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Things you wish you did with your PC, but didnt think of in time.

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Antec doesn't "make" their PSUs, they have OEMs to do that. The vast majority of Antec PSUs are actually quite good. Saing you don't trust Antec because of exclusively that PSU is like discarding many other brands such as Corsair/EVGA/Seasonic as Seasonic is the OEM of the PSU. You're just very unlucky with them.

After a company cost a much smaller company $16,000, I may be a little salty if the smaller company was mine.

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After a company cost a much smaller company $16,000, I may be a little salty if the smaller company was mine.

And yet it's no fault of Antec.


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Man. I've been exceedingly pleased with the components I've bought for two computers in the last 12-18 months (however long its been).

Although, I did spend $5 on a 2.5/3.5" drive caddy for a 5.25" bay. I have zero use for it now. Woe is me.

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waited for an rgb ducky shine instead of buying the ducky shine 4, didnt get a second 560ti when i never really used it, not gotten a black magic intensity pro(only used it like 5 times), not bought an h100i when i couldve bought something better for cheaper, got pcie wifi card instead of pci, not bought a triple monitor stand that i waited 2 weeks to open just realize it was too big for my new desk 

 

 

also not really a pc part, but not bought everything i could afford in a steam sale 70% of which i have never played and never will wasted money is all it is


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970 is still a really good card. The Vram issue is overblown. If you're gaming at 1080p, then you wouldn't have gained any performance by going with a 390 instead. It's only in the higher resolutions that it pulls ahead of the 970.

I've got no problems now since I am at 1080P, but plan to up the resolution at some point this year. 

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One day I will have my GTX 970. One day. PC specs are at my profile.

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Wish I would've not bought a giant case that's heavy as balls.

my cooler master cosmos fits that description.

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my cooler master cosmos fits that description.

Cosmos II user here. It can be very awful at times.

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Would have gone with the Air240 case over the 540 so my mATX mobo didn't look so damn small... also would have gone with a quad-channel kit, so my i7 4930k could have more abuse done with it. If only, if only...Also probably would have gone with a single PCIe SSD instead of an SSD array.


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When I bought my Core i5 4670K I wanted a gaming rig, but went with a very low-spec GTX 650 graphics card.

I wasn't really thinkin' with my brain at the time.

It's actually good though because it means I spent more money on an awesome quad-core CPU and other components, so it turned out to be the perfect workstation.

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was it this one? http://www.antec.com/product.php?id=706887&fid=5022132&lan=nz if so then i dont know because its one of there top units, i believe they are delta units but i'm not sure, give me some time to find the oem, but i'm going to call two very knowledgeable on psu's @Aniallation and @STRMfrmXMN

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The Edge are Seasonic G

yeah i figured that out :)


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Wish I had saved up a little while longer and gotten the 780 rather than the 760 I have right now. I'm happy with the 760 but in hindsight, I would love to have spent the extra money for the 780.

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i should have got the i7. I'm doing allot more cad work, cfd, and rendering now than i ever thought i would.


Case: Phanteks Evolve X with ITX mount  cpu: Ryzen 3900X 4.35ghz all cores Motherboard: MSI X570 Unify gpu: EVGA 1070 SC  psu: Phanteks revolt x 1200W Memory: 64GB Kingston Hyper X oc'd to 3600mhz ssd: Sabrent Rocket 4.0 1TB ITX System CPU: 4670k  Motherboard: some cheap asus h87 Ram: 16gb corsair vengeance 1600mhz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

 

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~ going with a 965 over a 2500k

~ going with a 250GB HDD to save money because I thought I wouldn't need a 1TB HDD

~ not buying a HD6870 and going with a 560 and ended up missing out on a few thousand dollars worth of dogecoins


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If i had waited longer before buying 2 970s, not only they stutter from time to time, they also dont have the ROPs that i thought they had because of Nvidia's internal "misscomunication"


Main rig. Updated :D CPU: FX8350 @stock Cooler: Corsair h110 Motherboard: Ga-990fxa-ud5 Memory: Corsair Vengance 8Gigs 1866Mhz GPU: MSI GTX 970 SLI (blower cooler)  PSU: Cooler Master Silent pro 850w SSD: Corsair Force GT 60Gb HDD: WD 500 Caviar blue Case: Thermaltake core V71 Fan controler: NZXT Sentry
 
Secondary PC: CPU: i5 4670k @stock Cooler: Thermaltake NIC L/31 Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS Memory: Corsair Vengance 8Gigs 2133Mhz GPU: ZOTAC GTX 780 (Titan cooler) PSU: Antec 520m Pro SSD: Corsair Force GT 60Gb HDD: WD 500 Caviar blue & WD 2TB Green Case: Thermaltake core V1

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I wish I had went for a motherboard that supported dual x8 pcie slots. Could have crossfired my r9 290.


