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So, I'm pretty much done my HTPC that has been a work in progress over the past month, debating on parts, waiting on parts, etc.


*New* GPU cooler + some modding done to it -> http://www.overclock.net/htpc/989241-htpc-build-lots-o-pics-3.html#post13210814


Specs:

- AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ EE
- Biostar TForce 6100
- 2x1GB (2GB) Corsair XMS DHX DDR2-800
- Sapphire HD 4650
- Antec Earthwatts EA380 (Seasonic made, not the Delta)
- Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204IU 2TB
- Zalman CNPS8700
- KT-400 (case)
- Some AverMedia TV Tuner

Bought some rubber case feet to lower the profile of the case. Replaced most of the screws with thumbscrews; I personally think thumbscrews look better, plus they're easier to deal with.

I'll cut the chit chat and just show the pics:

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Hmm, enough thermal paste?

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Edited by `br4dz- - 4/20/11 at 8:49pm
    
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ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by `br4dz-;13104697 
So, I'm pretty much done my HTPC that has been a work in progress over the past month, debating on parts, waiting on parts, etc.

Specs:

- AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ EE
- Biostar TForce 6100
- 2x1GB (2GB) Corsair XMS DHX DDR2-800
- Sapphire HD 4650
- Antec Earthwatts EA380 (Seasonic made, not the Delta)
- Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204IU 2TB
- Zalman CNPS8700
- KT-400 (case)
- Some AverMedia TV Tuner

Bought some rubber case feet to lower the profile of the case. Replaced most of the screws with thumbscrews; I personally think thumbscrews look better, plus they're easier to deal with.

I'll cut the chit chat and just show the pics:

Hmm, enough thermal paste?

Nice basic setup, though i would get another HDD soon cuz people seem to eat up those 2tb drives like candy
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post #3 of 24
Looks like a nice build. Im diggin that case.


Smoblikat, Was it necessary to quote the OP? Youre the second poster...
post #4 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;13104740 
Nice basic setup, though i would get another HDD soon cuz people seem to eat up those 2tb drives like candy

Mind undoing the gigantic quote? wink.gif

Also, 2TB is going to be plenty for the HTPC. But I will be getting a 3rd 2TB, which will be going into my main PC tongue.gif.
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Originally Posted by Full_Tilt;13104773 
Looks like a nice build. Im diggin that case.


Smoblikat, Was it necessary to quote the OP? Youre the second poster...

Yeah, it's a nice case. Someone is selling them brand new for $50 shipped on Ebay. I got mine off a guy that did this case + a tv tuner in a combo deal for $55. He never really used it, and I can tell, it was basically in mint condition, other than a couple buggered up screws that looked like he used a tiny screw driver when he needed a larger one.
Edited by `br4dz- - 4/12/11 at 7:24pm
    
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Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z97 Mpower MSI GTX 770 Lightning Mushkin Blackline 2x8GB DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z97 Mpower MSI GTX 770 Lightning Mushkin Blackline 2x8GB DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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post #5 of 24
Nice setup. Simple yet effective. And honestly that case looks nicer then what I thought it would.
Nice job thumb.gif
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post #6 of 24
Looks nice! :O
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post #7 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;13104740 
Nice basic setup, though i would get another HDD soon cuz people seem to eat up those 2tb drives like candy

wwwwwwhhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyyy would you quote all of those pictures


i did this without cussing or breaking forum roolz (pats self on back)
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post #8 of 24
Nice looking build, I hope to start a htpc build myself soon. Can someone fix the second post? thats just annoying.
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post #9 of 24
Nice work there Birds... I mean Br4dz.
    
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post #10 of 24
That's not to shabby, would've went with a different power supply but outside of the thumb.gif
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