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post #5176 of 6598
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Originally Posted by linglingjr View Post
 

why you mine doge coins again? They still suck and aren't worth anything compared to a month ago.  

 

All my water cooling stuff got here.  Too bad I don't have anytime to do anything today :(

I have faith in the Doge

 

LTC isn't going to skyrocket or anything as well.

 

Anyway, where do you guys go to sell or exchange your LTC/BTC?

 

Right now, doing that is a mega pain as I don't have anywhere setup and every place on the net has horror stories. 

post #5177 of 6598
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Also, DogeCoin is currently more profitable per day than LTC. 

post #5178 of 6598
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Originally Posted by bowei006 View Post
 

I have faith in the Doge

 

LTC isn't going to skyrocket or anything as well.

 

Anyway, where do you guys go to sell or exchange your LTC/BTC?

 

Right now, doing that is a mega pain as I don't have anywhere setup and every place on the net has horror stories. 

Vault of Satoshi has doge to usd conversion.  I haven't done it yet, still need to send proof of residence and copy of drivers license and why bother when it's value is so low.

post #5179 of 6598
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Originally Posted by linglingjr View Post
 

Vault of Satoshi has doge to usd conversion.  I haven't done it yet, still need to send proof of residence and copy of drivers license and why bother when it's value is so low.

USA sellers/buyers all but deserted VoS :(

 

Including me. 

 

Thankfully they are sending our USD in our accounts to us thruogh mail. 

 

I'm gonna have to either convert my Doge or LTC to BTC before USD now, or try to find one of the lesser schitty services that can do it all in one while not being schitty, and having support for LTC and BTC, AND that doesn't require my first firstborn baby as verification. 

post #5180 of 6598

Just saw this was posted on March 6th :

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

It is with great regret that we inform you that we will be ceasing our US operations effective today. If you reside outside the United States this does not affect you.

We’ve made this decision not because of any specific legal challenge or threat, but because we feel the regulatory environment in the US is becoming increasingly hostile toward Bitcoin, and more specifically toward exchanges trading in digital currencies. We’re heeding the warnings of Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant founder, Charlie Shrem, who recently conducted a troubling interview with “Let’s Talk Bitcoin.” If you want to hear more about the situation exchanges face operating in the US, we recommend you listen to episode 87 of “Let’s Talk Bitcoin” here.

We’ve made repeated attempts to comply with FinCEN regulations, but their online form submission process will not allow us to post reports from our headquarters in Ontario, Canada. They refuse to accept printed paper reports, and their drop-downs don’t include Canadian options, making it impossible to the file the required documentation properly in order to comply. Despite repeated inquiries into how to properly file reports from Canada, we have yet to receive a satisfactory response. They’ve literally made it impossible for us to run our business in compliance with their regulations.

We make this decision with a heavy heart, and will be revisiting it as we continue to monitor the regulatory and legal position of the US government (and all of its individual States) towards digital currency exchanges. Each State has their own requirements for how to handle a business like ours, and the setup and compliance costs are astronomical. We’d like to get back into the US digital currency exchange market as soon as possible, but cannot do so until the regulatory situation is clarified and settles down. We will be exploring re-launching on a state-by-state basis, but we do not yet have a timeline in place.

If you are a US-based customer, unfortunately your account will soon be demoted to level 1, and you will be limited to coin-to-coin trading, which will be launching within the coming weeks. Any dollars currently in your account will be refunded to you via check, which you should receive within 2-3 weeks’ time. Please make sure your address is correct.

If you’re a US-based customer and have recently submitted documents for verification, unfortunately, we will not be able to verify your account at this time.

To all of the amazing American users who have helped us build Vault of Satoshi into what it is today: we value you tremendously and we hope that we have not lost your trust and support. We deeply regret that we can no longer service your cryptocurrency exchange needs, and we’ll do everything we can to re-gain your business and re-launch in your country in the near future, stronger than ever before.

To Canadian and International users, we’ve got exciting plans ahead and are continuing our to expand and cement our position in this industry. Stay tuned for more amazing innovations from our team here in Canada.

Thank you once again for your incredible and humbling support.

Guess I won't be using them...


Edited by linglingjr - 3/22/14 at 4:10pm
post #5181 of 6598
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Originally Posted by linglingjr View Post
 

Just saw this was posted on March 6th :

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

It is with great regret that we inform you that we will be ceasing our US operations effective today. If you reside outside the United States this does not affect you.

