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Offline PadawanGeek

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #50 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 08:50:26 »
No, it's a gud' looking case, padawan is just n00ber @ fotos.[/size][/color][/font]
Guilty as charged.... :-[
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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 09:56:47 »

Holy moly... that is one big ugly case - modding time!!!  ;D

No, it's a gud' looking case, padawan is just n00ber @ fotos.


Well, I guess not all keyboard geeks are PC modders  :D
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Offline TacticalCoder

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #52 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 11:37:28 »
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Offline TacticalCoder

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #53 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 11:40:23 »
Seriously it's a good time to be into computers with so much capability for the money (new or used).

I agree... The NVMe M.2 SSDs were the first godsend, then now these new Ryzen CPUs. I've got 500 MBit/s symmetric fiber at home and soon 10 GBit/s ethernet at home (with NVMe M.2 SSDs everywhere now and their insane sustained write speed, gigabit ethernet simply doesn't cut it anymore for me). And everything is affordable (500 MBit/s symmetric fiber costs me 50 EUR per month).
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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #54 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 12:15:20 »
Seriously it's a good time to be into computers with so much capability for the money (new or used).

I agree... The NVMe M.2 SSDs were the first godsend, then now these new Ryzen CPUs. I've got 500 MBit/s symmetric fiber at home and soon 10 GBit/s ethernet at home (with NVMe M.2 SSDs everywhere now and their insane sustained write speed, gigabit ethernet simply doesn't cut it anymore for me). And everything is affordable (500 MBit/s symmetric fiber costs me 50 EUR per month).


I've been on Gigabit for years now.   It wasn't as life changing as I thought it would be.

Web services are not that fast.  and the ISPs Throttle anything remotely using hardcore bandwidth.

Offline Leslieann

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #55 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 22:53:05 »
Styling is always subjective, love it or hate it, at least it does a decent job cooling.
Many case manufacturers have taken a severe step backwards while trying to embrace the tempered glass with some flat out stifling all airflow. It amazes me how major, well respected manufacturers can release cases that have such poor performance.
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Offline PadawanGeek

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #56 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 23:43:04 »
Well, I guess not all keyboard geeks are PC modders  :D
I don't feel a need to mod anything, airflow within case is good with 2x 200mm front intake, plus a 140mm exhaust fan, as well as 3x 120mm fans venting heated interior air out at the top. The only reason why I couldn't run 2x Gigabyte VEGA64 Gaming OC was due to the placement of the PCIe X16 slots, my two cards were just millimeters apart causing my primary (top) card to hit thermal threshold.
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Offline noisyturtle

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #57 on: Tue, 13 August 2019, 00:22:00 »
Styling is always subjective, love it or hate it

good. I hate RGB.

Offline PadawanGeek

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #58 on: Tue, 13 August 2019, 01:43:57 »
good. I hate RGB.
Actually, I'm ambivalent when it comes to RGB, but had I had known that RGB entails extra cables, plus the confusion as to where to connect them to sync the RGB effect, I'd have gone without RGB. All those extra RGB cables added to the clutter.....
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Offline Leslieann

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 13 August 2019, 16:38:28 »
Styling is always subjective, love it or hate it

good. I hate RGB.
Seriously, I don't get the hate for RGB.
I get you may not like the unicorn vomit, but you do realize you can set it to a single color, right? Blue today, red tomorrow... There's even some software that will change it based on system temp, you can brighten or darken it or you can even turn it off. It's kind of silly to hate something you have complete control over.

What I do dislike about RGB though is the lack of standards and worse, the absolutely f'ing insane pricing of some of it. I know what those fans and LEDs cost and people are severely over paying for this stuff.
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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 13 August 2019, 23:25:32 »
Seriously, I don't get the hate for RGB.
I get you may not like the unicorn vomit, but you do realize you can set it to a single color, right? Blue today, red tomorrow... There's even some software that will change it based on system temp, you can brighten or darken it or you can even turn it off. It's kind of silly to hate something you have complete control over.

What I do dislike about RGB though is the lack of standards and worse, the absolutely f'ing insane pricing of some of it. I know what those fans and LEDs cost and people are severely over paying for this stuff.

I'm with you... You can even turn RGB off entirely. But it seems preferable to buying a fixed colour. I think it would be handy for some RTS games so that you can group hotkeys by colour.

