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    Technology = Lifeblood

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  • CPU
    Intel 4790K @ 4.8GHz
  • Motherboard
    Asus Z97-Pro
  • RAM
    16GB Kingston Fury 1866MHz
  • GPU
    Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 OC'ed
  • Case
    Modified Corsair Obsidian 650D
  • Storage
    120GB Samsung 840 Pro & 3TB Seagate Barracuda
  • PSU
    Corsair AX760
  • Display(s)
    Dual Dell P2311H
  • Cooling
    Custom Watercooling Loop
  • Keyboard
    Corsair K70
  • Mouse
    Corsair M60

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  1. What color type for case painting?

    You can use a brush with metal paint but it won’t be amazing. If you don’t want to paint anything you could vinyl wrap it.
  2. Sanding desk

    Since it's just rough lumber your best bet is to just belt sand or use a hand plane to shave off the bulk of the material and repaint it, If you want to get a nice table top material I would suggest to get a section of melamine counter top.
  3. What color type for case painting?

    Your best option is spray paint there isn't anything that will really give you that nice smooth finish if you were to use brush on metal paint. As for type for the best color vibrancy and selection grafitti or automotive spray paints tend to be the best ones you can get.
  4. That's pretty cheap considering fabrication cost since most places charge at around $50 to an upwards of $100 per hour. As for steel you can get SECC (steel, electro-galvanized, cold rolled, coil) as that's commonly used for case construction, afterwards it can be easily primed and painted as needed.
  5. What's the best brand for PETG tubing?

    Measure the ID of the fitting itself, it will give you an approximation of the size they should be metric exact measurements, sounds like it will be 14mm tubing which is a bit less common. Grab a direct link or high detail photos of the product so we can determine what version it is, Closest match would be this that I can find which would be 14mm. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/BYKSKI-Many-Colors-OD14mm-Hard-tube-fitting-hand-compression-fitting-G1-4-OD14mm-Thread-length-4/32811597878.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.294.2048635a69dqp7&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_4_10065_10068_10130_10547_10059_10884_10548_10887_10696_100031_10084_10083_10103_10618_10139_10307,searchweb201603_45,ppcSwitch_7&algo_expid=a23de847-83df-43e9-bdb3-8cb750326194-41&algo_pvid=a23de847-83df-43e9-bdb3-8cb750326194&transAbTest=ae803_2&priceBeautifyAB=0
  6. It solely depends on the spec of your components and what you will be running with the UPS not the PSU. As for brand both APC and Cyberpower are good brands, some other such as Eaton, and Tripplite are also excellent options.
  7. Iced Tea in my Newly Constructed Desktop

    As suggested if it's soaked into everything I would give it an isopropyl bath to help displace any soda, scrub off and clean any corrosion and that would be your best bet. If you can take off heatsinks and covers to ensure everything is clean.
  8. Ideally I would recommend individual units for each system since you can configure them to communicate with the UPS to shutdown your system if there is an extended power outage.
  9. Looks like the old school Tec (peliter) cooler from CoolIT: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/coolit-freezone-cpu-cooler-review,1.html
  10. Delid tool? How do they work?

    Compared to some previously common methods of using razors and the vice/hammer trick, I would say so. The delid tools use a shearing action to break the glue bond so as long as it's well fastened in place and doesn't shift around it shouldn't cause damage but it's always a possibility.
  11. It won't damage it, I've used stepped simulated units for a long time without issue but there are some cases of PSU's sensitive or the non-sinewave unit is extremely poor it may think it's receiving bad power and shut off to protect itself. The cyberpower PFC units are very good options. It's rare but does happen from time to time even if it's in spec some PSU's that are sensitive can fail to stay on with a UPS.
  12. Thermal pads on R9 270

    You can stack pads but if they are just shy of 1mm then they would end up being too thick and bow your PCB. You would be best to order some new ones, some decent one's I've used are ones from EKWB and 3M.

    -Duplicate thread merged and moved to Troubleshooting-
  14. Yes it should work given that it is also 12mm ID and 16mm OD.