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Due to the current combo deals at Fry's I splurged and bought some new parts. I've been wanting something new and this seemed like the perfect opportunity.

I'll be re-using everything except for the mb, cpu, and ram.

New parts list include:

i5 750
Evga P55 FTW
Kingston Hyper X DDR3 2000

The ram wasn't my first choice. I would have really preferred something with a black heatspreader, like some dominators, but I didn't want to spend more money at Fry's. Blue ram will have to do for now. The timings aren't great, but the speed is up there and if anything, I hope that I can tighten the timings at lower speeds.

Well, on to the pics. I'm not a good photographer, even though I have a nice camera. Once I put things together, I'll take more pics.





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post #2 of 38
Oh my god......

How much? I am like 20min away from a Fry's and a Microcenter!
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Originally Posted by Mikecdm View Post
Due to the current combo deals at Fry's I splurged and bought some new parts. I've been wanting something new and this seemed like the perfect opportunity.

I'll be re-using everything except for the mb, cpu, and ram.

New parts list include:

i5 750
Evga P55 FTW
Kingston Hyper X DDR3 2000

The ram wasn't my first choice. I would have really preferred something with a black heatspreader, like some dominators, but I didn't want to spend more money at Fry's. Blue ram will have to do for now. The timings aren't great, but the speed is up there and if anything, I hope that I can tighten the timings at lower speeds.

Well, on to the pics. I'm not a good photographer, even though I have a nice camera. Once I put things together, I'll take more pics.
Congrats on your purchase. I was really excited too when I got my i7. You should be able to push those timings lower pretty easily since memory on this new Intel Architecture doesn't really end up running at its rated speed. I was able to get my dominators as low as 6-6-6-18, which is practically DDR2 timings!
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Oh my god......

How much? I am like 20min away from a Fry's and a Microcenter!
It's $300 IIRC.

Congratulations on the purchase. I wanted to go i5, but do to some recent health problems I wasn't able to.
    
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post #5 of 38
That RAM has some tall heatsinks lol. Black would have been good for them, wouldn't stand out as much, but really if it goes then its algood
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post #6 of 38
Let's see some OC's. =)

Running water? Let's see 4.5ghz+
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post #7 of 38
That's some good looking hardware. I can't wait to upgrade myself. This just makes me jealous .
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I need new pants.
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post #9 of 38
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
Oh my god......

How much? I am like 20min away from a Fry's and a Microcenter!
The i5/P55 combo was $299 + $15 mir. The ram was $89. Total out the door was $421.

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Let's see some OC's. =)

Running water? Let's see 4.5ghz+
In do time. It's going to replace my sig rig, so there will be water. I just hope that I can get things to work well. The mb has a backplate and I'm afraid that it might interfere with the gtz's back plate.

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Originally Posted by NoodleGTS View Post
Congrats on your purchase. I was really excited too when I got my i7. You should be able to push those timings lower pretty easily since memory on this new Intel Architecture doesn't really end up running at its rated speed. I was able to get my dominators as low as 6-6-6-18, which is practically DDR2 timings!
I have never messed around with DDR3 and never really have been one to tweak the ram. I'll probably end up spending a lot of time on the ram.
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post #10 of 38
i need someone 2 close my jaw.
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