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Originally Posted by Genjimaru View Post
Is there any benifit to OCing a Wii?
Its not OCed, its just liquid cooled. No practical purpose, just looks cool.
    
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post #32 of 47
Looks sick.
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post #33 of 47
Fun idea and it looks pretty cool, but they really should OC it.
They're going to need all the juice they can get if they're going
to try and run that Wii Sports Resort disc they have in there.
That game is a beast.
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post #34 of 47
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I'm surprised at all the hate . . .

You all realize, that many folks mod their cases, water cool, install lights, build theme cases . . . upgrade to a $500 video card or high powered mobo with lots of OC headroom . . . etc . . . etc FOR FUN!

Most of the stuff on OCN from OC to crazy builds is unnecessary. Enjoy it for the work and creativity that was put into it instead of bashing it for whatever reason.

I think it is a great looking build. I can only imagine the time it took to design and build it. Kudos to him for a cool build.
this^

Purchasing a decent graphics card is almost always done for the fun factor.. I'm sure the person that did this mod had as much fun doing it as any of you playing Metro 2033 maxed out in eyefinity with your crossfire 6990s and 4.8ghz 2600k.
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post #35 of 47
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Would have made more sense to use a 360.
this.
do Wiis even overheat?
    
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Looks like a bomb from Die Hard 3, pretty cool.
LOL too funny

kind of cool ..
post #37 of 47
It's not hate.. it's simply this..

Why would you do spend so much time water cooling the single console that has the least practical benefit from the project.. and even beyond that, the community that would appreciate this kind of endeavor would much rather see it performed on the consoles they recreationally more often (ps3, 360). Something of this sort done to a 360 would actually be incredible and possibly yield slight functionality improvements.

I still value the work that's been done here, but I'd be really interested to hear why he didn't want to do it to a 360 or ps3 !
Edited by Pankie - 4/6/11 at 1:11pm
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post #38 of 47
480p never looked so good.
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post #39 of 47
It would have looked so much better if it didn't says "UNLimited Edition" on the front. To me, that engraving ruins it. Take that away and the mod would be perfect.
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post #40 of 47
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Originally Posted by Thogar View Post
cool gamecubes
There, fixed that for you

That's one good looking wii imo
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