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Old 01-14-2016, 08:38 PM   #1001
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all the cheap headphones look like they would break so easily + good desk mic is like what 50 european dollars?

my friend recently bought 150e wireless headset + desk mic and the first reaction from everyone was "why does your sound sound so bad" + the headset has even lower specifications than most.
Turtle Beach X12 my friend.

The most common thing I was getting was how good my mic quality was. If you like big headphones, high quality sound and recording you can't go wrong with turtle beaches.
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Old 01-15-2016, 12:33 AM   #1002
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It is done. Goddamn ugly orange though, gotta change that.

The case is NZXT s340. I'd say it came beyond my expectations of what an 80$ case can offer.
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Old 01-15-2016, 04:57 AM   #1003
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It is done. Goddamn ugly orange though, gotta change that.

The case is NZXT s340. I'd say it came beyond my expectations of what an 80$ case can offer.
Looking good m8
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Old 01-19-2016, 03:16 PM   #1004
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Convince me why should I get a wired headset over a wireless one. My problems with wired headset are

1. I tend to stand up from the desk a lot. I pee a lot and I drink water a lot. The wires just tend to be a big annoyance and find myself removing and wearing the headset. which brings me to the second problem.

2. the wires itself. they will lose solder contact with repetitive wearing and removing. Which I find myself doing A LOT.
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Old 01-20-2016, 01:53 AM   #1005
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Convince me why should I get a wired headset over a wireless one. My problems with wired headset are

1. I tend to stand up from the desk a lot. I pee a lot and I drink water a lot. The wires just tend to be a big annoyance and find myself removing and wearing the headset. which brings me to the second problem.

2. the wires itself. they will lose solder contact with repetitive wearing and removing. Which I find myself doing A LOT.
Well, value and sound quality.
But if you care about either of those things, then you shouldn't get a headset period, you should get headphones+a mic.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:30 AM   #1006
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The basic argument is that there's always a loss in quality and an increase in latency whenever you switch anything from wired to wireless. If slight loss in quality and slight increase in latency aren't an issue for you, then go wireless.

I personally wouldn't go wireless because they're generally more expensive and I'm not about the life of having to worry if my headphones are charged everytime I use them.
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Old 01-21-2016, 04:33 AM   #1007
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I got a Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. Perfect phone for plebs like me who only want to browse the internet with no issues, have a GPS, use it as a calorie tracking tool and as a music player.
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Old 01-21-2016, 07:02 AM   #1008
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The basic argument is that there's always a loss in quality and an increase in latency whenever you switch anything from wired to wireless. If slight loss in quality and slight increase in latency aren't an issue for you, then go wireless.

I personally wouldn't go wireless because they're generally more expensive and I'm not about the life of having to worry if my headphones are charged everytime I use them.
Well, that, and the fact that normal wired headphones consist of a couple drivers, whereas a wireless headset is going to consist of drivers, a mic, battery, battery circuitry, wireless transceiver, ADC, DAC, and amplifier. You're just not going to get the same quality for the same price.
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Old 01-21-2016, 07:49 AM   #1009
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Well, that, and the fact that normal wired headphones consist of a couple drivers, whereas a wireless headset is going to consist of drivers, a mic, battery, battery circuitry, wireless transceiver, ADC, DAC, and amplifier. You're just not going to get the same quality for the same price.
In the end its a question of how much "quality" I am sacrificing for convenience.
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Old 01-21-2016, 10:02 PM   #1010
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In the end its a question of how much "quality" I am sacrificing for convenience.
You could get a really high grade wireless pair of headphones, but with that same money, you could get a BETTER wired pair of headphones. That's your dilemma.
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Old 01-22-2016, 03:30 AM   #1011
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hey suggest me headsets or I am going to buy steelseries siberia v2 for 3rd time in my life
If you want a gaming headset you can consider audio technica gaming headset. They are quite expensive but do lack a bit of bass. Personally I suggest you get a good pair of head phones (like sennheiser hd 598 or audio technica AD series) and a modmic; you get very good sound while not sacrificing mic quality, while providing more bang for your buck.
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Old 01-30-2016, 07:18 AM   #1012
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Some next level modding here. supposedly it's a "machine-modified" 21.5' monitor with having chassis at its back where you could place the rest of all computer components. It's also supposedly have better air flow as it has holes.

the monitor screen is also already protected by some kind of a glass. great for spillage and those LED killers. my only gripe is that the monitor itself is eating up 30 watts (in comparison my 23.6" eats up less than 25W)

it also comes up with a built-in webcam (where?) and a cheapo speaker (does it need power? idk) at the bottom.

