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They run much cooler this way.
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WOW @ Litlratt.
Edited by ChrisB17 - 7/6/08 at 1:17pm
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WoW :O
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Originally Posted by Litlratt View Post
They run much cooler this way.
sick!! I cant wait for mines to come together...
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Thats sweet.....

My tri-fired 3870's are enough for me...
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post #46 of 66
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Thats sweet.....

My tri-fired 3870's are enough for me...
But then you can't post pictures in all the threads
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That's the case with nearly every hobby. I built a $5k remote control truck and ended up selling it for $400 to a friend when I lost interest in the hobby. I can't think of a hobby that doesn't lose value unless you consider "coin or card collecting" a hobby.
Your right. Hobbies are expensive, but they are suppose to be for enjoyment, not profit. If you made a profit it would be a business.
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Any adult with a credit card can purchase any computer on the market. You don't have to be rich to obtain this- you just have to want it bad enough to spend the money on it. A school teacher could purchase this on their crappy salary. There are far more expensive hobbies than computers. My biggest question when looking at this is....why?
This seems to be the common thinking today - put it on a credit card and you don't have to pay for it, right? Then the next thing you want, just put it on the credit card.... Five years later you are wondering how you got yourself into $25,000 - $50,000 worth of debt, and you are blaming the credit card companies, and eventually you file for bankruptcy.

No thank you, I will wait until I have cash in hand.

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Your right. Hobbies are expensive, but they are suppose to be for enjoyment, not profit. If you made a profit it would be a business.
Exactly, thank you. A good addition to this would be that to keep up to date with hobbies is expensive, especially in this fast moving PC world. If you stay one step behind, and buy all the equipment that everyone else is selling cheap after they move on to the newest and greatest, you can conserve. I personally haven't, but it's a thought...

Also, talk about POWER CONSUMPTION! You remember when a 150W power supply was adequate? Now these cards are sucking 750W alone! Add accessories and you are pulling more than a kilowatt to run your system!

I guess that counters all the "going green" you could possibly do...
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[quote=w6t9f;4147154]
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Originally Posted by A Russian :D View Post


What kind of cooler is that



[quote=A Russian ;4147202]
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the true i think



No its the Sunbeam Core-Contact Freezer Universal CPU Cooler
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This seems to be the common thinking today - put it on a credit card and you don't have to pay for it, right? Then the next thing you want, just put it on the credit card.... Five years later you are wondering how you got yourself into $25,000 - $50,000 worth of debt, and you are blaming the credit card companies, and eventually you file for bankruptcy.

No thank you, I will wait until I have cash in hand.
No one said it was free, he was just saying that you can still buy it even if you don't have $5000 on hand. I surely don't, but I could charge it and be able to pay the monthly credit card bills no problem.
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