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Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

I had actually done that on my (and temporarily current) computer, at least boosting the fan. Didn't stop one of the GPUs from dying. After the warranty would have expired BTW. I'm not saying I won...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-10-30, 11:38:50 PM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Welp, not a RAM issue this time, or even a Mobo issue. Nope, my friggen CPU died on me. Seriously, this rig has been a pain in the flank ~_~ NCIX is servicing it, since I've had it less than a year...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-10-30, 10:14:25 PM
Thread: [Worklog] The Beast Slayer
Post: RE: The Beast Slayer

Shame about the Pride of Hiigara, but at least it has sort of been reborn here. Also, I've heard about overheating reports regarding EVGA cards.  Specifically the FTW Line of 1080 and 1070 cards.  Is...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 118 213,423 2016-10-27, 11:09:49 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Turns out there was a problem of some sort, with my Mobo. It started dropping RAM and then pulling the same shutdown issue on me after I tried to reseat the ram. SO yeah, that 'Diagnostic Service' d...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-10-27, 11:01:41 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

(2016-09-15, 11:25:57 PM)RoBorg Wrote: Might have to miss Audioshield and Holopoint if you can't put your arms over your head. Those are two of my favourites :( Figured there would be something I'd ...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-09-24, 10:24:18 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

(2016-09-08, 07:41:09 AM)Ruthalas Wrote: That's very exciting!  can't imagine how nerve-wracking it must be to have the headset just sitting there.  :twilightoops: How much space will you have af...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-09-11, 07:33:48 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Well, it FINALLY shipped. Will hopefully arrive before the end of next week. I need to get a move on, reorganizing my room to make room for the Vive Roomscale experience. Speaking of the Vive, it a...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-09-04, 03:06:55 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

(2016-08-18, 09:01:17 PM)hiigaran Wrote: How do you think I feel waiting for 10 1080s to come into stock?The heck are you going to do with that many 1080's? Folding Farm? *Checks the Pride of Hiig...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-18, 10:16:08 PM
Thread: [Worklog] David's 2015 Folding Rig "lol no sli bridge"
Post: RE: David's 2015 Folding Rig "lol no sli bridge"

(2016-08-18, 12:12:04 AM)davidfg4 Wrote: (2016-08-18, 12:04:31 AM)ShadowOfDeath Wrote: I got a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply, not the shipping company) years ago precisely because I was worrie...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 42 88,938 2016-08-18, 01:24:14 AM
Thread: [Worklog] David's 2015 Folding Rig "lol no sli bridge"
Post: RE: David's 2015 Folding Rig "lol no sli bridge"

(2016-08-16, 05:45:43 AM)davidfg4 Wrote: Well, I figured this would happen at some point... So after the third power outage in the past week I checked on the server and noticed that one of the GPUs...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 42 88,938 2016-08-18, 12:04:31 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Uggghhh, like HALF of my build's components are 'out of stock' ATM. They really don't bother keeping their true availability accurate on-site, do they? Fractal Design Silent Series R2 140mm - ETA 5-...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-17, 04:42:39 PM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Well, payment was officially processed the other day. I presume they're in the process of putting it together now. I don't expect it before next week at the earliest though. (2016-08-13, 08:05:09 ...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-17, 04:32:50 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

Well, I doubled down on the RAM, changed the PSU to an 850w Corsair, dropped a couple of fans.... With shipping insurance and tax (which was higher than expected), I topped out at over $5200 CAN....
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-12, 06:27:31 PM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

(2016-08-12, 06:06:47 AM)RoBorg Wrote: I had 12 on my old machine and used to run out fairly regularly - 16 would probably be enough but I like to have a bit more overhead to play with.What were you...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-12, 07:01:00 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: RE: A VR Capable Build

(2016-08-12, 05:34:00 AM)RoBorg Wrote: Looks really good! I actually have the same case and I think it's pretty nice. If I was you I'd ditch the second SSD (unless you install *loads* of games) and...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-12, 05:47:27 AM
Thread: A VR Capable Build
Post: A VR Capable Build

Haven't been on this site in a while, since I stopped folding and whatnot ages ago.  Still, I thought I'd post to get some feedback since I don't know everything about computer hardware and all. I pl...
ShadowOfDeath Showcases & Worklogs 25 51,285 2016-08-12, 02:06:05 AM
Thread: Happy Birthday, Hiigaran!
Post: RE: Happy Birthday, Hiigaran!

Hah. For a lot of us, birthdays become less important as years go on.
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 4 12,137 2015-09-03, 12:44:34 AM
Thread: Hiiggy 'round the world
Post: RE: Hiiggy 'round the world

I do live near Toronto (the only Canadian destination you have up), but I don't have a car yet. May get one sometime next year though.
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 32 68,027 2015-09-03, 12:42:58 AM
Thread: Random Youtube Videos
Post: RE: Random Youtube Videos

What did I just watch? That was a bit....odd.
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 103 264,172 2015-08-16, 07:51:33 PM
Thread: Gaming Styles
Post: RE: Gaming Styles

(2015-08-05, 10:13:31 PM)PoNyePiC Wrote: (2015-08-05, 09:52:36 PM)ShadowOfDeath Wrote: My scores are generally way lower than the rest of you, at least on average. Maybe I was being a bit too con...
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 9 22,091 2015-08-06, 10:31:38 AM
Thread: Gaming Styles
Post: RE: Gaming Styles

For some reason, my image won't show up when I hotlink it, even after removing the excess at the end (which I don't generally have to do).  Guess B@H forums doesn't like DropBox much. So just the URL...
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 9 22,091 2015-08-05, 09:52:36 PM
Thread: Plushies
Post: RE: Plushies

Still waiting on word of my Chryssi plush from This Kickstarter.  The original ETA is October, so it's still a while off, assuming she keeps to the schedule (and we all know how reliable Kickstarter S...
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 69 191,350 2015-08-05, 09:12:53 PM
Thread: Help me build a pony-themed quest for a co-worker who I just discovered is a brony!
Post: RE: Help me build a pony-themed quest for a co-wor...

The contents of the zipped file could be: A video of a Party Cannon Explosion (ripped from the show, naturally), and a link to a simple private chat room or something that you host? That way you cou...
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 5 15,745 2015-07-24, 12:25:52 AM
Thread: Would you live in Equestria
Post: Would you live in Equestria

One of the more "This is going too far, isn't it?" questions in the fandom. Would you? Do you have conditions? I think so, though I'd definitely miss internet access and games, plus a few other thi...
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 6 16,217 2015-06-08, 07:48:01 AM
Thread: Fallout 4
Post: RE: Fallout 4

I know I'm getting this, likely the CE, regardless of what I hear. I have enough trust in Bethesda to believe they won't fudge it up too much at worst. Bugs aside, that is >_>
ShadowOfDeath The Lounge 6 15,396 2015-06-08, 07:43:20 AM