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Forum: Chillout Room 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,004
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Posted By Darkelk
It's actually surprising how people underestimate...

It's actually surprising how people underestimate some of the older generations (myself being 19) I work in an IT store, and had a half hour conversation about the Elder Scrolls and Morrowind with a...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
Hey guys been a while o.O Okay so, probably...

Hey guys been a while o.O

Okay so, probably a dodgy photo, but here's my current system in my Cosmos II case. I'll get some better photos when I pick up my 7970 later this week :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
Corsair cases are the way to go :)

Corsair cases are the way to go :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
Thanks man :) yeah. I found the cheapest three...

Thanks man :) yeah. I found the cheapest three monitor stand on eBay, about $180 AUD. Whatever works man :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,816
Posted By Darkelk
I've got.. 7 case fans and my D14 to keep...

I've got.. 7 case fans and my D14 to keep everything cool. I don't necessarily need all of these for stock cooling, but I overclock, like the look and enjoy modding my computer. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
So I've been working on my rig a little bit more....

So I've been working on my rig a little bit more. my montor stand arrived and I replaced my case fans and I'm getting pretty good temps. I modded 3 optical bays into a fan bay with a quick dose of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Mar 2012
Replies: 168
Views: 8,464
Posted By Darkelk
For the price point with the 580, The 7950's we...

For the price point with the 580, The 7950's we have atleast in Australia are pretty much the same price but perform better. However, you may be a Nvidia fan or they may be cheaper where you are...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Mar 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By Darkelk
I would most definitely not be trying this. Heck,...

I would most definitely not be trying this. Heck, I don't trust many compounds/pastes on my CPU's letalone mayo. O__O
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,864
Views: 71,676
Posted By Darkelk
Welcome to all newcomers. :)

Welcome to all newcomers. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,898
Views: 157,078
Posted By Darkelk
It's like 65c under load, 35-40c idle. ran AIDA64...

It's like 65c under load, 35-40c idle. ran AIDA64 for a few hours seems stable but had to include fans to blow air on my gtx560 sli setup because they were getting too hot under load in gaming...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
Hey guys, so many of you might know I started...

Hey guys, so many of you might know I started building a new 1155 socket gaming pc. I sold my 1366 socket pc and started working on this one last week. It being complete, I finally have some photos...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 168
Views: 8,464
Posted By Darkelk
I can second that case choice. i have the 600t...

I can second that case choice. i have the 600t special white edition, has a mesh window with mounts for four 120mm tunnels. It's great cooling and cable management and will fit pretty much everything
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
The last one on the left looks very nice! Well...

The last one on the left looks very nice! Well done mate, hope it all goes well.

On another note, I finish my new Nvidia surround gaming rig this friday and gain access to my internet on a pc...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By Darkelk
If its detecting through bios then it should be...

If its detecting through bios then it should be working. This is indeed odd. So both sticks are similar but different brand, you're running 64 bit and they come up through bios. No hardware faults...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
The new socket 1155 ivy bridge will consume 77W...

The new socket 1155 ivy bridge will consume 77W o.o
Yeah maybe replace the psu and gfx card? :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
Yeah surprisingly some old hardware can suck some...

Yeah surprisingly some old hardware can suck some power! My CPU is 95w and my sister's old phenom is around 125w
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
Just buy a decent 700-850w modular PSU. It will...

Just buy a decent 700-850w modular PSU. It will have atleast one year warranty on it, no point spending extra for more. Im using a coolermaster 1000w gold modular pro and its flawless.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
No worries, I'll check back after work see where...

No worries, I'll check back after work see where you're up to. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
Hmm, yeah on second thought I don't think it's...

Hmm, yeah on second thought I don't think it's likely to be a PSU problem, but I wouldn't rule it out. Chances are the cards probably faulty, or your motherboard may be having issues detecting it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
Don't hit that one..I flicked it when I wasn't...

Don't hit that one..I flicked it when I wasn't sure What it did and it blew up my supply. It's to change peer settings for different countries. It may be that you're overdrawing your power supply.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Darkelk
How long have you had your power supply? They do...

How long have you had your power supply? They do diminish over the amount of years you have it. Hopefully you can see its not the card then you can check If it is indeed your PSU your mobo.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
It's not too hard to get things over here in...

It's not too hard to get things over here in Australia, but they cost a little more.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
Ah, taking a while? I've got the fortune of...

Ah, taking a while? I've got the fortune of working in s pc store with cheap parts :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
I don't encode or benchmark, so I'd rather save...

I don't encode or benchmark, so I'd rather save the money in all honesty. Go for 2011 if it's what you need :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Feb 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,634
Posted By Darkelk
2011, won't get much gain for price to...

2011, won't get much gain for price to performance ratio for gaming. 1155 is cheaper, and more effective for me in my case. I'm buying decently into 1155. I'll be dropping an ivy into my board once...
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