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  1. It bugs me to see pressure and flow equated. ...

    It bugs me to see pressure and flow equated. Yes, the waterblocks will restrict flow, however, one could have a partial bypass around blocks. Of course, with the pumps used commonly in...
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    I'm loving the build so far. What sort of...

    I'm loving the build so far. What sort of tooling are you using to produce the case? and what material? I'm a bit of a machining geek, so I'm always curious. I also wonder at the choice of a...
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    I've got a Formula VI, and I've got LED controls...

    I've got a Formula VI, and I've got LED controls in the BIOS. It may just be the older boards don't have the configuration options, or that some of them had it overlooked.
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    Looking very impressive, keep up the good work. ...

    Looking very impressive, keep up the good work. Also, as far as saws for that sort of work, I'm very much a fan of Japanese style razor saws. Very precise, very sharp, reasonably priced (well, I...
  5. See, I tend not to post into build logs or such...

    See, I tend not to post into build logs or such much, because I figure that if they come along later with another installment, it will clutter the thread, so I wait till I'm sure it's done. Also,...
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    Wireless cards tend to be rather cheap,...

    Wireless cards tend to be rather cheap, thankfully. As such, my recommendations are http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320173 and...
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    I'd prefer a network card. It will perform...

    I'd prefer a network card. It will perform better, and they tend to have much better antenna's, not to mention the better energy budget available to it, and better cooling. It depends on relative...
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    It's that you are attempting to run multiple kits...

    It's that you are attempting to run multiple kits of memory, which while usually doable (i haven't got a unified kit in my current tower) it does cause issues like this at times. I would suggest...
  9. I had an RMA. Used the online chat. Went rather...

    I had an RMA. Used the online chat. Went rather smoothly. I got a new board, shipped them the old one. Quick and hassle-free. About 20 minute with the rep, and he created an RMA number for me. ...
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    I've not had issues with connectors like that. ...

    I've not had issues with connectors like that. Then again, I had a weird cable that had the adapter built in for a seamless cable. It would likely work pretty well, considering that the only issue...
  11. It may be that it hasn't been assigned a drive...

    It may be that it hasn't been assigned a drive letter (can't imagine why) If that's the case, just use disk managment to assign a drive letter and you're golden. If not, may i suggest trying it in...
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    I do believe it's a palmrest, the same as any...

    I do believe it's a palmrest, the same as any other laptop. If you want a part number, or a more unique identifer, I'm sorry to say I can't help you.

    Xeno
  13. The answer is yes, the card will work with the...

    The answer is yes, the card will work with the motherboard. I'd be more concerned about it being able to fit in the case, and if the height would interfer with any other cards you use. If it's the...
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    Personally slightly paranoid. I have the EMET...

    Personally slightly paranoid. I have the EMET from windows, Kaspersky, and I've locked down many other aspects of the system. Honestly, with ads+flash blocked, and a making all plugins ask for...
  15. My thought is that you may have either plugged...

    My thought is that you may have either plugged the USB 3.0 cable into the wrong spot (the one from the front panel IO to the headers on the mobo), or else did not connect it, as usually it has it's...
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    The usual consensus as far as cosmetic color and...

    The usual consensus as far as cosmetic color and warranty compatibility is that so long as you use plastidip (and peel it off before sending it in), it doesn't harm thermal performance much, and it...
  17. That USB cable is an adapter for USB to SATA. ...

    That USB cable is an adapter for USB to SATA. you can do it without, so long as you have A) A desktop with spare sata slots, or B) a Sata to USB cable or dock, which you can buy online, or in...
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    You can usually set a new download location in...

    You can usually set a new download location in whatever application it is. Other applications will open a dialogue box in which you can set it for that download, and it usually remembers that for...
  19. according to the new-egg listing, it is E-ATX...

    according to the new-egg listing, it is E-ATX compatible. Comparing CM's official compatibility with the MB dimensions shows that unless you really mind the potential to overrun the cable management...
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    Maximus VI formula SSD

    I'm currently looking at adding one (or more) to my rig. The questions I have are like this:
    Is an M.2 SSD worth it, and if so, what is compatible with the board. I tried reading up on this, but...
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    I dunno about anyone else, but I care more about...

    I dunno about anyone else, but I care more about gaming performance out of a GPU than i care how large a bowl of triangle soup it can manage. As for being incapable of using that last half gig, well...
  22. He did saw the best case is no case, and i wager...

    He did saw the best case is no case, and i wager that the idea of attempting to run a "dreambuild" pizzabox style was so far from TRN's mind that he went for the closest thing to no case he thought...
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    that's one thing i've heard before, but...

    that's one thing i've heard before, but apparently it's not an issue, at least according to 3M's releases. I'll see how bad it is at leaking like that when i assemble an actual system, and if it...
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    I thought about mineral oil, the problem is that...

    I thought about mineral oil, the problem is that it will eventually embrittle components, which prevents me from swapping them with such impunity. Although it's better than a water loop, as far as...
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    I've a spare fishtank. I'm planning on putting...

    I've a spare fishtank. I'm planning on putting together something in it, and we'll see how well that works. Biggest issue is, the tank i have is spherical, with a relatively small opening. So i'll...
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