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My awesome new rig

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Well I hope it will be awesome. :D I've ordered the kit and hopefully it will be delivered tomorrow.
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Ummm....

/Looks for hidden messages, signs or Sturat in a pink leotard to tell me what the kit is... :?

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A-HA! This thread: http://forums.pcformat.co.za/viewtopic. ... 7#p1662287 No Stu in a leotard thankfully... :P
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Hehe. Also wondered where the specs were.
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So I got everything except the ram yesterday. Also they delivered the wrong case.

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LG E2770 27" LED:

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Cooler Master M2 Silent Pro 850W PSU. It modular with nice sleeved and black cables:

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OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD:

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Black and gold HDMI cable:

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Extra 140mm Cooler Master Blue LED case fan:

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Nice man. You make me green

Post some pics of the fully built rig too man
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Hope its all you wanted... whats the cpu again?
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THE_STIG wrote:Nice man. You make me green

Post some pics of the fully built rig too man
Will do, but can't build for now as they haven't delivered the ram and sent the wrong case
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StarBound wrote:Hope its all you wanted... whats the cpu again?
Intel i5 3570K CPU:

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with the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Turbo:

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The thing is huge compared to the stock cooler:

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Asus Black DVD writer:

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Logitech speakers:

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WiFi adapter:

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Nice!

I have to say, I quite like the white case. Don't usually like white stuff.
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petrivanzyl wrote:
THE_STIG wrote:Nice man. You make me green

Post some pics of the fully built rig too man
Will do, but can't build for now as they haven't delivered the ram and sent the wrong case
Sorry to hear that, I know what it is like to have all the new stuff but then have some crucial bits missing :x

and :lol: at the stock fan sink, it looks microscopic next to the 212
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This is the case I actually ordered:

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The white one is too white when the side panel is on:

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I see what you mean. But, if you are artistically inclined, you might look at that white side panel as a canvas...

I'd definitely go for the black though.
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I quite like the white on black there, some black carbon fiber vinyl stuff might look good on that

think i shall go for a white/black case when I upgrade
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THE_STIG wrote:I quite like the white on black there, some black carbon fiber vinyl stuff might look good on that

think i shall go for a white/black case when I upgrade
Do you have a carbon fiber sticker over your filler cap?
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no no, I will mod pc cases but not cars...imo cars should be left stock standard
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This is good stuff!
Looking forward to the build pics as well as the finished products....

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THE_STIG wrote:no no, I will mod pc cases but not cars...imo cars should be left stock standard
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Why is this a shock?

Btw how much did that mobo set you back?
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THE_STIG wrote:Why is this a shock?

Btw how much did that mobo set you back?
I thought that "the stig" likes to mod his cars :lol:

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No, since when have you seen the stig in something with stupid wheels, daft sound system and a pointless body kit on it? ok apart from the modified Peugeot he was forced to drive one time

mmm, nice for 1.9K. I see now that there is an extreme 4 which also has the fancy color scheme going for R1.5K....forget the MSI now I shall put the asrock on my list
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THE_STIG wrote:No, since when have you seen the stig in something with stupid wheels, daft sound system and a pointless body kit on it? ok apart from the modified Peugeot he was forced to drive one time
I wouldn't put stupid carbon fiber vinyls or any stickers on my car or computer.... :roll:
THE_STIG wrote: mmm, nice for 1.9K. I see now that there is an extreme 4 which also has the fancy color scheme going for R1.5K....forget the MSI now I shall put the asrock on my list
As soon as I get the damn ram and build the rig I'll tell you if it is as good as it looks :idea:
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The extreme 4 is pretty much the same just with less USB3, SATA3 and fan headers.
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