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Jun 15, 2020
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My names Eric, I’m 37 and getting ready to retire from the US Army. I came in as a communications specialist which mainly had me working on hardware. I took what I knew from the sincgars radios I was constantly taking apart to clean and re-solder wires. Even SATCOM radios had connection issues (mainly during my time in South Korea) but it was there that I first saw an awesome liquid cooled PC by a gentlemen in met playing Starcraft in this tournament over there. It was a huge deal and while I only placed 34th in the whole event there was over 1300 entries. It was seeing these custom systems that made me build my first A10-7890k with MSI A88X gaming 45 mobo. With 16 gigs of ram and a galax gtx 970 HOF edition all in a Corsair 750D . I gave that build to my daughter. I was able to purchase a very cheap silverstone TJ07 using a Asus Mark-S z97 mobo, i7-4790k devils canyon, 16gigs of Avexir Sabatico light up ram, 2x Galax GTX 908 TI’s HOF edition gpu’s (known for the white PCB circuit boards. I did have to get custom HOF waterblocks for the graphics cards (thank you to Diamond Cooling from the UK for the custom HOF waterblocks and beautiful custom back plates. . My buddy owns a car paint shop which helped me greatly in painting the silver case (which also had black acrylic pieces due to me ordering a light box mid plate, a new psu back panel, a new IO back piece, the light up front cover to hide all the 5.25 bays (got my custom name on the piece to! Coldzero brought new life to an old PC case. It looks like a murderbox only without the price tag. I managed to get the Swiftech D5 bump with gold mods, the bitspower true brass 250ml reservoir, 18 gold Monsoon economy compression fittings for 16mm Monsoon acrylic hardline tubing, gold bitspower stop plugs, 2x rads AX 480 and AX360. 11 white 120mm Corsair RGB fans to mount on the radiators. The only part of this build that wasn’t white is my psu which cannot he seen thanks to my 480mm radiator that takes up the entire bottom of my case. Anyone wanting to endeavor on building a TJ07 case you can replace pretty much the majority of the metal parts (aside from the frame) but the back piece, the motherboard try, the metal pieces sticking out from the 8 or 9 5.25 bay drives (those can be removed. Coldzero makes an extended motherboard and another piece to close up the gap left by the metal 5.25 brackets. So all you are left with is a clean back side (where my res and water pump go. Then my ax360 rad up top and the AX480 white rad at the bottom. I was also able to get a “honeycomb” grill for the side panel to give the case an after market look. I’ve replaced all wires to include the power button and I’ve replaced where my USB3 ports are to the top of the case.
 
My names Eric, I’m 37 and getting ready to retire from the US Army. I came in as a communications specialist which mainly had me working on hardware. I took what I knew from the sincgars radios I was constantly taking apart to clean and re-solder wires. Even SATCOM radios had connection issues (mainly during my time in South Korea) but it was there that I first saw an awesome liquid cooled PC by a gentlemen in met playing Starcraft in this tournament over there. It was a huge deal and while I only placed 34th in the whole event there was over 1300 entries. It was seeing these custom systems that made me build my first A10-7890k with MSI A88X gaming 45 mobo. With 16 gigs of ram and a galax gtx 970 HOF edition all in a Corsair 750D . I gave that build to my daughter. I was able to purchase a very cheap silverstone TJ07 using a Asus Mark-S z97 mobo, i7-4790k devils canyon, 16gigs of Avexir Sabatico light up ram, 2x Galax GTX 908 TI’s HOF edition gpu’s (known for the white PCB circuit boards. I did have to get custom HOF waterblocks for the graphics cards (thank you to Diamond Cooling from the UK for the custom HOF waterblocks and beautiful custom back plates. . My buddy owns a car paint shop which helped me greatly in painting the silver case (which also had black acrylic pieces due to me ordering a light box mid plate, a new psu back panel, a new IO back piece, the light up front cover to hide all the 5.25 bays (got my custom name on the piece to! Coldzero brought new life to an old PC case. It looks like a murderbox only without the price tag. I managed to get the Swiftech D5 bump with gold mods, the bitspower true brass 250ml reservoir, 18 gold Monsoon economy compression fittings for 16mm Monsoon acrylic hardline tubing, gold bitspower stop plugs, 2x rads AX 480 and AX360. 11 white 120mm Corsair RGB fans to mount on the radiators. The only part of this build that wasn’t white is my psu which cannot he seen thanks to my 480mm radiator that takes up the entire bottom of my case. Anyone wanting to endeavor on building a TJ07 case you can replace pretty much the majority of the metal parts (aside from the frame) but the back piece, the motherboard try, the metal pieces sticking out from the 8 or 9 5.25 bay drives (those can be removed. Coldzero makes an extended motherboard and another piece to close up the gap left by the metal 5.25 brackets. So all you are left with is a clean back side (where my res and water pump go. Then my ax360 rad up top and the AX480 white rad at the bottom. I was also able to get a “honeycomb” grill for the side panel to give the case an after market look. I’ve replaced all wires to include the power button and I’ve replaced where my USB3 ports are to the top of the case.
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Hi all, I'm Tom from the UK. Good to meet you all.
I'm not the most interesting guy around but I'm a bass player in my church band where my wife plays 12 string guitar and is the worship leader.
I'm also a bit of a gear whore be it basses, guitars and I'm trying to get to grips with all this zoom carry on.
I've started a thread about this because I'm new to it and struggling a bit..

We want to play guitar and bass and both of us sing. I think i have all the gear but not much idea.

So thanks for having me here.

Tom.
 
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Jun 17, 2020
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I'm Jeff and I confess to being a techie. I have Alexa and Google home and a Homepod. I do some product testing for a large tech company. After I retired in 1999 I spent 10 years on the road in a motorhome. I got really good at borrowing WiFi.
 
Jun 17, 2020
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Hey All! Still learning this stuff mainly on Android (ZTE) which I traded my thirteen yr old daughter the iPhones 10 for (hated it). Besides trying to get one of my Asian sister's to help (and don't) always searching for answers and help) So y'all have been formally warned ahead of questions. Thanks All.
 
Jun 26, 2020
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I love gadgets and especially hi-fi (remember that?) but I'm agnostic about most tech: like anything else, I just want stuff to work properly. I love Apple design and for video editing I still think they're good but frankly I can't be bothered to pay a massive premium for some thing that I can get much cheaper that does the same job. I work in radio and TV but much prefer radio and all things audio.
 
Jun 26, 2020
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Hi I'm Linda (bad1),I've just started learning computers not long ago,have alot of questions.Some answers I don't understand their meaning.I can ask 4 different questions,but actually be the same one.
Raised & still live where we are still using antennas, outbuildings,no running water,just getting internet up the mountain!hoping to learn alot! Please be patient!! I have a Amazon Fire 7 (7generation) tablet I'm working with!
 
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Jun 26, 2020
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hi guys,, i'm interested about custom OS, so i often change my OS to much faster one, the one i used most is LTSB or LTSC win 10,, but now i interested in Chrome OS,,and recently i got a problems installing OS to non drive device (non HDD or SSD) just eMMC
so i'm here to learn all stuff about putting OS into our hardware
 
Jun 29, 2020
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Hey guys, nice to meet you all here. I'm a fan of Apple products, but recently I've been thinking about getting a new phone from other brands. That's why I'm here. :D
I enjoy music very much, and my job is related to it.
I am also very into video games, wonder if we can discuss games hardware here.
I'm an animal lover, and I currently have a rabbit, three turtles, and a puppy. My ideal life is to have a farm when I retire.
 

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