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[BUILD LOG] [Noob] Project progression. PIC HEAVY

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Figure I might as well start a build log and share what I got. This is my first desktop ever.got it about 3 months ago. Started out as a most bang for the buck kind of build and now im slowly upgrading it into something better. this thread is to document its journey from beginning to end ( well I guess there is no end:D) and show the progress.

Here is what my system started out as

CASE: Rosewill BlackHawk gaming.
MOBO: Asus P8 Z77 V LK
RAM: G.Skill Sniper 1866 8gb
CPU: 3570k
GPU: MSI TF GTX660
HDD: 1Tb barracuda
PSU: Corsair TX750



all assembled



Look at that management:thumb:




My first Upgrade was installing a Corsair H55

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IMG_4434 by awdftw!, on Flickr

and then cleaning up my cables, as well as some CF accents

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Gaming Rig 1 by awdftw!, on Flickr
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Gaming Rig 2 by awdftw!, on Flickr


I wasnt to satisfied with my case. So I picked up A Fractal Design R4. Much much nicer case




I also picked up The NZXT Hue to take advantage of the nice big window that the R4 has
Putting in the LEDS



All hooked up. really wish I would have bought a modular PSU, thats the next upgrade on my list



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IMG_4503 by awdftw!, on Flickr
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IMG_4511 by awdftw!, on Flickr

Made a cheap and easy "floor." Found a place here that will make me a proper acrylic lightbox. Just have to come up with a design



Just got some new fans to match the white and black theme I am going for



Havent taken photos as it sits now with the fans in it, but I will later today. This is only a start to a long road of dwindling bank accounts and never ending Newegg boxes. Sure is fun!biggrin.gif
post #2 of 24

Nice cable management :) build looks great!

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Nice cable management smile.gif build looks great!

Thank you. Im waiting to get a modular PSU so I can get some white sleeved cables.
post #4 of 24

This is a really simple yet super clean build, very minimalistic. If that is even a word. I'm not sure if that was the look you was going for, but I really like it.
 

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This is a really simple yet super clean build, very minimalistic. If that is even a word. I'm not sure if that was the look you was going for, but I really like it.

 

why thank you. Yes it is pretty minimal now. Im just trying to keep everything as clean and neat as possible. But that might change here soon when I get my full loop started
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Nice clean build, I really like that case! nice choice!! looks real sleek!yessir.gif
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Nice clean build, I really like that case! nice choice!! looks real sleek!yessir.gif

Thank ya, Its a good line between professional and gamer
post #8 of 24
Nice clean and simple. Everything that needs to be seen is well presented.
post #9 of 24
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Here is a picture with my new fans installed

post #10 of 24

How much space is there between the 120mm exhaust fan and the 120mm top exhaust that you have empty? (Which I presume is empty from a lack of space?)

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