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Hello: my name is Laurent and I live outside of Ottawa Ontario in a village called Limoges.

I'm an HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) consultant that does CAD work and video editing for fun. I love scuba diving, and take lots of video with my GoPro video camera, and I end up with tons of video to do colour-correction on. This is why I am here: to learn what equipment I will need as well as how to squeeze the most out of it (i.e. overclocking). I am a total noobie, so I am asking tons of questions, and so far getting really good answers: lots of people chiming in with their opinions, and some backing them up with some very detailed facts: you guys are really great!

I just hit 50 earlier this month, so this computer is my mid-life crisis purchase: why buy a corvette that I can only drive when there is no snow out when I can drive a computer year round? wink.gifbiggrin.gif

As part of my HVAC consulting, I do residential / commercial/ and industrial energy transfer, with emphasis on hydronic (water) energy transfer. Thus I am able to absorb the water-cooling part of overclocking very well - to the point where I am already thinking of making a large external water-cooling system.

As an appreciation for all the wonderful support I have been getting from you members, I am willing to pay it back: if you have any HVAC questions, please feel free to send me a private message, and I will try to help you out as best I can. smile.gif

about this place: I love all the different sections you have in these forums: tons of amazing posts to read and some real cool pictures: those case mods are something else!
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Welcome to OCN, LimogesGuy! Enjoy your stay as this is really an awesomely great community!
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I've been learning about all sorts of useful stuff and terms, like epeen! wink.gifbiggrin.gif
On a serious note, I learned yesterday about folding. I want to research how much data gets sent back and forth over the internet for this process because I have a 100 Gig monthly limit...
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Nice intro.
Welcome!! wave2.gif
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Welcome to OCN!
 
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i7-7700K (Delidded) Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  ASUS GTX 1070 ROG Strix 8GB 16GB (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB Samsung F3 1TB  Samsung SH-S223Q/BEBS DVD Burner Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2 x Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 120MM fans 4 x Enermax TB Silence Red 120mm fans 1 x Coolermaster 200mm fan 1 x Coolermaster 140mm fan 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1 x Coolermaster 120mm fan Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit ASUS VG248QE 24" 1920x1080 144hz Corsair Strafe RGB Cherry MX Silent 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Cooler Master Cosmos II Logitech G502 Razer Vespula  
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Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1 Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Astro A40 Headset 
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Western Digital 640GB CB HP DVD/CD-RW Burner Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung P2370HD @ [1920x1080p] 
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Welcome to OCN!

I think we are at the stage now where most people will still be proud to use computers when we get older, as apposed to not having a clue how to use one like it was a decade or so ago.

I cant see myself ever not using a pc when im bit older.
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Welcome to OCN Laurent thumb.gif Enjoy your stay mate biggrin.gif
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WD 500Gb Blue WD 160Gb Blue LG DVDRW Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo 
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Thanks guys! I'm really getting sweaty palms here: about to place an order for $3K for a computer - not the easiest thing to do... biggrin.gif Now at the GPU decision stage.... biggrin.gif
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