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OK, So this is my build/picture log that I should have made last month

Well here goes.

I'll start with the Boxes. The only way I was getting or build a brand NEW COMPUTER is if I saved and got piece by piece slowly. It took about 2-3 months to complete the build in all.
I know it sucks having all new goodies and not be able to play with them




I seem to have deleted the picture of my E6420

That's OK here is the 8800GTX, Case fans and DVD-RW drive






And now lets get started.


I wanted to make sure I applied the As5 right. Gut feeling I guess and look what I found two days later when I was re-seated my BT

I think I did something wrong




Ahh Much better.


Sorry about those pictures I don't know what the camera was thinking.





The RaptorX didn't work out mounted in the "blow hole"



The Hdd cooler


The MESS! I have more pics of the mess somewhere. I'll dig them up soon.



I hope you have enjoyed it so far

More of the final product soon.
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I moved the Raptor and kinda wanted to see it







And here is what I accomplished

I will update as needed.
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if you didnt work to get that, your one spoiled dude
    
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How much did you spend on all of that?
    
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if you didnt work to get that, your one spoiled dude



I have text in this thread as well as pictures.

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How much did you spend on all of that?
Enough and tooo much
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Nice cabling, very clean. Good job man!
Not bad at all...
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WOW, that looks great, im starting to build mine to, but might go after the case u got instead of the aurora, where and how much did u get that coolmaster case for

also, im new at building, not really sure wat ALL parts and compnents I need, if u dont mind, can u take a look at my Porject - the "Project: Aurora" link below, and tell me the compnents u got that are not on that list (ie. 120mm fan; did u need any power tools to connect parts? etc.)
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Nice cabling, very clean. Good job man!
Thanks. I tried my best with the wire management.
After looking at the members Gallery over and over again. I didn't want a big mess
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WOW, that looks great, im starting to build mine to, but might go after the case u got instead of the aurora, where and how much did u get that coolmaster case for

also, im new at building, not really sure wat ALL parts and compnents I need, if u dont mind, can u take a look at my Porject - the "Project: Aurora" link below, and tell me the compnents u got that are not on that list (ie. 120mm fan; did u need any power tools to connect parts? etc.)

Of course, I'll be glad to help out. I'll Pm you to continue this.

Thanks for looking guys
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im worried about getting the same case now because of all the vents/openings, won't alot of dust and debris come into the case, wat are your temps lik inside, was it worth the money?
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im worried about getting the same case now because of all the vents/openings, won't alot of dust and debris come into the case, wat are your temps lik inside, was it worth the money?
It's all filtered

Temps are awesome! Pm'd
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