As I'm writing on one right now (blues), I can say that they are.
The tenkeyless version is sexy too! =P
My first build:
Storage: Kingston SSD Now V200+ 120G and WD Caviar Blue HDD 500 G
Processing Units: i5-3570k @ 3.8 Ghz cooled by 212 Evo and MSI Twin Frozr 3, R7850 @ 900, 1200
Mobo, Ram, PSU Gigabyte Z77-D3H and G.Skill ripjaw 2x 4G with XFX 550w
If I am unreadable, its not because I hate grammar, its because Im french-canadian
My first target would be Samson Media One 5a or Behringer MS40.
On the other hand i would also be fine with a separate amp + passive speakers. But smaller amps (with a footprint of less than a letter sized sheet of paper) are either rubbish or way to expensive.
Why do something simple, when there is a complicated way?
Bumping with a minor upgrade - got my Xonar DX-XD back from a friend so I decided to ensure my GPU won't get cooled properly by blocking its airflow with it. Shame, that the motherboard heatsink prevents seating the cound card, and for some reason the 16x slot doesn't work either.
And of course, click to enlarge.
Sorry for the below par camera quality, the phone is picky.
AMD FX-8350 OC'd to 4.6GHz
Closed Loop Water Cooled
32 gb of Ripjaws ram
2 320 Kingston SSD
1 1TB HD
Tons of 120mm Fans
The left monitor is actually a 42'' TV.
Liking the Horde emblem.
Mind me asking why 32GB?
I got some for my work ( I generally never use more than 20, actually, so yes it's a waste), and it was cheap at the time I bought it. I got it off local craiglist, tested it (maybe a year or so back now) and I figured, hey, 32gb for $80?
I'd be a fool not to. Newegg has the same stuff up for $329, and so ... I'd never go out of my way to get 32gb.
I don't really think more than 16gb is needed for a home machine (most of the time, depending on it's uses). Maybe someday I'll hand off half the memory to the bf when he does his build.
Last edited by Naer; 2013-10-01 at 05:00 PM. Reason: Edited to clarify.
That's very true. I expected that some of the simulations I would run would require it, as well as some of the hefty Excel projects. I've never maxed out the entity of 32gb.
I should clarify, for a gaming dedicated machine, it's unlikely that you'll need more than 32gb of RAM. But, if a large portion of RAM falls into your lap like it did mine... don't fret over having too much of a good thing.
Yeah it's just nuts. I'm not willing to part with it, but it is going to cut the cost of the boyfriend's future build significantly as I also have an extra video card laying around for him that I've decided not to use (I upgraded).
I tend to hang onto parts for a few years so I can get a budget build out of them for a friend too.
I see, a very good reason for the ram then.
http://i5.minus.com/iT9gBOC94PbmU.jpg NON SINE DIIS ANIMOSUS INFANS
Changing that around in BIOS should make it work.
Or, again looking at its age, it's simply not functioning anymore.
Last edited by llDemonll; 2013-10-02 at 06:04 AM.
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