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  1. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Theres gotta be plenty of custom pc users on here, lets see what you have!

    Mine is still in the building process but heres a couple inside shots



    Still needs a video card, and hard drives in it... then I will have it up and running

    Once i get it finished and the cable management figured out I'll post more pictures haha

  2. Mayhem

    Mayhem Well-Known Member Contributor

  3. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Well-Known Member Developer

    I don't have pics yet.

    Here's my spec list:
    Case: GX2-W Black by Velocity Micro
    Mobo: Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3
    CPU: Intel i5-3570K @ 4.6GHz
    CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 13
    RAM: G.Skill RipJaw X Series 2x4GB 1600MHz
    Disk 1: Intel 320 Series 80GB SSD
    Disk 2: 2x1TB Seagate Barricuda in RAID1
    Optical 1: LG BluRay Burner
    Optical 2: Samsung DVD Burner
    Video: EVGA GTX 550Ti SC 2GB
    Case Cooling: 5 120mm Scythe Fans [4 Intake (2 Front, 2 Side); 1 Exhaust]
    PSU: Antex "High Current Pro" 750W Modular

    Future Mods
    RAM: G.Skill RipJaw X Series 4x4GB 1600MHz (2x4GB Added)
    Disk 1: 2x80GB Intel 520 Series SSD in RAID 1

    Here's a screenshot of it stressing (to show OC)

    I'm gonna have some benchmark scores up in a sec, and I'll try to get actual build pics up later.
  4. Friggin sweet! Roughly how much money u in on it so far?
  5. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    rounding down to the nearest whole on each part im at $1060s

    NZXT Phantom - 120
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series PC1600 2x 4GB - 44
    LG Black 12X Super Multi Blue - 85
    CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850 - 190
    ASRock X79 Extreme6 LGA 2011 Intel X79 - 260
    Intel Core i7-3820 Sandy Bridge-E 3.6GHz - 313

    and including monitors i still have about that much left, haha thats why i took a break from spending
  6. blink182

    blink182 Well-Known Member

    You going to use it for gaming I assume?

    Sent from my Nexus 7
  7. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Work, music recording, and a little gaming. I am a computer programmer and with this setup I'll be able to work from home instead of having to call in sick, or if roads are bad in the winter.. and I can work on projects on weekends when I have nothing else to do haha.

    Then I also like do my own little home recording with my music so having a little extra computing power is nice.

    I originally wanted to be able to play any game I wanted with out worrying about fps lag haha but I got a real job and don't play games quite as often anymore
  8. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Well-Known Member Developer

  9. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Looks awesome, your cable management is way better than mine! Where is the PSU hiding?
  10. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

  11. mplevy

    mplevy Well-Known Member

    Case: Coolermaster Cosmos
    PSU: Thermaltake 850w modular
    MB: Asus Sabertooth 990FX
    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE
    Memory: 8 GB OCZ DDR3 1600
    Storage: 1x OCZ Vertex 3 (120 GB), 1x 2TB WD Black, 2x 1TB WD Black
    Input: Logitech G13, Dell keyboard (got it from work), RAT 7 gaming mouse, Logitech Extreme 3D joystick.
  12. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Well-Known Member Developer

    Up until recently I worked for Velocity Micro, so my cable management had to be as clean as possible. :p My personal machine could be better, but I didn't have zip ties at the time and I'll too lazy to do it now lol.

    The PSU is at the top back.
  13. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    The only computer classes I took were programming because I went for the wrong major, but stayed with it haha. I wanted to go for the major with the classes about building pcs and all that but my high school counselor signed me up for programming instead.. haha but I enjoy what I do
  14. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Well-Known Member Developer

    I'm only taking a few computer classes right now, none of them are hardware. Networking and web design.

    However, I am about to get a job with a local PC builder, so it's pretty obvious what it is that I want to do lol

    I've also taken a few programming classes, but haven't done anything more than basic C++ and Java.
  15. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

    Since my dual core died last year or two ago, I just grabbed this little puppy to hold me over. A HP AMD64 business class machine. I dual boot Mageia 2 and Salix Linux.

    Now that I have an android phone & Tablet, I haven't been too interested in a PC much. I do have an AAO netbook and Mini Mac also.
  16. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    ^ a lot of gizmos for one guy lol
  17. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

    Until the grandkids come over... :rolleyes:
  18. mplevy

    mplevy Well-Known Member

    You haven't seen my list of electronics. I'm a Best Buy store and it's just me...
  19. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    And here I thought I had a lot of electronics. Putting me to shame here lol
  20. imnotmikal

    imnotmikal Well-Known Member Developer

    I have a lot too.

    Let's see:
    Droid Razr
    Asus TF101
    iPhone 3G
    iPod Touch 4G
    2 iPod Touch 6Gs
    iPod Classic 5G
    Xbox 360
    Nikon D5100 DSLR
    Sony HD Camcorder
    Sony Vaio laptop
    Compaq laptop
    HP Mini netbook
    Custom build gaming rig
    32" TV for tv/gaming
    22" TV for PC
    loads upon loads of car audio related gear

    I probably forgot some, but you get the point, I'm also a Best Buy store... LOL
    I think I'm addicted.
  21. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    Lol, dang.

    I got:

    2x HTC EVO 3D
    HTC EVO 4G
    ASUS Transformer TF300T
    Microsoft Zune HD
    Custom PC
    Dell XPS laptop
    46" Panasonic Viera (Plasma)
    42" Sony Bravia (LCD)
    Onkyo sound system
    Sony PS Vita

    That's my list. Lol
  22. mplevy

    mplevy Well-Known Member

    OK, maybe my list isn't so bad..

    15" MBP mid-2012
    13" MBP Early 2011 (work-issued)
    15" HP DV6 (replaced by the 15" MBP)
    custom-built PC posted above
    Acer A500
    HTC T-Bolt
    iPad 2 (work supplied)
    37" LG LCD TV with provider-supplied DVR
    RCA 5.1 system
    Apple TV
    15" Element LCD TV with provider-supplied HD tuner
    5th gen iPod video
  23. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    Your workplace must love Apple products :p
  24. mplevy

    mplevy Well-Known Member

    They're working on developing the Mac program, I'm part of the leading edge group.

    iOS has been in our environment for a while, I have to provide support for it so they issued me the iPad so I could be familiar with it.
  25. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    Fair enough :)

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