1. #11301
    I said I was going to post this nearly 6 months ago and just never got around to it. Cheers!





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    Keyboard: Razer Ultimate
    Mouse: Corsair M90
    Headset: Astro A40
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    TOTALLY NOT
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    I might dislike eVGA coolers, but there is no denying that that computer and those cards look really great.
    Not a fan of MMO-mice or Razer Bw-keyboards though. Or TVs. All things considered, still looks really great

  3. #11303
    I didn't want to use the TV, but my old monitor crapped out on me and I had that lying around. Can't read anything that well on it hahha! I find myself using the buttons on the mouse to do things with twitch reactions like shadowstep and so I feel weird if I don't use a mouse like it.
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    You should of course use what you want and what you like.
    I'm a picky elitist prick, that is probably not right about half the things I have decided for myself, but that's what works for me. Taste will always be taste, and the only one that should matter is your own.

    I wouldn't mind more internal shots. It manages to look good despite not being colour-coordinated at all, so well done.

  5. #11305
    I could get more internal shots, but it would have to be tomorrow. Just took pictures for a "battlestation" post on our guild forums.

    and thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dropndestroyrr View Post
    I said I was going to post this nearly 6 months ago and just never got around to it. Cheers!

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    Mouse: Corsair M90
    Headset: Astro A40
    Glad you did at least post it rather than never! Looks pretty decent, I gotta say!

    I do love the Apple armrest.
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  8. #11308
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I do love the Apple armrest.
    It is very comfy
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    Hi all,

    Seeing as how this will be my first ever build, wanted to get ya'lls opinion.

    Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor
    Heat Sink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
    Memory: CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
    Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
    Video Card: ASUS GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready SLI Support
    Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard
    Hard Drive: Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
    Power Supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply
    Mouse: Razer DeathAdder Black 3500 dpi
    Monitor: ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ASCR 20000:1 (1000:1) W/Speakers
    Tower Case: NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
    OS: Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit (Full Version)

    Had a friend of mine at work help me with the selection of the parts.

  10. #11310
    ^ This isn't the thread for that. Start a new thread along with answers to these questions in the build / upgrade help sub-forum.
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    Make your own thread for "Will-be's", please.

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    I've got everything for the build at home, was just wanting another person's perspective on the components I've gotten

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    So you bought it all already... without asking us?

    I assure you, no one is going to tell you that you spent your money well, except on maybe the HDD, case, and monitor.

    Processor and motherboard are an ancient architecture, literally 4+ years old, I have no idea why you bought those, unless you got them used, then it would be a different scenario entirely.
    Power Supply is well over 200 watts overkill.

    Again though, I suggest making your own thread, as people come here to comment on fully-built rigs, not to tell someone their opinions on their purchase. This is a picture thread, not a Q&A, but we'd love to help you out in a separate thread.
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    Man the battlestations!

    Finally came home from Dreamhack, I had hoped that Proshop & Post Greenland was quick enough to deliver my haswell parts, but that was not the case. (Paid $120 for shipping)

    My K701's & Snowball microphone has arrived from Thomann.de (Paid £8 for shipping, they came within 4 days), their customer service is seriously the best I've seen.



    Current setup:



    Yeah, that's a Shimian behind a $80 monitor from Samsung, I miss my 2560x1440 but my laptop won't drive it.

    Anyways, update on setup:

    Peripherals
    Headphones: AKG 701 & California Headphones Silverado's
    Microphone: Blue Snowball, haven't tried it yet
    Keyboard: CM Storm Quickfire Rapid with Cherry MX Red. Went from QPAD MK85 with Cherry MX Blues, My parents can actually sleep now.
    Mouse: Logitech G400s, got a refund of my G400 when it started acting jerky

    Laptop
    Clevo P150-EM laptop
    CPU: i7-3610QM
    GPU: GTX 670M
    RAM: 2x4GB 1600MHz Kingston
    SSD: 256GB Samsung 830 Series
    Externals HDD's: 4TB WD MyBook, 1TB MyPassport & 1TB Lacie, all 5400RPM
    i5-4670k 4.2GHz | EVGA GTX 980 | 16GB Kingston HyperX | 256GB 840 EVO | Corsair H100i | Noctua IndustialPPC
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  15. #11315
    Quote Originally Posted by CheezusCrust View Post
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    Ahh the AKG 701's. Amazing headphones. I absolutely love mine and wouldn't replace with anything in that particular price range.
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    ...

    That post, well, getting the email for that post, reading it, then seeing Sweetleader's reply gave me MASSIVE deja vu.

    x_x

    Good stuff though, hope you get Haxwall soon.
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    Some really amazing setups.. makes me feel ashame of my simple laptop setup lol. But then I didn't have to pay a lot for it.

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    Depends what you'd consider to be a lot.

    Paying a lot does typically get a more comfortable and glorious experience, though.
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  19. #11319
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    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.
    Deltrus, I never realized you lived in IL. I just moved to Chicago from Atlanta earlier this year. We could totally hang out dude Also, I am a bit sour that IL does not get Yuengling... I have just about decided Goose Island 312, while very different, is almost as good. Hit me up with a PM the next time you are thinking about being in Chitown! I live in Lakeview/Wrigley area by Montrose beach.
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  20. #11320
    Setup upgraded!

    i7 4770k
    ASUS Z87-Pro
    7970 @1130/1650
    Corsair H100i
    Neutron GTX 240GB + Crucial M4 128gb + 2TB Seagate 7200 rpm
    Corsair AX760
    16GB G Skill 1600mhz

    ASUS PB278Q
    LG IPS224V
    ODAC + O2 Amp + Sennheiser HD 598 + KRK Rokit 5
    A tankard'o'terror!

    Went from a i5 2500k because I wanted moar threads for work stuff, same reason for going from 8 to 16 gigs (going for 32 as soon as I can). Obviously great for gaming too. Pretty happy and will start messing with OCing that i7 soon enough.









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