We’ve made this decision not because of any specific legal challenge or threat, but because we feel the regulatory environment in the US is becoming increasingly hostile toward Bitcoin, and more specifically toward exchanges trading in digital currencies. We’re heeding the warnings of Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant founder, Charlie Shrem, who recently conducted a troubling interview with “Let’s Talk Bitcoin.” If you want to hear more about the situation exchanges face operating in the US, we recommend you listen to episode 87 of “Let’s Talk Bitcoin” here.

We’ve made repeated attempts to comply with FinCEN regulations, but their online form submission process will not allow us to post reports from our headquarters in Ontario, Canada. They refuse to accept printed paper reports, and their drop-downs don’t include Canadian options, making it impossible to the file the required documentation properly in order to comply. Despite repeated inquiries into how to properly file reports from Canada, we have yet to receive a satisfactory response. They’ve literally made it impossible for us to run our business in compliance with their regulations.

We make this decision with a heavy heart, and will be revisiting it as we continue to monitor the regulatory and legal position of the US government (and all of its individual States) towards digital currency exchanges. Each State has their own requirements for how to handle a business like ours, and the setup and compliance costs are astronomical. We’d like to get back into the US digital currency exchange market as soon as possible, but cannot do so until the regulatory situation is clarified and settles down. We will be exploring re-launching on a state-by-state basis, but we do not yet have a timeline in place.

If you are a US-based customer, unfortunately your account will soon be demoted to level 1, and you will be limited to coin-to-coin trading, which will be launching within the coming weeks. Any dollars currently in your account will be refunded to you via check, which you should receive within 2-3 weeks’ time. Please make sure your address is correct.

If you’re a US-based customer and have recently submitted documents for verification, unfortunately, we will not be able to verify your account at this time.

To all of the amazing American users who have helped us build Vault of Satoshi into what it is today: we value you tremendously and we hope that we have not lost your trust and support. We deeply regret that we can no longer service your cryptocurrency exchange needs, and we’ll do everything we can to re-gain your business and re-launch in your country in the near future, stronger than ever before.

To Canadian and International users, we’ve got exciting plans ahead and are continuing our to expand and cement our position in this industry. Stay tuned for more amazing innovations from our team here in Canada.

Thank you once again for your incredible and humbling support.

Guess I won't be using them...

I thought you were Canadian lol the OR through me off.

 

But yeah

post #5182 of 6598

Thanks to some suggestions I've seen here and on a couple other forums, I think I may have picked the parts for my build later this year. I chose parts that are compatible for use in a Hackintosh, while still allowing some higher end gaming and audio editing. I plan to dual boot OSX and Win7 or 8 to get the best of both worlds. Thoughts on the parts? This build doesn't include a monitor yet.

 

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/AxelCloris/saved/#savedbuild_871012

post #5183 of 6598
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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post
 

Thanks to some suggestions I've seen here and on a couple other forums, I think I may have picked the parts for my build later this year. I chose parts that are compatible for use in a Hackintosh, while still allowing some higher end gaming and audio editing. I plan to dual boot OSX and Win7 or 8 to get the best of both worlds. Thoughts on the parts? This build doesn't include a monitor yet.

 

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/AxelCloris/saved/#savedbuild_871012

Why does everyone always like getting a ton of expensive ram?  $148 on ram?  I'd just get 4 or 8gbs worth of it.  Do you need that much memory for audio editing?  

post #5184 of 6598
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Originally Posted by linglingjr View Post
 

Why does everyone always like getting a ton of expensive ram?  $148 on ram?  I'd just get 4 or 8gbs worth of it.  Do you need that much memory for audio editing?  

 

I find that the 8GB in my Macbook Pro left a bit to be desired with Pro Tools, so that's why I'm looking to be going with 16GB for the desktop. If it weren't for the plugins and samples, I'd probably be fine with 8GB.

post #5185 of 6598
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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post
 

 

I find that the 8GB in my Macbook Pro left a bit to be desired with Pro Tools, so that's why I'm looking to be going with 16GB for the desktop. If it weren't for the plugins and samples, I'd probably be fine with 8GB.

