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About Crinklekitty

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  • Birthday 1999-07-23

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  • Interests
    Gaming, watching videos, sleeping, anime


  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-7820X
  • Motherboard
  • RAM
    Kingston HyperX FURY 16gb DDR4-2666MHz
  • GPU
    MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Aero 8GB OC
  • Case
    Corsair Obsidian 450D
  • Storage
    Samsung 960 EVO 250GB, Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB, WD20EARS 2TB, HDWD110 1TB, ST1000DM003-1SB10C 1TB
  • PSU
    Corsair CX550M
  • Display(s)
    Acer Predator Z271 27" G-Sync, AOC G2460VQ6 24" FreeSync
  • Cooling
    Corsair Hydro Series H55
  • Keyboard
    ROCCAT® Isku, Logitech K120
  • Mouse
    Mad Catz R.A.T. TE
  • Sound
    Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum, Trust GXT 38
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
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  1. Thoughts about using 7 drives?

    I haven't even used half of the total amount of space I have. Last time I checked, I have about 4.48TB of storage in total, and I've used almost 1.3TB in total. Not to mention I haven't even used half the space on any of the HDD's connected.
  2. Thoughts about using 7 drives?

    I've had the idea of partitioning my drives too, but... it isn't the greatest idea if once drive suddenly fails or corrupts itself. And that's already happened twice. Last time was with my 2TB drive where I keep my not-so-heavy/needy games on, resulting a loss of about 438GB's of storage. Had to wipe the entire drive to make it usable again. The time before that is when I used the Kingson SSDNow V300 drive as my OS drive and got a upgrade to something else. Had to wipe it as well.
  3. Thoughts about using 7 drives?

    Using a 8TB drive for my not-so-heavy/needy games, media files, or download files sounds a bit silly in my opinion. Besides, ain't got any more available 3.5" drive bays in my case. And both of my optical drive bays are in use as well, so no hot-swap or something like that.
  4. Thoughts about using 7 drives?

    Well, I can't fit any further drives into my system. The three 3.5" and two 2.5" drive slots are all occupied. My motherboard has two M.2 drive slots, but according to PcPartPicker, using one M.2 drive disables one SATA port, and using two M.2 drives disables 4 SATA ports, and I've only got 8 of them, and 6 of the ports are in use. I don't know if this is true, but attempting to get a M.2 drive with tons of space is rather expensive I'm sure. And that M.2 slot is the only available slot I have. Sure, I can use a external drive, and I do have one, but... it's only got 120GB's of storage. Been thinking about getting a 3TB 2.5" drive to fit into it, but I am not too sure about it. The main problem of all this lies in the available cases there are out there on the market. Trying to find a case that has two 140MM fan slots on the front, two 5.25" optical drive bay slots, at least three 3.5" drive bays, at least two 2.5" drive bays, and a fan on the bottom of the case isn't easy. Besides, kinda want a side window too. ^^;
  5. Thoughts about using 7 drives?

    So I have been wondering for a while when it comes to storage. Since I use my computer for different things, I've set my computer up to have 7 drives connected at all times. I try to not interfere another drive when it's in use, so I can then use another drive without worry. Some may have chosen to set up a RAID config, some might not. So this is the way I've done it, and here at my drives, and how I use them: Drive C: OS, drivers, frequently used software (Samsung 960 EVO - 250GB M.2) Drive D: CD/DVD burning/reading, driver install (Asus DRW-24D3ST - SATA) Drive E: Not-so-heavy/needy games (Western Digital WD20EARS - 2TB SATA HDD) Drive F: Heavy/needy games like GTA V (Samsung 850 EVO - 500GB SATA SSD) Drive G: Media like music, images, videos (Toshiba HDWD110 - 1TB SATA HDD) Drive H: Less often used software, assets (Kingston V300 SSDnow - 240GB SATA SSD) Drive I: Downloads, backup, video editing files (Seagate ST1000DM003 - 1TB SATA HDD) Just to make a few things clear: Nvidia's game capture software 'GeForce Shadowplay' is set to save recordings to drive F, the media drive. To avoid frame stutters and alike, GeForce Shadowplay needs it's own drive. And I've tried to record to a SSD, but didn't help much. Once in a while, I download many files at once, so I thought using a drive almost just for that would be a good idea, as downloading several things at once fragments the drive. When I got the files downloaded, I store them on another drive, then defrag the download drive, delete the downloaded files from that drive, and I'm good to go as far as I know. I also store backups and video editing files there, so keeping it tidy is nice. By the way, ignore drive X in the picture there. It's a USB thumb drive that doesn't sit in the computer all the time. Only drive C, D, E, F, G, H, and I is in the computer the whole time. Back to the point I wanted. What do you guys think of this setup? Is it too much, too messy, or is it okay in how I've set everything up?
  6. Linus Tech Tips memes

    Thank you~
  7. Linus Tech Tips memes

    Where is it? I need mah Linus Tech Tips memes. ;w;
  8. I need a girlfriend

    Not to be rude, but I love the fact that this was posted on a tech forum of all things. x3
  9. Linus Tech Tips memes

    Sooo... a bit off topic (obviously), I wondered if there was any memes you guys know about, or has lying around. Some of us here in this community, knows that Linus is known for dropping things (a lot), or saying "It's fine." when things are not fine. He is clumsy, but I love him for it. ^^; Putting the other people at Linus Media Group into perspective, they have their moments as well. :3 Here's one from a very recent video, I suppose. Not even 5 seconds in the video, and Linus almost dropped something again. Is this a new record, Linus? x3 Looking a bit on Google, I found a few that's pretty amusing, to me. :3 So I wonder, what do you guys have? ^-^
  10. To Freesync or not to Freesync

    In AMD Catalyst Control Center I believe. Not too use as I've never used Freesync. Got a monitor that has it, but I'm running a Nvidia card, so only G-Sync works for me. Got one a few weeks ago.
  11. Looked at the staff list and saw that profile pic.

