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post #1 of 7
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well since im very very poor and just happened to clean out my closet last week i came up with enough parts (and then some) to put together a little rig.

here's the specs:

Asrock Dual939-SataII
Opteron 175 w/ ac64 freezer pro
2x1gb ocz ddr400
ati x1950xt
320gb seagate hdd

the above is what i came up with while taking inventory so to speak lol.

yesturday i ordered a nzxt Gamma(woohoo!) from Amazon and a 9800gt(from [H] to replace the x1950xt as i figured it just won't do for the settings i like to play at.

also got a decent psu on order to power this baby up but for now its doing just fine with a old thermaltake 420w psu(aside from the fan bearings making noise once in awhile)


bad pics for now, as lighting sucks in the office

after pulling some stuff out and giving it a quick cleaning




here it is all hooked up just laying about on my desk, running Vista ultimate



TBC...when stuff starts arriving

i know its nothing special, but a build is a build right? plus it gives me something to do until amd releases the new line up.

skills got pretty rusty but overclocking on this board just down right sucks lol. 2.66 is all i could get the cpu clocked to but its probably due to lack of cooling and power.

btw, the hdd is not laying flat, i've got 1/4" extended screws in the bottom so its got breathing room.
Edited by bamaland - 5/8/11 at 8:23pm
post #2 of 7
Oh man I am jealous.

My gf recently threw away an old box that I was going to order a new ps for and video card.
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post #3 of 7
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its actually not doing bad.. almost finished portal 2( damn game crashes @ cpt 9 )
i was honestly expecting it to be slower than the phenom x4 im used to but it keeps up!
but it plays every game i throw at it without any lag at all, solid framerates quite surprised..
post #4 of 7
hehe throw Crysis at it(1 not 2) then again... u will probably be able t play it fine... lol try playing crysis on a pentium4 with a 6800 gt... oh boy that was fun...
Back to topic... nice build you found in your closet........ makes me jelly(that it was in your closet atleast)
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post #5 of 7
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oh it plays crysis on medium @ 1400x900 4xAA w/o vsync just fine no lags not even in big fights n stuff.

yea i dont think i could take doing it on a p4 lol

oh n thx!
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I love cheap ass builds! My parts are too old to do anything other than browse the web .
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Time to fold!
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