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    Pictures would be nice!
    CPU: Intel i5-3570k (4.5GHz) MB: ASUS Z77 Sabertooth (uefi 2003)
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    Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V
    HDD: 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm SATA 6Gbit/s
    SSD: Samsung SSD Basic 840-Series 120GB
    CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K 3,5Ghz (Ivy Bridge) (Clocked to 4.1Ghz)
    RAM: Corsair 16GB (4x4096MB) CL8 1600Mhz VENGEANCE
    GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX 660 2048MB DirectCUII
    Case: NZXT Phantom 410 Svart

    Works very fine to every game out there today. Im very pleased.

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    Post more pictures! Wall of text/specs are only interesting for so long
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    My god I'm so happy to see people still using my little baby well its not so little anymore!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firatha View Post
    My god I'm so happy to see people still using my little baby well its not so little anymore!
    Exactly who are you supposed to b--holy balls, the thread creator? You're still ALIVE?!

    Still using your i7 920 rig?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Exactly who are you supposed to b--holy balls, the thread creator? You're still ALIVE?!
    i don't know why, but made me think of this:

    http://i.imgur.com/2QpKaKw.jpg
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    While we do appreciate pictures, please do post pictures about your gaming computer instead.
    You don't have to post pictures, but we do love and thrive with them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    While we do appreciate pictures, please do post pictures [...] instead.
    ...What? Did you derp a little there, tetris?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    ...What? Did you derp a little there, tetris?
    No. The thread is not for posting funny pictures. It's for posting computer build related pictures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    No. The thread is not for posting funny pictures. It's for posting computer build related pictures.
    You called?

    I've gotten a couple new things recently... a new desk and a new motherboard! Obviously reason to post. Oh and a couple neat books too. :P Yay for having a job again! It's paying off. I know the pictures aren't that great, been too busy to get anything good, or even finish cleaning up after building the desk! But here are some pictures from right after the desk was built and as I got the motherboard out and ready for use!

    Enjoy.

    Took out the old desk and had to make a mess out of my cables. (They were strapped/zip-tied to the desk before, so no, this mess was not always there!)



    Almost finished with the desk, I had to flip it over... all on my own. This thing is likely one Linus Sebastian long/tall, or longer. Thing was almost as tall as me! One must always take things in perspective... thus put the desk on its side. :P



    Down properly and comfy. Just needs some drawers now.



    There's some drawers.



    Getting the monitor stand on was actually a bit of a pita. =S



    Fast forward two days to when I picked the motherboard up after work. Had to drive a good hour~ to Chicago and pick it up at Micro Center. On the way home then, I stopped at Binny's for some beer, called up Giordano's to order a pizza (black olives, onions, and fresh garlic "thin crust") and the whole process was about 3.5~ hours. Beers of choice that evening were Goose Island's 25th Anniversary Extra Special Bitter and Southern Tier's 2x Stout Double Milk Stout.



    Hello, lovely.



    One board just looks so superior in comparison...



    i5-2500K in MSI Z77 MPower.



    Copper-brown goes better with yellow and black than more brown, some light and dark blues, and just ugly ASUS.



    Didn't spend much time on cable management, used the remnants of management from before and said, screw it, I want this shit to go.



    Finally, less-related, but cool: new books. Diablo III: Book of Cain and Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    No. The thread is not for posting funny pictures. It's for posting computer build related pictures.
    Oh. Haha. It seemed like a really weird sentence at first, since I somehow missed the context. So it seemed like you said "post pictures instead of pictures"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Oh. Haha. It seemed like a really weird sentence at first, since I somehow missed the context. So it seemed like you said "post pictures instead of pictures"
    Had to read it a few times aswell. Guess we dun goofed.

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    Congratulations on the new motherboard, Deltrus. Man I've been into computers for about 4 years now and I still can't get myself into doing the cooler & thermal paste part, I'm just too scared to touch that area without help, but the rest I can do perfectly well.

    This time, though, I'll be getting myself a Haswell build, and I'll try to convince myself and do that scary part without the help of anyone. Hopefully I'll be including pictures in the coming week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Static View Post
    Congratulations on the new motherboard, Deltrus. Man I've been into computers for about 4 years now and I still can't get myself into doing the cooler & thermal paste part, I'm just too scared to touch that area without help, but the rest I can do perfectly well.

    This time, though, I'll be getting myself a Haswell build, and I'll try to convince myself and do that scary part without the help of anyone. Hopefully I'll be including pictures in the coming week.
    Why thank you!

    And you're getting Haswell? But why? You have an IB doing 4.5GHz... based on your signature. >_>

    Honestly though, if I can do it, so can you. It's really very easy and not that much of a problem at all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    -snip-
    That's one nice looking table! And motherboard too. The colour scheme of MSI actually goes really well with copper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    That's one nice looking table! And motherboard too. The colour scheme of MSI actually goes really well with copper.
    Hey, someone that agrees! I know n0cturnal doesn't totally like it, but he admitted it looked better than with the ASUS board. lol

    I mean, honestly:


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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Why thank you!

    And you're getting Haswell? But why? You have an IB doing 4.5GHz... based on your signature.
    I gave that computer to my wife. She's been asking for a new PC for quite a while so I thought I could give it to her and get myself a Haswell build.

    Also yeah about the thermal paste part.. god that part scares me the most when it comes to building PCs, but I'll try my best to do it myself. Will see how things will go.
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    Just squeeze a little bit on, if it calls for it, spread it around properly, though not all pastes require this, and sit the heatsink down. I'd hold it in place as some like to move around on the CPU before they are bolted down firmly. :P It's best to just jump in and do it and get the experience, once you do your first, the rest become so much easier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    While we do appreciate pictures, please do post pictures about your gaming computer instead.
    You don't have to post pictures, but we do love and thrive with them!
    I apologize, I fixed it and will not happen again. with that said, I owe this thread more computer-related pics. I do use a few computers throughout the day. Although nothing has changed in my sig. got a new tablet though for work and fun. Here is my desk at work, We have crappy Dell's


    This is my current setup at home. Planning on changing this cramped desk area soon. Not much room to do work, tablet, or 2nd monitor. Case sits on a perfect sized shoe rack, subwoofer is underneath. (info in sig or found in previous post here)


    and here's my tablet plugged in at home to a 40" (this is the tablet I got)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Static View Post
    I gave that computer to my wife. She's been asking for a new PC for quite a while so I thought I could give it to her and get myself a Haswell build.

    Also yeah about the thermal paste part.. god that part scares me the most when it comes to building PCs, but I'll try my best to do it myself. Will see how things will go.
    Slightly off topic but rather useful info.

    Refer to the tinting section of this guide regardless of the paste you use. Clean surfaces, tint, remove excess with coffee filter, apply pea sized amount, mount heatsink.

    Some will say before securing the heatsink to give it a little twist in both directions while holding it firmly flat. (but not with excessive force)

    While you can use too little, there is definitely such a thing as too much paste. To be completely honest, it's not a huge deal. As long as you can get the paste to spread evenly(it doesn't have to cover the whole IHS) and do not have air bubbles then you are fine. Best part of paste, you can always remove it and reapply. With most things, practice makes perfect.
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