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by shaxs
Sat Oct 03, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU
Replies: 177
Views: 78371

Re: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU

gibbersome wrote: Lol, great minds think alike!
Great? Maybe. Minds in people who need new pcs... most definitely!
by shaxs
Sat Oct 03, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU
Replies: 177
Views: 78371

Re: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU

Apoptosis wrote:Got all the names done and printed up... Cutting them up now!!!
Will you be posting the name to the forum as soon as it is drawn or only after the winner has confirmed it ? Just curious/anxious :)
by shaxs
Sat Oct 03, 2009 4:24 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU
Replies: 177
Views: 78371

Re: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU

Apoptosis wrote:Got all the names done and printed up... Cutting them up now!!!
Oh snap! So excited :)
by shaxs
Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

Skippman wrote:
shaxs wrote:
Skippman wrote: It's a big, angry black box.
HAH! That made me laugh :) It needs to go into an official review somewhere!

Wait until you see what I'm building. I'm calling it Project: Monolith.
nice... I have a 2k budget and cant wait to build/buy a new computer.
by shaxs
Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

Skippman wrote: It's a big, angry black box.
HAH! That made me laugh :) It needs to go into an official review somewhere!
by shaxs
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

Also, Are modular power supplies really all the rage and worth it? Can't say anything about "big" cases as I am a mATX freak, however I am a big fan of modular as you only need to use what is necessary and makes cable management a whole lot easier. :) BTW did you select a case yet?? Not yet. I am b...
by shaxs
Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: ATI Radeon HD 5850 CrossFire Video Card Review
Replies: 16
Views: 4256

Re: ATI Radeon HD 5850 CrossFire Video Card Review

Im thinking I might pick up one of these instead of the 5870 and wait for the prices to fall and pick up another for crossfire. Here is a huge question I have though: Can you test an AMD card on an triple AAA system? Meaning, Amd CPU, Amd Chipset (790x), and an AMD gpu? I would be curious to see the...
by shaxs
Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review
Replies: 41
Views: 8662

Re: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review

Apoptosis wrote:
The Flying Pig wrote:guess my 4870x2 is now obsolete :cry:

yup and replaced by this upcoming 5870 X2!
ati-radeon-hd-5870x2.jpg
Nice! I friggen work at AMD and have yet to see a x2 picture! Good stuff right there. No the question is... 1 5870 or 2x5850.... hhmmmm....
by shaxs
Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review
Replies: 41
Views: 8662

Re: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review

Im jealous. I have to wait 4 more months before I can build my new rig....
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

On the HAF 932, would it make any sense to get a sound dampening kit?
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

I've been taking a hard look at the lian li lancool line of cases. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112237 #1. Their price is right #2 They're one of the few that support 8 expansion slots. If you ever go tri-sli or tri-fire you'll need all the slots you can get. #3. They lo...
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

I've been taking a hard look at the lian li lancool line of cases. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112237 #1. Their price is right #2 They're one of the few that support 8 expansion slots. If you ever go tri-sli or tri-fire you'll need all the slots you can get. #3. They lo...
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

EDIT What can be shoved into the HAF with very little effort, the guys build thread HERE http://i727.photobucket.com/albums/ww278/xguntherc/CompleteLoop-1.jpg Question regarding this picture. I htought anytime you sli/crossfire the cards had to be EXACTLY the same... same model, same manufacturer, ...
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

Just checking my email New Egg has the 1200 on sale for 159 and the HAF-932 for 139 and free shipping with the promo code SPETFS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119160 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129043 If it was me I'd take the HAF over the 120...
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:15 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Re: Having trouble selecting a case

What are you looking at budget wise on the case? Tower type... Mid, Full, Super? Color pref (if any)? I prefer black as a color, willing to spend up to $250 for a great case. The case will also house 2 more hard drives making a raid 5 array. So with all that hardware, I want to make sure I have eno...
by shaxs
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:11 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Having trouble selecting a case
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

Having trouble selecting a case

I am looking to build a new computer in around 4 months. I have put together this tentative list on newegg: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=10807045 I am looking to run air cooled and get to around 4 ghz. I need a case with great cable management and good ari f...
by shaxs
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review
Replies: 41
Views: 8662

Re: ATI Radeon HD 5870 DX11 Video Card Review

I cannot wait until I get my hands on this card... I am very curious to see how the 5850 performs.
by shaxs
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Post Your Rig!
Replies: 556
Views: 208770

Re: Post Your Rig!

Oh and btw, have to say that this site rocks. Just found it a few days ago when looking for case reviews. Im getting anxious to build a new pc ;)
by shaxs
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU
Replies: 177
Views: 78371

Re: iBuyPower Gamer Paladin System with an Intel Core i7-870 CPU

Yes, I'd like to enter and here is a http://forums.legitreviews.com/about15415-280.html#p152944 to my post in the 'post your rig thread'. I'm also folding under the name "shaxs" on the folding team, RT'd your tweet here http://twitter.com/shaxsy, and am on the fan page under the name Jason Jennings ...