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Poll Results: Will you ever splurge and go all out on a Case labs?

 
  • 61% (103)
    Yes!
  • 15% (26)
    No :(
  • 15% (26)
    Heck yes! I have mulitple CL
  • 1% (3)
    Whats this caselabs thing?
  • 5% (9)
    Are you talking to me?
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post #371 of 892
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I agree! It shouldn't coat $12.65 to ship a few fittings... USPS Flat Rate Small box is only $5.25...

FCPU only takes phone orders and only uses UPS, also very expensive!

FCPU used to have $3.99 First Class Mail...

It takes the same amount of time to receive my stuff as using Priority Mail...

Sometimes the shipping costs can make up for the cost on parts, over PPC's...
PPCS has the first class option, but I think it's for only one teeny tiny fitting haha. When I needed a few extra fittings a few month back for my flex tubing, it was like $4.49 to ship 3 fittings. Once I added a 4th, it jumped to $12 because apparently 3 fittings weigh more than 13 ounces haha. I used to be fed up about the prices over shipping, but after me screwing them over twice with adding more orders for combined shipping, i said they can have it haha. They deserve it for having amazing customer support. Heck, then sent me a free Tshirt with my last order because I have them an awesome review on Facebook smile.gif
    
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post #372 of 892
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I love seeing stories like this. I truly believe PPCs tries hard and at the end of the day does right by their customers. Lately we see only the stories of when they mess something up followed by choruses of people wanting to pretend nothing bad ever happened at FCPU even before the closure drama. Notice that we never hear the end of those stories so we never find out if PPCs CS made it right or if they were even given the chance. I'm glad to hear how they worked things out with you and that they even did you a solid on setting aside the 140 ERs for you! cheers.gif

Congrats on the 140 ERs, I love mine!

Me to. The stories you hear though are not the average ones nor really equivalent to what Steez brought up. Their CS is great. Some of their policies? 'eh... But, you can't always have your cake and vodka.

Need more CL in this thread...
post #373 of 892
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Its official. Ordered the F3-140ER's smile.gif I feel so relieved now, geez. I would have been fine with the FF4's, but those drew 0.7A on just one fan. When I would start my PC with Corsair Link, it would probably blow out the link. With the ER's, that's {0.35A x 4} + {0.18A x 3} = 1.94A total, not including my D5 PWM fans, which will be powered via molex so that it's not calculated for power draw from the LINK. I purchased the LINK just for the Vardars because I needed a PWM device without paying $200 + accessories for the Aquaero..



Now I really hope I have all the parts I need to finish the build. I just don't feel like paying another $12+ on shipping haha.

I cant think Marina enough for what she did. I'm kind of glad it happened that way though because I would've been stuck with the FF4's.

Now for the case, KC said it would ship no later than the 19th. Well todays the 19th and NO EMAIL as of yet. Im hoping I get the email before todays over. School starts in 5 days and I'm loaded on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with work mad.gif
    
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post #374 of 892
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YES YES YES YES YES YES



Its like Christmas is here!
Not too sure about the radiator bracket though
    
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YES YES YES YES YES YES



Its like Christmas is here!
Not too sure about the radiator bracket though

Wait a minute here...

I thought that you'd be getting a notice that said "Shipped"

What's this "Awaiting Fulfilment" jazz?


Ah krap, I didn't look at everything...

I'm going to sleep, forever! Maybe...

OK, 30 minutes...
Edited by JourneymanMike - 8/19/15 at 4:23pm
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post #376 of 892
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Wait a minute here...

I thought that you'd be getting a notice that said "Shipped"

What's this "Awaiting Fulfilment" jazz?


Ah krap, I didn't look at everything...

I'm going to sleep, forever! Maybe...

OK, 30 minutes...
HAHA. I emailed KC about the radiator bracket, so hopefully they didn't forget to include it. I don't know why its still saying awaiting fulfillment. Its having me worried. Next thing you know I get my case and its not in there.
    
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post #377 of 892
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ETA is this Friday, the 21st. Kind of disappointed it wasn't tomorrow frown.gif oh well. Tomorrow I'll start taking down my current loop and start Blitzing the two new rads. I'm going to use a coffee filter for the used Pastel Ice white, and I ordered two more liters today from PPCS. It'll be a little under 4 liters because I lost a tiny bit from filling and draining previously. I cannot wait to start building this. I just hope they included my 140.4 bracket because it's still pending as awaiting fulfillment. They were suppose to combine ship it with the case.

I'm loaded with work for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so I'm not sure when I'll be able to start building
Edited by SteezyTN - 8/19/15 at 11:33pm
    
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I just hope they included my 140.4 bracket because it's still pending as awaiting fulfillment. They were suppose to combine ship it with the case.
I'm loaded with work for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so I'm not sure when I'll be able to start building

Don't worry, it will be in the box.
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Awesome to see the case has shipped thumb.gif Congrats biggrin.gif
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I'm so stocked. The 140.4 bracket was also included according to KC. Seems like they just forgot to update it as complete.

But anyways, I'm thinking about using different TIM for my 4770k and TX's. I'm currently using the EK Ectotherm paste, but should I replace it with something else?
    
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