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Hi all! I am new to the overclocking world. I am in the process of putting together what started out as a motherboard upgrade and turned into a full computer build. I started with an Asus Sabertooth X58 and an Intel I7 processor. Since the motherboard did not fit into my current case, I had to upgrade that as well... with a Sunbeam Transformer. At that point, I realized I needed DIMM cards to get my motherboard to actually work, so I grabbed a pair of G. Skill 1600 Mhz 4G (2x2) DMR. I then lost my debit card in all of this (seems random...just wait), so my sweet, lovely 8-year-old son was helping me to find it and overheard me thinking out loud that maybe I left it in with my computer parts to be reused, he managed to drop and break my old graphics card. He felt terrible...I not so much, since I now had an excuse to purchase a new graphics card (EVGA...don't know the specs off hand). To wrap up my long story... here I am with a whole load of brand new computer components, and I want to find out how to get the most out of this new endeavor.

I'm really looking forward to getting to know this community! It is all so very exciting!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 Asus Sabertooth X58 EVGA G. Skill 1600 4G (2x2) 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Corsair 750 Sunbeam Transformer 
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I7 Asus Sabertooth X58 EVGA G. Skill 1600 4G (2x2) 
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Windows 7 Corsair 750 Sunbeam Transformer 
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Hey there! Welcome to OCN, if you've already found yourself finding excuses to break old hardware to buy new hardware then you have definetly come to the right place

Jump right into the forums and dont be scared to ask questions, ive found the community to be a tremendous source of knowledge, whilst being friendly as well!

You've got some nice hardware there and im sure you will be up to your elbows in it all in no time
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k Asus Sabertooth MK1 EVGA Nvidia 1080ti FE Corsair CMK16GX4 8GBx2 DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial 250gb SSD x2 2tb WD Black x4 Custom W/C Win 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC Agon 24inch 144hz Corsair K70 RGB w/ Cherry Speeds Corsair HX1050 Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G402 Some big ass honking razor mat Astro A50 Gen3 
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i5 6600k Asus Sabertooth MK1 EVGA Nvidia 1080ti FE Corsair CMK16GX4 8GBx2 DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial 250gb SSD x2 2tb WD Black x4 Custom W/C Win 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC Agon 24inch 144hz Corsair K70 RGB w/ Cherry Speeds Corsair HX1050 Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G402 Some big ass honking razor mat Astro A50 Gen3 
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Welcome aboard.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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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XTRAC Pads Logic 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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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Welcome to OCN
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welcome to !
   
Spare Rigs
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
PowerCaseMouse
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 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Razer Blackwidow ocz 650W coolermaster elite 335 
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Logitech MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
PowerCaseMouse
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 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Razer Blackwidow ocz 650W coolermaster elite 335 
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Logitech MX518 
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Hi and welcome to OCN, still I'm new aswell(made my account a year ago, but haven't used it until now).
It was here I found the solution to my problem(H50 power solution) I had with my build a week ago.
Remedy
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1090T @ stock ASUS Crosshair IV Formula Sapphire Radeon 6950 880/1375 @ 1.110 Corsair Dominator 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung F3 Corsair Force  Western Digital Green Lite-On Blu-Ray Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 64 bit Philips 24" 1080p HDMI/DVI/VGA ROCCAT Isku 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Chieftec Super Series 750W NZXT Phantom(black) Steelseries Diablo 3 Razer Goliathus Alpha 
AudioOtherOther
On-Board ASUS PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter Sunsway/ST Lab PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1090T @ stock ASUS Crosshair IV Formula Sapphire Radeon 6950 880/1375 @ 1.110 Corsair Dominator 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung F3 Corsair Force  Western Digital Green Lite-On Blu-Ray Reader 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 64 bit Philips 24" 1080p HDMI/DVI/VGA ROCCAT Isku 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Chieftec Super Series 750W NZXT Phantom(black) Steelseries Diablo 3 Razer Goliathus Alpha 
AudioOtherOther
On-Board ASUS PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter Sunsway/ST Lab PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter 
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