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post #301 of 376
sapphire 6950
the load fan too noisy
i hate the reviewer who said this card silent

when i set the fan to 30%
the temp load goes beyond 100 celcius
sigh... 3 heatpipe not help so much...
    
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post #302 of 376
a few ASUS mobos i got back in the C2D days. Why i'll never buy one again.
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RYZEN 1700 3.9ghz@1.325v ASUS CROSSHAIR VI HERO AMD 7950 CORSAIR VENG 3200 MHZ 
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PHANTEK ENTHOO PRO M SHP9500 
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AMD 1090T 4Ghz 1.475v / NB 3Ghz 1.35v GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Sapphire 7950 1150/1575 CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB 1600mhz 
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RYZEN 1700 3.9ghz@1.325v ASUS CROSSHAIR VI HERO AMD 7950 CORSAIR VENG 3200 MHZ 
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960 EVO NVMe EK SUPREMACY EVO, XSPC RX240 WINDOWS 10 COOLERMASTER SILENT PRO 850 
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PHANTEK ENTHOO PRO M SHP9500 
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AMD 1090T 4Ghz 1.475v / NB 3Ghz 1.35v GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Sapphire 7950 1150/1575 CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB 1600mhz 
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2x Crucial M4 128gb SSD RAID 0 Swiftech Maelstrom V2 XSPC RS360 Rad XSPC AMD Block 
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Windows 10 Dell S2340m CM Strom Quickfire Rapid Cooler Master Silent Pro 850 
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post #303 of 376
Quote:
Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

Yeah, I bought a GTX 550 ti when I had no idea what was needed, and I went for a GTX 480 instead as soon as I could. it would have been fine if I was using a lower res screen, though.

^I second this

Last year around the time Crysis2 was on it it's way into PCs everywhere I thought the 550Ti was awesome because I had no Idea what was a good card and it was being marketed as the "best" card for Crysis 2 and I fell for it. It was okay for crysis2 until I found the crysis2 patches.

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post #304 of 376
I bought some random crappy psu off overstock.net, it came DOA and I learned my lesson right away. Would never happen again.
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i7 2600k Asus p8p67 Deluxe GTX580 GTX580 
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F3R LG Bluray RW, Lightscribe DVD-RW Corsair Hydro 620 Windows 7 home premium 64 
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F3R LG Bluray RW, Lightscribe DVD-RW Corsair Hydro 620 Windows 7 home premium 64 
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Dell U3011 Acer 27 inch 3d monitor Logitech G15 Kingwin Mach1 1000w 
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post #305 of 376
sad to say it was Ballistix Tracers for me. looked great, but failed after about an hour. warranty replacements also failed after a couple of days. the replacement for those never arrived. doh.gif
if peripherals count, then Razer Copperhead as well. i literally went through 6 of them in one year, replacing one under warranty while using another one.
post #306 of 376
MCP655 pump. Should have gotten a D5 strong pump.
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WD Caviar Black WD Caviar Black Mushkin Reactor Mushkin Reactor 
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WD Caviar Black Gentle Typhoon AP-15 Alphacool Cape Corp Coolpex Pro 50LT XSPC EX480 
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Primochill PrimoFlex 7/16x5/8 EK Compression Fittings XSPC EX420 Koolance CPU-380I Water Block 
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Bitspower 90 Degree Angle Fittings XSPC EX420 VPP655 Corsair Air Series SP140 
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PMP-450S Windows 10 Monoprice 4k Ducky DK9008G2 
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Corsair AX1200i CaseLabs Merlin ST10 CaseLabs Merlin ST10 Pedestal CaseLabs Merlin ST10 Pedestal 
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120.4 (480) Radiator Side Mount - Merlin Pedestal 120.4 (480) Radiator Side Mount - Merlin Pedestal 140.3 (420) Radiator Side Mount - Merlin Pedestal 140.3 (420) Radiator Side Mount - Merlin Pedestal 
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post #307 of 376
bought tritton AX PRO to "UPGRADE" from AX 720
post #308 of 376
Some time ago, a lower-mid end ATI video card, don't remember the model, the performance was just awful, awful... Worst than the older Nvidia i upgraded from.
post #309 of 376
H100, it's just plain ugly. But it does it's job well so can't complain too much.
 
X79 Build
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Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
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Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
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Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
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Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
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i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
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2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
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Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
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Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
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Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
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Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
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Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
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i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
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2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
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Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
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post #310 of 376
The Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe.

Got it for my rig back in 2005. POS wouldn't boot at times and when I was in game it kept restarting. Sent it back and got a gigabyte mobo that worked flawlessly for 6 years strong.

http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_Socket_939/A8NSLI_Deluxe/

This is the reason why I loath Asus and love Gigabyte.
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Intel i5-2500k @ 3.3Ghz Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Palit GTS 250 1GB 4 GB Crucial DDR3 10600 Dual Channel 
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1x 250GB WD, 1x 250GB Seagate, 1x 1TBSamsung F3 Sony AD-7261S-0B Thermalright True Spirit 140 Windows 7 Professional x64 
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19" Sony SDM-S95A Logitech Media keyboard Elite Corsair HX850W Cooler Master 690 II Lite 
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Intel i5-2500k @ 3.3Ghz Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Palit GTS 250 1GB 4 GB Crucial DDR3 10600 Dual Channel 
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1x 250GB WD, 1x 250GB Seagate, 1x 1TBSamsung F3 Sony AD-7261S-0B Thermalright True Spirit 140 Windows 7 Professional x64 
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19" Sony SDM-S95A Logitech Media keyboard Elite Corsair HX850W Cooler Master 690 II Lite 
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