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Old 07-19-2012, 11:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hiya techies! i have just found a interest in building my own computer. Everyone kept telling me its so much work, and problems can occur at any point in the process. But i found the task of building my own "super computer" to be fun and exhilarating. Here are the specs for the computer i put together.

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Case- Cooler Master 932 Advanced HAF
Motherboard- ASUS p8Z68-V
Processor- I5-2500k
GPU- Radeon 7970 Black Edition Overclocked
Power Supply- OCZ 600W PSU
1-OCZ Agility 3 120GB SSD
1-OCZ Agility 3 60GB SSD
1.5 TB Barracuda 7200RPM
16 GB Vengance RAM

I am considering upgraiding my power supply to either a 850 W or 1000W, not to sure if its necessary to get the 1000W, what do you all think?>
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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850w isn't even necessary really. A good 750w Corsair would be plenty.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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AH ok, thanks for your input
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
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16 Gb isnt really necessary for much, especially if this isnt a workstation

why do you have 2 ssd's?
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ah ok, put my OS on the 60GB and putting a few games on the 120
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why not just get a 180 Gb one?
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I didnt want to fill the SSD that my operating system was on, if im not mistaken it would run alot slower when full. thats the main reason i got one seperate for any games i would want to install
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I didnt want to fill the SSD that my operating system was on, if im not mistaken it would run alot slower when full. thats the main reason i got one seperate for any games i would want to install
Only first gens suffered heavy speed loss when near full. My Vertex 2 has 20GB left and it's fine.
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:17 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Woohoo Guildwars2 beta starts, so happy!. time to play on ultra!!!
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I am currently having a problem with my motherboard on boot up. after i hit the power button, there is a red LED by the Power supply input, after a few seconds it shuts off then reboots about 5 seconds after shutdown, I am not sure why this is happening, should i be worried? Also, my cpu is running at 90 degrees with no programs up all of a sudden.... isent that quite hot?
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