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Sauron'stm Product Scores:

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Just a list of my personal scores for some products, in no particular order, with brief comments. I just got the idea to do them so they aren't many for now :)

Don't take these as complete reviews or final truths - they are just my personal impressions on products I may or may not have used, summed up in a couple of sentences and a rough score. All scores take into account the unit's price and time of release, heavily so, therefore don't expect absolute performance to be reflected here.

 

-Lenovo Thinkpad X220 - [8/10]

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A durable and reliable machine that is relatively lightweight, has all the hardware it needs to never feel sluggish and has a great IPS matte screen. Downsides are mostly due to its age, most notably the screen resolution of 1366x768 and usb 2.0 ports.

 

-Apple Macbook (2015) - [Garbage -/10]

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From my perspective, this product has no redeeming factors given its price and the competition. It is underpowered, overpriced, impractical due to its single port and is made redundant even by Apple's own iPad pro line.

 

-OnePlus X - [7/10]

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A good phone for the price. It does everything I (and most people) need without being sluggish and has no particularly bad flaws. The lack of recent software updates and relatively barebones feature kit (most notably the lack of 5GHz wifi, biometric sensors and backlight for the capacitive buttons) prevent it from being exceptional.

 

-Microsoft Surface Book 2 - [Garbage - -/10]

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Overpriced and rushed, offers nothing notable compared to the competition, doesn't come with an adequate charger despite the premium price. Worse than the Macbook for not even offering the small plus sides of having macOS. Buy a Razer Blade if you want high performance in a (relatively) light package.

 

-Intel Core i7 2600/k - [9/10]

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Quite possibly Intel's best product launch ever. It had all the bleeding edge features of the time, it came with a very significant performance improvement over its predecessor and it had a soldered heatspreader, allowing for efficient cooling and great overclocking. Even the "locked" version could be overclocked through the multiplier within (quite reasonable) limits.

 

-Apple iPad Pro - [5/10]

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A pretty good product, sunk by its price (plus the extra cost of the physical keyboard and the pencil). Buy it if you don't mind the Apple tax and are looking for a very light office machine with an excellent digitizer. Particularly good for rich students. Bad for cheap tinkerers like myself.

 

 

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I wish i went with a less flashy case but i do love all the features of my case and the build quality is decent.


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my cooler master cosmos fits that description.

Mine was a Phanteks Enthoo Luxe, it's super gaudy and heavy as fuck.


OS:Windows 10 Pro |  CPU:Intel Core i7 4790k | GPU:ASUS STRIX GTX 970 | RAM:Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) | MoBo:ASUS Maximus VII Hero Z97 | Storage: 500GB Crucial MX200 SSD, 250GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD, 1TB Seagate Barracuda HDD (x2) | Monitors:Acer XB270HU/ASUS VH238H | Keyboard:Razer Blackwidow Tournament Edition Chroma w/ Razer Greens | Mouse:Razer Deathadder Chroma | Headset:BeyerDynamic DT990Pro w/ Antlion Modmic

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get a smaller case, the Air 540 is great, but not great for a college dorm room


CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231v3 XX Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Killer XX RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory XX GPU: Asus GeForce GTX 780 3GB DirectCU II XX Case: Phanteks Evolve ATX XX Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB SSD ; Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB HDD; Western Digital Caviar Blue 3TB HDD XX PSU: Thermaltake SMART 550W 80+ Bronze 

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I'm going to say the GTX 970 is the best value card as of right now IMO. Maybe you can sell it, then use the money to get a 970? It's a really nice card.

Apart from the fact that the 390 performs better, especially at higher resolutions for the same price.

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Gotten a fucking intel processor


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