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Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:07 pm
by =OSS*repor
I think, I picked the wrong side. Don't get me wrong, my 980Ti is a beast. But little things keep me bugging me.

1] Intel announcing their support of Freesync/Adaptive-sync over Gsync.
2] Freesync monitors being cheaper (and now more effective with the new firmware).
3] Radeon's apparent higher performance in DX12 vs GeForce.
4] Microsoft's plan to port more games from XBone to PC vs PC to XBone.
5] While Nvidia controls the dGPU market at 80%+, AMD is in all the consoles.
6] AMD drivers seem to increase performance with age (example, R9 290X) vs. Nvidia which will freeze optimizations (example, Kepler).
7] Radeons don't need an ugly bridge for multi-gpu.
8] Like, I pointed to above. Currently, Crossfire scales better than SLi.
9] Nvidia has better DX11 performance & better (lower) power consumption.
10] Can sell my Classified Ti for more than I paid for it and perhaps purchase two Fury(s).

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:32 pm
by =OSS*DesmoLocke=
I guess we'll see. I think you might just be caught in a bad upgrade cycle.

I'm waiting on Pascal. I've enjoyed 970-like performance from my 780s since summer 2013.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:35 am
by =OSS*repor
Potato camera
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GTX980 Classified Kingpin & GTX980 Classified.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2016 3:49 pm
by =OSS*DesmoLocke=
Impressive. How did the pipe bending go? That and custom wires is what I'm really interested in for a new build.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:39 pm
by =OSS*repor
I masturbate more than the usual adult male, so pipe bending was easy for me :wink: .

I still think it would be fun and more forgiving to do an acrylic or PETG hard tube build.

For custom cables, you can do your own with MDPC-X Sleeve, http://www.caselabs-store.com/mdpc-x-sleeve/ . Have someone else to it for you, with custom lengths like http://ensourced.net/ . Or buy replacement cable sets, from CableMod (EVGA, Corsair & Seasonic) http://www.performance-pcs.com/cablemod ... ement-set/ .
CableMod does have new colors and materials coming in the next few months.

Originally, I had planned to get custom length copper colored Ensourced cables for my Seasonic 860XP2. But, I got a fantastic deal on an EVGA 1000P2. So I replaced the old CMPSU-1000HX with the 860XP2 in my server and got some CableMod replacement cables for the 1000P2.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:27 pm
by =OSS*repor
Changed out my dual D5 pumps for an Eheim pump and also changed the routing of the tubing.
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Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:42 pm
by =OSS*DesmoLocke=
Looks great man. 2x 980 Tis now?! I can't be sure with that potato camera.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:59 pm
by =OSS*repor
I sold my 980Ti Classy and had enough cash to pick up two 980s, 1xKingpin and 1xClassified. Both overclocked to 1491mhz SLi stable, though my Classy is holding my Kingpin back. I got the 980 Classy back in November for $360 after rebate and then picked up the slightly used 980 Kingpin w/block and all its accessories in December, from OCN for $400.

Re: PC Upgrades and Pics

PostPosted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:42 am
by =OSS*DesmoLocke=
Nice! OCN usually has sme SLI'd deals.