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Aren't they looking at a lawsuit from all the hd5970s they killed?
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These new things they will try to sell will fail
What the hell. Fan's suppose to be on inside. That's not very discrete.
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Aren't they looking at a lawsuit from all the hd5970s they killed?
What?

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Originally Posted by Intrepid93 View Post
What the hell. Fan's suppose to be on inside. That's not very discrete.
Not really, but their PSU's are not very long either. That particular unit will fit in most cases.

Though, I much more prefer the 120mm version they include with their own cases. The reason is the 120mm version had 18AWG wires (instead of 20) and only two PCIe connectors (6pin & 6+2)

But it's still over-rated by 50w.
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post #44 of 52
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What?
Their hd5970 cooler has killed quiet a few hd5970s by breaking either one or both DVI slots. See here: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1515486
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post #46 of 52
Interesting. Its seems they are hitting new markets!

Looks like they may be rolling out PSUs, sound cards, mice, Keyboards and more!

I like Arctic Cooling. I loved my Freezer 64, way back when.

EDIT: That logo is a bit too cheesy 80s heavy Metal band, they need to hire a new artist.
    
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post #47 of 52
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Why would they do that? Arctic Cooling was better.
It's called "rebranding". Although it has been around for a long time, a lot of more major companies have been doing it the last few years. Especially technology companies. (Comcast/Xfinity, Phillip Morris/Altria, WB/The CW, etc)

They will do this in times of crisis mostly, but sometimes to bring attention to an overhaul of some major company components.
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post #48 of 52
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Originally Posted by clerick View Post
Their hd5970 cooler has killed quiet a few hd5970s by breaking either one or both DVI slots. See here: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1515486
I can see alot of what looks like user error in that thread. And not actual direct fault of the company. Though I would split the blame 70/30 in with AC taking 70. But seriously, enthusiasts should know the rule that many modders follow: measure twice, cut once.

Check everything before you start. That's just common sense.
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Interesting. Its seems they are hitting new markets!

Looks like they may be rolling out PSUs, sound cards, mice, Keyboards and
They have been in the PSU, Case, Mice, Keyboard, & Sound Card markets for awhile. That stuff just doesn't normally show up on Newegg.
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Quote:
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I can see alot of what looks like user error in that thread. And not actual direct fault of the company. Though I would split the blame 70/30 in with AC taking 70. But seriously, enthusiasts should know the rule that many modders follow: measure twice, cut once.

Check everything before you start. That's just common sense.


They have been in the PSU, Case, Mice, Keyboard, & Sound Card markets for awhile. That stuff just doesn't normally show up on Newegg.
Yea but I don't see how tightening a screw just a bit more is supposed to kill the card. Shouldn't they have redesigned the screws then and bypassed the x bracket altogether...?
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