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Hardware Shakmods Pre-Braided Cables Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Baz, 20 Jun 2012.

  1. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    Images aren't showing up, is that just me ?
     
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    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    They're 300x250 images (with 300x250 in the filename) - a common ad format size. If you're using AdBlock Plus or similar, it'll assume the images are adverts and block them.
     
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    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    If you're on Firefox, drop the main tools menu down and go to the bottom, you should see Adblock Plus. Just tell it to show the page.
     
  5. Dave Lister

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    Ahh that will be it, i'm using adblock in chrome.
     
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    Mongoose132 Duckmad

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    Forgot how annoying the internet was without Adblock D:

    Very nice cables though, might have to pick some up
     
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    Well spotted. I didn't even think of that!
     
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    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    If you're using adblock, just add an exception for images.bit-tech.net
     
  9. Dave Lister

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    I just turned adblock off for the site. The cables look great, I may have to order some I think !
     
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    The cables look great.I would like to order some.There web sight not up yet :(
     
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    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    shakmods isn't yet but if you follow the price link you can get them from ModPC.
     
  12. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    I think this is a good response:
     
  13. Phil Rhodes

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    If it was white and orange, it'd look exactly like the cableforms used in military jets (which are extremely shiny because they're made out of mineral wool braiding, which is fireproof).
     
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  15. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    ^ heh heh
     
  16. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    What connector only has 11 cables?
     
  17. .//TuNdRa

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    GOD DAMMIT DON'T ENCOURAGE HIM

    Anyway; I wonder if I can get it with Male connectors at both ends, so I could outright replace the cables on my Strider with these? I only need 30CM for the Motherboard connector, 20 ish for one of the EPS 12vs.
     
  18. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    :lol: What's up Mankz, tried it & made you go mad or just tired of seeing really nice cable work?. :D

    Only real thing I've come across when doing it is it can bulk up cables to a point where it can make things a bit impractical, but with good planning for the extra bulk it wouldn't be a problem.

    I'll always sleeve fan cables now at least but all the others I want to come up with something new & as nonrestrictive as possible or even just use black wires & keep them as stealthed as possible so it almost looks like there is no power cables but not by soldering or fixing to the other side of a mobo, so will be a challenge & I'm yet to design the idea fully but p0Pe is onto the right idea & doing it perfect, really doubt I could do any better than that. :D

    Sleeving can test patience especially first time, first time isn't much fun at all, this I do know. :lol:

    These ready made solutions are great for people who like the end result but hate the effort. :D
     
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    So Now I can see the images I have to have the ads as well... Nice.
    Why can't Bit-Tech use a different format to differentiate between images and ads. I do not want the ads full stop. If that means losing the images then so be it, but the long run will mean I will probably stop reading Bit-Tech as much.
     
  20. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Hi SchizoFrog. It's not something we did on purpose, it's just a couple of key images required a slightly different image ratio than we usually use and unfortunately the resulting resolution happened to be one that ad-blockers don't like. We'll refrain from using this resolution in future so there should be any more issues.
     

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