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Old Noob - Building First OC Rig

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Greetings, salutations and other memorabilia.

This middle aged business master has decided to take the dive into the dark arts of voiding the SLA between the OEMs and begin a journey into the heated bowels of the overclocking dungeon.

I have been building computers for my family, friends, and self since 1997 when I began on an Abit Mobo and a Pentium II (I think). The Geforce card was still an AGP and there were only two slots for memory.

Looking forward to practicing the dark arts with you all.

Cheers-
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The dark arts awaits you......Let us know if you require any help or info.

Cheers.
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TheSadFlute
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DyingHeart
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-6700K TUF Sabertooth MSI 1080 Ti 16GB 2400MHz C15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair 480GB LE 3TB WD Green Sammy 500GB 850 EVO H100i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro  BenQ XR3501 Logitech G710+ EVGA G2 750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Cooler Master Stryker Logitech G602 Asus Strix Nakamichi 5.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 965BE  Sapphire 790X Zotac GTX650  4GB Corsair 1066 DDR2 (1GBx4) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB WD 2TB Green Stock 3x120mm UQ fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
W7 Pro SP1 x64 LG 21' 1680x1050 Genius  Corsair CX600 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Gigabyte  E-Blue Mazer XFX WarPad On-board 
Audio
Logitech G35 
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Yes come to the dark side. We have better cookies too. Just remember when going to try OC make sure you have the correct cooling. A stock fan wont cut it.

Also check out some of these programs as you will need them on your endeavor Welcome to overclock.net's downloads section
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welcome!
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The darkside will embrace you. Embrace it back and your powers will become limitless.
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Welcome to OCN! cheers.gif
     
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Alienware 23' Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stock Dell PSU Dell XPS case 
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