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Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
Can't wait to build my Lian Li TU Suitcase Nuke PC
Elaborate please
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post #42 of 86
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Originally Posted by razr m3 View Post
I'm slightly confused by the temps... 2 120mm rads cooling a 2600K and 2 GTX 580s? I don't even...
Temp is recorded temp minus ambient. The GTX 580 are both water and air cooled so temps are understandable, and actually impressive at least to me with such temps despite being overclocked.
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post #43 of 86
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Originally Posted by ReignsOfPower View Post
Simply posted cause they were both Fractal Mini's kids, don't be hatin
You said "BAHAHAH PATHETIC" and linked your rig...which is a significant downgrade in all areas to the one that the article shows.

No one's "hatin", but everyone's quite confused I'd say.
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post #44 of 86
That was quite the tease.
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post #45 of 86
Look we built a computer in a small case!
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post #46 of 86
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Originally Posted by Xyxox View Post
I could see this solution being good if you wanted to build a gaming computer for a family member or friend who isn't a real enthusiast but would like to have something better than they could pick up at a store with a footprint similar to what they could pick up in a store.

I couldn't see a real enthusiast being very enthusiastic about this system, though.

you must not be serious...

thats quite a bit more GPU power than you, or I have in a smaller case. being able to do that with off the shelf components its pretty neat.

trust me, i would love to bash Toms as much as anyone, but that's a pretty clever build...... just because it isn't a full custom doesn't mean it doesn't deserve respect
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post #47 of 86
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great build, so neat.

One thing I would have changed would have been to have the video card with the dual CPU and GPU cooling be the 2nd card (slave)

Since it would probably heat up more than the video card with just the GPU cooling loop.
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post #48 of 86
Tom's isn't the only one who's guilty of this terrifying crime.

Though not nearly as powerful in the slightest, I always tried to create a fairly fast gaming mATX machine. For the budget I was previously on, I think I did pretty well.

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post #49 of 86
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
I read the title and was like... sweet. Then I saw the pics and was like... Really?
This is exactly how I felt. A huge to Tom's for this one.
 
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Nice cable management they have there!!
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