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    All I ever wanted was to be a mod

    I'm on board. Nod for Mod. I'm not gonna lie l, I'm a little sad that my teen-age drem to be a hero will also never be fulfilled...
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    Atomic Farewell Video Project

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    I'm going to miss this place.

    I guess I'll get my plates reissued.then one time it will be
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    For our fallen brethren

    Rip twinny. Responsible for many of the laughs I had.on the forums over the years.
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    The Atomic era concludes and we were magnificent

    Big thanks to the forums and the people behind them. It was the perfect outlet to a really rocky time at home and got me out the house on to atomican couches when it was really bad... as well as all the typical teenage stuff. I've been on the forums since I was about 12 or 13. I get misty eyed going over some of the old threads. I love been a part of many forums but none left me feeling like part of a family. That is priceless
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    I'm going to miss this place.

    This place was where I spent most of my time online between the ages of about 12 till my early 20's. I just remembered my login. Going to miss this place, I still prefer oldstyle forums but other social media made it easier to find solutions to common problems. I wish I never got distracted and left this place. But I went to some meets, loved overseas and made some good friends along the way whom I still see regularly. I spend a lot of time archiving in my day to day and the loss of institutional knowledge is a real shame once this place goes. But I'm greatful for the time I spent here and the connections I made. Lots of love Saxon the BFG
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    Build/Guidance: Project Shoebox. Mini/Micro ITX

    Thanks the suggestion saved a bunch of money going for the evo. The last bit of the buzzle is a 650+ watt psu with modular/flat cables possibly available with a short length variant available. I'm a stickler for clutter free internals and its going to be a challenge in this one. Any suggestions ​​settled on the CPU cooler albeit now im back to debating my self on the 5820k, 6700k and the 6600k..... Does hyperthreading really help that much...
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    Build/Guidance: Project Shoebox. Mini/Micro ITX

    This is how it is shaping up. quick question about the 5820k, is the memory controller able to manage 4+ sticks of ddr4 3200 ram as well as the newer processers just trying to sus out cheaper prices and refine part list. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor (€397.68 @ Mindfactory) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler (€79.90 @ Amazon Deutschland) Motherboard: Asus X99-M WS Micro ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard (€288.00) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (€137.84 @ Mindfactory) Storage: Samsung 850 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (€232.85 @ Mindfactory) Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card (€362.57 @ Mindfactory) Case: Silverstone SG10B MicroATX Mini Tower Case (€116.43 @ Amazon Deutschland) Power Supply: XFX XTR 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (€109.90 @ Caseking) Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12B redux-1200 PWM 59.1 CFM 120mm Fan (€13.90 @ Amazon Deutschland) Monitor: Dell U2412M 60Hz 24.0" Monitor (€264.71 @ Mindfactory) Total: €2003.78 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-14 19:23 CET+0100
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    Build/Guidance: Project Shoebox. Mini/Micro ITX

    Thanks for all the input. ​Still agonising over cases. My needs are.... specific... I like simple airflow, in a tight space, I believe the best way to do this is with a big 150-180mm on the front, lots of exhaust vents on the sides and top and a 120mm rear exhaust, decent positive airflow with air filters as cleaning out the fins is a total hassle. I am indifferent on space for a second graphics card but it would be nice. can accommodate a full length graphics card, CPU cooler and psu. I have no need for dvd drive bays as I have a usb external for my lappy (no optical drive). additionally I really like shuttle formfactor but these are seemingly now all for mini itx... http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=345&area=en Also giving serious thought to the linked case above, pretty and functional. ​ ​this looks promising. can probably figure out how to make the front panel a little more attractive.
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    Build/Guidance: Project Shoebox. Mini/Micro ITX

    excellent reply thank you, any benefit for going wit the skylake processors or nah? I know future proofing is silly but is it going to be like a socket 478 or 775 that is supported for a while or not really. Got no problems using second hand hardware just a matter of sourcing it. Thoughts on this case... its ugly as sin but its small and has what appears to be excellent airflow just unsure if it will fit full length graphics cards in it. http://www.corsair.com/en-us/carbide-series-air-240-high-airflow-micro-atx-and-mini-itx-pc-case And when did people start using m.2 for desktop hard drives... does the sata ssd give a noticeable dip in gaming performance or just when you are doing bulkh file copy. additionally i really like mushkin ram... but its hard to find
  11. Build Help/Ready: Not built a pc in the last 8 years and my god so much has changed when you don't have any exposure to desktop gaming over that period. Consequently I am a little out of my depth on trends and tech so I decided to come to reddit for help. Looking to build a pocket rocket... a nice small form factor that packs a wicked punch. Intend to game and crunch some graphics ( big panoramas consisting of 40+ shots and HDR) as well as of course large CAD assemblies. If gaming, what kind of performance are you looking for? (Screen resolution, FPS, game settings) Planning to run a 4k screen and TV ( when I move in to a new place). The photography and graphic work is important to me and I have been spoiled with an exceptionally high ppi from my work laptop and hoping for a similar experience on desktop. was thinking one of the 4k dell offerings. Budget... not really limited but I of course want to get the best bargain in Europe/UK This is what I have drafted up so far. I am a keen over clocker so leaning towards componets with good overclocking headroom. still deciding between mini and micro ITX and still searching for a smaller case. I am unsure on what video card to go for and of course if you think of a better and cheaper build please don't hold back. I plan on keeping this pc for a very long time just like the last one. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5GHz 6-Core OEM/Tray Processor (€617.84 @ Mindfactory) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler (€102.12 @ Mindfactory) Motherboard: Asus X99-M WS Micro ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard (€288.00) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (€167.84 @ Mindfactory) Case: Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV MicroATX Mini Tower Case (€119.65 @ Mindfactory) Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA P2 650W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply Total: €1295.45 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-12 21:35 CET+0100
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    So what did I miss?

    What happened to atomic or did the forums die a bit when the magazine got swallowed up? truth betold i couldnt remember the password so I just reset it as I have access to the origional email still. Ill bei sing you guys at syd meets when I get back.
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    What's on your mind?

    This thread is still going.... cool!
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    So what did I miss?

    I know I have been gone a long time, but got linked to the forums looking for some technical support advice about my laptop and got hit by a massive wave of nostalgia seeing posts of users i remember over 10 years ago. ​What can I tell you? My spelling is still shit. I have been busy ( academically) and now that I am set to graduate again and intend to move back to Aus when circumstances allow. ​Are atomic meets still a thing? ​What major events have I missed in Atomic history etc?
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    Engineering Porn

    slow clap