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Hi everyone,

So my roommate and I decided we're going to do an HTPC. Everything is Intel based. My old rig (Mobo, CPU, RAM) is going in to a new case, the one that we're using for the HTPC. I bought some new hardware that will become my computer.

So here goes.. this is what I got

Old rig:

Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6
Core 2 Duo E6600
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231194)
XFX (Who is the crappiest company, ever) 8800GTX

New

eVGA P55 SLI
Intel i5-760
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 4GB (2 x 2GB) (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226103)
GIGABYTE GTX460 (768mb)

Some Thermaltake heatsink that I forgot the name of. It's been a LONG time since I've actually upgraded, bought a new computer for myself.. anyway. Here is a pic of the old rig:



In with the new, out with the old:



I'll keep updating as I build
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Reserved for updates

Not sure why images aren't working
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Woo! The i5 is up and running stock. Win 7 Pro 64bit has been installed.. all drivers are good to go.

Now.. what to do first.

The HTPC? Or the overclocking.. only stock cooling. Any recommendations with the setup (how far to push ram, cpu)?

Working on the HTPC for now.. then messing around with OCing. Probably end up doing just a little bit OC.. not benching too much. The beefiest game I play is SC2. During the day I have trading platforms open, 1000 chrome tabs, putty, winscp, torrents ... the usual.

So yea, not sure how hard to push this puppy. Almost wish I grabbed an i7
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