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Poll Results: Who should win May's Mod of the Month?

Poll expired: Jun 7, 2013  
  • 52% (153)
    ROG Gene V TJ08-E - MetallicAcid
  • 7% (21)
    Cptnighthawk666 - Nighthawk
  • 23% (69)
    Subyman - Heartbreak Rigid
  • 16% (48)
    KingChris - The Dual
291 Total Votes  
post #101 of 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by lurker2501 View Post

Heartbreak Rigid should win, the rest of the builds are just average at best.

Then you get out your modding tools and submit a PC for MOTM.

Quote:
Originally Posted by cptnighthawk666 View Post

Lurker you suck you jackass.ma deserves his win

There is no need to go that far.
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post #102 of 115
Sorry that was a bit harsh I have been up all night working on my new case and I am a bit cranky
post #103 of 115
K, my vote is in for Heartbreak Rigid. Always have loved solid tubing. Great job for all the builds and they were all great. Still seeing when I can build a beast computer like these guys. thumb.gif

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Last chance to vote biggrin.gif
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post #105 of 115
Congrats ma
post #106 of 115
Thanks hawk!! I do have to say that your mod is very inspiring. I am looking to do a mod based on your idea just so you know smile.gif
post #107 of 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by Noskcaj View Post

A small summary of this month's works:
ROG Gene V TJ08-E - MetallicAcid: Original mod, Prettiest, Best photography, Great hardware
Cptnighthawk666 - Nighthawk: New and impressive mod, but poor hardware and lack of pretty were issues. Please make a nexus 7 version.
Subyman - Heartbreak Rigid: A short definition of OCD, great photos, Impressive but a lack of a truly impressive mod held this back
KingChris - The Dual: Possibly the most impressive mod, Very Overpowered, held back by poor photos and the fact you have to go to the build log to realise how impressive this is.

Great work everyone.

Similar to my views.

ROG TJ08E - Best presentation overall, and best photography. It had some CnC which is always a plus, but didn't really push any boundaries of modding. Clean and precise.

Nighthawk - Interesting concept with screen, but everything else is average. IMHO taking apart a digital frame isn't that difficult (may be novel though). Perhaps if the next iteration the screen could be programmed? That would be something stellar, if also in conjunction of nice guts.

Heartbreak rigid - The photographs also don't do it justice, and the two chosen especially don't reveal what's going on inside. The 7970 covers a lot, and the piping isn't showcased as much as it should have been. Then, the exposed fans on top is aesthetically unpleasing, and Caselabs case is functional but ugly.

The Dual: The most intriguing mod of the four, but also the least harmonious. It's an interesting idea that's executed pretty well but not unified in design, so it looks a bit shoddy. This fits the mod theme the best in spirit but the worst aesthetically. Even though there's a lot of clever things in there, two systems in one and all, having two behemoth rads just there, it doesn't feel like it's a whole system, but rather a collection of parts jumbled together that just happens to work. With all three other contenders there's a clear vision of what they want to make their build to be, and it's less apparent here.
post #108 of 115
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Poll is over Congratulations Metallic Acid! thumb.gifthumb.gif Will be contacting you with PM! smile.gif Good turnout for all mods!
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post #109 of 115
Thank you Foxx
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Poll is over Congratulations Metallic Acid! thumb.gifthumb.gif Will be contacting you with PM! smile.gif Good turnout for all mods!

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 85

Congratulations MA thumb.gif
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