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Names, of course, are very important. But have you ever asked yourself, “What’s in a name?†I shouldn’t have to tell you that a name is hugely important. But how you name something, what your philosophy or rationale may be for coming up with that name, is often an interesting exercise.

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Not bad, not bad. Good features and I like the layout. My Define Mini is better though lol.
   
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Kind of looks like the P183...but it's a nice case anyways Excellent article. It was...different.
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I wouldn't mind a case like that. Heck of a review
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which is a safe 8°C under AMD's typical cautionary 55°C maximum temperature

Wait what? My i5 750 at stock with the stock cooler idles at over 60C.
    
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Wait what? My i5 750 at stock with the stock cooler idles at over 60C.
What are your ambient temperatures?

Either they're insanely high or something is seriously irregular.

(By the way, I wrote that blog post. The EVGA forum kids are seriously outnumbering OCN representation! Inconceivable!)
    
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What are your ambient temperatures?

Either they're insanely high or something is seriously irregular.

(By the way, I wrote that blog post. The EVGA forum kids are seriously outnumbering OCN representation! Inconceivable!)
It's called a Core i5 750, that's the problem.
I've already complained before about the incredibly high idle temps of my Core i3.

First generation Core i Products were not that efficient in terms of heat dumping.

AMD Chips may have used the same amount of power but didn't dump nearly as much heat.
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Originally Posted by txtmstrjoe View Post
What are your ambient temperatures?

Either they're insanely high or something is seriously irregular.

(By the way, I wrote that blog post. The EVGA forum kids are seriously outnumbering OCN representation! Inconceivable!)
Did they force you to break that into 10 pages? severely hampered my reading experience on slow ass work computers. Good article though
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The multi-page format issue has been mentioned to me quite a few times, so I've brought it to the blog admin's attention. We'll see what changes come about, if any.

(I'm with you; I don't like multiple pages, either.)
    
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Wait what? My i5 750 at stock with the stock cooler idles at over 60C.
AMD stock coolers are actually decent. Those core i5 stock coolers on the other hand... Replaced mine with a SilverArrow right away.

Very nice review. The intro is tastefully done and sure grabbed my attention.
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