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Ya I think that custom acrylic will help. Szeged and I have both found no one wants a 900D even at a great price lol

Those 3 or 4 dollars more add up when you get a bunch of fans!

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Ya I think that custom acrylic will help. Szeged and I have both found no one wants a 900D even at a great price lol

Those 3 or 4 dollars more add up when you get a bunch of fans!

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Well, when you can get the case from NewEgg @ 250$ w/ free shipping it is kinda hard to flip them, but I think i will be able to get rid of it locally for ~200$.

I now have a life time supply of AP-15's + 8 extra in case any explode.

The STH-10 will be just as monochrome as the 900D, accept with white accents this time around. Another Function>Form build.
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I look forward to seeing what you do with it, did you manage to sell the 900D already?

Where did you get the AP-15s from? They are so overpriced everywhere I see at the moment mad.gif

Yeah, the AP-15s are definitely scarce at the moment. Best price I see currently is $18.95 from aaawave which really isn't all that terrible as they have free shipping for them. Not sure how long they'll last though as one-by-one every place that had the cheapest price on them has sold out pretty quick. Even FrozenCPU is just about out of them. Their page says "37 In Stock" right now.

FWIW Jab-tech has a killa deal on AP-14s right now @ $10.47 each and with the 'facebook' 5% discount code they come to under $10 and Jab-tech's always had reasonable shipping rates. Most people are rarely if ever going to run their AP-15s above the AP-14's 1450rpms anyways so if that's the case there's really little-to-no reason to not get AP-14s instead, plus I believe the AP-14s have a 10% longer rated lifespan (mtbf).
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I run them @ 100% 24/7... I must have a deafness for their tone/pitch because i can barely hear them. It is soothing, unlike the corsair fan noise, which is jarring.
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I only run them at 100% during benchmarks, even then they don't seem too loud. 24-7 including gaming, I run them at the lowest setting before they turn off, and they are very quiet temps barely increase by 5C at most. While my cards usually run at 37C under load , with the fans at low I see them at 42-41C. No change in CPU temps with fans in high or low.
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eh, false alarm... Seems as if the deal may have fallen through. Not sure if he sold it to some one else or what. Stay tuned for possible dramas.
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Idk strong seems like a great guy, I'm sure he has a good reason on why it's taking so long.
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Yeah... With his community stature it just doesn't make any sense. I'll continue to give him a bit more time... for now...


NOW THEN

How do stuff a third pump and a third 480 into a dual PSU system? Run PSU's externally?!
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I can't believe they charged him 200$+ to ship this thing. Its only 38 pounds. They must charge Size>weight. BUT STILL that seems so obscene. I would be calling corporate UPS to verify that price if it were me.

OK, so for now i'm transplanting everything, adding a third pump, and third 480, using white tubing, and setting up hybrid sli links. Two in parallel one in serial.
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