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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

No, i can not. But then again neither can I make a GPU, mobo, rad, wb, ram, fittings and so on. I can make a table or a shelf with wood though. I really doubt many if any can make a cylinder reservoir out of acrylic. And correct me if I wrong but they probably don't use people to like handcraft reservoirs from scratcth. My guess is they use machines for everything except maybe tightening the ends which is what pretty much any human can do right.
(This is going nowhere, I'm still not getting you).
Btw, why would you pick the most expensive and essential components (which a reservoir isn't) ?
and you didn't just pick the average most expensive parts in a PC (200 CPU, 150 mobo, 200-300 for a GPU) but high end ones whereas the res was an average one.

Because a res is an acrylic tube which is no different from any other. Where paying more for hardware gets you more (generally) functionality. Just listing prices of things I've purchased.

It's not worth trying to explain to you. I don't think you're really trying to understand or it's getting lost in the language.
 
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post #12732 of 15187
You'd be surprised just how little markup there is on technology items. For small, niche products like computer cases, graphics cards, watercooling.... it's expensive to design, to manufacture, to advertise, to ship. There's very little profit in it. You really have to sell a LOT of items to make a profit, unless you're doing it all by yourself, which then, you still have to have the design software and machinery.
post #12733 of 15187
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

You'd be surprised just how little markup there is on technology items. For small, niche products like computer cases, graphics cards, watercooling.... it's expensive to design, to manufacture, to advertise, to ship. There's very little profit in it. You really have to sell a LOT of items to make a profit, unless you're doing it all by yourself, which then, you still have to have the design software and machinery.

I did not know that, When I sold car audio, that has a silly mark up. lol.
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

You'd be surprised just how little markup there is on technology items. For small, niche products like computer cases, graphics cards, watercooling.... it's expensive to design, to manufacture, to advertise, to ship. There's very little profit in it. You really have to sell a LOT of items to make a profit, unless you're doing it all by yourself, which then, you still have to have the design software and machinery.

I did not know that, When I sold car audio, that has a silly mark up. lol.

Yeah, the computer industry, unless you're a big time seller like Dell, HP, etc., has very little markup. Since everyone here essentially buys niche products for their desktops, it's hard to see. We are still a minority in the grand scheme of technology. Car audio sells by the truckload.
post #12735 of 15187
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Yeah, the computer industry, unless you're a big time seller like Dell, HP, etc., has very little markup. Since everyone here essentially buys niche products for their desktops, it's hard to see. We are still a minority in the grand scheme of technology. Car audio sells by the truckload.

interesting to know. yeah almost everyone likes being able to listen to music.
post #12736 of 15187
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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

I really doubt many if any can make a cylinder reservoir out of acrylic.

I can. From scratch, by hand. With no fancy machinery. I do not hide this fact.
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post #12737 of 15187
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I can. From scratch, by hand. With no fancy machinery. I do not hide this fact.

If you really can then I'm very impressed.
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Hey guys

I have a little question since the temps in my Phantom increased with watercooling instead of decreasing.
I think the problem is that the fans on the radiator are blowing the warm wind in the case.
But the problem is that I cant put them on the other site of the rad because there is simply no room to do that.
I did see some pics of Phantoms with a 360 rad on top with the fanse blowing the hot air out of the case.
Does anyone know how to fix this?

Here are some pics that illustrate what I mean:


post #12740 of 15187
Just flip them so they pull air through the rad and vent out the top
 
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