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Old 11-01-2019, 05:05 PM   #16
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Was still using my amd athlon x2 3800+ and free windows xp 64-bit then. Wew. How time flies.
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:07 PM   #17
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Hahahahahaha and there I was trying to recall the fella's name just these few days ago when a wave of 2007-08 nostalgia hit me during my housekeeping of old photos of my pc parts from that era in my archive.

Yah Krado the staunch anti Intel guy. Had the misfortune of actually meeting him in person once in SLS and my friend and I were like this guy is nuts!

Where did he disappear to? Or is he still active on the forums?
Lol I believe I went to his house with a friend before, nice guy la
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:23 PM   #18
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(on the bright side, my aego m from that era of hwc is still functioning today - made in uk, feelsgoodman)
IDK how your aego m sounds like but you can consider buying a stronger subwoofer to complement it

I have an old creative inspire 2.1 speakers and the bass is still strong (despite small diameter). Newer creative speakers of a similar model do not sound as it used to be based on amazon reviews.
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:28 PM   #19
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IDK how your aego m sounds like but you can consider buying a stronger subwoofer to complement it

I have an old creative inspire 2.1 speakers and the bass is still strong (despite small diameter). Newer creative speakers of a similar model do not sound as it used to be based on amazon reviews.
getting presonus eris e5 soon

assuming the local distro intend to restock that particular set

/2.0 is enough for me nowadays lul - no space for the additional sub
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:42 PM   #20
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getting presonus eris e5 soon

assuming the local distro intend to restock that particular set

/2.0 is enough for me nowadays lul - no space for the additional sub
As a Presonus Eris E5 user for a few years now, I can say the Eris E5 is a good bargain, cheaper than KRK equivalent but comparable in terms of sound quality. But if u have a bit more budget, get the JBL LSR305 series, they blow the competition away in terms of sound quality at the sub-$500 price bracket.
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:44 PM   #21
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long long time ago...
http://web.archive.org/web/200701010...arezone.com.sg
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:45 PM   #22
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Not forgetting the legend Krado aka Kijana who was totally anti-intel and branded all intel users intel idiots. HAHAHAHA!
one cannot mention Krado without his partner the Intel Teddybear
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:48 PM   #23
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long long time ago...
http://web.archive.org/web/200701010...arezone.com.sg
sadly does not seem to work for actual threads
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Old 11-01-2019, 06:03 PM   #24
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how come most of the 2008 GPUs are blower style closed shroud with small heatsinks and single fan intake?

Isn’t open heatsink with triple fans better to dissipate the heat?
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Old 11-01-2019, 06:22 PM   #25
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how come most of the 2008 GPUs are blower style closed shroud with small heatsinks and single fan intake?

Isn’t open heatsink with triple fans better to dissipate the heat?
Because last time got no need to triple fan everything



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Old 11-01-2019, 06:57 PM   #26
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how come most of the 2008 GPUs are blower style closed shroud with small heatsinks and single fan intake?

Isn’t open heatsink with triple fans better to dissipate the heat?
Cos cases not like now, at the time only got two or three fans and very few vents, like the legendary Centurion 5. Rather have blower style to exhaust the heat, and cards like the notorious HD4850 ran very hot so there was a lot of heat.
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Old 11-01-2019, 08:21 PM   #27
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There was a time when nVidia tnt n 3dfx voodoo gfx was the only ones to go for(maybe Matrox too) and there was Chaintech, shuttle n Epox motherboards.

AMD, INTEL & CYRIX cpus were sold from trays like eggs

That was before y2k
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Old 11-01-2019, 08:24 PM   #28
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4870x2 was the first time i saw warning hot surface sticker



The card burns even in desktop
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Old 11-01-2019, 08:37 PM   #29
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Wow time traveling thread.
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