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by PCFlip
Mon Feb 11, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil
Replies: 28
Views: 33599

Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

huh its probably how much it cost them to make those things lol but I admit at first I thought you painted one to be a penny before I read your post lol.
by PCFlip
Mon Feb 04, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: cooling system q6600
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

Re: cooling system q6600

The block was made by Thermaltake, as part of the Tai Chi case. I really doubt the block was junk... but a bad batch of acrylic could be a possible answer. Regardless, I only buy all metal blocks now. well theres your problem, Thermaltake not exactly a company of quality when it comes to water cool...
by PCFlip
Sun Feb 03, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: cooling system q6600
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

Re: cooling system q6600

could have been a bad batch of acrylic or he used cheap blocks, I have been running DD blocks with the acrylic tops on my other rig on the cpu and gpu and its been 4 years zero issues with the typical once a year cleaning to the water cooling system
by PCFlip
Sun Feb 03, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: cooling system q6600
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

Re: cooling system q6600

acrylic has a pretty high melting point, hell to make it where you can shape and form it has to be up to 300 degrees F well above what a CPU will ever get too.

I mean I could be wrong but Im sure someone with more spot on info can state the details.
by PCFlip
Sun Feb 03, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: cooling system q6600
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

Re: cooling system q6600

well Im currently cooling my Q6600 G0 SLACR which is OCed to 3.6ghz with the Swiftech H20-120 Compact Water Cooling and at an average room temp of 25-30c my load temps are around 59c and my idle around 38c, Im really impressed with this small water cooling system, the reason I went with this is so ...
by PCFlip
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Acrylic case?
Replies: 22
Views: 6808

Re: Acrylic case?

Best way, watter jet, cheapest way scroll/band saw + high grit wet/dry sand paper + time + elbow grease to sand down the cuts after words. thanks, ya thats what I figured from my general research, well most of the parts I will be able to do myself but the main part thats going to be external to the...
by PCFlip
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: cooling system q6600
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

Re: cooling system q6600

true I will say this the stock cooler that comes with the Q6600 is a really nice cooler all considering what we usually get with cpus, it can handle the job even a slight OC.
by PCFlip
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil
Replies: 28
Views: 33599

Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

being cheap??? I thought this took more thought and more heart them what most people get other people, its sad how materialistic Christmas has become. :( I think you did a great job on those.
by PCFlip
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: 3Dmark Vantage has DirectX 10.1 test
Replies: 9
Views: 2888

Re: 3Dmark Vantage has DirectX 10.1 test

^^^ well thats the idea lol to push the cards to their limits. ;)
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Draw The Air Through The Radiator Or Push It Through
Replies: 25
Views: 10364

Re: Draw The Air Through The Radiator Or Push It Through

ya if you have a good seal around the fan and radiator then pulling and pushing will yield pretty much identical results, although some people will claim that pull is better for a fan then pushing because if you push more air then what can channel through the radiator fins then you could create back...
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Press Releases
Topic: ASUS Unveils AMD Radeon HD 3870X2 Graphics Card
Replies: 10
Views: 4467

Re: ASUS Unveils AMD Radeon HD 3870X2 Graphics Card

agreed the water cooling blocks for these are nuts, like EK's 3870x2 blocks around like $160+, really awesome looking blocks and Im sure preform amazing but man what a cost, time to break the piggy bank Not only that, it's specific to that card only. So once you change vido cards, you'll have to ge...
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil
Replies: 28
Views: 33599

Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

nice guide, umm the paint should be dry after a month has gone by lol can you post some final pics please. ^_^
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:56 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Acrylic case?
Replies: 22
Views: 6808

Re: Acrylic case?

what would be the best way to cut acrylic? and for more more smaller detail cuts as well?
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: How To: Paint Dipping
Replies: 27
Views: 37272

Re: How To: Paint Dipping

WOW awesome guide, I am soo going to give this a try tomorrow, awesome simply awesome.
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: The Phantom Lord (Thermaltake Armor Modded Water Cool)
Replies: 155
Views: 103398

Re: Chuck Norris Rig

a kickass rig. ^_^ Thats the Chuck Norris part... ya but its no chuck norris, I admire that guy, only American to receive an 8th degree black belt, so I thought I was going to see a theme based after his greatness, yes the hardware is kickass but I have seen kickass hardware before so I was expecti...
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Ultra Short SATA Cables?
Replies: 11
Views: 24650

Re: Ultra Short SATA Cables?

wow Im glad I came across this thread, I have been looking for short SATA cables for a while now, thanks ^_^
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: xbox 360 hddvd player on pc
Replies: 5
Views: 4515

Re: xbox 360 hddvd player on pc

I am currently using a xbox 360 hd-dvd drive on my pc, I took it a part and painted the casing black and red to match my rig. http://www.hourbeforedawn.com/FEARmod/complete/hddvd.jpg oh by the way Im selling this now because I just ordered the LG HD-DVD/Blu-Ray LS Drive for my rig, so it Includes: o...
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: FusionAA - is it he best hand etched acrylic case ever seen?
Replies: 6
Views: 2823

Re: FusionAA - is it he best hand etched acrylic case ever seen?

this rig inspired me to do my own Ruby Spider Platform theme build ^_^ its in the designing phase right now probably will start on it close to summer time.

But ya for hand etch work this is totally kickass.
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: How not to add fans to your rig...
Replies: 7
Views: 3440

Re: How not to add fans to your rig...

oh I remember seeing this way back when loud computers that sounded like jets taking off was the way to go. ;) you remember those days hooking um massive heatsinks on the 9800pro that used up like 4 pci slots and a bunch of fans to keep it cool for the wicked OC. ^_^
by PCFlip
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: The Phantom Lord (Thermaltake Armor Modded Water Cool)
Replies: 155
Views: 103398

Re: Chuck Norris Rig

oh so there really isnt a chuck norris theme going on? just that it has some nice hardware ahh I was really looking forward to see a theme, oh well still a kickass rig. ^_^