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Vote for the PC that deserves the upgrade the most:

Poll closed Oct 20, 2017.
  1. Joshua ‘The Gamemaker’ from the United States

    9.9%
  2. Walter ‘Lunareye’ from the United States

    4.9%
  3. Pascal ‘Smilodon’ from Canada

    17.6%
  4. Joel ‘Ol' Unfaithful’ from Australia

    17.4%
  5. HAL ‘Dignified Potato Masher’ from Australia

    50.1%
By Julio Franco · 649 replies
Oct 17, 2017
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  1. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster TS Rookie

    Rooting for Hal
     
  2. Swipes

    Swipes TS Rookie

    Diy custom case? Nice work!
     
  3. st0n3

    st0n3 TS Rookie

    Good luck Potato Masher, you got this!
     
  4. Nola42

    Nola42 TS Rookie

    Smilodon! It's pretty cool it will help out his while family with the upgrade.
     
    Linoleum77 likes this.
  5. Viewstar

    Viewstar TS Rookie

    Voting with Joel's "Ol Unfaithful" pc. Most of the rigs are pretty balanced and those i7 still do a good job even today ( if you can handle that power consumption ), but that GTX760 of his seems to hold back that pc the most...those cards did not aged well.
     
  6. Rishav Paul

    Rishav Paul TS Rookie

    1st gen i7s is good to watch. Best of luck mates.
     
  7. nomanhossain

    nomanhossain TS Rookie

    Lets see who wins!
     
  8. Killerhotdog

    Killerhotdog TS Rookie

    The creativity and effort Hal put in his system, makes me feel like he deserves the win. It looks like he takes care of his PC and that is a no brainer for me. Good luck HAL
     
  9. Corstian

    Corstian TS Rookie

    Goodluck everyone
     
  10. Hulk Smash

    Hulk Smash TS Rookie

    Hope anyone that win makes the most use out it.
     
  11. BrandNewDan

    BrandNewDan TS Rookie

    HAL, your mod is really sweet and you seem to put a lot of work into your PC. You got my vote!
     
  12. VocableEnd5

    VocableEnd5 TS Rookie

    Hal, you got my vote :D
     
  13. psychameron

    psychameron TS Rookie

    Very creative case for Potato Masher
     
  14. Boda S

    Boda S TS Rookie

    Good luck Hal, I hope you follow your dream and create SFF cases.
     
  15. Archit Kapoor

    Archit Kapoor TS Rookie

    Joel ‘Ol' Unfaithful’ from Australia gets my vote , good luck to everyone who entered !!
     
  16. Adriann Legaspi

    Adriann Legaspi TS Member

    Everyone's was great and I wasn't sure who to vote for, until Hal showed up and stole the show for me. Good luck man!
     
  17. StinkyTwinky707

    StinkyTwinky707 TS Rookie

    Good luck to Hal, I love that creative case!
     
  18. Neil Cook

    Neil Cook TS Rookie

    Hopefully hal uses those robotics skills to make an awesome case, as long as it's not self aware
     
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  19. Furrytomato

    Furrytomato TS Rookie

    Hal for me due to the uniqueness but Joel could use it too.
     
  20. Danel B

    Danel B TS Rookie

    Good luck !
     
  21. Stoica Andrei

    Stoica Andrei TS Rookie

    Thumbs up for Ryzen! I hope Smilodon gets the upgrade this time.
     
    Linoleum77 likes this.
  22. c12fim

    c12fim TS Rookie

    Good luck guys
     
  23. staubgame

    staubgame TS Rookie

    Go Hal. Love a "interessting" casemod any time of the day.
     
  24. SoundFX09

    SoundFX09 TS Member

    Pascal Gets My Vote. That Ryzen 7 1700 will be wickedly awesome when OC'd to 3.8 - 4.0 GHz., the MSI B350 PC MATE is IMO one of the most Underrated B350 Motherboards out there, and DDR4-2666 is really what most people need, as speed higher than that are really just for Eye-Candy.

    Other than That, Good Luck to Everyone in this voting Frenzy!
     
    Linoleum77 likes this.
  25. Andrew584x

    Andrew584x TS Rookie

    I love mashed potatoes, and that DIY spirit to go with it too.
     

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