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My first OCN Build Log (Completed)

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Yesterday I "completed" my current build, I feel it is only fitting to share it with the world. biggrin.gif

Originally I bought the core components in the summer of 2009. Original Specs:
  • NZXT Zero, eventually switched to NZXT H2
  • Asus P6T Deluxe V2
  • Intel i7 920 D0 Stepping
  • Corsair XMS3 6gb
  • 320gb Western Digital Blue
  • 250gb Seagate
  • ATi X850XT, eventually switched to GTX260
  • NZXT PP600, eventually switched to OCZ 700MXSP
  • Lite-On DVD Drive
  • Loaded with fans
  • Logitech MX Revolution
  • Microsoft Media Keyboard
  • 20in Dell LCD


In the last few months I have made some massive upgrades and here are the current specs:
  • NZXT Switch 810 White
  • Asus P6T Deluxe V2
  • Intel i7 920 D0 Stepping
  • NZXT Havik 140
  • Patriot Media Sector 7 1600mhz
  • 320gb Western Digital Blue
  • 500gb Western Digital Green
  • 2TB Samsung F4
  • MSI Radeon HD7970
  • OCZ 700MXSP
  • Lite-On DVD Drive
  • NZXT Sentry Mix
  • 8x NZXT FN140 Fans, 1x Noctua 140
  • Logitech MX Performance
  • Corsair K90 MMO
  • TCL 40in LED TV
  • Crazy old Cambridge Soundworks 5.1

Pics:
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The 7970 fit.
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The Corsair K90... Did not.
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Picking up thermal paste soon to rotate the HSF 90 degrees biggrin.gif
700450700700700700450450

Thanks for checking out my build smile.gif
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post #2 of 41
Yay Retell's build thumb.gif
Nice job!
post #3 of 41
Looks good smile.gif

You should put up the build log to the CES one biggrin.gif
     
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2600K @ 5.0 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Sapphire/Powercolor 7950 CF G.Skill Ripjaws X 4x4GB 
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OCZ Vertex 3 60GB's RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB EK Maximus IV Block EK FC-7950 Block x2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme HF Block D5 w/ BP Dress-up Kit XSPC EX240 Black Ice SR1 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Primochill PrimoFlex 1/2" ID Black 14 NZXT Fans Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate BF3 Edition Corsair HX1000 NZXT Switch 810 Black Razer Imperator BF3 Edition 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Beyerdynamic DT770 250 Ohm 
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i5-2500K Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z AMD Radeon HD 5970 G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
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Vertex 3 60GB RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB XSPC EX240 Rad Black Ice GT 92MM Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT 120MM Rad EK Supreme HF CPU Block EK 5970 Block XSPC 450 Pump/Res Combo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436vw Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition Rosewill 750W HIVE 
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NZXT Vulcan Razer Imperator BF3 Edition Razer Scarab BF3 Edition ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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OCZ Vertex 3 60GB's RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB EK Maximus IV Block EK FC-7950 Block x2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme HF Block D5 w/ BP Dress-up Kit XSPC EX240 Black Ice SR1 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Primochill PrimoFlex 1/2" ID Black 14 NZXT Fans Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate BF3 Edition Corsair HX1000 NZXT Switch 810 Black Razer Imperator BF3 Edition 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Beyerdynamic DT770 250 Ohm 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500K Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z AMD Radeon HD 5970 G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Vertex 3 60GB RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB XSPC EX240 Rad Black Ice GT 92MM Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT 120MM Rad EK Supreme HF CPU Block EK 5970 Block XSPC 450 Pump/Res Combo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436vw Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition Rosewill 750W HIVE 
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NZXT Vulcan Razer Imperator BF3 Edition Razer Scarab BF3 Edition ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
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post #4 of 41
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Originally Posted by TheJesus View Post

Looks good smile.gif
You should put up the build log to the CES one biggrin.gif

I second that.
post #5 of 41
wheee.gif Looks awesome dude! Congrats thumb.gif
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EK Water Blocks Windows 10 Pro Dell UP2715K Cherry MX 6.0 
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Blu-Ray Slot Load EK Water Blocks Liquid Cooling Windows 8.1 Dell UP2715K 
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post #7 of 41

Oh... oh my.

EDIT: Y U NO USE NZXT PSU?
Edited by TheJesus - 2/12/12 at 3:25am
     
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CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme HF Block D5 w/ BP Dress-up Kit XSPC EX240 Black Ice SR1 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Primochill PrimoFlex 1/2" ID Black 14 NZXT Fans Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate BF3 Edition Corsair HX1000 NZXT Switch 810 Black Razer Imperator BF3 Edition 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Beyerdynamic DT770 250 Ohm 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500K Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z AMD Radeon HD 5970 G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Vertex 3 60GB RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB XSPC EX240 Rad Black Ice GT 92MM Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT 120MM Rad EK Supreme HF CPU Block EK 5970 Block XSPC 450 Pump/Res Combo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436vw Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition Rosewill 750W HIVE 
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2600K @ 5.0 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Sapphire/Powercolor 7950 CF G.Skill Ripjaws X 4x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
OCZ Vertex 3 60GB's RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB EK Maximus IV Block EK FC-7950 Block x2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme HF Block D5 w/ BP Dress-up Kit XSPC EX240 Black Ice SR1 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Primochill PrimoFlex 1/2" ID Black 14 NZXT Fans Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate BF3 Edition Corsair HX1000 NZXT Switch 810 Black Razer Imperator BF3 Edition 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Beyerdynamic DT770 250 Ohm 
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i5-2500K Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z AMD Radeon HD 5970 G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Vertex 3 60GB RAID 0 VelociRaptor 300GB XSPC EX240 Rad Black Ice GT 92MM Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT 120MM Rad EK Supreme HF CPU Block EK 5970 Block XSPC 450 Pump/Res Combo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 3x AOC 2436vw Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition Rosewill 750W HIVE 
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post #8 of 41
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheJesus View Post

Oh... oh my.
EDIT: Y U NO USE NZXT PSU?

I wasn't an official employee at the time and needed a PSU ASAP, Microcenter had the OCZ for like $50.

EDIT: If you mean in the Aqua Switch, we did in the final. I wasn't sure if the 1000W would handle the OC 2700k, OC 580s, and OC RAM, it did. In fact I blew the breaker in part of the building playing battlefield because the HALE90 hit 1350w rolleyes.gif
Edited by Retell - 2/12/12 at 3:44am
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post #9 of 41
That is a very impressive build mate, congrats. The only thing I would have done differently would be to have put one of the same fans that are in the roof, on the back. I know people rave over the noctua fans but me personally, I think they are fugly.

Very nice build just the same. Enjoy.
post #10 of 41
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Quote:
Originally Posted by K62-RIG View Post

That is a very impressive build mate, congrats. The only thing I would have done differently would be to have put one of the same fans that are in the roof, on the back. I know people rave over the noctua fans but me personally, I think they are fugly.
Very nice build just the same. Enjoy.

Thanks man! The Noctuas are an acquired taste and are best paired with other earth tones, it looks hella bad in there alone, but that day it was the only fan I had left and it does perform very well. biggrin.gif
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