#based china and korea

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Old 01-30-2016, 01:58 PM   #1013
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That's beautiful!

Here's Linus reviewing another DIY AIO computer.


The one you posted looks much better though. I personally wouldn't get into AIO monitor+PC but I could definitely see the appeal of this.
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Old 03-04-2016, 06:39 PM   #1014
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Old 03-04-2016, 10:30 PM   #1015
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IPS 27" 1440p 165hz gsync monitor.

Without looking at the price, I'm going to guess it's worth around $900 USD?

Beautiful machine you got there, that 980 ti's going to be sweating!
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Old 03-05-2016, 09:46 AM   #1016
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IPS 27" 1440p 165hz gsync monitor.

Without looking at the price, I'm going to guess it's worth around $900 USD?

Beautiful machine you got there, that 980 ti's going to be sweating!

Yeah, around that. My experience with gsync is very positive. I don't notice tearing all that much, but it completley eliminated stutters at framerate fluctuations. Lower framerates feel also smoother and consistent.
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Old 03-14-2016, 06:25 PM   #1017
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First test run of engines on our 3d-printer
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First test run of engines on our 3d-printer
So what are you gonna print with it, US dollars?
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Old 03-14-2016, 10:44 PM   #1019
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So what are you gonna print with it, US dollars?
giant penis of course
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Old 03-15-2016, 06:50 AM   #1020
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First test run of engines on our 3d-printer
Cool is this a personal printer or work related?
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:38 AM   #1021
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Cool is this a personal printer or work related?
Personal
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Old 03-15-2016, 08:47 AM   #1022
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How much did it cost?
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Old 03-15-2016, 10:24 AM   #1023
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How much did it cost?
Most of the parts were bought from China. Before our currency completely fell it was around 500$ (30000 rubles).
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Old 03-15-2016, 04:17 PM   #1024
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Cool, got anything specific in mind already you guys will be printing with that?
Checked local prices on 3d printers seem to be +- same in 400-700 euro range.
http://www.amazon.com/XYZprinting-Da.../dp/B00T472C2Y similar to these are available for me localy.
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Cool, got anything specific in mind already you guys will be printing with that?
Checked local prices on 3d printers seem to be +- same in 400-700 euro range.
http://www.amazon.com/XYZprinting-Da.../dp/B00T472C2Y similar to these are available for me localy.
It was supposed to be used for building body of prosthetic arm project but we discarded it coz other people already made it better here. So now it's just a printer (Ultimaker Original).

also it costs around twice the price if bought from official dev
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:35 PM   #1026
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Gentlemen I present to you all my goodies soon to be assembled!


Not Pictured: 2TB HDD (came in bag so not cool enough for this shot) and Corsair K70 cherry mx brown mechanical keyboard that should arrive here on monday.
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Old 03-22-2016, 09:49 PM   #1028
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My corsair K70 mechanical keyboard came in. This thing is fucking beautiful and works even better than it looks. Sorry for the shitty picture.

BTW I got brown switches on this one and I'm very satisfied. Typing on this thing feels like heaven so expect even more posts from me boys.

Time to wash my hands every time before I start typing.
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for keyboard backlighting for some reason I like Razer's style of "only lights the keys that you press". And that it will only go "aesthetic mode" when afk after x minutes.

but then again I already like my logitech g710+ despite it is a trash.
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My corsair K70 mechanical keyboard came in. This thing is fucking beautiful and works even better than it looks. Sorry for the shitty picture.

BTW I got brown switches on this one and I'm very satisfied. Typing on this thing feels like heaven so expect even more posts from me boys.

Time to wash my hands every time before I start typing.
Heh, try topre if you want the ultimate type-on-boobs experience...

Actually, it's more like typing on a very firm ass.
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Heh, try topre if you want the ultimate type-on-boobs experience...

Actually, it's more like typing on a very firm ass.


How bout we just grow biological boob keyboards?


Make it happen dammit.
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As old tv decided to die smokin got myself new second screen to watch stuff


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Gentlemen I present to you all my goodies soon to be assembled!


Not Pictured: 2TB HDD (came in bag so not cool enough for this shot) and Corsair K70 cherry mx brown mechanical keyboard that should arrive here on monday.
>xbox controller
This kills the build
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