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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
After reading several of the posts, I realized that there are a lot of very knowledgeable people here.
My rig as it sits currently(I know, not the best out there, but it does what I want for the time being):
ASUS P5G41 motherboard
Intel Pentium4 3.2ghz chip
NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS
Sound Blaster Live audio card
2 gig ddr2 ram
DVD-DL burner
150 gb IDE main drive(from my comp before I built this one)
300 gb SATA secondary storage drive
Thermaltake(I know, there are way better parts available, but I didn't have any internet access when I built this) liquid cooling system
all housed in an Antec clear sided case

Currently, I'm cooling both my CPU and video card, run in parallel, with the Thermaltake system. My plans for the future include upgrading my cooling system to better quality components, starting with the CPU block, making a water bong for it, and to get a modular power supply, as well as adding a tb of hard drive space on top of what I currently have.
Eventually, I'll dive into overclocking my ship, but it still does everything that I want it to do.

For work, which it kindof rolled over into this computer, I'm a plumber and electrician, as well as a backyard mechanic.
Desktop
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Pentium 4 541 LGA775 ASUS P5G41-M LE NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS  STT  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial Technology  Maxtor Western Digital Western Digital 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
DVD-DL burner XP 64 bit Acer flat panel Coolmax 500w 
CaseAudio
Antec Creative SBLive 
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Intel Pentium 4 541 LGA775 ASUS P5G41-M LE NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS  STT  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial Technology  Maxtor Western Digital Western Digital 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
DVD-DL burner XP 64 bit Acer flat panel Coolmax 500w 
CaseAudio
Antec Creative SBLive 
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post #2 of 6
I would defnitely work on that CPU and GPU before doing anything with your cooling.
But welcome to the forum
Project Predator
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Phenom II X4 4.2 GHz GA-MA785GM-US2H EVGA GTX 260 Crucial Technology 4GB DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1tb Samsung F3 LG dvd burner x24 XSPC Rasa rs240 Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 22in 2253LW Razer Lycosa Corsair HX850w Alienware Area 51 
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Coolermaster Storm Sentinel 
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Phenom II X4 4.2 GHz GA-MA785GM-US2H EVGA GTX 260 Crucial Technology 4GB DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1tb Samsung F3 LG dvd burner x24 XSPC Rasa rs240 Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 22in 2253LW Razer Lycosa Corsair HX850w Alienware Area 51 
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Coolermaster Storm Sentinel 
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post #3 of 6
Welcome to OCN.
reaper's Scythe
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Intel Core i7 3770k Intel DZ77GA-70K 2 x EVGA GTX 570 SLI Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel X25-M G2 160GB, WD 3TB Samsung SH-S223Q Windows 8 Professional Asus VH236HL-P 23" 
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KMAC 2 Corsair HX1000W Corsair Obsidian 800D CM Spawn 
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Intel Core i7 3770k Intel DZ77GA-70K 2 x EVGA GTX 570 SLI Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel X25-M G2 160GB, WD 3TB Samsung SH-S223Q Windows 8 Professional Asus VH236HL-P 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
KMAC 2 Corsair HX1000W Corsair Obsidian 800D CM Spawn 
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XTRAC Pads Logic 
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post #4 of 6
Hello!

Welcome to OCN!
 
