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Im new here, made a few unanswered posts so far tongue.gif Im also new to the enthusiast side of things in the PC world and would love advice along my journey. I do hope to work my way up and eventually get a job working on building custom computers as my passion for it is overwhelming biggrin.gif Hope to get to know some of you and learn some stuff!
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Cool, I hope to build computers on the side as well, just the feeling of putting together a computer and making it work, and also making other people happy at the same time is a great feeling thumb.gif
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I agree, a little before I built my first rig I put together my friends with the help of my room mate as he is kind of my inspiration towards entering this crazy world of custom pc's. After that got put together and running seeing 100fps on bf3 with the gtx 580, intel core i5 2500 rig we built... and how stoked he was on it... I knew, then I put together mine and so far it's turning out just the way I saw it in my head. It's amazing. Can't wait to get into water cooling personally. After my first custom watercooling loop I will be super happy. That also comes with the first time I hit my first 6ghz overclock which I know will come. Best so far is a 4.2 ghz overclock on my phenom II x4 960T b.e. on air cooling (cm hyper212evo) biggrin.gif

And thanks, glad to be here smile.gif
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Welcome!
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Nice , I wanted to hit 4.0GHz but it didn't happen frown.gif Not too upset about it though, 3.8GHz is plenty fast for what I need.
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4.2 is the fastest i've got it yet unstable under load. That was also with no FSB overclock, strictly multiplier. I could go higher but I am not looking to wear down my CPU for no reason considering the voltages it would take to go higher on air. I do plan to get a liquid, and once i have a new processor for after... I will push this 960T to is breaking point to see what I can do with it smile.gif

I put my built my sig rig. It's active now smile.gif

I just noticed your also an NZXT owner, how do you like the Tempest? I absolutely love my Phantom 410...
Edited by InsideJob - 4/27/12 at 12:22am
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The Tempest EVO is awesome, its very quiet and cools down the PC nicely. Oh and it looks great, although the glass part gets scratched too easily, and it weighs a lot.
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Sounds like a good case all around though. I've become dedicated to NZXT after my purchase, may be quick but I just love the products and I like helping out the newcomer smile.gif
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post #9 of 16
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I uploaded the newest pics of the inside of the case, as well as a photo of the if you could consider it a mod, mod I did the other day to my case with the fan off my stock cooler from my CPU. As well there is a link to my photobucket album of my pc. The pics go back to when I first built it.
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post #10 of 16
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Also added my CPUZ to my sig.
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