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Originally Posted by jagz View Post

Tuniq Propeller 120 CPU Cooler
Raidmax Smilodon Case
Among others.

My Raidmax Smilodon xP. I still use it, not that it's TERRIBLE but I could have gotten something with way better cable management for the same price. But it was my first case, I was still semi-noobish rolleyes.gif
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
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8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
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Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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post #72 of 376
GeForce 6200
Maxtor 500gb hard drive

The graphics card was an absolute nightmare and the hard drive died within 2 days. Sent it to tigerdirect (will never buy from them again), got another one a couple days later, that also died on me. Third drive was also bad. I will never consider Maxtor ever again.
No New Friends
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Intel Core i5-6600k MSI Z170A Mpower  ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix OC Edition  16gb Corsair Vengeance DDR4-3000 
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Western Digital Black 1TB Samsung 830 SSD 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 120gb Corsair H115i  
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Windows 10 Pro X64 Dell S2417DG 1440p 144hz Das Keyboard Ultimate Corsair RM850x 
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Phanteks Enthoo Lux White Logitech G303 
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Intel Core i5-6600k MSI Z170A Mpower  ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix OC Edition  16gb Corsair Vengeance DDR4-3000 
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Western Digital Black 1TB Samsung 830 SSD 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 120gb Corsair H115i  
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Windows 10 Pro X64 Dell S2417DG 1440p 144hz Das Keyboard Ultimate Corsair RM850x 
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Phanteks Enthoo Lux White Logitech G303 
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post #73 of 376
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Originally Posted by AgentHydra View Post

I got a lot of terrible stuff when I was new to computers, but it was a great way to learn what not to buy lol.
ECS GF8200A - Would not turn on ~1/3 of the time
Xion SimplePower 630W - exploded, but didn't damage anything else
Phenom 9650 - I thought more cores would make Crysis run better than my 5000+ BE lol, I was wrong
Overall I consider myself pretty lucky, I've only once had to RMA something (some XMS3).

I got the 9850 BE and I have no trouble running Crysis O.o that sucks brah
It's a computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Raven RV02 Microsoft 1.1A Razer Goliathus 
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2500k 4.5ghz @1.35v Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Asus GTX 470 725/1694 @1.025v EVGA GTS 450 900/1804 (PhysX) 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8gb Gskill 1600mhz 640gb, Seagate 1tb Spinpoint F3, Kingston 60gb SSD LG Combo Thermaltake SpinQ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 64bit Ultimate Acer X203H 1600x900 CM Storm Quickfire w/ Blues PC Power and Cooling 750watt Silencer MKII 
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Silverstone Raven RV02 Microsoft 1.1A Razer Goliathus 
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post #74 of 376
Phenom xII 955, when I can get an i5 2500k for $80 extra, but then...i got free i7 so no buyer's remorse.
Erin
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i7-2600k @ 5 Ghz Gigabyte Z68X-UD3P-B3 Sapphire HD 6950 2GB 8GB Kingston HyperX 
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Seagate Barracuda 500GB Crucial M4 64 GB Noctua NH-D14 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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Acer 23-inch Steelseries 6Gv2 Corsair TXv2 750W Cooler Master 690 II 
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Seagate Barracuda 500GB Crucial M4 64 GB Noctua NH-D14 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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Acer 23-inch Steelseries 6Gv2 Corsair TXv2 750W Cooler Master 690 II 
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post #75 of 376
GTS 450. I wasn't familiar with the Nvidia renaming scam scheme yet, and coming from a 9800GT it wasn't worth the price.
    
