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I'm using my old MSI 9800 GTX + as a coaster for my drink. Am I the only one, (other than Logan from TekSyndicate) that uses a bricked GPU as a coaster?

 

Edit: Turns out Logan got his coaster working again, but is still using it as a coaster.

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I'm using my old MSI 9800 GTX + as a coaster for my drink. Am I the only one, (other than Logan from TekSyndicate) that uses a bricked GPU as a coaster?

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I'm using my old MSI 9800 GTX + as a coaster for my drink. Am I the only one, (other than Logan from TekSyndicate) that uses a bricked GPU as a coaster?

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I use an old dead hard drive as a coaster.

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didn't logan get his coaster going again? the troll video where he reflows the solder? he is using a old working card now?? 

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didn't logan get his coaster going again? the troll video where he reflows the solder? he is using a old working card now?? 

He might have and I may have just missed the video.

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I use my Old 8800Gtx as a paper weight sometimes, or to squash bugs.

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I use an AMD stock heatsink... Really helpful for those overly hot drinks...

 

didn't logan get his coaster going again? the troll video where he reflows the solder? he is using a old working card now?? 

Yes... It's working, but he's still using it a coaster iirc...

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I use an AMD stock heatsink... Really helpful for those overly hot drinks...

 

Yes... It's working, but he's still using it a coaster iirc...

I may have to use my AMD stock heatsink as a coaster for guests when they come over.

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I may have to use my AMD stock heatsink as a coaster for guests when they come over.

 

Remember to use a wide base glass/mug for that... AMD's stock heatsinks are on the tall side...

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Now that you bring it up, maybe I can turn my dead sticks of RAM into something useful. 

I made a card house with some dead ram once.

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Remember to use a wide base glass/mug for that... AMD's stock heatsinks are on the tall side...

I will keep that in mind.

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I used a hard drive platter as a coaster for around a year until it crumbled in my hands whilst I was cleaning it.

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