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    Just finished building today, pictures to come!

    Case: Fractal Design Define R4
    Motherboard: MSI Z87 G45 Gaming
    CPU: i5-4670k <-- Haven't OC'd yet
    CPU Cooler: Silverstone Ar03
    GPU: Gigabyte Windforce 770
    RAM: 2x4GB Crucial Ballistix
    SSD: Samsung 840 250GB
    HDD: Western Digital 1TB Blue
    PSU: Antec 620W High Current Gamer
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    Congrats Roblivion, looking forward to some pics
    CPU: Intel i5-3570k (4.5GHz) MB: ASUS Z77 Sabertooth (uefi 2003)
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    My pride and joy! Have cleaned up the wiring prior to booting, actually very pleased with the ease of wiring in this case!





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    Well done, looks really good.
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    just got my new headphones delivered today (AKG K240). The sound quality is insane in comparison to my old Tritton AX720. Everything is so clear and it sounds great across a variety of music and games. It's also really comfortable partly due to the auto adjusting headset and partly due to the weight. it's so light that when the box arrived I thought it was empty.





    in the end I used cable ties to attach the mic and cord to the cord of the headphones. it's really convenient being one cable and it's still in the same place that it would be if you were to clip it onto your clothes. win/win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypearce View Post
    just got my new headphones delivered today (AKG K240). The sound quality is insane in comparison to my old Tritton AX720. Everything is so clear and it sounds great across a variety of music and games. It's also really comfortable partly due to the auto adjusting headset and partly due to the weight. it's so light that when the box arrived I thought it was empty.

    in the end I used cable ties to attach the mic and cord to the cord of the headphones. it's really convenient being one cable and it's still in the same place that it would be if you were to clip it onto your clothes. win/win.
    Those are sick man!!! Although the Diet Coke should be a beer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypearce View Post
    just got my new headphones delivered today (AKG K240). The sound quality is insane in comparison to my old Tritton AX720. Everything is so clear and it sounds great across a variety of music and games. It's also really comfortable partly due to the auto adjusting headset and partly due to the weight. it's so light that when the box arrived I thought it was empty.

    in the end I used cable ties to attach the mic and cord to the cord of the headphones. it's really convenient being one cable and it's still in the same place that it would be if you were to clip it onto your clothes. win/win.
    lol I felt the same way about the package for my Audio Technica ATH AD700s! Cheers on the purchase and enjoy!
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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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    Man that looks fresh! The monitor setup is alright.

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    Case: Corsair 500R black/white
    Motherboard: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.3
    CPU: i7-2600k @ 4.45ghz
    Cooler: Custom black/white watercooling
    GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 ACX 4096MB (Downgraded from Titan to put the money elsewhere, worth it.)
    RAM: 2x4GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer CL7 /w red/blue leds (Selling these on eBay to grab some dominator platinums instead)
    Sound: Asus Xonar Essence STX
    SSD: Samsung 840 250GB
    HDD: Western Digital 1TB Blue
    PSU: EVGA NEX650
    OS: Windows 7 64-Bit
    Monitor: 27" Acer S275HLbmii S Series IPS
    Keyboard: Razer Lycosa
    Mouse: Some random mirror / led cheap mouse

    Outside the case.


    Inside the case.


    This is the entire insides, but this was when I was using a 240mm radiator which doesn't work very well in the 500r, so I've switched to a 120mm instead which works much better and looks better in my case.
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    My first big case mod project, using the Cosmos 2. Going with Formula VI once it comes out and the Red/Black theme (had doubts about it, so many blue/black and red/black themes out there ^^)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Roblivion View Post
    My pride and joy! Have cleaned up the wiring prior to booting, actually very pleased with the ease of wiring in this case!
    Great GPU choice! Gigabyte's new Windforce design on their non-ref cards is definitely a nice step up from the previous gen.

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    I want to do a purple theme, but noone makes purple accented parts
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphexy View Post
    I want to do a purple theme, but noone makes purple accented parts
    So use a spraycan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by titcch View Post
    GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 ACX 4096MB (Downgraded from Titan to put the money elsewhere, worth it.)
    Great build! Love the black/white theme, what CPU block/pump/rad are you using?

