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Intel 3770K Build Thread With A Vengeance!

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After about a year and a half of no PC gaming and focusing on other things in life i realized how much i missed this Hobby.

I wanted to have fun with this build but at the same time choose quality components that where designed with 1 thing in mind SPEED.

Build List -
Intel 3770K - 4.5GHz
Intel DZ77GA-70K Mobo
Intel 520 series 240 gig SSD
Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB
Sony Optical Drive
Evga GTX 670 FTW SLI
Windows 7 64 Bit
Samsung 27'' TOC
Creative Sound Blaster Recon 3D
Corsair Vengeance C70 Military Green
Corsair Vengeance 16GB
Corsair Pro Series Gold AX850
Corsair H100
Corsair 2000 Gaming Headset
Corsair Vengeance SP2500 Gaming Speakers
Corsair Vengeance K60 Gaming Keyboard
Corsair Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse
Corsair Lighting & Cooling Link Kit
Corsair Air Series AF120 Quiet Edition X2
Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition High Static Pressure X2
Corsair Professional Series Individually Sleeved Modular Cables - Blue


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The Intel 120 gig shown here was replaced with a 240 gig -

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How it sits as of tonight -

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I have plans to add 2 Evga 670 FTW back plates when they are released and i am also trying to replace my side window with full clear plexiglass.
Edited by nyk20z3 - 7/11/12 at 12:31am
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post #2 of 7
very impressive build and I like what you have planned regarding the backplates and the clear plexi. thumb.gif
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very impressive build and I like what you have planned regarding the backplates and the clear plexi. thumb.gif

Thanks bro i wanted to keep everything as high quality as possible..

I am also going to replace these blue sleeved cables with black and also purchase a few more led strips to light the case up some more.
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you can buy gtx680 backplates and remove the writing. also why did you go for a intel board but nor asus/gigabyte etc?
 
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you can buy gtx680 backplates and remove the writing. also why did you go for a intel board but nor asus/gigabyte etc?

The 670 FTW back plates will be released soon so i will go with those as i am super anal about stuff like that.

I went with the Intel board because i wanted to try something different and also match it with the 3770K. The board has been rock solid so far with all the options i need on it + it has a nice Visual bios for ease of overclocking. Its hard to beat Intel's quality and i had a Asus and Evga board in the past with success as well but i am just some 1 who likes to go out of the norm some times.
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Here is where my led strips start to come in to the case -

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Added 2 more fans to the bottom on the case -

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