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    Cleaning to convert loop from silver+copper to all nickle?

    I understand that nickel is plating over copper. However, internet consensus and EK's own warranty states that putting silver in a loop with nickel will strip the plating. And they recommend using a coolant - not distilled water - for long life. Internet consensus supports this, as i've seen...
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    Cleaning to convert loop from silver+copper to all nickle?

    Hey folks, I have an idea here, tell me if i'm being to paranoid. I currently have a Dangerden monsoon reservoir with a silver plug in it, and all copper blocks, running distilled water. I'm looking at current production watercooling stuff, and most of it seems to be nickel and pure copper...
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    collapsed tube

    Your bend is too tight. Increase the length of tube for that connection in order to soften the bend.
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    do new games suck or am I cynical?

    Pro tip from another gamer in their 30's. Earth Defense Force 4.1 5 just came out, but they're still ironing it out.
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    Recommend me an algeacide...

    I use a Monsoon Antimicrobial Silver Bullet Plug. Screws right into my reservoir.
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    What radiator fans?

    Nidec Gentle Typhoons or Noctua A12's The GT's are super quiet for how fast they are, and the A12's are based on GT's but with a bunch of improvements like custom plastic, notched wings, etc. Ball bearings FTW
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    DFI LANparty UT nF4 SLI-DR (S939) in box

    BFG didn't go under due to their sweet warranty and support. They went under because Best Buy, which made for something like 80% of their sales just dropped them out of nowhere. They even said it themselves in an interview when it happened.
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    1366 x58 Xeon Enthusiast overclocks club

    I have an odd issue thats been popping up. I've had my e5649 running solid at 3.8ghz for a few years, but over the past 12 months or so i cant overclock it all. I tried for a tiny overclock of 150 bclk and locking the core voltage at 1.25v, it corrupts windows when i try to boot. Takes a solid...
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    Good 7/16 ID tubing these days?

    Hey friends, I have myself a pickle here. I've been using masterkleer clear 7/16" ID 5/8 OD" tubing, friction fit over DD fatboy 1/2" barbs for years now and I want to rebuild. Problem is that nobody carries this tubing in clear anymore. I want to use this tubing as its worked fantastically...
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    How often do you replace your case fans?

    I'd replace mine if they started making noise, but my scythe AP-15's are 5 years old running almost 24/7 and still silent. Ball bearing love
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    Enermax T.B. RGB Fan 3-Pack & RevoBron 600W PSU Luck Draw

    I'd put these spiffy modern fans on my 12 year old dangerden case.
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    How many of you make use of the 360 deg. function of MARS fan from In Win?

    Nobody is laughing that they're recommending that you strap their expensive fan to an existing fan on the webpage for "efficiency"? I'm dying. Oh god what a waste of time and money.
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    One radiator enough for new loop?

    I'm late to the party. I have an e5649 on stock clock, R9-290 @ 1140mhz core (stock is 947), both under water with an alphacool nexxos UT-60 360mm with scythe-ap-15s and i run an average of 58C on the GPU. It mines 24/7, when the GPU goes above 60C, the room its in is SWEATY hot. Water...
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    Multiple rads needed?

    I have a single alphacool UT60 360 cooling an overclocked xeon 5649 and a stock R9 290. Temps on both never go above 50C.
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    Do sound cards matter (Gamer using speakers)

    Yes. I'm using Monsoon MM-1000 speakers (lol vintage) and switching between my motherboard and my auzentech gives an audible difference. The biggest difference however, is that the sound card produces higher volumes Other changes include slightly less compression, slightly less background...
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    HeretEK-An EK Vulture build

    I like the machine cult flair ;) Also, those temps are great. Looks like we're right in the same range, except you have a ton more power haha. Love it
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    HeretEK-An EK Vulture build

    How does it perform temperature wise? I have a similar setup in a dangerden case with a single 290, 5649, and a single alphacool 360mm rad. I'm just probing whether or not a second card would be accessible to me with my rad. Also, love the 40k chaos theme. Your paint skills and colour selection...
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    Do they still make the Feser Triebwerk V2 TK-123 120mm x 55mm?