    FYI I heard that that 770 4GB version suffers the same issue as the 680 4GB in that neither the GPU nor the memory bus can make use of the extra vRAM no matter how high the resolution (compared to the 2GB version). Only if you step things up to 2-way or 3-way SLI does the 4GB come handy at 1400/1600p or higher...your monitor is only 1080p.

    $510 was pretty steep for the extra vRAM, did you buy it with future resolution upgrades and SLI in mind?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Great build! Love the black/white theme, what CPU block/pump/rad are you using?

    FYI I heard that that 770 4GB version suffers the same issue as the 680 4GB in that neither the GPU nor the memory bus can make use of the extra vRAM no matter how high the resolution (compared to the 2GB version). Only if you step things up to 2-way or 3-way SLI does the 4GB come handy at 1400/1600p or higher...your monitor is only 1080p.

    $510 was pretty steep for the extra vRAM, did you buy it with future resolution upgrades and SLI in mind?
    I'm still working on the watercooling as I'm still not 100% happy with it but I'm using a very old standard XSPC CPU block (Will upgrade soon!) & XSPC X2O 750 Dual 5.25” Bay Reservoir Pump V2 which combines both the reservoir+pump as the Corsair 500r really isn't watercooling friendly at all and this is the easiest way, it's pretty nice though with 55c full load temps with a 4.4ghz overclock.

    I'll be upgrading to one of those monster Korean 27" 1440p IPS monitors asap as they're able to be overclocked to 120Hz and as you've already guessed, I purchased the 4gb one so I can go SLi in the future as well! I don't know about the issues though as it doesn't really affect me at 1080p atm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphexy View Post
    I want to do a purple theme, but noone makes purple accented parts
    I used to like purple, then a certain canadian deemed it his favorite color, it's now dead to me, i imagine this is why nobody makes purple accented parts

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    Finally got around to adding a third monitor and moving my room around a bit. Yes, the cat is part of the setup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    I used to like purple, then a certain canadian deemed it his favorite color, it's now dead to me, i imagine this is why nobody makes purple accented parts
    No, I don't think that's the reason purple has never been a particularly famous color with tech/hardware/gaming gentlemen >_>
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    Please keep this thread for discussion about actual computer builds you/others have made.
    Spam or 'having a good time' are perfectly acceptable -- but not here. Keep those to the Computer Forum Chat thread, please.

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    Alrighty, finally got something going!
    So I went to a convention and there was a Gigabyte and Cooler Master booth and they had great prices and giveaways.

    My old rig was (prebuilt crappy Alienware x51):
    i5-2320
    2x2GB 1333mhz RAM
    GT 545
    1TB Seagate Barracuda
    Dell mini-ITX motherboard
    240w PSU


    So I bought RAM, case, SSD, PSU, CPU cooler, and I was also given a FREE GRAPHICS CARD, so now my rig is:

    CPU: i5-2320 (reused)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master X6
    Motherboard: Gigabyte Z77X-D3H
    RAM: 2x4GB Kingston 1600mhz
    GPU: Gigabyte GTX 760 2GB (Got for free)
    PSU: 600w Cooler Master Silent Pro Modular
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Stryker
    SSD: 120GB Kingston SSD
    HDD: 1TB Seagate Barracuda (reused)


    Pictures (imgur album):
    http://imgur.com/a/gC2Sy#0

    Sorry for picture quality, its only an iphone

    what do you guys think of my cable management? This was my first time ever having hands-on experience with computer parts and rigs



    *Peripherals you may spot in the album:
    1. Razer Tiamat 7.1 Headset
    2. Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth
    3. Razer Naga Epic
    4. Steelseries Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Mousemat
    5. Razer Ouroboros Mouse
    6. Razer Elektra Headset
    Peripherals not present (tucked away):
    1. Razer Deathadder Black Edition
    2. Razer Megalodon
    3. Turtlebeach MW3 Ear Force Delta Limited Edition
    4. Razer Nostromo gamepad
    5. Razer Vespula mousemat
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