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Windows 7: My new PC is now built

25 Feb 2011   #21
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

That's a nice setup you got there! It almost makes me want to show off my rig in it's sexy new Cooler Master HAF 932 case

Maybe when I upgrade my mobo and add a 2nd video card, go from 4 to 6 cores, and go from 4 to 8GB of ram, and a 2nd display of course.


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26 Feb 2011   #22
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

JL,
Man the point is to post systems in there evolution so don't worry about this or that, just post clean pic's and we all learn a little bit more......it's all good.
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26 Feb 2011   #23
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Odd Job View Post
When I was enquiring on here for info about the best components for my new build I was asked to provide info and pictures on how it went - so here goes .

My components turned up last Thursday at about 2PM. After unwrapping and admiring, I immediately started the build.



I started by installing the CPU, cooler, sound card, and memory into the motherboard BEFORE installing the motherboard. This gave me more space to fiddle about with the cooler mount etc. without the constraints of a case. As you can see, the Zalman cooler is quite a bit bigger than the stock item that came with the CPU





I then installed the PSU into the case. As you can see from the photo, it had to be installed upside down due to the bottom mount.



Next the motherboard was installed into the case and power supplies connected.



I then installed the GPU's and connected the power supplies and Crossfire link.



Next job was the swapping over of the 3 sata HDD's from my old machine to the new. These were installed and so was the new DVD drive.



All the wiring was checked and double checked, and then made as tidy as possible. The side panels to the case were replaced and I was ready to go. (I did try to boot the machine with the case side off, but got an open case error message. Don't know how as there are no open case detectors on the case or M/board )



Below are some more pictures of the finished machine. To see all the picks click this link:

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LED case fans



All lit up



Illuminated GPU's


Next to my new monitor



Another interior pic



Republic of gamers illuminated box



LED CPU cooler



LCD poster showing CPU temperature



Hope you like it
IMO...
You need at least 1 good solid state drive to full benefit all the power from ur baby
Btw i dont like the upside down psu.
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26 Feb 2011   #24
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

panais,
Wicked pictures of your killer machine. I'm sure when the dust settles it will post some great scores and run incredible for it's cost.....great job and the build looks fantastic, nice cable management as well !
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26 Feb 2011   #25
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
panais,
Wicked pictures of your killer machine. I'm sure when the dust settles it will post some great scores and run incredible for it's cost.....great job and the build looks fantastic, nice cable management as well !
linnemeyerhere the pc belongs to Odd Job
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26 Feb 2011   #26
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Well then Odd Job - Good Job !
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