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Old 10-07-2005, 02:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright, after about $1300 and about 8 months, I have finally finished my build! It is all up and running, but a few problems here and there. The specs are in my syg, but I'll hook ya up anyway.

Intel 2.4GHz @ 2.46 (Slow, but steady, OC)
Corsair TwinMX PC4400 2x512mb TCCD
Abit IC7-G MAXII MoBo
eVGA 6600GT 128MB GDDR3 @ 900/500 (need aftermarket cooling, thing is hot as hell!)
Full water cooling system (yet w/o GPU cooling)
OCZ Modstream 520W PSU
40GB and 120GB HDD

And a few other thigns, nothign too big other than what is listed. My card is so damn hot, I tried to up the clock (by detecting the OPTIMAL settings using coolbits) to 1.02 and my comp froze on my, so I am back at the stock 900/500. I also have a TV Tuner card, but that is causing some serious problems with my video card (see http://techist.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=72792) but I will get that worked out son enough. Other than all that, things are going great. I still have hard drives hanging out the side of it, but thats because I have to put them in and only have room enough for one and I am too lazy to move EVERYTHING onto my 120GB and either ghost it or reinstall Windows. Pictures will be up soon enough, when it is all complete. I tell ya, when you have a big water cooling system, it is DAMN hard to make the cables and the innerds of the computer look nice and organized... Damn hard. But when I get everything in, I will try and organize it as much as possible, it prolly wont be too much, but I will take some pics when I do. I also have a CompUSA case, nice and cheap, and it looks DAMN good! Dont turn your nose up so quickly at your standard cheap CompUSA cases, they got some really good ones!
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That just dont seem worth $1300 to me......
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That just dont seem worth $1300 to me......
I didnt list EVERYTHING in it... I have my WCS totalling a few hundred, and other small little investments in it. Like I said, I didnt list everything, but only the things that mattered, or the things that others would care about.
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why did u get water cooling? surely that system shouldn't be generating enough heat to need water cooling, it just seems like wasted money to me.
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why did u get water cooling? surely that system shouldn't be generating enough heat to need water cooling, it just seems like wasted money to me.
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he might want to overclock it high.

Like he said, hes OC ing it slowly.
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Sadly, he might need it. Pentium 4s generate a lot of heat. Still seems like a waste to me though. With that money he could have gotten a nice dual core.
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yup yup yup
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Old 10-08-2005, 09:58 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Granted, I didnt need it, but whatever, I wanted it. I wanted my computer water cooled, and yes, I will be slowly OCing it. Havent we all spent money on firvilous expenditures, just becuase we wanted them? *ahem* EXPENSIVE COMPUTER *ahem*
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I have >_< I have nearly $1000 in this thing in the past year easy.....
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