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Old 12-12-2009, 09:13 PM   #11
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mines a laptop nothing special
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They look cool. Funny how personal preferences go. I post off a $299 Wallyworld Emachine with XP. And happy with it. 21" widescreen monitor. It runs @ 1.7 and does what it told with with 1 Gig of Ram with never a problem.
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Weird how all the computers have windows and blue lights. That'* kind of like looking at mine, though I picked a very small case and crammed everything together. And I have a couple red LEDs!!!
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Weird how all the computers have windows and blue lights. That'* kind of like looking at mine, though I picked a very small case and crammed everything together. And I have a couple red LEDs!!!
My computer doesn't have windows, see the first pic? I just took the side off to show the guts.

Also Venom, you're not a 20-35 year old guy who likes to play hyper-real games at loud volumes, so your old computer works for you.
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Old 12-13-2009, 12:01 AM   #15
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Just a lap top for me.
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I've got a laptop with even lower power than Venom'*! Aha! But loud games that look realistic can be played with the crappiest of cases with the worst wiring and with absolutely no LEDs. When you choose to have nice wiring inside a computer and flashy lights, it'* most likely passion with a hint of the kid in you playing a hand it in it. People put lights on their cars' undersides and they make wire tuck modifications under the hoods. Even more "customization" is done in the interior, thanks to auto parts stores with their awesome seat covers.
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Hey, mine is new. Wallmart just happen to get a shitload of these somewhere with XP on them. I like loud. Enough to have a external sound system w/sub hooked up. But Games, lights, and whirling neon fans don't excite me. I can't hear or see my hard drive, and I like that. My neighbors kid who helps me alot built such custom. It has more spinning lights, whirring noises, and blinking crap than the Midway at an amusement park. I do think itz cool, but just doesn't fit the appliance I need.
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Sometimes it'* cheaper to go LED than to buy a plain fan. 120mm fans, for example, are actually cheaper when clear with blue LEDs. I have a few dimmed blue LEDs in my case, and yes there'* a giant window on the side. I like the look of the circuitry with neatly tucked-away wires. I guess it'* my thing to have shiny stuff in my computer case.

Laptop specs: 1.3GHz Celeron, 768 MB of SDR-100 memory with 32 shared for video, and a 40GB ATA hard drive. There'* a CD burner, but it doesn't read or burn DVDs. And yes, I've posted from it on some forums.
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Sometimes it'* cheaper to go LED than to buy a plain fan. 120mm fans, for example, are actually cheaper when clear with blue LEDs. I have a few dimmed blue LEDs in my case, and yes there'* a giant window on the side. I like the look of the circuitry with neatly tucked-away wires. I guess it'* my thing to have shiny stuff in my computer case.

Laptop specs: 1.3GHz Celeron, 768 MB of SDR-100 memory with 32 shared for video, and a 40GB ATA hard drive. There'* a CD burner, but it doesn't read or burn DVDs. And yes, I've posted from it on some forums.
You nailed it for me. I didn't go crazy trying to tuck the wires away, I did just enough to keep airflow good. And my case has lights in it because it came that way LOL, and my buddy gave me some fans. I wasn't gonna say no just because they have lights.

It is a loud SOB though. 5 120mm case fans, a CPU cooler with two 120mm fans on it, and the GPU fan at 75% spin make it a little noisy. The good thing is I have a 5.1 speaker system to counter all the case noice.
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Take out some fans! That'* why I have a smaller case. One 120mm at the front, one 120mm at the back, a CPU cooler, RAM cooler, video card cooler, and a power supply fan. I bought a giant heatsink that'* supposed to make the video card passively cooled, but I put a pretty much 0-noise fan on it. The power supply never makes a sound, and the only thing I hear are the front 120mm fan and the memory cooler because it'* two 40mm fans. It'* pretty nice.
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