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Cooling Danger Den GF4 Block

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Coolrunnin, 28 Jun 2002.

  1. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Just got my new GF4 block in the post this morning. Just like to say that it's quality - better than any previous DD stuff I've had. Top's also nice and thick so it shouldn't have any Maze 3 type problems :rolleyes:

    I'll try and post temps when I've got it plumbed in - tho I'll probly be too busy clocking :D

    edit: Oh and its got a strange crystally looking coating on the waterchannel surface. Don't know whether this is to stop tarnishing of the copper or is some secret heat transfer enhancing stuff.... hmmmm :lol:
     
  2. b1g-d0g

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    Cool m8 can you post some piccys of it when its done.
     
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    Not sure if you can tell but is it the same material as the "old" DD maze3 blocks, just thicker? I'd be nice if they switched to poly or lexan for those tops, not just thicker acrylic.
     
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    Im interested to see how you plum it up as im thinking of doing my card gf3.
     
  5. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Soz guys - pics are out as I've not got a digicam... I'll see about borrowing one for ya tho'- I have a cunning plan to steal one off someone I know for a day :hehe: :lol:

    ScopE - not sure about what material the top's made of - feels very much like acrylic tho - lexan feels kinda greasy. Could be wrong :worried:. I'll certainly be posting if it wrecks my new rig :grr: :D :lol:

    B1g-d0g m8 - I certainly let you know how I plumb it - install piccys and everything assuming I can get the digicam borrowed ok :) I'm gonna run it with T-pieces like I suggested on your thread. Pics'll explain anyways when its all sorted.

    Tried to ascii it for ya but it went ****ed up! :rolleyes: :hehe:
     
  6. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Oh, and the blocks the 1/2" version ... no wussy 3/8 round here ;) :hehe:

    I'll probly LED mod it if I get bored or somethin' :idea:
     
  7. b1g-d0g

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    Ok m8 cant wait to see it. :)
    a very nice card cooler,are the maze 3 still a no no then ?
     
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    Forgot to ask you did you get it from the us? and if so how much did it cost you in total to ship to the uk?:)
     
  9. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Yup - it winged its way all the way from Oregon -

    cost $24USD shipping - A bit steep but I couldn't wait the month or more that Tek told me they'd be getting them in :rolleyes: plus the exchange rate is really good ATM :lol:

    I also looked at the OCPC block but the DD one has 1) been finished 2) got mounting holes a la GF3 as well so could prove more versetile (so I can use my old Ti500 when I blow up my Ti4400 o/cing it! :D :D )
     
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    Cool i like it $24 thats not to bad,pity about the maze 3 being crap :(
     
  11. iggy

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    seen jess' protoblock?
     
  12. b1g-d0g

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    Just looking at it,looks very good,hope its not long before its done because im looking for one now.
     
  13. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    B1g-d0g - yeh - postage was USPS (me is cheapsk8 :hehe: ) but arrived within three days of the notice of shipping - depite them saying 5-10days - just luck I guess... tis a shame about the maze 3 but the OCPC block is better - thick Lexan AND LED ( I do feel spoiled with this block :hehe: )

    Yup - I'm a member of CH so I saw it tonight.... Looks really sweet - just a shame that I needed mine sooner than it's available :sigh:

    I've got a Neptune w/b tho and that is the dog's ******** ! Jess' stuff always seems to be the best out there - probly 'cos he's actually thinking about his products when he designs them :D

    I hear he's going to expand the GF4 range to include a chipset block an all - sommet I'd be interested in in the future :)

    Oh, you are the Iggy2K from CH I presume? ;)
     
  14. iggy

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    :eeek: how could you tell :dude:
     
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    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Iggy - I could tell you ....

    but then I'd have to kill you :p LOL :D

    I don't think there's a duck on these boards ATM - better get your Av. on here quick! :lol:
     
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    im tryin :) may have a secret new av, its being developed by the M.O.D. as we speak :eeek:
     
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    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    *gasp*

    *hushed voice* You mean the duck's gonna go? */hushed voice*

    I expect this noo av to be lethal then :lol: I'll remember to keep my head down when it's about :D

    *runs for cover* :hehe:
     
  18. Makaijin

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    coolrunnin, when your stuff arrived, did you have to pay extra to customs?
    when i got my stuff a few months back, it got held in customs for a week, and they bloody charged be £30 in taxes :grr:
     
  19. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    :worried: errrr..... *in case customs are looking* Yeah yeah I paid £4million in taxes :worried: :hehe:

    Actually, despite USPS delivery I was charged not a penny in VAT or Import duty - might have been lucky but maybe... the secret - *puts lawyer's hat on*

    Tell DD to ship your chosen stuff as a gift, in the special instructions box. Under international duty laws no tax is paid on gifts, which is one reason why DD have a gift message box and a special instructions box on their site :)

    So if you want to order some thing from DD ask to have GIFT printed on the customs label and write something like Happy birthday <name> or 'congratualtions on the birth of your new babeh (your rig obviously :D )'

    Next time you order try it out - I got it checked by a mate of mine who does international law and he said it should work :)
     
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    :dude: I like the way you think man :)
     
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