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Old 11-27-2009, 11:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need help! My husband loves customizing computers. He's happy with his at the moment so naturally, he's moved onto mine...constantly adding on, scrapping/selling-off, rebuilding, etc. and I totally appreciate it because my computer is insane but I need to get him a new project so I don't have to restore my settings every week )

I'm thinking christmas present. Maybe an old mac that he can start messing with or network hardware? water cooling? Maybe he can do more with his computer? I really don't know where to start...so, I wanted to get your advice on what you move onto once your system is in perfect shape (if there is such a thing).

Thank you soo much!

This is what his looks like now: LianLee 8, evga 4way SLI classified, i7 CPU - overclocked at 3.2Ghz, 12G dominator RAM, Corsair H50 cooler, 3 GTX275 cards, two monitors, all the little peripherals you could ever imagine...he mainly uses it for gaming.
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Old 11-28-2009, 04:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Lol, you sound very lucky to me :P Watercooling his i7 would probably be a nice project for him, he could probably get it far past 4GHz - make sure he does it properly, though, not just buying a cheap all-in-one cooling system. If he is interested, we have quite an in-depth guide by our very own aspire which should be a great deal of help Water Cooling 101 An In-Depth Guide to Taking the Plunge.
Or perhaps he could design and build his own case, or mod his current one into oblivion?
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His computer is as high end as they come.

Try getting him into a different hobby. Buy him a guitar with guitar lessons.
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That classified is screaming for sub 0 temps.

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or a real h2o setup. He should be running 4.0
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cool, thank you guys...sounds like water cooling is the way to go.
And alias, did that 3 years ago...he sold the guitar and amp for computer parts this summer
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he sold the guitar and amp for computer parts this summer
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should ask him to build himself a custom case

there are quite a few project logs in this forum
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some of them looks really awesome
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