    Me: "Ah, I see you're a map of Aperture as well."


    Sorry, I'm new. ^^;

  12. Personally, I want to try and avoid PCIe risers.... not taking a chance in mounting the graphics card to the table. Also, the height inside is only 15cm. With the table thickness, it'll only be 19cm from the bottom of the table to the top. Not to be picky, but I'm going with wood at the top as I don't feel so safe with full glass. Know a person who had their table break, which made his $4000 rig go to s***. Also, I want to avoid DIY water cooling for 3 reasons. First reason being leakage... second reason being replacing a part. I mean, I can't begin to imagine the struggle you have to go through if you want to replace a part like the CPU or MOBO in a DIY water cooled desk. Third reason, it's kind of expensive... sorry. >-< However, since I'm doing AIO water cooling on the CPU only, I thought of buying a NZXT Kraken X52 people seem to like a lot. ^^; The cooling of the GPU will be assisted by the fans, especially the front one. I've got a NZXT Sentry 3 fan controller in my rig, and I had an idea of mounting it on the top bellow the glass panel I thought of designing. This is just a image I found on Google, but the frame of that panel is how I want the window design to look like, with the fan cooler bellow it, so it looks like a touch panel of some sort. Well, it already is with a LCD display, but I feel like it'll look better that way. However, one slight "problem" with the fan controller. There are 5 fans in this build, 2 of them will be mounted to the radiator and connected to the motherboard for balanced cooling to the CPU... and the last 3 will be connected to the fan controller, which means 2 slots on the fan controller will not be in use. What should I do with them? My thought was making a external mount to cool myself when the room gets hot, but not sure...
  13. The idea: After watching a few DIY desk pc videos on YouTube, I kind of wanted to try building my own as well. It's getting cramped in my case anyway, and I can't find another good looking case online that has at least 2 frontal 140mm fans, and 2 5.25" bays as well. Personal taste: After messing about in a 3D modelling program called Google SketchUp, I eventually came up with something better-looking. There's still some things to be done, but I'd like to hear people's thoughts. I'm trying to make a DIY desk pc that has a industrial look to it if possible, or a more modern and sci-fi looking one. Also, like Linus did in a DIY desk pc project of his own, I may paint the table/build black as well, since that's my personal taste. Extra notes: If anyone has something to add that might look good on it for a industrial/sci-fi looking desk pc, I'd appreciate suggestions. I have a glass panel I want to add on top, but I'm waiting until I have a better idea of what to add to this build. Didn't really plan this, just making up stuff as I go along. Here's some pictures. Top panel. Custom designed glass panel will be lying on top. Not yet designed in SketchUp. Anyway, I thought of mounting a NZXT HUE+ between the drive bays and HDD's, just saying. By the way, since it'll be easy to see the cables, I thought of laying them down like this, close to each others: And to hold the cables down, I thought of using these if I can find them: Front panel. Parts: Power switch, Reset switch, 5.25" DVD-RW, 5.25" USB and Audio input, 120mm fan (air in) Left side panel, with easy access to I/O. Parts: Motherboard I/O, graphics card video output, USB 3.1 PCIe x2 extension card, 140mm fan (air in) Real panel with cutout by 10cm for airflow. Parts: ATX power supply unit, 2x 120mm fan (air out) Right side panel. Parts: 140mm fan (air in) NOTE: I thought about trying to center the fan, but it's not visible in the model as SketchUp messed up this side panel when making the hole. Bottom panel. Parts: ATX power supply unit NOTE: This hole is not final. It'll be cut out more properly the desk (may) be built. The I/O panel. With some custom desk pc builds I've seen people make, they often don't make a hole with easy access to the motherboard's I/O panel and other parts that may sit in the PCIe slots. For my use, I kind of need easy access to this area, as I often plug things either in or out. Even if I didn't, it's annoying when a cable starts malfunctioning and needs a replacement, but isn't easy due to the horrible access. With that said, I'd like to hear what you guys in this forum have to say. Ideas and suggestions are very welcome, as I want to make the design look better. Thanks in advance. ^-^
  14. Windows 10 Task Manager (4)

    You know, if you press that right arrow button next to a task, you can see sub tasks under that program and find out what it is. Also, my way of getting installed programs on other drives to work again after a reinstall with Windows, is to just create a desktop shortcut to a program on that drive. It's at least how I do it, since I reinstall Windows more than I'd like... lost count how many times I've done it, but I think it's 6 to 8 times this year.
  15. GeForce GTX 1070 setup - Worth it?

    I didn't call you a fanboy. It just whenever someone talks about computer stuff with Intel and Nvidia, there's way too many people in comment sections here and there going full AMD fanboy. It's a bit tiring after a while...