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Plextor M8Pe 512GB Crucial MX300 275GB Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 Pro 
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Dell S2440L Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W Corsair 400C Steelseries Sensei 
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Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 
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Plextor M8Pe 512GB Crucial MX300 275GB Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 Pro 
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Dell S2440L Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W Corsair 400C Steelseries Sensei 
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Geforce 8400 tried gaming on it didn't work out so well ;(
My lost love
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Intel I5 4430s Asrock Z97x Killer Sapphire 6970 Corsair Dominator 
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Corsair Dominator OCZ AMD Black OCZ AMD Black Western Digital Black  
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Western Digital Black LG GH22NS50B H80i Windows 7 Home x64 
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Hp D2A13AA Logitech - Classic Keyboard 200 Rosewell 550W COOLER MASTER Haf Evo Xb 
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R.A.T. 5 My Desk 
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Intel I5 4430s Asrock Z97x Killer Sapphire 6970 Corsair Dominator 
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Corsair Dominator OCZ AMD Black OCZ AMD Black Western Digital Black  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Black LG GH22NS50B H80i Windows 7 Home x64 
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Hp D2A13AA Logitech - Classic Keyboard 200 Rosewell 550W COOLER MASTER Haf Evo Xb 
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post #77 of 376
the mobo in sig rig no matter what settings i cant get stable at 4ghz
i had a 19" samsung synmaster tv that would take ages to start up
post #78 of 376
well first ones when i had last pc i bought a athlon ll 640 from local pc store 179.99 month later bought my 955be for 139... or the best was when i clicked the wrong video card and ordered a gts 450 when it was saposed to be gtx 460 lol was pissed when i opened box..
edit... forgot nzxt led that blow the molex plug apart.. and the GELID Solutions Tranquillo this this is big loud and a p.o.s was worse the the tx3 and alot bigger/cant add 2nd fan... other then that i am un satisfied with everything i have besides motherboard case it is not new hahhahahahahah why do we all spend so much every yr on pc parts when if we all didnt upgrade for one yr how many companys would go under..... rolleyes.gif
Edited by skyline_king88 - 12/18/11 at 3:40pm
post #79 of 376
When i built my last PC (Core 2 system) I got a power supply and case deal (big mistake) the Power supply was called a " P4 High Power 500w" from day 1 the fan it it was noisier than anything else in my case.

Then one day it started emitting a really high pitch sound (Capacity squealing) then 5 min later smoke completely filled the room thinking i have blown up all my components some how they all survived and I replaced it with a Corsair TX650W. Lesson learnt never go tight on PSU's should of known better.
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Core i7 2600K @ 4.5GHz | 1.31V Asus P8Z68-V-Pro Gigabyte GTX670 OC WindForce Gigabyte GTX670 OC WindForce 
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8GB (2x4GB) G.Skill 8-8-8-24 1600 Samsung 830 256Gb 2TB Seagate Barracuda 2x 2TB Seagate Green's Raid 1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Asus DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 | Thermalright TY-140's Corsair AF 140 Quite Side Fan Corsair AF 120 Quite Side Fan 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermalright TY-140 CPU Fans Win 7 Pro Dell U22HM & Samsung 2253BW Logitech G15 Ver2 
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CoolerMaster 850w Power Pro CoolerMaster HAF 912 Advanced Logitech G400 Power Wave 
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Asus Xonar DX Audio Technica ATH-AD700 
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Core i7 2600K @ 4.5GHz | 1.31V Asus P8Z68-V-Pro Gigabyte GTX670 OC WindForce Gigabyte GTX670 OC WindForce 
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8GB (2x4GB) G.Skill 8-8-8-24 1600 Samsung 830 256Gb 2TB Seagate Barracuda 2x 2TB Seagate Green's Raid 1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Asus DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 | Thermalright TY-140's Corsair AF 140 Quite Side Fan Corsair AF 120 Quite Side Fan 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermalright TY-140 CPU Fans Win 7 Pro Dell U22HM & Samsung 2253BW Logitech G15 Ver2 
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CoolerMaster 850w Power Pro CoolerMaster HAF 912 Advanced Logitech G400 Power Wave 
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GTX 470.
Stuttering in all games. Four RMA's later, i moved to ATi again.
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Intel 3930K 4.5GHz HT GIGABYTE GA-X79-UP4 AMD R9-290X GEil Evo Potenza DDR3 2400MHz CL10 (4x4GB) 
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Samsung 840 Pro 120GB EK Supremacy (CPU) NF F12's P/P (360 Rad)  NF A14's (420 Rad)  
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XSPC Chrome Compression Fittings EK RES X3 150 Primochill PremoFlex Advanced LRT Clear 1/2 ID EK-FC (R9 290X) 
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EK D5 Vario Top-X  Phobya G-Changer V2 360mm Phobya G-Changer V2 420mm Win 10 x64 Pro 
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BenQ XR3501 35" Curved Corsair Vengeance K90 Seasonic X-1250 Gold (v2) Corsair 900D 
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Logitech G400s Senn HD 598 
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Intel 3930K 4.5GHz HT GIGABYTE GA-X79-UP4 AMD R9-290X GEil Evo Potenza DDR3 2400MHz CL10 (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Pro 120GB EK Supremacy (CPU) NF F12's P/P (360 Rad)  NF A14's (420 Rad)  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC Chrome Compression Fittings EK RES X3 150 Primochill PremoFlex Advanced LRT Clear 1/2 ID EK-FC (R9 290X) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK D5 Vario Top-X  Phobya G-Changer V2 360mm Phobya G-Changer V2 420mm Win 10 x64 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XR3501 35" Curved Corsair Vengeance K90 Seasonic X-1250 Gold (v2) Corsair 900D 
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Logitech G400s Senn HD 598 
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