    Scythe GT's are better in every way, on paper, and in real world testing. I was eyeballing the Triebwerks a year or so ago and asked SonDa5. He steered me clear.
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    Stacked 240's or single 240 and 120. Case is limiting factor.

    Go for the stack, but ensure you run the stacked rads in parallel. I know XSPC and Aquacomputer rads are good for that.
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    Got a Xeon and need Memory for Gigabyte X58-ud5a - rev 2 help please

    x58 doesn't handle ram overclocking well. Focus on overclocking the cpu and keeping it stable. The only reason you should need high clock ram is if your base clock is so high that it drives the ram frequency up through the low multiplier. Other than that, get a trio of 8 gig sticks. You'll...
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    XFX XTR 750W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    Well, i was waiting for the XTR to come out in Canada before i bought one, but this review steered me to the XFX Black Edition instead. Thanks Paul and Kyle!
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    Your favourite mouse pad/surface?

    Func 1030xl Lowest friction I've EVER felt. Doesn't need aggressive cleaning either. From what I've owned, from most slippy to least slippy: Func > C4ngen04 > Steelseries SX > Corel draw 1993 > Steelseries QCK
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    Is Corsair Trying To Fool Us?

    Dude. The label claiming 1600mhz c9 is the overclocked tested rating and the installed XMP profile. NOT THE PLUG AND PLAY FUNCTIONALITY. Only Crucial and Kingston have plug and play functionality like what you're describing. Its been like this ever since Nehalem came out. 6 years now by my...
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    Anybody here have a 290x with a XSPC Razor on it?

    I'll let you know in a week or two when I finish the build. Just a few pieces left to paint.
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    Low Profile Vandal Switch?

    Can we be best friends? :D
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    Low Profile Vandal Switch?

    Hey guys, I have a case where my bay reservoir interferes with my current 22mm vandal switch. Even with the prongs bent to the side, it still sticks about 1/4 inch out the top of the case. Anybody know of shorter ones? Or should I just cut a new hole? Thanks
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    Pump(s) for 3x 290x, 360+2x240 rad, and cpu

    Just price and warranty afaik. Some of them aren't warrantied for aftermarket pump tops.
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    Anybody here have a 290x with a XSPC Razor on it?

    i'm working in a very early DD Tower 21 with an Alphacool UT60 lol. extremely tight fit.
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    Anybody here have a 290x with a XSPC Razor on it?

    You never texted me ho. Thanks for measuring it though man. I'll be buying one this week.
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    Anybody here have a 290x with a XSPC Razor on it?

    GTX480 is 10.5 inches and it fits with just enough clearance. I think i might jump on it.
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    Anybody here have a 290x with a XSPC Razor on it?

    Heres my dilemma. I have about 10.55 inches between my case backpanel, and my intake radiator. My GTX480, stock, fits in just fine. I want to get a 290x and put the razor on it, but I'm afraid it wont fit because measurements of the cards are all over the map on the internet. Anybody...
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    Olympics Visitors Should Expect To Be Hacked

    Steve, hate to poop on your parade but NBC is full of shit. http://blog.erratasec.com/2014/02/that-nbc-story-100-fraudulent.html#.UvVNoVbWMr4
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    This is new. Ordered from FrozenCPU and received these.

    Watch them be the sugar free kind with the sugar alcohols in them. Let us know how your stomach feels in an hour bro.
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    Seasonic Topre Type Heaven Keyboard and S12G PSU Lucky Draw

    High reliability, long life and good efficiency? Count me in as wanting.
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    Ecomaster / Enermax Coenus and Triathlor Lucky Draw

    A non modular PSU so i can use it as a flail and hit people with it.
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    Finished loop with Rigid tubing

    nowicanfap.jpg In all seriously though, awesome build man.
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    Mouse Mats

    C4 ngen 04. Its a sheet of teflon with a silicone back. Low friction, high durability.
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    Waterblock selection: Raystorm or Apogee HD

    Get the one that looks coolest to you.
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    [Build Log] Blood Red Acrylic Pipes - Delidded Haswell 600T (hopefully 5.0ghz!)

    Nice work man. Can we get some bigger pictures? Pretty please? Also how did you get those bends to be so perfect?
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