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by TeeJayHoward
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Don't buy from NewEgg
Replies: 6
Views: 4203

Don't buy from NewEgg

Just offering a friendly heads-up about NewEgg. They've screwed over HardOCP by reducing the commission from their links by 66% on Black Friday without informing the site owner that they were going to do so. Their reasoning? They didn't want return buyers. They wanted new customers. They also have h...
by TeeJayHoward
Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Silencing a super-high-end video card?
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Silencing a super-high-end video card?

What is the most effective way to silence a GTX690 or a pair of them? Is water cooling the only way to bring noise levels down on the big boys? If so, about what level of noise could you expect from the system under a full Furmark load?
by TeeJayHoward
Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recomend a PSU for gaming rig?
Replies: 10
Views: 2218

Check out that PSU. Its only 50 bucks after MIR. (that is a STEAL) I swear by corsair as a psu maker, and this will be more than enough power output for your system. Dont be sucked into buying a 700+W psu. You will never need that much power. Dont believe me? pick up a "kill-a-watt" and see for you...
by TeeJayHoward
Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recomend a PSU for gaming rig?
Replies: 10
Views: 2218

Re: Recomend a PSU for gaming rig?

-Must be fully modular - Not just partially. Why fully modular? You'll use a lot of cables with your config so modularity is somehow useless. Unfortunately I have no idea how much power those card we'll need so for now I have no idea what PSU you need. In what resolution do you play? 1920x1200, 16x...
by TeeJayHoward
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recomend a PSU for gaming rig?
Replies: 10
Views: 2218

Recomend a PSU for gaming rig?

Rig Specs: Lian Li PC-7B 2x ATi 5870 (Or whatever high-end nextgen cards) i7 920 @ 4Ghz-ish 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 OCZ Vertex X58 Mobo w/ ICH10R BluRay drive I'm trying to keep it relatively quiet, and cool. I know the video cards are going to be noisy as heck, but I want/need the power. Recommendations t...