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post #71 of 90
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About to purchase http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...Number=9403645 right now

Pretty excited!

Edit: Bought it
Can't wait for it to get here!
Edited by ThePoofyChicken_ - 4/2/09 at 8:27pm
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post #72 of 90
what happened to your 800 dollar budget???
Your at 1,125 now.
Might as well go with core i7.

My cousin asked me to put together a build for him so I came up with the following.
https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=10037211

He is happy with that beast build and he will be getting it soon when he get his college graduation money. I'm helping him put it together in a couple of months, and I can't wait lol!
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post #73 of 90
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Quote:
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what happened to your 800 dollar budget???
Your at 1,125 now.
Might as well go with core i7.

My cousin asked me to put together a build for him so I came up with the following.
https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=10037211

He is happy with that beast build and he will be getting it soon when he get his college graduation money. I'm helping him put it together in a couple of months, and I can't wait lol!
Because I got the surprise $600 is why, that build you linked was just too much. I was really pushing to buy this one.
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post #74 of 90
Yeah, it's the Radeon 4890 that bumps it up that high but if he went with the 4850, it would be ~100 dollars cheaper.

Anyways, good luck with your build and I hope that none of your stiff comes DOA.
Edited by PowerTrip - 4/2/09 at 8:45pm
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post #75 of 90
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PowerTrip View Post
Yeah, it's the Radeon 4890 that bumps it up that high but if he went with the 4850, it would be ~100 dollars cheaper.

Anyways, good luck with your build and I hope that none of your stiff comes DOA.
Thanks
I'm hoping the same
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post #76 of 90
$1100 including mouse, keyboard and monitor, that is still a solid build.
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post #77 of 90
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Originally Posted by awdrifter View Post
$1100 including mouse, keyboard and monitor, that is still a solid build.


Might be picking up some speakers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121014
Edited by ThePoofyChicken_ - 4/4/09 at 3:27pm
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post #78 of 90
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Edit: The memory for some reason only scored as 5.5 but everything else was scored as 5.9 on the Rating thing, any reason this might be? And how to make it score a 5.9? Links below:

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
MOBO - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128359

I'd like to preface this by saying I have both Medusa AND a big rig in my computer .
The cords will almost certainly change (tips welcome on how to manage) the next few days. I'm new so any tips are welcome and appreciated.

Not a whole lot of pics, everything went fine except the stupid stock CPU fan > although I got it eventually. The next biggest thing to do now is manage the cords obviously.

Right now I need to get it connected to the internet (probably going to connect laptop to it as laptop has wireless) and then get some pics from there.









Edit 2: Absolutely in LOVE with the look of the card


Edited by ThePoofyChicken_ - 2/21/12 at 6:43pm
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post #79 of 90
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Just checked and I got a G0 Revision Q6600 .
What program can I use to monitor the temperatures on my CPU and what-not?
Edited by ThePoofyChicken_ - 4/8/09 at 10:28pm
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post #80 of 90
Do you have a list of the expenses really interested how much did this rig cost you
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