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    Replacing HX850 fan

    could you maybe hook the fan up directly to the rear end of one of the 12v molex connectors coming out of it? ...like on the inside of the PSU?
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    not sure if there is much of a market for cases that dont have built-in 5.25in drive bays. i thought about running an external dvd drive so that i could use all my 5.25 drive bays for HDDs but i dont think many people would want that. on another note, looking for confirmation that a HW labs...
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    vegetable oil for my watercooling actually works

    im going to have to say that this is an AWESOME quote.
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    Pirate Bay Convictions Upheld

    i also use pirated games to demo them before i buy. i also tend to not like most mainstream games. the only people being stolen from that i can see are the idiots buying "beats by dre" headphones. wait, thats not relevant.
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    Pirate Bay Convictions Upheld

    i use pirated music to see which albums i want to buy, and which ones i do not. i want to know that the next album from a band that i used to like isnt shit before i buy it. cuz if it turns out to be shit, i will regret buying it from a store, and giving the band money for creating music i...
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    vegetable oil for my watercooling actually works

    well that was a fail. but still, i dont understand any of your guys' thinking. like what the heck does boiling point have to do with how good a water cooling fluid something is? (assuming you NEVER reach that point.)
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    vegetable oil for my watercooling actually works

    so many people talking out of their asses. do people not know how to google? wikipedia will explain specific heat to whoever has a computer (everyone on this forum) TRUTHS: Specific Heat = the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of a substance by 1*C. a higher specific heat...
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    "Intel Plans 1,000-Core Processors -- But How Fast Will They Be?"

    would it be practical to have variable-core processors that act like 10 cores when needed, or when one has a heavy load, it can act like only three?
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    What Do You Want from Windows 8?

    a built in game console (like steam, but not steam) better multi-monitor support (make it so that you can do that half-screen thing even when using two monitors. maybe the best way would be to add a "portal" that moves your mouse from one desktop to another) and a built-in BitLord-like...
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    My first i720 OC @ 4.2ghz with Corsair H50 - small writeup and review

    the H50 is def. a very capable cooler. i run the pump at 100% and cant hear it. two scythe SSF21G (i think... something like that) the 1800 rpm with a shroud on each side is a very good cooling solution. i am still doing full blown water cooling in the near future though. just cuz it sounds fun. =P
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    Worth it to go water?

    i think a lot of people do it for the coolness factor, and/or a need to "tinker" i definitely need to tinker, and building a water cooling loop was a fun tinkering experience. plus, my computer will be crazy silent and my temps will be better, which is a plus. i was running an h50 with a delta...
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    GTX580 official benchmarks

    its only misleading to start at a number other than zero if you dont do that zig-zag line thing... i hope someone knows what im talking about. haha which they didnt do. someone should edit it in to make it more accurate
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    New High-end Workstation

    just bump this same thread in a few months =P
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    Post your "rate my cables" here

    would like to say that people have started using 550/450 paracord to sleeve wires. totally forgot my camera in my girl's car, so i cant post a pic, but today i sleeved a fan in this and it looks slick. got the idea from a post on overclock.net
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    Post your "rate my cables" here

    man, that is an AWKWARD looking case. looks like bad design to me. i would def use the bottom for a radiator.
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    i7 920 OC newb

    does the TIM that comes on the true require time to "set?" that could have been the prob. i use a corsair h50 and i can match your temps running at 4.0 ghz. not sure how the two compare.
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    Is the i7 950 THAT bad?

    i have a 920 and i run it at 3.4 ghz for daily use, but i also have an OC Profile that will boot to 4.0 ghz. and temps arent bad. seems like a waste to get a 950. go big or go 920. =P
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    Some money to burn. Looking for some closed headphones.

    also, they are driven PERFECTLY from my creative sound blaster titanium. doesnt require an amp or a headphone-oriented sound card.
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    Some money to burn. Looking for some closed headphones.

    for use for gaming, the beyer dt770 pro 80 ohm is unbeatable. the only can that can actually reproduce explosions without distorting. i LOVE Unreal Tournament 3 with them... SO good.
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    is it worth it to WC a gtx260 this late in the game?

