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Windows 7: Show Us Your Rig

05 Nov 2008   #1
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
Show Us Your Rig

Last updated: 17 Jan 2010

Hello all....

I'm in the process of building a new i7 rig.

Here's what I have so far towards the new rig.

CM Cosmos RC-1000 case

Corsair 1000HX PSU

EVGA 760 Classified 3Way SLI mobo

CORSAIR DOMINATOR 12GB (6 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

XFX Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity

1x Intel X25-M G2 80GB SSD : I will get another and setup a RAID for the OS

2x 640GB WD Cavial Black : I will get a 1TB WD C. Black also

Tuniq 120 Extreme HSF

Sony Optiarc Black 24X 2MB Cache SATA DVD/CD Rewritable Drive

ASUS 25.5" 2m HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor

1x 250mm fan for the side door that I haven't added yet as I need to get a Dremel tool.
EDIT: I now have the Dremel tool, I need the correct bit.

5x 140mm case fans.

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11 Nov 2008   #2

XP, W7 7000

It may be getting old, but shes mine.

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12 Nov 2008   #3


love that case Ted... & that gleaming new corsair PSU mmmmmm

that's also a smart setup you have kunzy..... i must grab one of those keyboards, is that the G15 ???

well here's my setup before i moved it all upstairs, as you can see there are no external whistles & bells & my sig rigs tower is prehistoric..... its actually contained 3 other computers before this one, im a bit of a skin flint, ''if its functional use it!!''

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12 Nov 2008   #4

XP, W7 7000

glad you like, yea, it is the g15. But you can only gwt the orange/black one now. It lights up orange and has less macro keys. But its old, i have 2 monitors now and added a thing or 2 to the case.

Must say though, i dig your speakers and the three towers.
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15 Nov 2008   #5

XP Pro, Windows 7 Ultimate 64 & 32 Build 7022

Here is my rig, its not the greatest looking but its functional & is fast enough for me to get work done.
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20 Nov 2008   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
built for my best friend 1 week ago

Cooler Master RC-1100 Cosmos S ATX Full-Tower Case

with an EVGA 780i SLi mobo
, Intel core 2 dual Q6600, 2.40 G0 stepping OC'd 3.00GHz,Patriot Extreme Dual Channel 4X2GB PC6400 DDR2 @ 800MHz, 2XBFG GeForce 9800 GTX OCX Sli'd, 2X500GB Seagates RAID 0, ThermalTake MaxOrb CL-P0369, 5X120mm CoolerMaster case fans.

thought it would be nice to share this pic and info with all

ooops and a ThermalTake toughpower W0113RU 1200watt psu.

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22 Nov 2008   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

I had this for a while but I don't think I have posted a pic of it yet, so here you go. The colour you see in the case is blue but for some reason when i take a photo it turns into that horrible purple colour. Do you like the Black light?

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24 Nov 2008   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello all.

I just wanted to post the latest editions to my new Windows 7 system....

ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard

G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 - two sets for a total of 8GB.

ASUS V72 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

More will be added when I accumulate additional disposable income.

Later Ted
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01 Dec 2008   #9


I need to update the pics, as it doesn't show my dual GTX260s, but here it is - Picasa Web Albums - johnlgalt - The Beast
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08 Dec 2008   #10


I finally got fed up with my case and just ordered a CoolerMaster HAF 932

CoolerMaster HAF 932 Case CoolerMaster HAF 932 Case [CM-RC-932] - $209.00 : PC Case Gear, Quality case accessories and components

Why are gaming cases so ugly?
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