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My first build ($850)

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I recently built my first computer, it was very intimidating having all the parts and knowing not only have I never done this before, but also I better not screw up cause I have $850 worth of hardware here!

Actually built 2

It was actually very easy, I had help via some friends on MSN and everything assembled very nicely. I wasted quite alot of money doing upgrades here and there only to realize that these upgrades are really not going to do much for me. That's when I built an entirely new one.

PC #1

Case: Antec Twelve Hundred v3
Mobo: Asus M4A89TD Pro
CPU: AMD Phenom II x6 1100t
GPU: Radeon HIS IceQ 5770 Turbo
RAM: G Skill Sniper (2 x 4GB)
HDD: WD Caviar Blue 500GB
PSU: Sparke 750w Gold Class Modular
Monitor: Asus VE228H 21.5" Full HD
CPU Cooler: Tuniq Propeller 120

PC #1:

(want to learn more about Overclocking the 1100t, Like how much voltage on the NB and the Vcore ect for a 4ghz OC, It's actually back at stock speeds ATM)

(before any cable management)



PC #2

Case: Antec Three Hundred
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-P43-ES3G
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 Yorkfield
GPU: BFG Tech Nvidia 8600 GS
RAM: G Skill DDR2 800 (4 x 2GB)
HDD: WD Caviar Blue 80GB
Raidmax 500w (no LED)
LG W2040T-PN Glossy Black 20"

PC #2:

I decided against Crossfiring the 5770' I'll get a pair of 6970's late this year if need be.


Edited by jagz - 4/25/11 at 12:49pm
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i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
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Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
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looks very nice just throw some zip ties in there to clean up the cabling..have fun O.C. this one..there is a tone of info around
 
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SILVERSTONE SST-ST1000-G Evolution 1000W Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 6... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
FX-8150 Asus Crosshair V Formula  MSI R6950 TWIN FROZR III PE OC MSI R6950 TWIN FROZR III PE OC 
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Mushkin Enhanced Redline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 160... Samsung 830 Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB  LG Black Blu-ray Disc Combo UH10LS20 LightScribe  
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Asus DRW-24B1ST (Black) Noctua NH-D14  FANS x10 in details Microsoft Windows 7 Professional  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Syncmaster T220HD Logitech K520 SILVERSTONE Strider Gold ST1000-G  Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced  
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech M310 black one with a pad Bose Companion 3 Series II Scythe KM02-BK 5.25" Bay Fan Controller 
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Rosewill RCR-IC002 74-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5" Interna... Logitech Cordless Rumblepad 2  Microsoft xbox 360 wireless controller Logitech Gaming Headset G930 
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Phenom II X 6 1090T Asus M4A785-M XFX Radeon HD 5750 G.Skill 2x2gb 800 
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Samsung Spinpoint  Sony DVD RW DRU-840A Stock AMD Windows 7 Pro x32  
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Just curious to why this was moved? Thought I had it in the right "build log" section?
Edited by jagz - 4/27/11 at 11:47am
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i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 90gb Deepcool Gammaxx 300 Windows 7 Samsung SyncMaster 932bw 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Rosewill Lightning 800w CM Stryker Dell 
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Simplicity
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#2 PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 90gb Deepcool Gammaxx 300 Windows 7 Samsung SyncMaster 932bw 
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