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    Quote Originally Posted by spaace View Post
    Here's my desk. I think I beat you in small.. (on the left is a nightstand, with 4 laptops i never use on the bottom... the drawer has all my parts/screws, etc. ;D)
    Wow.

    I found a keyboard that might fit on that desk:


    I kid, I kid :P but seriously, I feel bad! Save up a few bucks and buy a bigger desk :S

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    jokes aside, something like K360 would fit.


    Had same kind of desk few years ago, actually it wasn't that bad

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    Looking at the mousepad and by how far his G series keyboard goes over the edge, even that may just barely fit. Actually I can't think why such a desk would even be made...

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    I'm pretty sure the K360 will fit, I had that keyboard for awhile until I swapped it out with a keyboard with a touchpad, it's very responsive even when you're far away.

    But I'm pretty sure we're going offtopic now :C
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    Quote Originally Posted by spaace View Post
    Here's my desk. I think I beat you in small.. (on the left is a nightstand, with 4 laptops i never use on the bottom... the drawer has all my parts/screws, etc. ;D)
    <snip>
    How.... do you manage? =S
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    I'm gonna shoot somebody, or something lol. I give up, just gonna leave my computer as is >.<

    Edit: Back up and running, computers can be very annoying sometimes... Graphics card decided to stop working until I reset the CMOS.

    New fans..



    Last edited by Evil Inside; 2012-07-29 at 08:57 AM.

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    Processor: i7 3770k (over clocked to 4.2 ghz) http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819116501

    Mobo: Asus P8Z77-V http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131820

    Ram: 16g Kingston HyperX http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820104239

    SSD: Ocz Vertex 3 120g http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820227551

    Hard Drive: Western digital Caviar Black 2TB http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822136792

    Video Card: Asus GTX 670 DirectCU II TOP http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814121638

    Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-FI Titanium FATAL1TY http://www.ncix.ca/products/?sku=30971

    Case: Antec Eleven Hundred http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16811129178

    Heat sink: Antec Kuhler H20 620 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835209049

    Power Supply: Thermaltake 850W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...altake%20widow

    Not the most exciting build on these forums, but still overkill for most games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Finished building a comp for a friend.

    Antec P280
    ASRock Z77 Fatal1ty Professional
    i7 3770K
    Silver Arrow SB-E edition
    2x8GiB 1600MHz CL9 Crucial DDR3
    Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 10 750W
    256 GB Samsung 830
    2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
    3x Noctua NF-S12B
    2x Be Quiet Shadowwings 120mm
    Samsung Bluray
    Floppy 3.5" (Yes. Really)
    ...and my old Gigabyte GTX 460 1GiB 256-bit membus

    And while the PSU makes my heart hurt, it was free.
    A tad confusing build, isn't it? What's it used for exactly? What's that motherboard for? Was some of the parts picked for looks?
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
    WoW has been a CPU-bound game for much of its lifetime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Still have to figure out how to best manage all the bloody cables behind computer, we have the computer's power cable, an audio cable, two video cables, a few USB cables at least, Ethernet cable, you get the idea, lots of stuff.
    With these:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    A tad confusing build, isn't it? What's it used for exactly? What's that motherboard for? Was some of the parts picked for looks?
    Most enthusiast and or stylish gamers prefer looks along w/ performance. Just like cars our pc's are our hotrods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milkshake86 View Post
    Most enthusiast and or stylish gamers prefer looks along w/ performance. Just like cars our pc's are our hotrods.
    I think the question is more trying to ask: Why so many high-end components, but only a GTX 460. That's what's really coming across as glaring to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I think the question is more trying to ask: Why so many high-end components, but only a GTX 460. That's what's really coming across as glaring to me.
    Sounds like tetris had it lying around collecting dust (figuratively speaking ofc) so it saved them 150+ bucks for a new graphics card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    A tad confusing build, isn't it? What's it used for exactly? What's that motherboard for? Was some of the parts picked for looks?
    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I think the question is more trying to ask: Why so many high-end components, but only a GTX 460. That's what's really coming across as glaring to me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Sounds like tetris had it lying around collecting dust (figuratively speaking ofc) so it saved them 150+ bucks for a new graphics card.
    No parts were chosen for its looks.
    The motherboard, he thought were extremely ugly. But it came with a floppy-connector, so that's why he wanted it. In difference to the ASRock Z77 Extreme6, which is to my knowledge the only other Z77 with internal floppy connector, this came with double-ethernet ports, something he wanted.

