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I can't really describe it but my ax is emitting some sort of smell after it has been under heavy load... it's not a burning smell... it's smells good though, and i also hear a very faint high pitched noise after i turn off the whole rig.

what could it be? or am i just smelling something else?
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sounds like sensory aphasia bro

lol
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
I can't really describe it but my ax is emitting some sort of smell after it has been under heavy load... it's not a burning smell... it's smells good though, and i also hear a very faint high pitched noise after i turn off the whole rig.

what could it be? or am i just smelling something else?
You have the model that makes food when it heats up.

Is it really new? I mean, it might just be something we could probably start calling "that new PSU smell".
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
You have the model that makes food when it heats up.

Is it really new? I mean, it might just be something we could probably start calling "that new PSU smell".
a few days old... hmmm, i guess it's an unexpected plus.

i really wish there was a way to emit the smell through the internet
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post #5 of 13
if it is new, like twocables said, it could just be the smell of new plastic/ rubber/metal etc.

i cant imagen anything would smell good after a nice dump of dust though haha. what kind of smell is it?
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The lilacs are in pretty heavy bloom about now.
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post #7 of 13
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if it is new, like twocables said, it could just be the smell of new plastic/ rubber/metal etc.

i cant imagen anything would smell good after a nice dump of dust though haha. what kind of smell is it?
don't quote me on this as i am not very good at describing smells...

it smells like a mixture of flowers and the smell of a bonfire after it has died..

it's also fairly strong... my whole room smells awesome now
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
a few days old... hmmm, i guess it's an unexpected plus.

i really wish there was a way to emit the smell through the internet
Yeah, I bet it's just a smell that will eventually fade away, kinda like anything else that's just a few days old.
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
I can't really describe it but my ax is emitting some sort of smell after it has been under heavy load... it's not a burning smell... it's smells good though, and i also hear a very faint high pitched noise after i turn off the whole rig.

what could it be? or am i just smelling something else?
You're probably surrounded bycomputers and electronics for too long that their smell is heaven for you

Which gives me an idea.. I wonder if it's ok to put scented oils inside a pc..hmm..
Edited by Nethermir - 5/28/11 at 6:46pm
Yep, Aeris died
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Yep, Aeris died
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Frankincense and myrrh?
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