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Old 01-17-2008, 12:39 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yeah, none of them are even half the wattage I need for my machine anyways.
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Old 01-17-2008, 12:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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any suggestions on a <$35 case? That Coolermaster Centurion 5 I could only find for 50 bucks.
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Torvalds was contemptuous of Microsoft's claims and has asked Redmond to name the patent infringements so that their veracity can be challenged and workarounds found.
"Naming them would either make it clear that Linux is not infringing at all (which is quite possible, especially if the patents are bad), or would make it possible to avoid infringing by coding around whatever silly thing they claim,"

"So the whole 'We have a list and we're not telling you' should tell you something. Don't you think that if Microsoft actually had some really foolproof patent, they'd just tell us and go, 'nyaah, nyaah, nyaah!'?"

whole story here: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...-microsoft-put
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Old 01-17-2008, 12:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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never get a psu that comes with a case...especiuallly if the total comes upto less than a 100.
you could get the cooler master 690, I love that casy..
or centrion 5, or 534
or the cooler master elite 3XX(not sure the exact number.
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Old 01-17-2008, 01:07 PM   #14 (permalink)
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The 500w ultra psu that came with my Grid case isnt a bad psu. Its got like 28a on the 12v rail and the case was only 90 bucks after rebates.
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The 500w ultra psu that came with my Grid case isnt a bad psu. Its got like 28a on the 12v rail and the case was only 90 bucks after rebates.
well its really rare when you should get a psu that comes with a case.
but if your going high end, i would avoid.
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never get a psu that comes with a case...especiuallly if the total comes upto less than a 100.
you could get the cooler master 690, I love that casy..
or centrion 5, or 534
or the cooler master elite 3XX(not sure the exact number.
ahh yes the Coolermaster Elite 330
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lol never use generic psus that come with the case lol had a friend that did that once lol psu blew up in smoke i cracked up he ended up getting a thermaltake tr2 500watt.
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did someone say coolermaster 330 , this case has treated me well, but i wouldn't mind having a bigger case.
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did you mod it to make the gtx fit? or did you have it fit normally? (just so the OP knows)
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