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Just ordered everything for my first build (im 17) and it cost just under $2000. Ive been on a gaming laptop for quite sometime, and it has really aged, this jump im about to make in performance is going to to insane. Im currently on a c2d p8700 oc@3ghz(stock 2.53) and a 260m oc 600/1500/100(stock 500/1250/800). Here is a picture f everything that is going to be in the build:
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I just ordered everything today and it will be here Thursday, I will put pictures and etc of me building. Opening the thread now for advice and what not. Thanks thumb.gif
Edited by General123 - 6/8/12 at 8:04pm
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It'll be a big improvement for certain, but I think I have you trumped for insane. I went from a P4 3.2GHz to a Core i7 920. After that I decided to never wait more than 4 years between upgrades.
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Just ordered everything for my first build (im 17) and it cost just under $2000. Ive been on a gaming laptop for quite sometime, and it has really aged, this jump im about to make in performance is going to to insane. Im currently on a c2d p8700 oc@3ghz(stock 2.53) and a 260m oc 600/1500/100(stock 500/1250/800). Here is a picture f everything that is going to be in the build: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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I just ordered everything today and it will be here Thursday, I will put pictures and etc of me building. Opening the thread now for advice and what not. Thanks thumb.gif

I wish I had that much to drop on my first build when I was 17!

Looks nice thumb.gif Hope you enjoy it biggrin.gif

Edit: Just got to thinking and my first build was an old Core 2 Duo, 4 gig of G Skill DDR2, a gtx 260, 650 raidmax psu, nzxt beta case, an msi mobo (cant remember the model), and some other stuff and that was when I was 18. So youre doing better than I was definitely tongue.gif

Edit 2: Speaking of ram, I dont see that you ordered any?
Edited by Bonkers - 6/4/12 at 8:03pm
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I wish I had that much to drop on my first build when I was 17!
Looks nice thumb.gif Hope you enjoy it biggrin.gif
Edit: Just got to thinking and my first build was an old Core 2 Duo, 4 gig of G Skill DDR2, a gtx 260, 650 raidmax psu, nzxt beta case, an msi mobo (cant remember the model), and some other stuff and that was when I was 18. So youre doing better than I was definitely tongue.gif
Edit 2: Speaking of ram, I dont see that you ordered any?
Ah yes i ordered that earlier
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231518
Going for a black and red theme, and thankyou for the nice words thumb.gif
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It'll be a big improvement for certain, but I think I have you trumped for insane. I went from a P4 3.2GHz to a Core i7 920. After that I decided to never wait more than 4 years between upgrades.
Yes it will im very exited to play Bf3 at better then all medium 1440x900 mad.gif
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Okay guys i will have pictures up tomorrow everything came in a few hours ago wheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gif
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Okay here are some pics sorry for the latness been iinstalling all my games and etc biggrin.gif
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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End result:

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http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3613884

Loading at 59C and max boost so far is 1201Mhz!
My CPU is at 4.6ghz didnt really mess with it, just put it at 1.3v and 46 rolleyes.gif


Great first build i would say! thumb.gif

Also im going to clean up the wires dont worry smile.gif
Edited by General123 - 4/27/13 at 9:16am
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Okay here are some pics sorry for the latness been iinstalling all my games and etc biggrin.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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End result:
700
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3613884
Loading at 59C and max boost so far is 1201Mhz!
My CPU is at 4.6ghz didnt really mess with it, just put it at 1.3v and 46 rolleyes.gif
Great first build i would say! thumb.gif
Also im going to clean up the wires dont worry smile.gif

Better clean up those wires mad.gif lol very nice. Be careful with you OC and I would test it for stability in Prime 95 and IBT. It looks good though, hope you enjoy it!! I just got my 670 ftw in the other day if you wanna check my build log in my sig thumb.gif
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