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dude, that build is gonna look bad to the bone when its together. also, nice choice in parts, im jealous.
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Originally Posted by dennyb View Post
Whoa, hold the phone...stop the presses I know that I am old and slow. I confess to having rode the "short bus" many years ago , but I am finally gettin' it.

I know why you only have 5 reps in 14 months !! It's those AMD rigs you have. Don't you know lad, that those folks on the Dark Side don't give Rep? Reason being...it isn't warranted . Now that you have entered the promised land, you should be rewarded...soooo, here's # 6.

Enjoy the rig
i know i cant wait to get my hands on this Intel.I have owned intell e2200 ect but never built a high end intel.Usually they were way to much.The funny part is i work at a company that does Ion Implantation for intel chips and i was running Amd. I should bow my head in shame for all those years

Anyway here i am in Intel land and look forward to clocking with you guys.

Speaking of the age thing when i was raiding in EQ2 one of our guild members was 76. Tell me thats not sweet.He was a conjurer and kicked butt!
   
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post #23 of 27
Should have bought a vertex 3.The v2 has been out a year now and the v3 is much much faster than the new vertex2's.The new v2's are even slower than the older v2's.
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post #24 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by mybadomen View Post
i know i cant wait to get my hands on this Intel.I have owned intell e2200 ect but never built a high end intel.Usually they were way to much.The funny part is i work at a company that does Ion Implantation for intel chips and i was running Amd. I should bow my head in shame for all those years

Anyway here i am in Intel land and look forward to clocking with you guys.

Speaking of the age thing when i was raiding in EQ2 one of our guild members was 76. Tell me thats not sweet.He was a conjurer and kicked butt!
Old folks can kick butt...if they do it real quick

I'm getting the DF 85 case as well with the 2500K. It's all overkill for me as I don't game or watch movies 0n my monitor. I just like messin' with'em.

I only download blurays from paid sites and store them on my hard drives so I can stream them to 2 flat screen TVs...and surf the net,here mostly

I don't bench much anymore....but I do have a WR ranking for 2 chips. This one is..make that was( most likely beaten out by now) 10th.

Q9650 that is/was 21st. I don't plan on trying when I get the 2500K...unless I get a wild hair,or up my meds

Oh, I'm waiting for the Z68 boards to come out before I jump
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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
Should have bought a vertex 3.The v2 has been out a year now and the v3 is much much faster than the new vertex2's.The new v2's are even slower than the older v2's.
yah mate totally agree but i had a budget and the 3 was out of it. My Red October had the Vertex 2 in it and its still way faster then my raptors were so for the budget i had it was the best bet
   
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post #26 of 27
Sick build! COngratz!
    
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post #27 of 27
Pretty sweet build, color scheme is one of my my favs other than black and blue. If I could afford it, I'd go with my colors too.

No idea on that PSU either, never heard of the brand. (Nice color though) Doesn't mean it's bad obviously cause I've seen some users have non popular brands that worked flawless for years. Sometimes it's a hit or miss thing.
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