 09 Jun 2009 17:56

I hook one of these up in the summer time. Take the side off and have it blowing out from the case. Works good.
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby Nightwatch on 10 Jun 2009 00:28

VINTAR
You have some formidable hardware there, good choices and certainly very good work. :thumbright:

rockingmtranch, so, these are those famous fans that keep your PC cool in that baking Californian summers, cool. :thumbright:
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Postby VINTAR on 10 Jun 2009 06:29

Thanks nightwatch. My only regret is that after i ordered the gear and was waiting for it, the i7 got ridiculously cheap. On the plus side, if i look after it, the resale value will be good. Rock, yeah our summers in south africa are hot to scorching. I'll have to look into fitting aircon in the study :-)
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby VINTAR on 17 Jun 2009 11:07

Core2Quad Q8300 2.5 @ 3.6ghz
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby Nightwatch on 17 Jun 2009 17:45



That's one beauty. :thumbright:
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Postby VINTAR on 18 Jun 2009 06:25

It sure is. I must say though that i had to sell my old faithful Washburn semi acoustic guitar to afford it but i never used that much lately. The pipe dream of a band is long past :-)
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby Nightwatch on 18 Jun 2009 23:45

Yeah, I hear you... but, this Samsung monitor does look like it can make you forget the loss.
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Postby VINTAR on 19 Jun 2009 08:57

Loss! What loss? :-)
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby jamie1992 on 19 Jun 2009 14:12

Wow thats a hot monitor, got the page where you purchased it from so i can drool over the specs and see what its like? :D

If its not to much trouble that is, btw Vintar did i ever tell you have much i love you?! XD

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Help with a laptop

Postby VINTAR on 22 Jun 2009 06:17

Hey jamie. Love you too man :-) sorry, posting from my mobile so no can do. Just in to samsungs site and search for the P2350
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby ket on 29 Jul 2009 20:46

I bought a few new toys today. Heres some pretty pictures :p You'll have to use a little imagination for the OCZ Platinums, the PCB is green in that pic but the set I'm getting the PCB should be black.

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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby VINTAR on 30 Jul 2009 10:37

Did you win the Lotto or something?
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby ket on 30 Jul 2009 11:43

Nah. I always have money to burn on new hardware.. just never enough money for food :p
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby Nightwatch on 01 Aug 2009 00:52

Very nice, trying not to get jealous. :D
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby ket on 01 Aug 2009 16:33

You'll be glad to know I've just spent about 24hrs solid on the new case coming up with inventive ways to hide wiring, real PITA to work with. Your jealousy turned into bad karma for me :p
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby Nightwatch on 01 Aug 2009 19:10

x_x :D
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby ket on 01 Aug 2009 19:34

No cookie for you :p
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Re: Show us your PC Toys

Postby VINTAR on 03 Aug 2009 06:14

Lol. As a first time builder of a rig, i must say, although there were alot of wires, it gave me a quiet satisfaction that my psu was ready for anything i threw at it :-)
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