1. #7021
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    So I had to reinstall windows last night after having some FPS stuttering issues and whilst I was taking bits out and cleaning them I decided to attempt a cable tidy.

    Asus P8P67 Motherboard
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    4GB Memory (2x2GB 1600MHz)
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    Edimax EW-7612PIn Network Card
    1TB SAMSUNG HDD
    120GB Corsair SSD

    Dell u2311 Monitor
    Roccat Kova Mouse
    Razer Megalodon Headset
    Razer Arctosa Keyboard
    Creative T7900 7.1 Speakers

    Coolmaster Silencio 550 case

    It was a lot worse



    I've never done cable tidy before and I probably spent about 15 minutes doing it last night. Have no access to any tools or sleeves or extentions and just made do with what I've got. Some of the cables felt as if they were being tortured and twisted just to plug them in! There's a picture of it all on a desk in my sig.

    My GPU is rather loud for some reason; no idea why. I cleaned it out yesterday and rid of all the dust inside but I can still hear it whilst gaming, even sometimes with my headset on. :s
    I want to get into watercooling but I am moving house soon so it has to wait, so does upgrading. I have been looking at the 600series and I think I'll purchase when the time is right or if GW2 gets a release date.
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    although capable of building my own i'm not all that confident in it, so bought mine pre-built

    My System

    currently using 2 monitors (both asus) - one is from my old pc 22" lcd for web browsing etc, other is 21" hd LED for gaming

  3. #7023
    Quote Originally Posted by carebear View Post
    My GPU is rather loud for some reason; no idea why.
    Because it is a 460, they are known for being loud (to a point), power hungry, and running hot.

    Wrong card, was thinking of something else in the series.
    Last edited by noteworthynerd; 2012-05-08 at 03:22 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kristie View Post
    No clue how that desk is worth $180-200, it has to be the material used in the building of it - my wooden desk from Staples (or was it OfficeMax?) was like $140 or so.. and has a ton more features and such to it - though a bit smaller.

  5. #7025
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    No clue how that desk is worth $180-200

    its because its IKEA, not because of the materials.

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    Quote Originally Posted by khronz View Post
    its because its IKEA, not because of the materials.
    IKEA is a budget brand Well, here in sweden it is. But they do have some premium-lines of products. Maybe the GALANT-series is one of those things that actually have some good build quality.

    My IKEA table cost me about 13 dollars :P And yet it manages to look awesome!
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    wow you guys just put my pc to shame... only have a 3.0 dual core ht 64bit 8gb ddr2 ram and dual ati hd 4650 w/x-fire.. i really would like to have a i5 insted ... and watercooling

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    Quote Originally Posted by noteworthynerd View Post
    Because it is a 460, they are known for being loud (to a point), power hungry, and running hot.
    What the? No they are not. Source: any review.

    With the grand exception of the EVGA EE series, which Carebear (and I) have. They use a radial fan (not even reference 460 uses one) and many of them came with a crappy application of thermal paste resulting in high temps and loads of noise. You can lower it some by re-seating but in the end it's still a radial-fan design and it's not designed with high OC's in mind either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wries View Post
    Snip.
    I must have been thinking of the 480 or some other card in the series then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ulminia View Post
    wow you guys just put my pc to shame... only have a 3.0 dual core ht 64bit 8gb ddr2 ram and dual ati hd 4650 w/x-fire.. i really would like to have a i5 insted ... and watercooling
    Is it a Pentium D/4 or an Intel Core series? The former should be banished


    Quote Originally Posted by noteworthynerd View Post
    I must have been thinking of the 480 or some other card in the series then.
    Sorry if I come off as a dickens or something. They decided to end the company I've worked with the past 3 years so I'm getting fired meaning I'm all like rawr rawr bark bark! No PC parts for me for a while.
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    Quote Originally Posted by khronz View Post
    its because its IKEA, not because of the materials.
    That was my other thought. >_<

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    So after a swift upgrade of my system here it is;

    CPU: Intel Core i5 2500 3.3GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache - Soon to be 4.2GHz
    CPU COOLER: Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
    MOBO: Asus P8Z68-V LX Socket 1155 Onboard graphics output
    GPU: Gigabyte HD 7970 OC 3GB GDDR5 DVI HDMI Dual Mini DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics
    GPU COOLER: BuildIn Windforce Cooler
    RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 1.5V Non-ECC Unbuffered
    PSU: Coolermaster Silent Pro 700W Modular PSU
    SSD: Corsair 120GB Force 3 SSD 2.5" SATA-III
    HDD1: Seagate 500GB Momentus XT 2.5" Hybrid SSD/HDD SATA-II 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM
    HDD2: Western Digital WD20EARS 2TB Hard Drive SATAII 64MB Cache - OEM Caviar Green
    CASE: Coolermaster CM 690 II Advanced Case

    Inside Case
    www.imgur.com/OZVuY.jpg

    Cable Management
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    Last edited by noteworthynerd; 2012-05-08 at 07:06 PM. Reason: Removed font.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dezza88 View Post
    Snip
    It looks pretty :P

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    Last edited by noteworthynerd; 2012-05-08 at 07:07 PM.

  14. #7034
    Couldn't you have mounted the radiator on the back, with fan on top, or is that not possible? :3 *curious*
    Looks good tho.

  15. #7035
    Quote Originally Posted by Camo View Post
    It looks pretty :P

    Don't quote full-sized images please.
    Sorry was ment to be links to them, i still cant post links so a mod edited them ^^

    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Couldn't you have mounted the radiator on the back, with fan on top, or is that not possible? :3 *curious*
    Looks good tho.
    its prob possiable but due to my case and the pipes its not possiable for me, was tempted to put it on top but then i lose a blue fan :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dezza88 View Post
    So after a swift upgrade of my system here it is;

    CPU: Intel Core i5 2500 3.3GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache - Soon to be 4.2GHz
    You meant i5 2500K right? Might have trouble overclocking an i5 2500 :P

  17. #7037
    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    You meant i5 2500K right? Might have trouble overclocking an i5 2500 :P
    DERPPPPPPPP yes ofc XD :P i even copied and pasted it from ebuyer so type on there end! - I cant even edit it due to the links in it qqqqqqq =[

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dezza88 View Post
    DERPPPPPPPP yes ofc XD :P i even copied and pasted it from ebuyer so type on there end! - I cant even edit it due to the links in it qqqqqqq =[
    Not to be a downer but since you haven't OC'd yet, are you really sure it's a K-model inside it? Maybe it's not a typo. :/
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    Are you sure you got the 2500k then? Just checkin'.

  20. #7040
    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Are you sure you got the 2500k then? Just checkin'.

    Yep deffo is i have the box infront of me lol ^^ - I think i copied the wrong one of ebuyer but its deffo a 2500k :P
    Last edited by Dezza88; 2012-05-08 at 08:36 PM.

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