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post #41 of 61
Welcome to the world of H2...ohhhhhhhh!!!! lol
(more like H2:doh:)
post #42 of 61
I dont feel so bad then. My new build is running me $800-ish just for the WC gear. Add in a CaseLabs M8, a 2nd 5870, Corsair 1200w, new mobo, proc, and ram - I'm figuring around 2200-2500 US after shipping to Alaska. (look for a worklog to be posted in a few weeks).

You gotta want it!

My wife doesn't understand the expense, but it's a hobby for many of us. To me it's worth it entirely.
post #43 of 61
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I should be getting all my stuff by the end of the week. The only order that I dont have a tracking number for is from Pietra's. *fingers crossed* for a fun weekend project
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post #44 of 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bear907 View Post
My wife doesn't understand the expense, but it's a hobby for many of us. To me it's worth it entirely.
Well, you are in a part of the world where most types of equipment need to be WARMED UP in order to function at all.
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post #45 of 61
No matter what... Pics Pics and more Pics!!! I wanna see it haha your current system pic looks pretty good... I wanna see this upgrade
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post #46 of 61
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MacNcheese View Post
No matter what... Pics Pics and more Pics!!! I wanna see it haha your current system pic looks pretty good... I wanna see this upgrade
I will be making a build log. I'll link to it here when the time comes.
I got an email for pietra's today. they said they shippit out this afternoon because they didn't have any rx360's until they recieved their shipment of them today. It wasn't listed as oos or backordered when i bought it...

Hoping to get it by Friday as it is only coming from Cali, buy I kind of doubt it will. Ups tracking shows nothing so far.



Edit: Petra's package will not arrive until the 14th (next Monday). Funny- I ordered from all four sites at the same time, and the package from Germany (aquatuning.us) arrives tomorrow (the 9th) beating the relatively local sites (in the US). The closest shop (Calif) taking the longest (8 days)... go figure
Edited by bob808 - 3/8/11 at 8:11pm
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post #47 of 61
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My package from Aquatuning arrived about ten o'clock this morning while I was at work. Talk about fast! The box looked undamaged and it's packed pretty good with some crumpled paper to keep things from sliding around. The packing slip is enclosed. So far, so good

Opening boxes full of components always makes me feel all warm and mushy inside

Here's a picture of the items. Everything I ordered. I noticed on the packing slip it lists a sticker that costs $0.00 but I do not see any sticker.




Overall I am very impressed with my experience ordering from aquatuning.us .
They accurately filled the order in a very prompt manner, packaged it well to ship it half way around the world in record time.


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post #48 of 61
Watercooling can't be THAT expensive...
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Well i hope you enjoy putting everything together. I know I just about always order from performance-pcs.com because they tend to be the cheapest. Just don't buy Yate Loons from there, haha. Good Luck!!!
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post #50 of 61
Buy used.

My computer (sans hard drives and case) only cost me $600. Right now the loop I'm trying to put together is only totalling me $220 (2xEK 280 blocks, MCP 655, DD Stealth GT 240, DD SR1 120, Bitspower Crystal T-block, DD fillport, potentially an EK Supreme LT).
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