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New Computer!

Discussion in 'Everything Chat' started by ECMBlacklite, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. ECMBlacklite Redstone Engineer

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    Ekem
  2. ELITECR3W* Distinguished Member

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    ElitewithConceit
    Nice computer! Though I would have gone with a PSU with 80 PLUS BRONZE Certification as well as a 7950 (50 bucks more) for its high overclock-ablity. The 4770K is a bit pricey and runs hotter than preferable, so I'm glad you got a 3770K. All around a really nice build for the price and good at gaming/editing.
  3. Cooperade Distinguished Member

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    Cooperade
    Expensive hobby I see.
  4. CelticChristoph Potatorator

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    CelticChristoph
    Mines not quite as impressive as ECM or TCNCs... yet.

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  5. ECMBlacklite Redstone Engineer

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    Ekem
    *Ever
  6. missionary3 Distinguished Member

    The only word you all have said so far that I understand is "computer".
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  7. CelticChristoph Potatorator

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    CelticChristoph

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  8. Dan_the_man85 Exalted Member

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    Dan_the_man85
    So what's happening to your Alienware, ECM?
  9. ECMBlacklite Redstone Engineer

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    Ekem
    I'd post a picture, but imgur is down right now. It's sitting right next to my 23" monitor like it always has been. My desktop PC under my desk is hooked up to the monitor now, instead of the laptop, though. I still use the laptop to bring up references for whatever I happen to be doing, and just as a useful tool. Plus, I still need it for school when that starts happening again.
  10. SakabaShogun ಥ_ಥ

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    SakabaShogun
    Preface: I'm skeptical on the 760, it has mixed reviews. Also, I'ma need another job to pay for this.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3820 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: MSI Big Bang - XPower II XL ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($369.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($259.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($171.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card ($295.66 @ Newegg)
    Sound Card: Asus Xonar DGX 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N180UBE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($17.31 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Phantom 630 (Gunmetal) ATX Full Tower Case ($161.24 @ TigerDirect)
    Power Supply: OCZ ZX 1250W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
    Keyboard: Gigabyte KM7580 Wireless Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($19.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1856.10
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-17 08:08 EDT-0400)
  11. cactusman777 Exalted Member

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    cactusman777

    Gee, have fun living in a cardboard box
  12. ECMBlacklite Redstone Engineer

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    Ekem
    32GB of RAM seems a bit overkill, especially with the price it's at.
  13. SakabaShogun ಥ_ಥ

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    SakabaShogun
    Actually, not having to pay rent 'cause I live at home is helping quite a bit.
    I'll just keep my mouth shut that the list I posted is only the beginning. The final produce will have 3 760s and 64gb RAM
    Wait, shit, I suck at secrets.
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  14. ELITECR3W* Distinguished Member

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    ElitewithConceit
    Plan on Photoshopping pictures to put on billboards, Sakaba?
  15. SakabaShogun ಥ_ಥ

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    SakabaShogun
    Hah, I wish I knew how to photoshop. I haven't used it in like 5 years.
    But no, 4-dimensional porn, that's why I need so much RAM. Just gonna be honest.
  16. sgtspaghetti Distinguished Member

    I prefer not getting custom due to the varied success if you aren't 100% sure of what you are doing. I currently have the Origin Big O, and send it in for a tradin for the newer Big O:) Its almost double the price, but hey it's free labor

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