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Thank you MC21!

Cabling is even better now, CPU fan has been rotated to hide the wire and the rear fan has been rotated too.
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post #42 of 48
Nice cable management ! I'm going to build my first one in the start of 2010
    
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Thank you, Kjekse!

I should have gotten i5 (I'm saying this in my mind right now) but at the same time, i'm happy with i7. I feel it more like a loss of money..
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1TB Seagate 7200.12 RPM LG GH24S550 Windows 7 Ultimate [X64] 22' Flatron W2254TQ [1680 x 1050] 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1TB Seagate 7200.12 RPM LG GH24S550 Windows 7 Ultimate [X64] 22' Flatron W2254TQ [1680 x 1050] 
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post #44 of 48
Very nicely done, also think you need a better GPU - but you got the perfect case to start with.

you obviously did your homework. +Rep good sir.
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post #45 of 48
Very nice for a 1st build. Great cable management to. Congrats!!
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post #46 of 48
All that power and you're running XP? Come on man, show that i7 some Win7 LOVE!!!!
post #47 of 48
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Thank you CTRLurself!

GPU is already on its route! The UPS man is coming tomorrow before 12am!


Thank you wickedout!

@F1ForFrags

GeForce FX5500 is NOT supported by Windows 7 (No drivers)
Will install once this 5850 slips into my motherboard PCIe socket!
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1TB Seagate 7200.12 RPM LG GH24S550 Windows 7 Ultimate [X64] 22' Flatron W2254TQ [1680 x 1050] 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #48 of 48
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Originally Posted by yann3804 View Post
I should have gotten i5 (I'm saying this in my mind right now) but at the same time, i'm happy with i7. I feel it more like a loss of money..
Long term, you made the much better choice. The new i7's and all other future, high-end chips are coming for the 1366 for the forseeable future. Getting an i5 would be the equivalent of buying an Athlon 64 single-core in desktop right now... yea, it works, but you'll be needing a new system a lot sooner.

The i7's are overall higher bandwidth and will be the better choice for what's coming (multi-threaded apps, etc)

And the Mugen 2 is a good HSF, I just upgraded from one because I wanted something smaller. But I did a bunch of research on it and a Push-Pull configuration only helps temps by 1-2 degrees. You'll see better results in temp reduction by buying a higher speed fan then buying a second low-speed one.
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2TB WD Red 2TB WD Red 4TB WD Red 4TB WD Red 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB RE4 2x3TB WD Red LG 10x BD-R Corsair H80i w/push pull 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 Ultimate 3x 1920x1080 LG IPS displays. Razer Mass Effect 3 Blackwidow Ultimate Cooler Master Silent Pro M850 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone TJ08B-E R.A.T. 7 An ergonomic one 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i7 3770k Gigabyte Sniper M3 1155 mATX CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1600MHz 1TB WD RE4 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
2TB WD Red 2TB WD Red 4TB WD Red 4TB WD Red 
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