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Currently I'm running on rig in my sig. I will be building a new computer tomorrow. Specs as follows:
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHZ
Mobo: MSI 770-C45
Case:Antec Three Hundred
RAM: G.SKILL DDR3 1600 PC12800 4GB with 9-9-9-9-24
HDD: Samsung F3 1TB HDD
PSU- OCZ 700W StealthXStream Power Supply PSU
Optical: Old ones from rig in sig
OS: Windows 7 home pre 64bit
GPU: HD 5850 XFX.

Notice: I can't send pictures into OCN because I don't have photo or camcorder.
I will be updating this thread daily.

Please comment.
The golden rig
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Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
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Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
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Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
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post #2 of 6
invest in a cheap picture taking machine
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Q6600 lapped XFX 790i Ultra Sli SLI PNY GTS 250 1GB 4 GB DDR3 1333 
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Day 1: I received most of items, except mobo. Scan.co.uk sent wrong one and I RMA'ed and posted it to Scan.co.uk today. I was exepceting a swap with correct mobo. So, I must wait till Wednesday/Thursday.

The RAM I described above was RipJaw ones.
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Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
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Inwin 303 (White) Generic mouse 
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Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
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Inwin 303 (White) Generic mouse 
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post #4 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by booby219 View Post
invest in a cheap picture taking machine


I would get another case with all those "High-End" parts though, such as an Antec 183 or a Antec 900/902 for Mid-Towers or Cooler Master HAF 932 or the Antec 1200
     
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Intel Core i7 860 @ 3.8GHz (1.36v) Asus P7P55D Deluxe Sapphire Radeon RX 480 Nitro+ 4GB Mushkin Blackline DDR3-1600MHz (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung EVO 850 (500GB) Western Digital Caviar Black (640GB) Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 (2x1TB, RAID1) Samsung SH-S223F/BEBE 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Windows 10 Education x64 LG 29UM58-P & 2x Samsung S24D590L (6400x1080) Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate 
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Corsair HX Series CMPSU-750HX (750W) Corsair Obsidian 650D Logitech G700 SteelSeries QcK 
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Asus Xonar Essence STX Audio Technica ATH-M50 Logitech Z-2300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53GHz (Auto) Samsung Q320/P320 (Intel PM45 + ICH9M) Nvidia GeForce G105M Samsung DDR2-800MHz (2x2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 (120GB) TSSTcorp TS-T633A (Slot-Loading) Windows 7 Professional (x86) Laptop Display (1366x768, 13.4") 
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Laptop Keyboard Samsung SPA-P30 (60W) Logitech  Realtek HD 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung EVO 850 (500GB) Western Digital Caviar Black (640GB) Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 (2x1TB, RAID1) Samsung SH-S223F/BEBE 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Windows 10 Education x64 LG 29UM58-P & 2x Samsung S24D590L (6400x1080) Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair HX Series CMPSU-750HX (750W) Corsair Obsidian 650D Logitech G700 SteelSeries QcK 
AudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Audio Technica ATH-M50 Logitech Z-2300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53GHz (Auto) Samsung Q320/P320 (Intel PM45 + ICH9M) Nvidia GeForce G105M Samsung DDR2-800MHz (2x2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 (120GB) TSSTcorp TS-T633A (Slot-Loading) Windows 7 Professional (x86) Laptop Display (1366x768, 13.4") 
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Laptop Keyboard Samsung SPA-P30 (60W) Logitech  Realtek HD 
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post #5 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chilly View Post


I would get another case with all those "High-End" parts though, such as an Antec 183 or a Antec 900/902 for Mid-Towers or Cooler Master HAF 932 or the Antec 1200
No can do that, not enough budget.

And a wrong mobo was arrived at Scan.co.uk and checked out on same day !
Now they are awaiting for correct mobo to come into stock. Currently, it's out of stock.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
CaseMouse
Inwin 303 (White) Generic mouse 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6600K @ 4.7 GHz ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming AMD Sapphire Fury Nitro Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Series 120GB Solid State Drive  6TB Western Digital Blue Corsair H105 Hydro Series Antec 120mm Tricool fan (pinched from Antec 300... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 ViewSonic 23" IPS 2 ms monitor (VX2363SMHL-W) M... Ducky Shine 5 750 W StealthXStream (pinched from 2009 AMD rig) 
CaseMouse
Inwin 303 (White) Generic mouse 
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post #6 of 6
i'd change my mind and ask them to ship a different mobo.

the MSI products i have owned have not had very good quality assurance at all and all have been a pain to deal with.

MSI = fail.
Herschel
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Intel Core i7 4770K ASRock Z87M Extreme4 eVGA GTX 680 2GB 12GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
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1x 60GB SSD 1x 500GB, 1x 640GB, 1x 1TB Asus something or other Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H236HLbid (23" 1920x1080) 
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Asus VE198 (19". 1440x900) Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Seasonic X650 Antec P180 Mini White 
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Herschel
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x 60GB SSD 1x 500GB, 1x 640GB, 1x 1TB Asus something or other Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H236HLbid (23" 1920x1080) 
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Asus VE198 (19". 1440x900) Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Seasonic X650 Antec P180 Mini White 
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