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Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 17:29
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By Maki role
How can something truly be objectively ugly?? ...

How can something truly be objectively ugly??

Personally I think brutalist buildings are the spawn of Satan himself, but there's still a huge movement that praises them and Le Corbusier, despite...
Forum: Project Logs 24th Jul 2014, 12:11
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
That sounds really awesome, just need to hope...

That sounds really awesome, just need to hope that the Asus fan control is up to snuff. I'm using it to control the fans in this build too, getting a little bit worried from the things I've heard.
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Forum: Article Discussion 24th Jul 2014, 11:43
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By Maki role
Seemingly by the end of this process they're just...

Seemingly by the end of this process they're just going to end up with a funky xbox controller. I wonder how people would react if a company other than Valve did this?

EDIT: Talk about ninja'd:
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Maki role
Holy crap, no way, did they just do something...

Holy crap, no way, did they just do something useful to do with technology for once? That's a good shift.
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2014, 10:50
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By Maki role
Gah, these monitors are infuriating. I really...

Gah, these monitors are infuriating. I really like the aspect ratio and immersive effect, but the extra vertical real estate of a UHD monitor is more useful for me (much better for 3D workflows...
Forum: Project Logs 22nd Jul 2014, 11:51
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Thanks Derick, just noticed that you popped the...

Thanks Derick, just noticed that you popped the pics up on the EKWB FB page too :blush:



Yeah it definitely was a good idea to keep them stock in this case, although you did show how the...
Forum: Project Logs 22nd Jul 2014, 10:54
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Whilst I definitely prefer the first three too, I...

Whilst I definitely prefer the first three too, I think in the right scenario the last two could also work. Remember that they would have a very solid, metallic look to them, which frankly isn't...
Forum: Article Discussion 21st Jul 2014, 12:10
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By Maki role
The people running it as a public service would...

The people running it as a public service would have no motivations and pressures. They'd have secure jobs in effectively a monopoly, why would they care about a thing? You see this happen all the...
Forum: Article Discussion 21st Jul 2014, 11:08
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By Maki role
I don't really want to start up a large debate on...

I don't really want to start up a large debate on the topic, but surely if you're complaining about the transition of state operated services to private businesses (which was handled by the...
Forum: Project Logs 19th Jul 2014, 11:04
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Thanks guys! I really appreciate the kind words,...

Thanks guys! I really appreciate the kind words, I'll be sure to make certain that the build lives up to expectations :blush: :worried:

@Jeffinslaw: That sounds like a great plan. Dominator...
Forum: Project Logs 18th Jul 2014, 21:22
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
UPDATE TIME! Hello once again, I come...

UPDATE TIME!

Hello once again, I come bearing great news in the form of gold plating! So I received the pieces back from the electroplaters today, must admit I'm mighty impressed. The pieces...
Forum: Project Logs 18th Jul 2014, 17:04
Replies: 13
Scratch Build The Iron Turnip
Views: 2,301
Posted By Maki role
Now this I've gotta see. Nothing like a true...

Now this I've gotta see. Nothing like a true ghetto/junk/recycling project to keep you going. Bonus is unlike with Glassgween, I'll actually have proof 4 years down the line that I was there from...
Forum: Project Logs 18th Jul 2014, 14:48
Replies: 6
Scratch Build Project X62 V1
Views: 1,024
Posted By Maki role
I'd definitely second the opinion on resizing the...

I'd definitely second the opinion on resizing the images. Since there are so many, it crashed the browser on my rubbish work laptop, I can imagine they won't play nice with mobiles either for the...
Forum: Project Logs 15th Jul 2014, 23:25
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Yeah I was quite taken aback by the cost, but it...

Yeah I was quite taken aback by the cost, but it made more sense the more I looked into it. I had no idea that to plate steel, after cleaning it needed to be plated with copper, then nickel and then...
Forum: Project Logs 15th Jul 2014, 11:04
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Well here's a little more then :D Well I've...

Well here's a little more then :D

Well I've finally managed to find both the time, drive and location to get the gold plating underway. I've decided to go with the GPU plate, the plugs, EK logos...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Jul 2014, 17:28
Replies: 108
Views: 60,177
Posted By Maki role
Gah it just looks sooooooooooo good. Very...

Gah it just looks sooooooooooo good. Very elegant solution for GPU sag also, few take the time to try sorting it (guilty as charged), even fewer manage to come up with an idea that actually looks...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Jul 2014, 17:24
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By Maki role
Funny that, I literally made a post 20 minutes...

Funny that, I literally made a post 20 minutes ago over on LTT about that exact point. People were bashing some new iPhone leak over how it supposedly has a lower resolution screen than some Samsung...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Jul 2014, 17:11
Replies: 17
Case Mod Project Unknown
Views: 8,914
Posted By Maki role
Looks line a fine start to me, that's a hefty...

Looks line a fine start to me, that's a hefty number of Noiseblockers!
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Jul 2014, 15:51
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By Maki role
What confuses me a little is how people keep...

What confuses me a little is how people keep talking about CPU improvements and why they don't seem to be large anymore. Sure the net improvements don't appear to be anything special, but you have...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Jul 2014, 15:35
Replies: 86
Views: 18,462
Posted By Maki role
It just gets better and better, love that...

It just gets better and better, love that radiator grill, it seems so meaty.
Forum: Project Logs 13th Jul 2014, 09:27
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
I must admit I was surprised to see just how well...

I must admit I was surprised to see just how well it did seem to work. Whilst I haven't had the chance to try the RAM out yet since doing that to see if it works the way I intended, it certainly...
Forum: Project Logs 13th Jul 2014, 00:40
Replies: 116
Views: 44,378
Posted By Maki role
Well let's try to keep this a more regular...

Well let's try to keep this a more regular occurrence eh?



Ask and ye shall receive... eventually :P

Update time!

Well with a little more time on my hands, I decided to crack on with...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Jul 2014, 10:28
Replies: 106
Views: 3,516
Posted By Maki role
No doubt they'll be using the excuse that they...

No doubt they'll be using the excuse that they could stop teenagers from being indoctrinated and heading out to fight in Syria. That seems to be the big story of the moment.
Forum: Project Logs 8th Jul 2014, 18:27
Replies: 303
Views: 183,261
Posted By Maki role
Hold on a minute, my jaw just rolled under the...

Hold on a minute, my jaw just rolled under the sofa and now I can't find it.

It's one thing to see the concept images and progress shots, it's another beast entirely to be able to see things...
Forum: Article Discussion 4th Jul 2014, 09:39
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Maki role
Aah we don't have enough of these project log...

Aah we don't have enough of these project log features anymore. When I first started browsing Bit-Tech (2007 or so?) these logs were my bread and butter. I tried looking through the threads...
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