    is it worth it to water cool any graphics card at any point in "the game"? ask yourself: are you going to upgrade soon? if no, do you want it water cooled? that simple. for your htpc will you be mainly watching movies and listening to music? if so, the 260 is prolly enough. if you want to...
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    How much memory do you have on your main pc?

    i decided i would upgrade if/when i start editing video and stuff like that again. until then, 6 it is.
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    really disappointed in this case. its exactly the shape i want, just done all wrong. just ordered a LL pc-a70f and will be cutting it up like crazy, build log to come. but i really wish there was a case the same basic shape as this one. i hate deep cases. i would rather have height than depth...
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    Project : Future Schlock by AnG3L

    super amazing flag on the side. thats my favorite part by far, even if i havent read the book.
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    How do you clean your case fans?

    also, i use THESE dust filters. i run a vacuum over them every once in a while, but just running a cloth or my fingers over them is usually good enough.
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    How do you clean your case fans?

    i use a microfiber towel (since i keep on next to my desk anyway) and rub each blade like im cleaning glasses.
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    Why the Lian Li PC-X900 is a Win for me.

    really disappointed in the room in the front of the case. if there was enough room for an average sized 360 rad this case would be flawless...
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    What memory to upgrade to, moving to 64-bit and need 4gb.

    mushkin has BOMB tech support. i posted a question on their forums and multiple tech guys posted replies and the problem was with ANOTHER COMPANIES PRODUCT haha. plus, the memory worked really well. not a single issue. drop it in and OC!
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    MCP35X + Resevoir

    not sure if anyone else couldnt seem to find this reservoir, but sidewinder got them in finally http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/swreformcpu.html
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    Lian Li PC-X2000

    thats beautiful the way the light shines through the pinstripe line down the middle.
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    The Lian Li Gallery

    there really needs to be more tall cases like the pc-x900 and the pc-x2000... these perfectly fit my needs and the space i have, but im just a poor college student.
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    TF02, Antec 1200, Dark Fleet, others for Water cooling?

    even if he gets the pinnacle without an ounce of paint on it, it will still be more than his budget. the fans up top are virtually useless, as theres no room for a radiator there with how close the 5.25 drive bays are. but if that area wasnt meant to have a radiator, why is the power supply in...
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    ah. i would want the fittings up top. and i would want them in "pull" orientation. i guess the xspc RS360 is the way to go. and im guessing RS360 + feser xtender shrouds + SFF21G fans would be too much thickness... maybe i can find some 12 mm fan housings or shrouds to use.
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    Best gaming keyboard

    my Tarantula doesnt have any problem with this... why would they downgrade the usefulness of the keyboard in a newer model?
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    Why the Lian Li PC-X900 is a Win for me.

    SORRY! i meant 25 mm. like 25 mm THICK. hahahaha 250 mm fan... hah. sorry... i love my scythe SFF21Gs. i just hope they have the static pressure to push enough cool air through a low fin density rad. anyone seen any other space restrictions besides video card length and motherboard overlap...
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    thank you very much, rsquared, you have been very helpful. i am planning on getting 2x GTX 460s (SLI)... look at the dimensions on those cards. like 8.5 INCHES! and that length is part of the reason i want to upgrade. my current card is a GTX 275, which runs 10.5 inches i believe. once i...
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    another main concern is the height. looks like a tight fit up stairs. as well as width. whats that im hearing about having to remove the dust filters on wider rads?
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    so a thicker radiator could be used? would it clear the motherboard cables if it overlaps the motherboard? can anyone confirm which radiators will fit this case? (without mod or loosing any functionality?)
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    Prime 95 help

    sorry, im really not paying attention to what im writing. haha im running an i7 920 clocked to 3.4 ghz. i use asus' AI Suite to set my fan speeds. apparently i had them set so that they shot up to 80% at 60*C then a straight slope to 100% at 80*C. it just surprised me that it never made it up...
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    Prime 95 help

    i just tore up my computer and moved things around today. it booted right up when i was done, thankfully, but i decided to give prime 95 a run. i started it, and none of my fans kicked it. usually the noise is so unbearable i leave my room. apparently the CPU isnt even hitting 60*C. did i set it...
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    Lian Li PC-X900 thread....

    would love to know what radiator that is, and get a picture from the rear end so i can see how far the fans are from the MB tray part of the case.
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