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Hello from Norway

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Hey guys,

I'm a US Citizen overseas in Norway. The first system I ever built was a 486 DX2 66MHz system (it even had a turbo button). My next was a screaming fast Pentium 233... unfortunately it was also my last.

Every system I've had since has either been provided through work, a hand-me-down or a pre-fab system. I'm trying to get back in the game and build a come-back rig but I'm going to need a lot of help. The landscape has changed quite a bit since the early 90's. Hopefully if you see my posts around the boards, you'll take a minute or two to impart some wisdom.

Cheers,

bundok
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Welcome! We love to help with builds

Make sure you swing by and vote in the OCN 2011 build competition! Links below in my sig.
    
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Welcome from Norway We will help you with you'r build!
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Intel Core i7 980x  ASUS Rampage III Black Edition PowerColor Radeon HD 6990 (in my drawer)  Zotac GTX 780 | Founder Edition 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Gainward GTX 780 | Phantom  Corsair Dominator 24GB Intel SSD 60GB | Seagate 3TB Steam/ Apps | Seag... Seagate 3TB Steam/ Apps 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate or WD 1TB | 2TB -90 sectors dead 2TB -90 sectors dead Standard DVD/CD+R CPU - Acrylic Black EK Waterblock 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
360 Radiator | x6 Silent Pro Fan 240/245 Radiator | x2 Silent Pro Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit BenQ G2412HD @ 1920x1080  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ G2222HDH Custom Mechanical Matte Black | Corsair K90 | C... Corsair HX1000W Corsair Obsidian 800D Modified w/360+240 rad 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair M60  Keyboard - X7 Gaming Pad | Mouse - Steelseries ... Asus Thunderbold | Xonar | Killer Network Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro | 80 OHM  
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Hitachi HRD-MD30 Stereo Receiver  Grundig MBX-II | 100w | 6 Ohm  Dynamic Sound | 15w | PS- 110 | 8 Ohm Blue Yeti Studio microphone  
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Welcome!
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Welcome to OCN
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Welcome to OCN!
   
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core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
PowerCaseMouse
Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
kingston ssdnow hyper 212+ windows 7 professional sam syncmaster 
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Acer Razer Blackwidow ocz 650W coolermaster elite 335 
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Logitech MX518 
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