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Hello everyone!

I have been an avid gamer my whole life (contemplated going pro) but life had other greater things in store for me and for the past few years I have been traveling all over the world. I had to sell my poorly built/inexpensive desktop from my adolescence and downgrade to a laptop which has managed to keep me entertained over the past two+ years. As it stands now, I am writing this post from Afghanistan. When I get back to the states sometime this spring/summer I plan on investing a good deal of time/money into a new gaming/entertainment rig. I spent the past two weeks doing nothing but catching up on all the tech stuff I have missed out on over these lost years. A lot has changed.

This forum has turned into my go-to for first hand information and I decided that it was time to come out of "lurker" status. I am looking forward to picking all of your brains on my new build and I hope to post pictures and specs although I am certainly not shooting for build of the month.

Until next time...
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Welcome to OCN from a fellow ex-lurker! Feel free to PM me and pick my brain of anything. thumb.gif
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Welcome to OCN bro thumb.gif
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Welcome!! wave2.gif
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so if you come a pro life will be one big game biggrin.gif And wish all the best thumb.gif
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Hi and Welcome to OCN!!
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Welcome!wave2.gif
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