Oh... Yeah I know nothing about mac os.

post #5186 of 6598

Downloading BC2 again after I tried BF4 again and found it to be just as schiit as before :mad:

post #5187 of 6598
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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post

Thanks to some suggestions I've seen here and on a couple other forums, I think I may have picked the parts for my build later this year. I chose parts that are compatible for use in a Hackintosh, while still allowing some higher end gaming and audio editing. I plan to dual boot OSX and Win7 or 8 to get the best of both worlds. Thoughts on the parts? This build doesn't include a monitor yet.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/AxelCloris/saved/#savedbuild_871012
I would get a decent cooler, since you have an OC'able mobo and CPU and with that you can OC a bit. Plus, try out Kingston HyperX RAM in the normal Blu/Black/Red variety, though I'm not sure if it'll work with a Hackintosh, be sure to check it out. I heard the Kingston HyperX is the most reliable RAM so far. Buy 2 2x4GB kits and go with that. Before I go, I want to say that the Phenom is horrible in cooling tests, so maybe look around for another M-ATX case? Maybe the Corsair 350D would be a good choice.
post #5188 of 6598

Hyper 212 EVO for cooler. Hyper 212 coolers are the best bang for your buck coolers out there.

post #5189 of 6598
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
 

Hyper 212 EVO for cooler. Hyper 212 coolers are the best bang for your buck coolers out there.

 

I actually had that on the list, but I wasn't sure it would fit inside the case I have picked.

 

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Originally Posted by ibob4tacoz View Post

I would get a decent cooler, since you have an OC'able mobo and CPU and with that you can OC a bit. Plus, try out Kingston HyperX RAM in the normal Blu/Black/Red variety, though I'm not sure if it'll work with a Hackintosh, be sure to check it out. I heard the Kingston HyperX is the most reliable RAM so far. Buy 2 2x4GB kits and go with that. Before I go, I want to say that the Phenom is horrible in cooling tests, so maybe look around for another M-ATX case? Maybe the Corsair 350D would be a good choice.

 

Thanks for the case information. I'll look into that model, since better cooling = quieter fan noise. Any other breathable M-ATX cases that come to mind? As for the RAM, I could grab four sticks of 4GB, and it does seem that the HyperX should work for a Hackintosh, so I'll look into that as well.

[Edit] The mobo has 2 memory slots.


Edited by AxelCloris - 3/24/14 at 5:41pm
post #5190 of 6598
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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post
 

Thanks to some suggestions I've seen here and on a couple other forums, I think I may have picked the parts for my build later this year. I chose parts that are compatible for use in a Hackintosh, while still allowing some higher end gaming and audio editing. I plan to dual boot OSX and Win7 or 8 to get the best of both worlds. Thoughts on the parts? This build doesn't include a monitor yet.

 

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/AxelCloris/saved/#savedbuild_871012

Several things. First, http://www.tonymacx86.com/416-building-customac-buyer-s-guide-march-2014.html. Great reference site for Hackintosh.

 

Second, if you did add a Hyper 212, or any tower heatsink for a matter of fact, it would not fit with a GPU unless you make it so the long side of the heatsink is parallel to the GPU (so fans are parallel to the back of the GPU). Terrible idea. I'd switch out the motherboard for a mATX board because the case you chose is a mATX case. Really no benefit of going mITX, as mITX boards usually cost a premium. Bitfenix also states that you can fit coolers up to 160mm high, and I believe the Hyper 212 coolers are 158mm high or less (can't remember, but they're definitely below 160mm).

 

Third, http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies. Check that list for good power supplies. 620W is probably overkill for a single GTX770. Go onto Anandtech or something and look at the benchmarks for the GTX770, SPECIFICALLY POWER GRAPHS. That will show you the worst case scenario for GPU wattage. Add the worst case scenario GPU wattage and the CPU wattage (the one stated by Intel in this case, such as 84W) to find around how much wattage you need. I'd think 500W is more than enough.

 

HDD is good, specifically since it's the WD10EZEX as it uses 1TB/platter, so better performance.

 

GPU I'm concerned about since it uses a non-blower type cooler so it spews hot air in ALL directions which is terrible for air cooling. Standard blower coolers are better airflow wise.

 

I'll try to throw together a good mATX build. Do you need to overclock?

 

As for case recommendations for mATX cases, the Silverstone FT03 is pretty nice as far as appearance goes, and is decent in air cooling. The CoolerMaster N200 is awesome (Silencio 352 is an insulated version if you're in another country not in North America). Fractal Design's Arc Mini R2, Define Mini, or the Node 804 are good cases. I don't recommend the Corsair 350D if you're putting something in the 5.25" bay slots unless you're willing to mod or willing to overlook the enormous design flaw. Silverstone's PS07 and TJ08-E are also great cases for airflow.


Edited by HybridCore - 3/24/14 at 6:00pm
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