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Comment reply on Bowdown425's Completed Build: A Bit Of Everything Build

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build dude! +1 for great minds think alike ;)

Comment reply on Wrecker75's Completed Build: The Brave Little Toaster

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

More pics would increase the popularity/profile of your successful little guy.

Comment reply on stalewind's Completed Build: So easy. I call it Easy Rider

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

1996 --> 2017 = Serious flashback to fun.

Comment reply on technobreakafobe's Completed Build: The Cone (but really the Box) of Silence.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Sweet build, simple write up.

Comment reply on ejrdrifter's Completed Build: $500 Budget Gaming

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Price beats all, hands down.

Comment reply on JoeyHall's Completed Build: ( ?° ?? ?°)Micro Meme Machine( ?° ?? ?°) **Beta 1.0** **Preview**

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I have the G3258 OC'd to 4.2 with the stock cooler and a push-pull config. Amazing chip, if you treat it well...

Comment reply on JoeyHall's Completed Build: ( ?° ?? ?°)Micro Meme Machine( ?° ?? ?°) **Beta 1.0** **Preview**

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for the 5Ghz OC: that's the benefit of great cooling, too.

Comment reply on Firewalp's Completed Build: !!!R1C3D 0UT CU5T0M!!!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

This should be featured. Nice desk.

Comment reply on lazenbyt's Completed Build: Lightning At Midnight

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

I second that. Nice build, interesting use of triangle of sliced white bread. Maybe wonder bread makes wonderful computer?

Comment reply on IskanderEXC's Completed Build: Little Red Box

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

The whimsy of it all.

Comment reply on philphaser's Completed Build: Coconut Lime 1.2.1

  • 46 months ago
  • 2 points

Tidy and idiosyncratic colour scheme. :)

Comment reply on fijibean's Completed Build: Project Indecisive

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Great work dude. Looks like it was a terrific project.

Comment reply on beep's Completed Build: Ace Noctua 4970K 980ti 250D

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Nicely done--and thanks for indicating the CPU cooler detail, it's very helpful to know this. :)

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I'm no expert on overclocking, but I can try to help. What do yo need to know?

Comment reply on Chief_MC's Completed Build: Lian-Li PC-O5. My first build and overpriced PS4 replacement.

  • 48 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah...that's a premium price point...but is it always about the bottom dollar? ;)

Comment reply on Chief_MC's Completed Build: Lian-Li PC-O5. My first build and overpriced PS4 replacement.

  • 48 months ago
  • 1 point

Love it. Small is beautiful--the question is, how much did the case set you back?

Comment reply on shawshank's Completed Build: Core2Duo-nasaur Replacement HTPC

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

That's a sweet spot. I stay at 4.2Ghz @ 1.25V which doesn't tax my setup, but the higher voltages definitely make me wish for a larger cpu heat sink...one day, one day.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! It's a work in progress--I'd like to have neater wire work, some quieter fans, a bigger better heat sink...all the usual increments. As it is, though, I'm happy with how things turned out. This site rocks.

Comment reply on mtremsal's Completed Build: The Box - mini-ITX Silent Gaming HTPC at $600

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build. I was curious to know how the Zalman cooler was working for you for when you overclock the CPU--how are the temps?

Comment reply on jimmystempura's Completed Build: Compact Noctua Box

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

And one more question: how are you powering all the fans? I've only three fan heads on my mobo in the 250D, so it's a nagging thought.

Comment reply on jimmystempura's Completed Build: Compact Noctua Box

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Sweet build! I was just wondering if you found it better to have the cpu cooler fan pointing out the rear, towareds the 80mm exhausts? Nice cable management, too, btw.

Comment reply on Veizin's Completed Build: NUnique

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

Re: PSU size. I hear you on price for size. Plus, it means the PSU is usable for just about any project one might have, for years to come. :)

Comment reply on roborex's Completed Build: My Wife's First Build

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

That's not too bad--I'd heard worse from some forums. How about the noise levels?

