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Tug on cables until I convince myself it looks fine, Install Windows, pull drivers from Windows Update (video direct from nVidia), install programs. Overclock .1 GHz a day until I reach the sweetspot. Only 4.5 with this proc .
    
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[2x WD RE4 500 GB RAID 0] [ASUS DVD-RW] [Windows 7 Home Premium SP1/Various Linux Distros] [Dell ST2210 & Dell SR2220L] 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[2x WD RE4 500 GB RAID 0] [ASUS DVD-RW] [Windows 7 Home Premium SP1/Various Linux Distros] [Dell ST2210 & Dell SR2220L] 
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[Logitech G15] [Corsair TX650 M] [Fractal Design Arc mini] [Logitech G9x] 
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Disable UAC
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Crucial M4 64gb boot, 2tb Storage, 1tb Steam Custom GPU/CPU Loop 7 and various linux VM's Dell U2312HM + (2 x Viewsonic 1080p) 
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i7 2600k @ 4.7~ GHz 1.376v Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 MSI HD7950 Samsung Green 2133MHz 1.40v 10-10-10-28 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64gb boot, 2tb Storage, 1tb Steam Custom GPU/CPU Loop 7 and various linux VM's Dell U2312HM + (2 x Viewsonic 1080p) 
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Cyborg V.7 Corsair AX760i Switch 810 R.A.T 5 
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Disable UAC
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post #74 of 77
Download updates,this must be high on the list.
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post #75 of 77
Build
O/S
Drivers
Pop in Utility USB drive
Burn..
OC Proc
Burn
OC Memory
Burn
OC Video
Burn

Load Battlefield, Shoot to kill
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post #76 of 77
After I build a new rig I install Winblows and Linux Mint and start doing benchmarks.
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Windows 7 Ulitmate 22" View Sonic LED Logitec illuminated keyboard Xigmatek NRP-PC601 
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10 TB in RAID 0 of Derp Sony Optiarc 20x DVD+-RW Cooler Master Hyper N520 Linux Mint 15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ulitmate 22" View Sonic LED Logitec illuminated keyboard Xigmatek NRP-PC601 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Coolermaster Storm Enforcer Logitech G500 Handmade Oak desk Harman/Kardon Soundsticks III 
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post #77 of 77
OS and Windows Update...
MOBO Drivers
GPU Drivers
ANTI VIRUS
RUN IT FOR A DAY OR TWO
OC AS MUCH AS I CAN
STRES TEST
CRYSIS 2 (k2mil) DX11
Lorena Orozco in HD
My girlfriend slapped me really hard in the face....;/
Edited by K2mil - 9/15/11 at 12:44pm
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Intel 730 SSD 240 GB SATA III Samsung SSD  WD Blue 1TB Zalman CNPS9900 MAX 
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Windows 10 x64 ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Logitech K800 Corsair 850i Modular 
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Corsair Obsidian 650d Corsair M60 Saitek Cyborg Astro A30 
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INTEL CORE I5 2500K @ 4.5 Ghz ASRock Extreme 7 (G3) Asus 1070 Strix OC 16GB @ 1600 |CORSAIR CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Intel 730 SSD 240 GB SATA III Samsung SSD  WD Blue 1TB Zalman CNPS9900 MAX 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 x64 ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Logitech K800 Corsair 850i Modular 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair Obsidian 650d Corsair M60 Saitek Cyborg Astro A30 
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Saitek X65F HOTAS Saitek Pro Ruder Pedals Saitek Pro Flight Instrument Panel  Trackir 5 
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