There's something about vibrant, colourful LED lighting that people seem to like. My car has it all over the interior and I have to say, it adds so much atmosphere and is just pleasurable to have. There's no shortage of people on GH that like to have a nice looking desk setup.  :cool:
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Offline noisyturtle

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 14 August 2019, 00:52:39 »
Styling is always subjective, love it or hate it

good. I hate RGB.
Seriously, I don't get the hate for RGB.
I get you may not like the unicorn vomit, but you do realize you can set it to a single color, right? Blue today, red tomorrow... There's even some software that will change it based on system temp, you can brighten or darken it or you can even turn it off. It's kind of silly to hate something you have complete control over.

What I do dislike about RGB though is the lack of standards and worse, the absolutely f'ing insane pricing of some of it. I know what those fans and LEDs cost and people are severely over paying for this stuff.

I think it's gaudy, attention seeking (can inanimate objects be attention seeking?), and under no circumstances does it improve upon an aesthetic ever. Always detracts and makes the thing look cheap and childish.

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #62 on: Wed, 14 August 2019, 08:46:08 »
Well, I guess not all keyboard geeks are PC modders  :D
I don't feel a need to mod anything, airflow within case is good with 2x 200mm front intake, plus a 140mm exhaust fan, as well as 3x 120mm fans venting heated interior air out at the top. The only reason why I couldn't run 2x Gigabyte VEGA64 Gaming OC was due to the placement of the PCIe X16 slots, my two cards were just millimeters apart causing my primary (top) card to hit thermal threshold.

It's ok, cooling performance wise its fine. I just said it, as I used to mod every single case I had, not just for cooling, but for visuals.
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Offline PadawanGeek

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 15 August 2019, 18:50:35 »
It's ok, cooling performance wise its fine. I just said it, as I used to mod every single case I had, not just for cooling, but for visuals.
Ah, I get it now, but for me, IF the case has good airflow, I'd not waste time, effort and money modding it. I tend not to mod my cases, I even have a SOLDAM Windy XR-1 Black Knight stored away in my storeroom somewhere.......I'm not selling it as the company has shut its doors and it's a fine example of Japanese build quality.
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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #64 on: Fri, 16 August 2019, 07:05:57 »
I find in-case illumination to be backwards.
I have no use for it when the computer is on. I need light when the computer is off and I have opened the case to service it.

Another useful thing would be illumination of the ports on the back of the machine. Why has something like this not been picked up by motherboard or case manufacturers?
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Offline Leslieann

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 18 August 2019, 06:44:38 »
I find in-case illumination to be backwards.
I have no use for it when the computer is on. I need light when the computer is off and I have opened the case to service it.
Easy enough to do actually (wall wart), I've even considered stick on battery powered lights in the past. At this point though, none of my systems are larger than a toaster and it's easier to just unplug and toss them up on a desk.

I suspect illuminated rear IO is coming it's about the only place left and they are doing it to video cards. That looks good but at the same time is it really that hard to find a port these days? I guess I've just had to do it so many times I can do it blindfolded at this point.
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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 20 August 2019, 01:09:50 »
all this talk about top tier tech... one of the most beautiful things about modern gaming and what developers are putting out there is the sheer variety, depth, and range of titles building upon older technology with modern game mechanics. Games done in an 8/16/32-bit style, but without the limit of space, memory and with the added knowledge of decades of others creating in this art form. I would go so far to say that right now we are living in a Golden Age of video games, and that anyone on the planet can find a game they could love. The sheer amount of content is staggering, even the top experts cannot keep up with the pace of minds across the world creating games in studios and in their own homes. Now that so many different devs have a voice the progression of design, mechanics, and UI have increased at an insane rate. So many new mechanics and game genre variations are created at such a fast rate, the very form has booster rockets on it right now. I'm just excited to see what the next two decades will bring, it's the best time to be a player and developer alike.

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Re: Gaming...
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 20 August 2019, 03:25:56 »
all this talk about top tier tech... one of the most beautiful things about modern gaming and what developers are putting out there is the sheer variety, depth, and range of titles building upon older technology with modern game mechanics. Games done in an 8/16/32-bit style, but without the limit of space, memory and with the added knowledge of decades of others creating in this art form. I would go so far to say that right now we are living in a Golden Age of video games, and that anyone on the planet can find a game they could love. The sheer amount of content is staggering, even the top experts cannot keep up with the pace of minds across the world creating games in studios and in their own homes. Now that so many different devs have a voice the progression of design, mechanics, and UI have increased at an insane rate. So many new mechanics and game genre variations are created at such a fast rate, the very form has booster rockets on it right now. I'm just excited to see what the next two decades will bring, it's the best time to be a player and developer alike.

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