Back Up PC
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GF Laptop
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-7700K (Delidded) Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  ASUS GTX 1070 ROG Strix 8GB 16GB (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB Samsung F3 1TB  Samsung SH-S223Q/BEBS DVD Burner Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2 x Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 120MM fans 4 x Enermax TB Silence Red 120mm fans 1 x Coolermaster 200mm fan 1 x Coolermaster 140mm fan 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1 x Coolermaster 120mm fan Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit ASUS VG248QE 24" 1920x1080 144hz Corsair Strafe RGB Cherry MX Silent 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Cooler Master Cosmos II Logitech G502 Razer Vespula  
AudioAudioAudio
Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1 Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Astro A40 Headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2.2Ghz Asus M2N68-LA NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE Integrated Corsair XMS2 2GB 4X1GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 640GB CB HP DVD/CD-RW Burner Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung P2370HD @ [1920x1080p] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Bestec 300W HP Case Logitech G100s 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Celeron N2820 2.13Ghz Dual-core Intel HD Graphics G.SKILL SL Series 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz Samsung 850 Evo 250GB SSD 
OSMonitorMouseMouse Pad
Windows 10 Home 64 Bit 15.6" HD LED LCD Corsair M65 Razer Vespula 
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GF Laptop
(8 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-7700K (Delidded) Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  ASUS GTX 1070 ROG Strix 8GB 16GB (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB Samsung F3 1TB  Samsung SH-S223Q/BEBS DVD Burner Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2 x Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 120MM fans 4 x Enermax TB Silence Red 120mm fans 1 x Coolermaster 200mm fan 1 x Coolermaster 140mm fan 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1 x Coolermaster 120mm fan Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit ASUS VG248QE 24" 1920x1080 144hz Corsair Strafe RGB Cherry MX Silent 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Cooler Master Cosmos II Logitech G502 Razer Vespula  
AudioAudioAudio
Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1 Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Astro A40 Headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2.2Ghz Asus M2N68-LA NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE Integrated Corsair XMS2 2GB 4X1GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 640GB CB HP DVD/CD-RW Burner Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung P2370HD @ [1920x1080p] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Bestec 300W HP Case Logitech G100s 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Celeron N2820 2.13Ghz Dual-core Intel HD Graphics G.SKILL SL Series 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz Samsung 850 Evo 250GB SSD 
OSMonitorMouseMouse Pad
Windows 10 Home 64 Bit 15.6" HD LED LCD Corsair M65 Razer Vespula 
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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
Sprice, I would love to have the money right now to get a better chip, motherboard, and video card. The only reason I can build a bong for it at the moment(and not the way I would like to) is that I have access to the materials needed for free.
Before the other components can be replaced, I do NEED to get a better PSU, mine is pretty close to it's safe limits as far as what it can handle(to the point where I'm about to wire an older one in as an auxillary to run the case fan and optical drive).
Desktop
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Pentium 4 541 LGA775 ASUS P5G41-M LE NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS  STT  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial Technology  Maxtor Western Digital Western Digital 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
DVD-DL burner XP 64 bit Acer flat panel Coolmax 500w 
CaseAudio
Antec Creative SBLive 
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Desktop
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Pentium 4 541 LGA775 ASUS P5G41-M LE NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS  STT  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial Technology  Maxtor Western Digital Western Digital 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
DVD-DL burner XP 64 bit Acer flat panel Coolmax 500w 
CaseAudio
Antec Creative SBLive 
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post #6 of 6
hey welcome to OCN!
home computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[intel core i7 930 @ 2.93ghz 0.993v] [ASUS Rampage III Gene x58 motherboard] [ 2X 1gb ati 5870s in cfx @ 850/1200 1.1v] [12gb 6x2gb nannya memory 1600mhz 1.66v 9-9-9-27] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[5x western digital blacks 640gb 64mb in raid 0] [sony blueraydrive/sony dvdrw drive] [Windows 7 Ultimate x64] [ dell UltraSharpU2311H widescreen 1080p lcd ] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[logitech black MX 5500 Keyboard] [corsair hx 650watt Power Supply] [corrsair 600T] [logitech black MX 5500 mouse] 
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none 
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[intel core i7 930 @ 2.93ghz 0.993v] [ASUS Rampage III Gene x58 motherboard] [ 2X 1gb ati 5870s in cfx @ 850/1200 1.1v] [12gb 6x2gb nannya memory 1600mhz 1.66v 9-9-9-27] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[5x western digital blacks 640gb 64mb in raid 0] [sony blueraydrive/sony dvdrw drive] [Windows 7 Ultimate x64] [ dell UltraSharpU2311H widescreen 1080p lcd ] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[logitech black MX 5500 Keyboard] [corsair hx 650watt Power Supply] [corrsair 600T] [logitech black MX 5500 mouse] 
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none 
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