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Friend of mine had a pretty decent HP PC that he bought from Best Buy for around 1,500. Not for gaming, actually we called it his PPD (personal porn device), after a few months, every single one of his Case Mounted USB's literally just fell apart, after calling HP, he was told the PCB that he needed would cost around $200. I told him that was absurd and that he could buy a whole new case for that amount, well needless to say after a little convincing, he pulled the trigger and we ended up with this...lol



about 6 months later, I rebuilt his rig



and here's me ghetto riggin a 240 rad on top of my old CM Storm Enforcer

jYwCrWd1M30tE.jpg

jtXPc7BytfJer.jpg

jb109beTHc8Uwk.jpg
Edited by NASzi - 1/13/14 at 12:34pm
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post #2582 of 7201
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Originally Posted by NASziΒ View Post

Friend of mine had a pretty decent HP PC that he bought from Best Buy for around 1,500. Not for gaming, actually we called it his PPD (personal porn device), after a few months, every single one of his Case Mounted USB's literally just fell apart, after calling HP, he was told the PCB that he needed would cost around $200. I told him that was absurd and that he could buy a whole new case for that amount, well needless to say after a little convincing, he pulled the trigger and we ended up with this...lol
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


about 6 months later, I rebuilt his rig



and here's me ghetto riggin a 240 rad on top of my old CM Storm Enforcer

jYwCrWd1M30tE.jpg

jtXPc7BytfJer.jpg

jb109beTHc8Uwk.jpg



That looks too nice to qualify tongue.gif

I read that the CPU block is mounted wrong as it can trap air. I have mine mounted exactly like yours and have no issues. I may try turning my case on it's side to see if there is any air trapped in there.
Edited by esqueue - 1/13/14 at 2:58pm
post #2583 of 7201
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Originally Posted by NASziΒ View Post

Friend of mine had a pretty decent HP PC that he bought from Best Buy for around 1,500. Not for gaming, actually we called it his PPD (personal porn device), after a few months, every single one of his Case Mounted USB's literally just fell apart, after calling HP, he was told the PCB that he needed would cost around $200. I told him that was absurd and that he could buy a whole new case for that amount, well needless to say after a little convincing, he pulled the trigger and we ended up with this...lol



about 6 months later, I rebuilt his rig



and here's me ghetto riggin a 240 rad on top of my old CM Storm Enforcer

jYwCrWd1M30tE.jpg

jtXPc7BytfJer.jpg

jb109beTHc8Uwk.jpg

That water cooling setup looks proper good. I see no such ghetto!
post #2584 of 7201
Unfortunately it nothing to brag about, I still think THIS takes the ghetto award laugher.gif
Edited by esqueue - 1/13/14 at 2:35pm
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Unfortunately it nothing to brag about, I still think THIS takes the ghetto award laugher.gif

I don't see why you shouldn't brag about that. The duct tape contrasts nicely with the cardboard!
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[/SPOILER]


That looks too nice to qualify tongue.gif

I read that the CPU block is mounted wrong as it can trap air. I have mines mounted exactly like yours and have no issues. I may try turning my case on it's side to see if there is any air trapped in there.

I don't have that block anymore but I never noticed any issues, I always shake my case to get all of the bubbles out anyway. Not to mention I mounted it so the XS-PC logo is right side up, my common sense tells me that's how the block was meant to be mounted.

Neways i'm rocking a Swiftech Apogee HD now anyway.
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post #2587 of 7201
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Unfortunately it nothing to brag about, I still think THIS takes the ghetto award laugher.gif
Agreed lol
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Agreed lol
I have seen better ghetto watercooling loops.
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Those aren't very loud (Turning on a Cisco 2811) ... Check out the Dell R720 ...

ohh yea try a 48 port catalyst switch on fan test

used to power them up for testing in the corner of a 50 person office and watch their faces drop tongue.gif
Edited by Pip Boy - 1/14/14 at 1:35pm
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ohh yea try a 48 port catalyst switch on fan test

used to power them up for testing in the corner of a 50 person office and watch their faces drop tongue.gif
Those are also extremely loud tongue.gif
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