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I've been lurking here for about 6 months. I got out of the PC game when I was 15 and got a new money pit (truck), and got into ps3 gaming (COD). I finally jumped back in last year. I've been folding under the OCN team number for awhile and now need to get a couple posts to join a team for some friendly competition on here. Here's the new system, it's not much, but it's a big upgrade from the prescott p4 I was still running with free parts from family and friends:
Phenom II 965 BE @ 4.1 w/mugen II and two coolermaster fans
8 gigs gskill ram
Asus M4A89GTD
Asus EAH6850 @ stock speeds
Raidmax 530 watt psu
500gb caviar black

Looking back, wish I woulda went with a 6 core and a 6870, but for the $700 I invested it's treating me well. Future upgrades will probably be Nvidia cards with patched SLI when I have the cash for 3 22" monitors. For now I'm running it through my optoma HD66 720p projector on a 110" screen. Quite a sqeeze in my 14x14' room, but I make it work.
Here's some pics of the other money pit to add some fun to this lame ass thread.





'95 Chevy 3/4 ton with a Dana 60 front and a '95 Cummins, everything fabricated myself. In that trim it dyno'd 280.2hp and 920.7 ft-lbs torque with the stock turbo, '97 injectors, pump mods, and LOTS of timing on stock head bolts retorqued.

This is how it's sitting now with 53" Boggers, but after shearing the bolts off the front yoke, I realized I don't have the money to make it work so it's going back down to 40s.


Also a pic of the prescott build when it was first done. It later deteriorated to air cooled on a cardboard box.
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AMD 965 BE @ 4.1 Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 XFX 7970 Reference 2x4gb G.SKILL Sniper 1600mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500gb WD Caviar Black Scythe Mugen 2 rev.B 7 x64 3x Asus VH236H 
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500gb WD Caviar Black Scythe Mugen 2 rev.B 7 x64 3x Asus VH236H 
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Mpg?
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2x Crucial M4 64GB Raid-0 2x WD Caviar Blue Raid-0 not in service Vista 64Bit Dell U2412M 1920x1200 IPS :) 
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2x Crucial M4 64GB Raid-0 2x WD Caviar Blue Raid-0 not in service Vista 64Bit Dell U2412M 1920x1200 IPS :) 
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pulled 18 on 37s with 5th gear out around 65mph, didn't get enough miles on it with 54s to check, but that's what the TDI jetta is for.
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AMD 965 BE @ 4.1 Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 XFX 7970 Reference 2x4gb G.SKILL Sniper 1600mhz 
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500gb WD Caviar Black Scythe Mugen 2 rev.B 7 x64 3x Asus VH236H 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500gb WD Caviar Black Scythe Mugen 2 rev.B 7 x64 3x Asus VH236H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Ultimate antec earthwatts 650 Cooler Master HAF 932 Advance Logitech G9X 
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lol nice truck and nice rig. congrats on the work! Welcome to OCN!
   
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Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
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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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