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How much did that cost with spray santa.gif

I believe i spent about 10 bucks, but depending on the paint can range from 10-25 dollars
 
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post #12 of 21
Lovely. I would buy a round IDE cable to replace that IDE cable. More tidy and more airflow.

I would also replace that 6790 to 6850. Reason being that 6790 consumes as much as power as 6870, but perform less than 6850. Unlike 6930 in Asian market, 6790 is not a good buy.
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post #13 of 21
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So I got the motherboard and psu in, but came to the relisation that this motherboard doesnt have an ide slot for my dvd drives doh.gif
so I ordered a new dvd burner off new egg. but untell then my build is at a stand still seeing as I can't reinstall the OS wink.gif
 
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post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by Halostryker View Post

So I got the motherboard and psu in, but came to the relisation that this motherboard doesnt have an ide slot for my dvd drives doh.gif
so I ordered a new dvd burner off new egg. but untell then my build is at a stand still seeing as I can't reinstall the OS wink.gif

just make a win 7 usb install drive...really easy if you have a 4gig (or larger) thumb drive laying around
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post #15 of 21
I agree, the thumb drive is your best bet. You should go ahead and pick up a external usb dvd drive though. I end up using mine all the time.

I did see this external usb 3.0 blu-ray at newegg for $109 w/ code EMCJHHC88 plus a $10 rebate ( even though I never trust those).
post #16 of 21
bah..terribad choice of mobo/cpu what's wrong with m4n98td-evo+960t?..and you need moar powah..850w-ish..best thing about this thread=6790 xfire..some guy's been owning furmark with that
 
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post #17 of 21
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just make a win 7 usb install drive...really easy if you have a 4gig (or larger) thumb drive laying around

I actually tried this but i kept getting errors trying to put it on the thumb drive so I gave up and just decided to wait.
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bah..terribad choice of mobo/cpu what's wrong with m4n98td-evo+960t?..and you need moar powah..850w-ish..best thing about this thread=6790 xfire..some guy's been owning furmark with that

Whats wrong with M5A97+960T wink.gif and where did you get the 6790 xfire from? I don't plan on doing any xfire. 650 watts is more then enough for me, but thanks for the suggestion. thumb.gif

Also I will post more pictures in the op after work today biggrin.gif
Edited by Halostryker - 12/27/11 at 2:43pm
 
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post #18 of 21
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So after be very very VERY impatent I tried my hand at creating the usb windows 7 install drive I got it to work. so the computer is up and running. biggrin.gif In the process of overclocking this locked cpu to see how the 970 chip is tongue.gif
 
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post #19 of 21
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UPDATE

So after messing around with my chip an overclocking I was able to hit 4ghz relatively stable, but backed it off to 3.7 ghz, and I'm loving it smile.gif

I also decided to cut the fan grills out, it helped temps and sound levels I would recommend doing it if your not satisfied with your current case temps.

So Im thinking I wanna get a new case before the CPU and GPU any suggestions for a nice case that is fully black on the inside?
I was thinking about the BitFenix Shinobi Mid Tower Gaming Case. It be looking pretty nifty biggrin.gif

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12895/cst-1095/BitFenix_Shinobi_Mid_Tower_Gaming_Case_w_Window_-_Black_BF-SHINOBI-WD-BK.html?tl=g1c7s28
 
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post #20 of 21
What about this NZXT at newegg... $39.99 plus $5.99 shipping...

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