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Hey guys,

I've just started going to this forum and have found a lot of information.

I'm a pretty tidy guy and kind of ocd.

I like fast, small, quiet computers.
You won't see me with beast computers that sound like a rocket taking off. Noise is a definite concern to me, you will see that I tend to have a soft spot for passively cooled video cards. I'm currently waiting on the scs3 6850 to come out by powercolor, mmmmmm.


My main purpose for coming to the forums is to get more experience with overclocking and to learn better cable management techniques.

I'm currently a mechanical engineering student and have access to a machine shop. Hopefully I will have some time to do some case mods and stuff to show you guys... eh if I have the time..


Anyways. Thanks for reading!

*As I'm finishing this post, IntelBurnTest has notified me of stability at 3.9GHz on my PII x4 b55!*
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you're going to need to sacrafice noise for performance.

that is, until the new 22nm cpu's are out...

welcome to ocn.
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welcome to the OCN forums
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Welcome to the forums man, I see that you've filled out your PC specs before your first post. Usually most peoples first post is them griping about something and we have no idea what they're working with .

I'm extremely jealous that you have access to a machine shop, don't tell me that you have access to a CNC machine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
I'm extremely jealous that you have access to a machine shop, don't tell me that you have access to a CNC machine
I'd be jealous too, to have access to machinery to make waterblocks or dice pots would be niceee

Welcome to OCN
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I'd be jealous too, to have access to machinery to make waterblocks or dice pots would be niceee

Welcome to OCN
Personally, I'd like to custom fab a case. I have the tools to bend metal and all but I know I'd have a really shoddy case if I couldn't precision cut edges and all. Yes, a plasma cutter cuts it but no, it doesn't cut it.
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Welcome to OCN .......

Chuck D
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Originally Posted by Yumyums View Post
I'd be jealous too, to have access to machinery to make waterblocks or dice pots would be niceee

Welcome to OCN
Awww man, if I knew enough about water cooling I'd be in the shop all day myself xD

Yes, we have a 3 axis cnc machine and a 2 axis cnc lathe.


Quote:
Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
Personally, I'd like to custom fab a case. I have the tools to bend metal and all but I know I'd have a really shoddy case if I couldn't precision cut edges and all. Yes, a plasma cutter cuts it but no, it doesn't cut it.

Waterjets are a little neater :3

Dang can't wait to learn more.
Edited by dcyli - 1/2/11 at 10:17am
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