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post #21 of 86
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Originally Posted by treeman View Post
When I read your comment on your motherboard smelling great I realized I may not be so strange after all.

When my AM3+ mobo arrived for my 1090T a week ago I pulled it out of the wrapping and sat there for a few minutes just looking at it's beautiful layout and then I was looking at something close up and realised it does smell wonderful! Fresh silicon in the morning
Treeman, smell is our most powerful sense. I got a XClio psu for my last build, and the box and manual smelled like it was printed right before they shipped it. I really appreciate that detail. I'm glad you replied, I will show your comments to my wife and she will see that I'm not some goofball that notices this stuff while the rest of the world doesn't. Rep to You !!!
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post #22 of 86
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Originally Posted by darthjoe229 View Post
Ain't no room for the CRT variety here no more! Excellent choice, my friend has that and is very happy with it!
She was a grand ol gal, dropped $1100 on her refurbished no less !!!
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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post #23 of 86
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Originally Posted by MrExcite View Post
Treeman, smell is our most powerful sense. I got a XClio psu for my last build, and the box and manual smelled like it was printed right before they shipped it.
Totally know what you're talking about. When I popped open my AX850 it was amazing.
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post #24 of 86
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Here come the peripherals.

Keyboard. Logitech had the ultraslim on sale for $40 because of dented box. Bought.

Mouse. Micro Center had the 518 for $49 as a demo. Bought.

Speakers. Micro Center price matched WalMarts $60 web price (thanks Nick !!)Saved $20, Altec Lansing has some styule too. Bought.

Gaming mouse pad. Nick at Micro Center got the $20 back and talked me into a Saitek gaming pad. Bought.
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Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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post #26 of 86
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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post #27 of 86
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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I5 2500K GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 MSI|R6950 TWIN FROZR II 2G 4Gx2|GSKILL F3-10666 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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I5 2500K GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 MSI|R6950 TWIN FROZR II 2G 4Gx2|GSKILL F3-10666 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 Spinpoint 1TB Samsung Light Scribe 22X Windows 7 Home 64bit ASUS|LED 27" 2MS VE278Q 
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Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard with Backl CORSAIR|750W CM|STORM ENFORCE Logitech MX518 
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post #29 of 86
Shoulda got a mechanical keyboard
I love Corsair
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4x Intel 510 in RAID for boot + 4TB for storage Blu Ray combo drive from samsung Windows 7 "pro" 3x Asus VEH467 with trifxstand + LG IPS  
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post #30 of 86
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Originally Posted by johnny guitar View Post
shoulda got a mechanical keyboard
+1
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