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Yah... 3D for years was doen without special monitors... The glasses force your eyes to piece two overlapping picture together and the distance is determined by the difference between the average distance between the pictures and the disance between the item in question... Idk y u need a "3D certified" monitor tbh... I would assume its all done through the GPU... Also, the Ben Q 2420 is an awsome monitor (assuming u like 1080p... It personally feels too thin for me)
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Yah... 3D for years was doen without special monitors... The glasses force your eyes to piece two overlapping picture together and the distance is determined by the difference between the average distance between the pictures and the disance between the item in question... Idk y u need a "3D certified" monitor tbh... I would assume its all done through the GPU... Also, the Ben Q 2420 is an awsome monitor (assuming u like 1080p... It personally feels too thin for me)

For Nvidias 3D vision which uses 60 frames per eye you need 120hz monitor and a 3D emitter.

For the other types of 3d you can just use a plan ol 60hz monitor.
    
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Ok... Makes sence smile.gif
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post #134 of 193
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i do really really want to do custom watercoling but idk about emptying it everytime how much work is envolved in emptying and filling the loop

I have moved my computer many times (not just from room to room, but long car trips) and never once drained it. I think people are in general a little paranoid about it. I did lay the computer on several folded towels and tied it in place in the trunk. If your loop breaks and leaks cause of a few bumps in the road then you should be thankful it happened in the car and not when it was powered up.
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I have moved my computer many times (not just from room to room, but long car trips) and never once drained it. I think people are in general a little paranoid about it. I did lay the computer on several folded towels and tied it in place in the trunk. If your loop breaks and leaks cause of a few bumps in the road then you should be thankful it happened in the car and not when it was powered up.

i have never seen the reason to risk it... its very easy for a loop to loosen some on a trip and not to notice... OP... i realy advise against this just for saftey of your rig... if you use a closed loop though, thats another story

EDIT: closed loop being something like teh H100 and such
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post #136 of 193
OP

You could always go down the route of all-in-one systems for both the CPU and GPU(s).

Get something like the Antec Kuhler 920 or Corsair H100 for the CPU and then get an Arctic Cooling Accelero hybrid liquid cooler for each GPU thumb.gif

Although that will still be reasonably expensive, but compared to a custom loop you could free up enough extra cash to get a third GTX680 thumb.gif
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I think this ^ sounds like a great idea... Though I won't talk about the GPUs as I have never used any form of closed loop on a GPU, I'll gouge for the H100... Very nice unit and easy to work with... Also, if you have some extra cash you could get some after market fans (I love the low speed cougar vortex fans) and really boots your performance smile.gif
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Build a custom loop or go high end air. With the changes in Corsairs leak policy the performance gains are too minimal to justify over a high end air cooler.
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i have never seen the reason to risk it... its very easy for a loop to loosen some on a trip and not to notice... OP... i realy advise against this just for saftey of your rig... if you use a closed loop though, thats another story
EDIT: closed loop being something like teh H100 and such

What are you concerned about working itself loose? The entire system is sealed with some form of rubber, an excellent vibration damper. Everything is (or should be) screwed/bolted down. If you are a bit paranoid then open the case up and check all the fittings before firing the computer up. That's probably less than 2 minutes; draining and then refilling and bleeding a loop is a much longer ordeal.
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i have never seen the reason to risk it... its very easy for a loop to loosen some on a trip and not to notice... OP... i realy advise against this just for saftey of your rig... if you use a closed loop though, thats another story
EDIT: closed loop being something like teh H100 and such
The problem with a closed loop is that it provides performance about at the same level as a large tower cooler, while a custom loop provides significantly greater cooling performance.

It's not actually easy to cause your loop to leak. Singularity Computers ships filled custom loops, AFAIK, so it's gonna be hard to make a loop leak.
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