    He's not a gamer, he wants a quiet computer and he feels a computer without an internal floppy is either not a real computer or a notebook.
    He's taking part of GIMP, meaning he'll run his cores to near the 100% mark all the time.


    And you were correct in guessing of the reason for the GTX460. It was more powerful than what he had, it was more quiet, drew less power and it meant that I could snag the HD6900-series card he got for free from Sweclockers.

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    Fine enough . I knew it wasn't picked at random, that's why I asked. It looked like kind of unlikely bunch of parts together which had to be chosen specificly for some purpose or else it'd be rather messy, makes sense?

    Most enthusiast and or stylish gamers prefer looks along w/ performance. Just like cars our pc's are our hotrods.
    Oh surely, I would have accepted that as an explanation as well.
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
    WoW has been a CPU-bound game for much of its lifetime.

  15. #7995
    Behold, the poverty setup!



    I may not be blooming in the financial department, but I make due with what I can afford. I've followed this thread for over a year but never contributed, so here I go! FYI, this system was built last summer but the gpu was purchased this past february.

    Processor: Intel i3 2100

    Motherboard: GA-H61M-D2P-B3 (Two pci-e x16 slots on an h61 board = godlike! Of course the second is at 4X though. Board cost about 70$ CAD if I remember correctly.) http://www.gigabyte.us/products/prod...px?pid=3774#ov

    Ram: 8gb ddr3 1600 G.Skill

    Hard Drive: Some Seagate 320gb

    Monitor: Asus VH236H - Syncmaster 920n - NEC Multisync 75

    Video Cards: XFX HD 6870 1GB for the VH236H - ASUS Nvidia GT 210 (EN210 Silent) for the other two monitors

    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912

    Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream-Pro 500W

    Headset: Teknmotion Yapster Gaming Headset (Had these for about a year now, the quality is more than decent for a 10 dollar headset)

    Mouse: Logitech MX518

    Keyboard: Microsoft Digital Media Pro Keyboard

    Speakers: Logitech X-540
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    CRT monitor! Been a while since I've seen one of those in this thread.
    It's funny because it's sitting next to one of the best gaming monitors out there (VG236H) :P

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    this is going to be my starter build with room to upgrade overtime due to not having much money, going for decent gaming keyboard and mouse next though, linking this up to my 1080p 32 inch tv to play GW2 to start off with with my lap as my desk on a comfy chair.

    2085 - NEW! Intel Core i5 3570K
    CPU Cooler: 3015 - Xigmatek Loki SD-S963
    Operating System: 11014 - Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    Motherboard: 4139 - NEW! Asus P8Z77-V LX
    Memory: 5041 - 8GB Corsair 1600mhz Vengeance (2x4GB)
    Hard Drives: 6034 - Corsair 120GB Force3 SSD S-ATAIII 6.0Gb/s
    Additional Storage: 6028 - 1TB S-ATAIII 6.0Gb/s
    Optical Drive: 7003 - 22x DVD±RW DL S-ATA
    Graphics card: 9047 - NEW! AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
    Sound card: 10001 - Onboard 7.1 Audio
    Case: 17045 - NEW! EZCool Mesh ATX
    PSU: 18039 - NEW! 600W Xigmatek

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    Which 7850 are you going to get?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Which 7850 are you going to get?
    if its directed at me i was not sure there were any other models of the 7850 so here is the basic specs, the comp is being built for me as im lazy and want to be sure the comp will be good. due to money the only other cards available is the gtx 570 1280 or gtx 550ti 1GB and was sure the 7850 would be the best option. Myabe in a few months i may get another one and SLI 2 7850s as they are relitavely cheap and good performance or a single 7970 3GB depending on which would result in the best performance.

    Interface PCI Express 3.0
    Video memory 2GB
    Memory type DDR5
    Engine Clock 860MHz
    Memory Clock 4800Mhz
    Memory Interface 256-bit
    Max. Resolution 2560x1600
    Connectors HDMI, DVI, 2x Mini DisplayPort
    Pixel Pipelines 1024
    DirectX Support 11.1
    OpenGL Support 4.2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asera View Post
    Ah yes, totally forgot to buy some. I was thinking a slightly different type, suppose I'll see what the hardware store has.
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