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About 3 years ago I decided that I was done with the PC except for work, So I bought a Laptop and a PS3. Funny how statements like that always end up being wrong. When my old laptop died on me I figured that I almost never take it anywhere so I might as well make another Desktop. Might as well add a Raedon if I am going to build a desktop. Right now I am just enjoying the summer before I start a PhD in Chemistry.
Edited by DrHeadbang - 5/23/11 at 8:22pm
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Well, welcome. Do u intend to take up ocing again being here and all? Enjoy the summer i bet a Phd in chemistry is hard work so better enjoy and clock the living **** out of your computer hehe
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do you do any gaming?
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I play some games, but u mean thread maker?
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You know how many times I've gone out, got absolutely HAMMERED drunk, woke up the next morning and was like "I am NEVER drinking again!". Guess who's drinking a budweiser as we speak?

Same thing, you can't leave the computer, its so awesome. Welcome aboard and good luck with your build, once you've determined your budget and done some preliminary research as to which direction you want to go, make a thread and OCN would love to guide you
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Welcome to OCN!
   
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Welcome to OCN! Once you go desktop, you never go back... okay maybe you will, someday.
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for the welcome. I do game in 1080p, So far I'm impressed with my 6870. I was not expecting a $200 card to perform so well, It's what i had the budget for at the moment , especially with deciding to switch out the powersupply for an antec from a diablotek and also figured a gpu is more easily upgraded than a cpu. I actually already built my computer. I am currently saving up the $400 for the HD 7970 when it comes out later for battlefield 3.

Funny thing is that antec saved my computer. I made the mistake of not using standoffs in my case, the antec would not allow my computer to boot, stopping the short circut.
Edited by DrHeadbang - 5/24/11 at 11:24am
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