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i wondeer what they would say to see me outside in a tshirt

This thread is wondering off but I have to say it's funny what's happening in the states because I'm from South Carolina originally now I'm in South Korea and I'm use to the cold weather here but it has been warmer than normal all the while back home people are getting a record cold lol its like we switched!
post #2852 of 7172
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This thread is wondering off but I have to say it's funny what's happening in the states because I'm from South Carolina originally now I'm in South Korea and I'm use to the cold weather here but it has been warmer than normal all the while back home people are getting a record cold lol its like we switched!

lol freakish thing that and very possible.

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My graphics card was sagging badly before, this is how bad it was



I haven't got anything long enough to support the card in it's place, so I need to get creative. My Nexus 5 case plus old Moto Milestone 2 hard case is a perfect length to support it thumb.gif Overkill 120mm fan on the VRM couldn't hurt too biggrin.gif

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My graphics card was sagging badly before, this is how bad it was



I haven't got anything long enough to support the card in it's place, so I need to get creative. My Nexus 5 case plus old Moto Milestone 2 hard case is a perfect length to support it thumb.gif Overkill 120mm fan on the VRM couldn't hurt too biggrin.gif

lol wicked and mum told me cell phones were bad for us.

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that cpu cooler looks pretty rough
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that cpu cooler looks pretty rough
It's oxidized, it's shining before but with oily fingers makes it went like that, can't be bothered to clean it biggrin.gif
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My graphics card was sagging badly before, this is how bad it was



I haven't got anything long enough to support the card in it's place, so I need to get creative. My Nexus 5 case plus old Moto Milestone 2 hard case is a perfect length to support it thumb.gif Overkill 120mm fan on the VRM couldn't hurt too biggrin.gif


I just wanted to post a very similar thing, but you beat me to it biggrin.gif
My roommate's PC failed unexpectedly and we had to improvise a new one out of whatever we had lying around. Since his old one was an HP prebuilt and couldn\t fit a mATX MB we had to modify an old 90's server case. After saying hi to the dremel the slide-in-and-out MB fitting worked fine. However, there was nothing to attach the PCIe cards to. The GTX 550 Ti I donated him was really putting a strain on the MB though. Solution: after some looking around we found a glass that fitted under it nearly perfectly. We just added th 2 extra pins from the 6+2 connector between the glass and the card and it was perfect. No problem whatsoever.


Sorry for the awful quality, my phone cam sucks mad.gif
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post #2858 of 7172
I used one of the punch-out slot covers from the back of my case to prop up the video card in my old case. That was just an old Sapphire 4850 too, not one of of the newer monsters with heat pipes and such.

When I was in high school, I definitely saw a teacher duct tape a second HDD to a scrap of 2x4 inside a case.
post #2859 of 7172
I had to make some Hard Drive mounts in my 3^hand PC...so I came up with this, to reduce noise/vibrations and even the temperatures dropped down pretty well:

8 rings screwed directly into the wood, with an elastic rope going through each one thumb.gif





It allows you to mount both 3,5'' and 2,5'' drives, here a small Hitachi 2,5'' hard drive:



Here you can see how the mounting holes are placed, and the rope without and with the drive mounted:



Cheers!! biggrin.gif
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Awesome. Very functional
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