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post #21 of 90
I wonder if Firedog could put a new waterblock on my GPU?

It would be hilarious to bring a water cooled rig in there and see their eyes light up. Hell, they might offer me a job.
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post #22 of 90
Not all firedogs suck

Water cooling is an uncommon thing for pre-built computers which is almost 100% of what they deal with. Why would you need to learn about something or keep up on it if it doesn't come in any machine you sell whole or in part? It would be cool if they all knew though.
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post #23 of 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by losttsol View Post
I wonder if Firedog could put a new waterblock on my GPU?

It would be hilarious to bring a water cooled rig in there and see their eyes light up. Hell, they might offer me a job.
If you brought that in, I think they might not know what it was...
post #24 of 90
I don't think I'd trust them with a water cooled rig. They'd be like "Oh, there was water in your system causing a short, so we removed it and fixed the problem. That'll be $450."
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Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
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A local news station just did this investigative report. Basically, they changed the boot order or a hard drive detection setting and sent it to Circuit City, Best Buy and Microcenter to see how well they do.

Please move if this isn't newsworthy.
Posted in the correct place. Good read.
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post #26 of 90
Wow those tech guys are complete morons. Thats why i would never ever bring my broken pc to a shop.
I would fix it myself and save 300 bucks.
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I don't think I'd trust them with a water cooled rig. They'd be like "Oh, there was water in your system causing a short, so we removed it and fixed the problem. That'll be $450."
That is hilarious, and sadly true.
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post #28 of 90
Oh I'm so doing that IDE/SATA thing.

Geek Squad, get ready.

~Gooda~
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Oh I'm so doing that IDE/SATA thing.

Geek Squad, get ready.

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Your luck they'll fix it and charge you like 150.
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post #30 of 90
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Then a thought hits me. The average underaged member on OCN knows much more than all 3 of those places combined.
OCN ftw. Geek Sqwak's ftl.

These clowns bring a bad name to 'our' community..they should be tied to bumpers and drug through the streets for people to throw their old cpu parts at.
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