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Hello all!

I'm new to both overclocking and even computer building in general. I put together my first rig in June and I've been obsessed ever since! Right now I'm just trying to find money to change things here and there to my liking, but I feel like I'm starting to find a comfort zone with my build. Only things to add at the moment will probably be a bigger power supply and possibly dedicated PhysX.
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I know how you feel when I built my first rig, it's a feeling of accomplishment. You feel like a real mcGuyver lol
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Looks good man! Welcome!
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160 GB X-25M, 600GB VR Lite-On Blu-Ray Burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell U2711 
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it looks like you will be a valued user here with that attitude. i hope you have a great time here
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lian li pc-q08b On-board 
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phenom II X4 955 C3 @ 4.2ghz 1.4v ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Radeon HD 5870 crossfire 940/1300 8GB corsair ddr3 1600mhz 7-8-7-20@1.75v 
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lian li pc-q08b On-board 
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phenom II X4 955 C3 @ 4.2ghz 1.4v ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Radeon HD 5870 crossfire 940/1300 8GB corsair ddr3 1600mhz 7-8-7-20@1.75v 
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120GB Kingston HyperX SSD, 250gb HDD x3 +660Gb 5870 Accelero Xtreme Corsair H100  win 7 ultimate 64bit (stipped to bone) 
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post #5 of 8
Hey lonewolf! I too am still a newbie, and just completed my first build a few weeks ago. Feels so freakin sweet! I've learned quite a bit since joining, and really am looking forward to adding/changing things on my current rig. Welcome!
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welcome to OCN!
   
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Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
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Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
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kingston ssdnow hyper 212+ windows 7 professional sam syncmaster 
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core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
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Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
kingston ssdnow hyper 212+ windows 7 professional sam syncmaster 
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Acer Razer Blackwidow ocz 650W coolermaster elite 335 
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Good to see you guys here. Looks like a couple nice AMD systems lonewolf371, matt1898.
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