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Poll Results: Should i plan a built-in "extra" monitor ~9-13" modded into a transparent window or built in speakers?

 
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It's the 4Pin Molex on the bottom of the board


Supposedly it doesn't do squat on 1 or 2 GPU's. I'm pretty sure it helps alot with 3/4 way setups tho
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NOW FOR QUAD R9 290X's wheee.gifwheee.gif
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NOW FOR QUAD R9 290X's wheee.gifwheee.gif

Actually TBH, after watching this comparison this morning that Paul (i think thats his name) from Newegg did, I'm having second thoughts about my plans for a 4th. I'm still gonna start with 2 and add a 3rd at some point. I was pretty suprised by these results though. I feel like on an x79 board, that slot could do alot more good with an LSI raid controller in it. We'll see if that changes with driver updates. But at this point, 4 290x's is pure E-Peen and no brains. A few of the tests actually showed 3 performing better than 4. Even 3 has a horrible price -> performance gain ratio, but i can't build with a RIVE BE and not at least go 3-way CFX =P

Edit: by "this morning" i mean yesterday afternoon LOLLLLLL
Big orders getting delivered screws up my sleep schedule sooooooo bad axesmiley.png

I need to get some sleep. Sorry for this 3-day unboxing, but i'm really working hard at not giving you guys crappy pics with my GS3. Especially since over the past month or 2, I made a bunch of promises that I'd do an unboxing when i got my board tongue.gif

Tomorrow should be the last one. I just gotta take pics of all the accessories out of the packages and probly take some pics with all the heatsinks removed.

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Your pics have too much direct light. If you aren't using natural light you should hold some white cardboard over the lights to soften it. Direct light will kill detail. Personally I don't even bother taking photos unless the sun is up rolleyes.gif.
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Here's some pics of just the RIVE BE by itself. I spent the entire night taking like 300 pics of just the mobo, then going through over and over "trying" to pick the best ones and deleting the rest. I got it down to 36 redface.gif I really need to learn how to take just like 10-15 good pics of something.
As a very wise man once told me, Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Anyway, here they are smile.gif
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Your pics have too much direct light. If you aren't using natural light you should hold some white cardboard over the lights to soften it. Direct light will kill detail. Personally I don't even bother taking photos unless the sun is up rolleyes.gif.

correct me if I'm wrong, but he needs to diffuse the (flash) light, wouldn't some white cloth work?
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I'll settle for three tongue.gif
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Oh thank goodness someone didn't quote one of your posts of all the picture posts without using spoilers...lol

That mobo looks incredible!
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Oh thank goodness someone didn't quote one of your posts of all the picture posts without using spoilers...lol

That mobo looks incredible!

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Here's some pics of just the RIVE BE by itself. I spent the entire night taking like 300 pics of just the mobo, then going through over and over "trying" to pick the best ones and deleting the rest. I got it down to 36 redface.gif I really need to learn how to take just like 10-15 good pics of something.
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correct me if I'm wrong, but he needs to diffuse the (flash) light, wouldn't some white cloth work?

I think too much light would pass through cloth but I've never used it so I can't confirm it or not.
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Your pics have too much direct light. If you aren't using natural light you should hold some white cardboard over the lights to soften it. Direct light will kill detail. Personally I don't even bother taking photos unless the sun is up rolleyes.gif.

LOL, i wish i knew that yesterday. I even took the lampshade off to give it more direct light LOLLLL. I hold the lamp really as far away as possible while still being able to click the Shutter button. All the pics of the chips on the board and whatnot i just took holding the camera and turning on the flash. It woulda been too hard to do those with my Panavise.

When i was housesitting for my mom last week i had that nice windowsill to work with, my apartments way different. It's tough to get any good sunlight in here. Plus i'm nocturnal redface.gif

I took all those mobo pics against my fridge with a big white shelf i took off a storage rack. I tried reflecting the light as much as possible like that tutorial said. Maybe i need to figure out a new setup. Are you saying i should Cover the light with a cardboard or Reflect off it?

I didn't know light kills detail. I thought just shadows were bad. Thanx for the help. Photography is a ***** LOLLLLL
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