The "New Toys" Thread

MadCow809

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Just ordered for my new computer build in the next few months:
Coolermaster Cosmos 1000 Full-Tower
4 included 120MM fans, bottom-mounted PSU for better cooling, plenty of space, etc.
Weighs a buttload too, 37.3lbs empty. EMPTY! Going to be a killer to carry to LAN parties.
Pricey at $189.99 but free shipping on Newegg so very worth it.

good case, i was thinking about buying that but i dont like the idea of side mounting the hdds. Im prob gonna go for a CM Stacker.

Where about do you live? Ive been looking for lans to go to.
 

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There is that new Cosmos case thats around the corner, the Cosmos S.
Doesn't have that front door, all aluminium instead of steel/aluminium, large side fan more optional fans up top but costs more and uses that coolermaster hdd caddy that no one seems to like though it does actively cool the hdds.
 

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Seconded :)

While mine isn't as hardcore, it does have a similar nicely weighted keys.

(not the actual photo, mine doesn't have the ergo-force thingy)
+1



Mix that with the "bip" option of your terminal and you really are in vintage nerd heaven :)
 

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http://www.teh-mir.ru/img/work/nomencl/32582.jpg

Just picked this up, took me all day of calls and visiting shops to find a 19" lcd widescreen w/dvi and a decent response time.
Response times are still a problem nowadays? I'd think that would be settled by now with those one-digit ms numbers?
 

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I was going to get a Stacker 830, but unfortunately after having it pegged to order at a great price of $199.99, Newegg went and decided to gouge the price a bit... to $269.99. That doesn't fit in my overall build price.
Also, I'm going to have the case painted and engraved, and the Cosmos provided a much larger... painting and engraving.... space than the Stacker, what with the 830's side vents and whatnot. I'll probably just replace all 4 of the 120mm stocks in the Cosmos with 113cfm Silverstones for cooling and call it good.


EDIT: I have a couple of those old keyboards in my basement, the IBM Model M... I love the way they click when you hit a key.

EDIT2: To the person who was looking for LANs - I live in Shawnee, Kansas. My LAN party crowd is about 10 friends from my high school, generally in mine or one of the other person's basement. Generally about once every 1-2 months.

EDIT3: I edit alot. But I personally love the side-mounted HDD idea. It provides a much more space-efficient design while remaining thermally efficient (What with the PSU mounted at the bottom). It also makes taking HDDs out with a long graphics card much easier than in my current Thermaltake Tsunami - I have to rip my graphics card out to take out the hard drive bay because it's so long.

EDIT4: I like having a front door on a case. It makes the case much more streamlined in my opinion. Because I generally iso all of my CDs and DVDs, I very rarely need to put one in, unless I'm installing a new game or something.
 
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my new Toy: currently installing Xp, or at least trying to... Keeps on failing...
 

MadCow809

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I was going to get a Stacker 830, but unfortunately after having it pegged to order at a great price of $199.99, Newegg went and decided to gouge the price a bit... to $269.99. That doesn't fit in my overall build price.
Also, I'm going to have the case painted and engraved, and the Cosmos provided a much larger... painting and engraving.... space than the Stacker, what with the 830's side vents and whatnot. I'll probably just replace all 4 of the 120mm stocks in the Cosmos with 113cfm Silverstones for cooling and call it good.


EDIT: I have a couple of those old keyboards in my basement, the IBM Model M... I love the way they click when you hit a key.

EDIT2: To the person who was looking for LANs - I live in Shawnee, Kansas. My LAN party crowd is about 10 friends from my high school, generally in mine or one of the other person's basement. Generally about once every 1-2 months.

EDIT3: I edit alot. But I personally love the side-mounted HDD idea. It provides a much more space-efficient design while remaining thermally efficient (What with the PSU mounted at the bottom). It also makes taking HDDs out with a long graphics card much easier than in my current Thermaltake Tsunami - I have to rip my graphics card out to take out the hard drive bay because it's so long.
gah -_-" i was hoping for proper lan events like... 50+ ppl or so.

... and i waiting for the 830's price to drop below $240/250, then i will buy one for sure. You get a 850W PSU with the case, so i think it should worth the money.
 

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Yay new headphones

The earphones before that was some crap from Delta Airlines, and all the wires got out and I had to hold it in three places to get it working, like ctrl-alt-del XDD
And before that was a Koss earphones which after half a year became mono (only one speaker works)
I hope that Philips knows how to make quality headphones :p
 
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