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#1 Offline Brickthing

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Posted Nov 14 2013 - 04:40 PM

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PowerBuild CRLMRM IRON HD 1640 9IB 64-bit HNSL DVD Extreme x32 HD Ready ABS Support Video Card
 
Get ready for the latest development in plastic-based video card technology! The PowerBuild IRON HD Video Card features state of the art construction including a Carl Merriam endorsed 7-blade fan to deliver smooth techniques and visual displays whilst running at a constant cool temperature.
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I built this for an ongoing seed part challenge called Iron Builder, which requires me to make MOCs inspired by a Dark Gold Brickarms Minigun piece. I hope you enjoy it!

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#2 Offline Black Six

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Posted Nov 14 2013 - 05:20 PM

Yes, but how many GB of VRAM does it have? And is it DDR3?Awesome build. The first time I saw this, I was wondering why you were taking pictures of an actual video card. The fan is perfect and I'm digging the microfigs. The tires make great capacitors too.
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#3 Offline GSR

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Posted Nov 14 2013 - 09:03 PM

Okay, that's brilliant. You've done a fantastic job at capturing the details and feel of a real video card (much to the point that, like B6, I did a momentary double take.) I think my favorite little detail is a toss-up between the connector pins and the external ports.
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#4 Offline Kopekemaster

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 08:59 AM

Wow. I was totally fooled by this. I was just like...why is BZP talking about a graphics card...

But that is amazing. I'm still trying to figure out how he made the fan, though.


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#5 Offline Hukster

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 09:48 AM

Amazing replica of a graphics card! I love it! Haha.


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#6 Offline CHTrilogy

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 11:39 AM

Awesome! But does it actually work?


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#7 Offline Toa Smoke Monster

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 12:45 PM

I thought this was real at first too. :P

 

But anyway, I love how this looks, especially with how detailed it is. I hope it does really well in the challenge you're entering it in.


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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 02:24 PM

I thought this was a Lego shell, with actual computer tech bits in it, as though you could shove this into your tower and it would whirl up. Despite the fact that it is not, still a great creation. I'm amazed at how nice it is to look at, considering it's a video card. :P


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#9 Offline Draven

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 03:21 PM

Wow it doesn't even have a shell 0/10 would not buy.


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#10 Offline Voxumo

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 03:37 PM

I have to admit i was rather confused at first.. Then i was even more confused... Now i am all 'Ah-Ha!'.

But really i don't know squat about this form of technology but from a thumbnail it really looks like what you would expect a microchip-type-thing to look like..

 

Though for some odd reason i must know.. Is that a lego compass in there towards the front of the model?


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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 07:27 PM

Awesome! But does it actually work?

Haha, that would've been even better. XD


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#12 Offline Tufi Piyufi

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Posted Nov 15 2013 - 10:02 PM

Let's all make sure to make posts with substance, please.
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Posted Nov 17 2013 - 07:09 AM

Yes, but how many GB of VRAM does it have? And is it DDR3?

DDR3? Nowadays you want GDDR5 in graphics cards, at the least :P.


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