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This is my first build log so bear with me

Case: RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX Foldout MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156078

Motherboard: EVGA SLI LGA 1155 Intel P67
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188073

Processor: Intel 2600k LGA 1155 3.4Ghz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231311

Storage: Western Digital Black 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 6.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533

Video Card:
EVGA GeForce GTX 570 HD (Lifetime warranty version)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130621

Optical Drive: LG CD/DVD Burner Model GH22NS70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136238

Power Supply CORSAIR 650TX 650W 80 PLUS Certified
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005

hopefully I didn't forget anything.

I'll post pictures of everything as soon as it shows up and take pictures while building it

how did I do?
Edited by bobaffett - 7/21/11 at 9:25am
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post #2 of 41
Your primary storage is memory. You realize you only have 1 hard drive here, right? That's not a bad thing, just wanted to point it out.
post #3 of 41
Well, That case is nice, I have it for my AMD build, but keep in mind that wire management isn't amazing with it, although it is somewhat open on the inside, there isn't really space behind the mobo.

What will it be used for? Overall it is quite nice! Good Job.

Of course some improvements could be made, 1600mhz ram or SSD, but for general use, and gaming it looks great!
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Quote:
Primary Storage: G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231311
lol what? Did you mean memory?

ah, ninja'd
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post #5 of 41
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Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post
Your primary storage is memory. You realize you only have 1 hard drive here, right? That's not a bad thing, just wanted to point it out.
I was using old terminology for storage, honestly didn't even think about it when doing it primary storage = memory, but no one really says it anymore.

sorry for the confusion
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120GB OCZ Vertex III max IOPS edition some LG combo drive Noctua D14 Windows 8 Pro 
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120GB OCZ Vertex III max IOPS edition some LG combo drive Noctua D14 Windows 8 Pro 
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post #6 of 41
Looks pretty good. However, it's not the best case choice, and I don't see a CPU cooler...

Anyway, I'll keep an eye on this thread to see what happens.
post #7 of 41
I recommend an after market cooler. CM 212+, for example.
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post #8 of 41
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Originally Posted by Sierpinski View Post
Well, That case is nice, I have it for my AMD build, but keep in mind that wire management isn't amazing with it, although it is somewhat open on the inside, there isn't really space behind the mobo.

What will it be used for? Overall it is quite nice! Good Job.

Of course some improvements could be made, 1600mhz ram or SSD, but for general use, and gaming it looks great!
I know the memory was bugging me a bit, but everyone in the newegg reviews says it overclocks to 1600mhz without issues, so I figured I would give it a shot with that cuz it was on deal for $55 at the time of purchase.

it will primarily be used for casual gaming, League of legends WoW, skyrim when it comes out, probably a few newer games. he didn't want to have to ever upgrade the gpu before buying a new PC and he doesnt have a 1080p monitor so I'm hoping that gpu will work for the 4 years he plans on keeping the pc
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120GB OCZ Vertex III max IOPS edition some LG combo drive Noctua D14 Windows 8 Pro 
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Gateway FPD2275W (1680x1050) & Insignia 1080p 4... Lenovo Business Media Keyboard (Complete with 2... Corsair TX850 V2 Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 Black Steel ATX Mid Towe 
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post #9 of 41
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Originally Posted by t-ramp View Post
Looks pretty good. However, it's not the best case choice, and I don't see a CPU cooler...

Anyway, I'll keep an eye on this thread to see what happens.
CPU cooler didnt fit in the budget =( but I'm thinking of going on our awesome marketplace here and getting him one
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120GB OCZ Vertex III max IOPS edition some LG combo drive Noctua D14 Windows 8 Pro 
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Gateway FPD2275W (1680x1050) & Insignia 1080p 4... Lenovo Business Media Keyboard (Complete with 2... Corsair TX850 V2 Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 Black Steel ATX Mid Towe 
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120GB OCZ Vertex III max IOPS edition some LG combo drive Noctua D14 Windows 8 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Gateway FPD2275W (1680x1050) & Insignia 1080p 4... Lenovo Business Media Keyboard (Complete with 2... Corsair TX850 V2 Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 Black Steel ATX Mid Towe 
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post #10 of 41
Ya, your "primary storage" is actually RAM. If you want two storage devices, you will want to add a 500Gb hard drive or something similar. That will only cost you another $40. You could just use the 1Tb as primary storage and forget about secondary storage.
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