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Looks good for a start.I'd center your monitor though. It'll be better for ergonomics/comfort.

The PC would probably also be better on the left side, with the mouse on the right (but then you won't see the window, which is probably also why the monitor isn't centered?).
Yeah the monitor is in the corner because I use my desk to do my math, and I like the monitor in the corner more than the center because for some reason it looks cluttered to me centered. I prefer my setups to be as clean and simplistic as possible.
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Did you use cable management?
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Did you use cable management?
All the exess cables like the mouse/keyboard and speakers and DVI are all ziptied behind my desk but the power cable to my computer is too short and is visible under my desk. My case is fairly good too for the first build. The front audio cord is a bit short so it crosses over the MoBo. I really would love to have a wireless keyboard and mouse but I really want the G19 or the G110 keyboards. A wireless mouse would be good though.
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I don't like a wireless mouse for gaming,to each his own though.Nice build,I'm loving the onboard sound on my ASRock,very clear!
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Okay what is wrong with wireless mice for gaming? I've never gamed with a wireless mouse only wired, is there some lag? I'd rather deal with wires than lag.. And I do have some complaints with my ASRock whether it is the MoBo or something else but in the USB 3.0 my keyboard won't turn on until windows starts. Also sometimes the DVI doesn't register as plugged in but I've never tried anything else. Other than that I love it. It looks amazing through my window!

Also when i updated my drivers and such with the CD that came with it, Zanga Games shortcut to the internet was installed onto my computer and I cannot find the file to uninstall it! If I delete the desktop and taskbar shortcuts then restart my computer they come back. All it is is a shortcut to the website but it is a desktop icon. Any ideas? I can't find any file listed as "Zanga" or "Zanga Games". It's starting to bug me.
Edited by Evenger14 - 4/28/11 at 11:00am
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So come Monday I should be ordering my ATI Radeon 6850. I got my payday check today and I'll be helping some people move tomorrow for some extra cash. Also since I don't have 35 rep to post in the wanted if anybody has a ATI Radeon 6850 that is in mint condition and is in the 48 States (Not HI or AK) for under $180 shipped let me know, the ASUS is $185ish shipped, and I don't use PayPal, sorry they have actually emptied out peoples account before, I just don't trust them, I can pay with a check.
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Dear OP,

Dont you EVER build a computer on a plastic table EVER EVER AGAIN OR you will be banned from OCN.
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Dear OP,

Dont you EVER build a computer on a plastic table EVER EVER AGAIN OR you will be banned from OCN.
I've got a few thousand bucks right now on a desk made from a hollow core closet door supported by some cardboard boxes (cost ~$15) so compared to that plastic is like iron. But I've got 7 feet of surface to work with

And no there's nothing wrong with a decent wireless mouse for gaming. In CS 1.6 I was dominating with a MX520 (1200 DPI max). The days of wireless lag are long over.
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Haha yeah It was ether that or a 4x4 card table that was even less sturdy. I bought FO3 today and my GPU along with a 120mm fan to replace the noisy 80mm.
Edited by Evenger14 - 10/14/12 at 9:23pm
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