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Hi, I'm Brian. I'm new here. I joined for help with my new Eyefinity rig (codename: Cerberus).

I've worked in IT at times, and am tech support for many friends/family. I work as a software engineer, hopefully reaching the senior level soon.

I have been building my own computers for 15 years, but the last build (Circa 2008) went very poorly due to problems with ebay sellers and defective Corsair RAM. I used to enjoy the build process, but these days I only deal with it because Dell doesn't sell what I want for what I want to pay.
Edited by turrboenvy - 2/24/11 at 9:00am
Cerberus
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6850@3.6Ghz P5N-E SLI HSI 6950 (Not working) 2x1gb OCZ, 2x2gb Corsair 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Samsung F1 Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h, +2 on the way Microsoft X6 
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XFX Black 850W Chenbro Xpider Logitech G9 Maine Lighthouses 
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E6850@3.6Ghz P5N-E SLI HSI 6950 (Not working) 2x1gb OCZ, 2x2gb Corsair 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Samsung F1 Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h, +2 on the way Microsoft X6 
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XFX Black 850W Chenbro Xpider Logitech G9 Maine Lighthouses 
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post #2 of 8
Bummer of a deal on the last build. Maybe you'll be able to get back into it a bit on here. Welcome to OCN man.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[INTEL] i7 930, 4.4ghz @ 1.27V [Asus] Rampage III Extreme [Sapphire] 2X 6950's Flashed to 6970's @950/1425 [G.SKILL] Ripjaws X Series 12GB DDR3 @ 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Crucial] 2X C300's in Raid0 & [Samsung] 2X 1TB F3 [Hewlett-Packard] DVD-RW [Microsoft] Windows 7 64-bit [Asus] 3X 23" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Microsoft] Sidewinder X6 [Kingwin] Lazer LZ-1000 [Xigmatek] Elysium (Being Modded) [Microsoft] Sidewinder 
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[XTrac] Ripper 
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[INTEL] i7 930, 4.4ghz @ 1.27V [Asus] Rampage III Extreme [Sapphire] 2X 6950's Flashed to 6970's @950/1425 [G.SKILL] Ripjaws X Series 12GB DDR3 @ 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Crucial] 2X C300's in Raid0 & [Samsung] 2X 1TB F3 [Hewlett-Packard] DVD-RW [Microsoft] Windows 7 64-bit [Asus] 3X 23" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Microsoft] Sidewinder X6 [Kingwin] Lazer LZ-1000 [Xigmatek] Elysium (Being Modded) [Microsoft] Sidewinder 
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[XTrac] Ripper 
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Welcome to OCN mate.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E5645 Asus Rampage II Gene eVGA GTX460 SSC 3x4GB Corsair Dominator PC3-12800 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Crucial C300 64GB Seagate Momentus XT 750 Western Digital GP 2TB EARS Windows 7 Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE278Q DSI SMK-88 Seasonic X-660 Lian Li U6B 2011 SE 
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Logitech G500 KAI.g3 HIEN - HARD 
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Xeon E5645 Asus Rampage II Gene eVGA GTX460 SSC 3x4GB Corsair Dominator PC3-12800 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Crucial C300 64GB Seagate Momentus XT 750 Western Digital GP 2TB EARS Windows 7 Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE278Q DSI SMK-88 Seasonic X-660 Lian Li U6B 2011 SE 
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Logitech G500 KAI.g3 HIEN - HARD 
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Welcome! "But a glitch ain't one" Hehehe that's awesome. Btw Im a bsee and worked as a software engineer doing embedded c / c++ / some assembly. Learned a lot from my experienced peers.

Chris
Fridge
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e-peen
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4930k SABERTOOTH X79 NVIDIA Quadro K2000 Corsair 4 x 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Revodrive 350 PCIe  Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB 7200 rpm ST31000... Acer HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH70N  Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
windows 7 professional 64 bit ASUS PB278Q 27-Inch WQHD PLS Monitor razer black widow ultimate Raidmax 630w 
CaseMouseOtherOther
TT Commander Snow Logitech M-U0007 (M500) NextEngine Laser Scanner Mobile Computer Desk 
OtherOther
3D Connexion Space Navigator Huion H58L Tablet 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
xeon 3440 Maximus III Gene GTS250 G.Skill 2GB F3-10666CL8-2GBHK 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SAMSUNG SpinPoint P Series SP2004C 200GB 7200 RPM Zalman windows 7 64 bit Gateway FHX3200B 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2216W Razer black widow ultimate CM 500w Coolermaster USP100 red 
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Logitech MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4930k SABERTOOTH X79 NVIDIA Quadro K2000 Corsair 4 x 8GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Revodrive 350 PCIe  Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB 7200 rpm ST31000... Acer HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH70N  Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
windows 7 professional 64 bit ASUS PB278Q 27-Inch WQHD PLS Monitor razer black widow ultimate Raidmax 630w 
CaseMouseOtherOther
TT Commander Snow Logitech M-U0007 (M500) NextEngine Laser Scanner Mobile Computer Desk 
OtherOther
3D Connexion Space Navigator Huion H58L Tablet 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
xeon 3440 Maximus III Gene GTS250 G.Skill 2GB F3-10666CL8-2GBHK 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SAMSUNG SpinPoint P Series SP2004C 200GB 7200 RPM Zalman windows 7 64 bit Gateway FHX3200B 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2216W Razer black widow ultimate CM 500w Coolermaster USP100 red 
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Logitech MX518 
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post #5 of 8
BTW, the song goes 99 problems......Jay Z fail
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Originally Posted by herkalurk View Post
BTW, the song goes 99 problems......Jay Z fail
99 problems and a glitch aint one... How did he get that wrong?
post #7 of 8
Welcome!!! Try not to let one bad build get you down. I had the worst build with an Asus Striker Extreme years ago. I ended up RMA'ing the board 3 damn times. It happens sometimes. Remember it's not you, it's the hardware.
HAL-9000
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i7 950 3.06 Evga x58 3 way SLi EVGA Geforce GTX 470 SC 1280MB Corsair Vengeance PC3-1600 (12Gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 120Gb Pioneer Black 16X DVD+R 8X Windows 7 - 64bit Enterprise HP 24" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard (wired) Corsair 750 Corsair 600t Logitech G9 Laser Mouse 
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i7 950 3.06 Evga x58 3 way SLi EVGA Geforce GTX 470 SC 1280MB Corsair Vengeance PC3-1600 (12Gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 120Gb Pioneer Black 16X DVD+R 8X Windows 7 - 64bit Enterprise HP 24" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard (wired) Corsair 750 Corsair 600t Logitech G9 Laser Mouse 
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welcome to !
   
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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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