Comment reply on BlackMachDown's Completed Build: Pentium Anniversary Edition gaming build

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice job--I like the R7 265...if they weren't so expensive now to find, it would have been my first choice on my build. The GTX 750 Ti is sweet on power consumption, but the 265 has the edge on what it can handle.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Build Guide: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

One must do with what one has, right? :)

Comment reply on JonnyAvacado's Completed Build: Nocturne of Noctua

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome. That's great insight! I'll have to see about the cooler choice when it's time to cross that bridge. Decisions, decisions. ;)

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah...it's like an end of days kind of move. Upsides are terrific, but then again, so much to risk...unless you're very confident of your handiwork and line of attack.

Comment reply on sfabi's Completed Build: InWin901 (first build)

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice!

Comment reply on shawshank's Completed Build: Core2Duo-nasaur Replacement HTPC

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

Sweet. I like the savings in your build shopping and the air flow potential for such a small form factor case. Well done. I'm curious to know how the cooler has been working with the G3258 overclocked. Thanks!

Comment reply on greendouglash's Completed Build: Obsidian Box

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Respect the build +! for sure (I have a virtually identical build)

Comment reply on roborex's Completed Build: My Wife's First Build

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! How did she find installing the CPU cooler?

Comment reply on jimmystempura's Completed Build: Compact Noctua Build #2

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! I'm curious about the performance of the EVGA cooler you're using. What are your thoughts on it? I have a similar build: 250D case, but with a G3258 and a GTX 750 Ti...

Comment reply on JonnyAvacado's Completed Build: Nocturne of Noctua

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Love the fans...and dig the PSU size. I'm in the same case, but with a 750w...nice to have the space to grow, right?

I'm also curious about the cooler and your thoughts on it: air flow, temps, and so on. Thanks!

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

If I invest in an aftermarket cooler, I'd like to run it to greater potential: 4.4 to 4.8...

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

My girlfriend read this, rolled her eyes, and asked: "are there any women on this site?"

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Kind of you to say! And many others on this site made mine :)

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

That's what I'm talking about!

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

I appreciate it!

Comment reply on jellobeast's Build Guide: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

The motherboard I used has three fan headers, all of them PWM compatible (meaning they have four pins: two for power, one for RPM feedback, and the fourth for PWM control). I'm currently using a homemade splitter I cannibalized from a molex fan cable to power both 120mm fans. The CPU cooler is the only PWM compatible fan I have at the moment.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

You can definitely OC the G3258 using a cheaper mobo...the manufacturers allow for it...the only tradeoff is that the stability might be compromised, long-term. Or so the forums reveal to the curious. End of the day, it's a powerful low-end chip that fights well above its weight class. Plus you get to learn about overclocking without fear. Have heard anything about delidding an Intel chip? Now that's the next level.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you GZ! If I had had a larger budget, I would have gone with the Noctua NH-L12, or the Zalman CNPS 9900 MAX Dual Fan...

End of the day, I'd love to have lower temps (if only to OC a titch more), but one thing at a time. If I do get to the next level of investment, I'll be sure to update.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Too true. But a 4790K OC with a Titan? The PSU is fodder for my dreams... ;)

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

You totally beat me to it, dude.

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! And for sure: I've had some reservations as well about the power. My understanding was that generally you don't want to operate near the upper wattage limit of a PSU for a couple of reasons. The major one is that the listed power supply won't be achievable years down the road. A 750W PSU won't be able to reliably hit 750W in, say, five years of steady use. Entropy is inevitable, especially with wear and tear. The other is that running the PSU near max will wear it down more quickly, leading to a faster degrading of its maximum power supply.

One thing I didn't realize was that a low power draw on a PSU undermined its efficiency; I thought that wasn't a factor. Do you have a link I could check out?

Otherwise, having more power may also mean I have a lot of wiggle room to upgrade down the road to a point where the computer makes me coffee, toast, fried eggs, and can still manage 100fps on whatever's going to be hottest then...

Comment reply on jellobeast's Completed Build: No Woman No Cry

  • 49 months ago
  • 3 points

One love, brother

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