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^^Thanks. Couldn't have done it without you (and everyone else who chimed in, in this thread) thumb.gif
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If I didn't know I was a bit of a geek before... It's apparent now. I just placed the order and my heart is racing. SO EXCITED!!!!! biggrin.gif
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Good luck on your assembly!

I hope to see a build log from you biggrin.gif
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Let's see a final parts list! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by joe7987 View Post

^^Thanks. Couldn't have done it without you (and everyone else who chimed in, in this thread) thumb.gif

I am very glad to have helped smile.gif Be sure to post pics when you are done and let us know if you come across a problem!
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I definitely will. I have about half of the parts so far, the rest should arrive today. Yesterday, I put the power supply in the case. I hope to complete the build either tonight or early tomorrow. biggrin.gif
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Sorry it took me so long to post up a reply on here.. Busy end of the semester for me (In a Ph D program in Simulation at my University).

Nevertheless, the my computer building project was a great success biggrin.gif

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When looking at wire management, look at the pictures with neons installed. I did not manage the wires when the unlit pictures were taken.



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Overclocked to 4.8GHz from 3.3. I'm currently in the process of slowly lowering voltage and re-testing for stability. That picture was taken at 1.4V. So far I'm down to 1.36V, and have lowered temperatures on the hottest core by about 4-5 degrees C. smile.gif

EDIT: 1.34V is looking stable so far... hottest core maxing out at about 71C, but mostly staying around 68/69
Edited by joe7987 - 5/12/12 at 3:05pm
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