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No Longer A Computer Build Virgin!

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Well, it was something I had been thinking about for months and finally broke down and did it. It was a lot of time and money, but I'm hooked! Never again will I get a brand-name pre-made box. It's so much better picking and choosing exactly what you want. Why didn't I start doing this years ago?!?!

Here's a few shots. (There's a link to more photos in the signature).

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Edited by JohnnyGalaga - 1/8/11 at 6:28pm
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post #2 of 50
Floppy drive
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Now that you have it working buy some zip ties and take care of those cables.

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Floppy drive
Yeah, I didnt know people used them anymore.
    
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put your rig into your sig through your user CP and add a system
   
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post #5 of 50
Congrats.
post #6 of 50
congrats man.....you're still a cable management virgin though I see that you tried but some or those cables look like they can be run behind in the backplate area.
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post #7 of 50
congratz,like said above get some zip ties and do some cable management,nice computer
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post #8 of 50
...Oh my god, all those cables.

Now that you've built your rig, spend a few hours hiding those cables!
post #9 of 50
Congrats! Now clean up all those wires so you get better airflow!
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post #10 of 50
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Do I hear I need to work on cable management? LOL.

I'm wondering where I can get some plastics caps that go over the extra power supply plugs. The power supply didn't come with 'em.
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