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    Default New Year -- New Hardware

    Pics:

    http://imgur.com/a/K5G25

    Specs:

    1x MSI Gaming M7 Motherboard.
    1x Asus Predator 27" 4K monitor.
    1x Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSD.
    2x Samsung 960 EVO 1TB SSD.
    2x Seagate Firecuda 1TB 7200 RPM HDD.
    1x Asus GTX 1080 O.C. Strix Gaming Edition Graphics Card. (1 more lying around for SLI if I need it).
    1x Corsair k70 RGB CherryMX-RapidFire Keyboard.
    1x Razer Mamba Tournament Edition Mouse.
    1x Razer Chroma Mouse Pad.
    1x i7 6700K 4.0Ghz.
    2x G.Skill RipJaws V Series (16 GB Each).
    1x EVGA 850W Power Supply.
    1x Deepcool Captain 240 Ex Liquid Cooler.
    1x NZXT S340 Elite Black Case.
    2x Corsair SP120 RGB Case Fans.
    2x Corsair SP140 Case Fans (not in use).
    1x EVGA Black Custom Wiring/Sleeve Kit.
    1x NZXT Hue+ Advanced LED Lighting Kit.

    Other:
    1x Raspberry PI 3 Model B+.
    1x PS4 Pro.
    1x Windows 10 PRO.







    I did end up cleaning up the wires you see in the pics. There's almost none now. I also removed a bar from the back of the case to handle cable management easier (someone on reddit did the same thing for the same case :]). I stripped some myself and combined them or I purchased custom wiring kits and sleeves to make them thinner and easier to handle. Then I bought velcro's and straps and clips and managed them properly so it doesn't look like that hot mess in the pic
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    Does it come with a personality



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    Quote Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
    Does it come with a personality
    Yup. It has the personality of a grizzly kangaroo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    Yup. It has the personality of a grizzly kangaroo.
    Nice build. How much did that set you back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laquisha View Post
    Nice build. How much did that set you back?
    https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/2snqNN


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    Jesus man congrats. That's gotta feel good coming from laptops. Now if you don't already you need to find a proper chair to captain your ship because you're not gonna be spending much time away from it for a while.

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    Can you get a bigger desk for a second (perhaps 144 hz) monitor?
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    This is beyond sexy.

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    That side panel is amazing bro. So glad you switched from red leds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by acow View Post
    Can you get a bigger desk for a second (perhaps 144 hz) monitor?
    I will. This desk is 10 years old. It's been lying around in the storage room and I figured I would take it out and try it. It was actually broken and I reassembled and fixed it. There's definitely NOT enough keyboard/mouse room (keyboard is on top of half my mouse pad). I couldn't decide on a desk either (too many to choose from) so I stuck with this one in the mean time.

    Once I get a bigger desk, I'll be adding a second and third monitor and possibly mount the second GFX in SLI. G-Sync monitors are pretty expensive so I'm not sure what monitor I'll get yet.

    The LED's are full RGB now I can switch them to breathing mode or rainbow mode, etc.
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    beeeeeeeautiful, but invest in a bigger desk bruhhh, its midget size
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    whyd you pay $100 for windows?

    could have got it cheaper on ebay or even /r/microsoftsoftwareswap/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unfold View Post
    whyd you pay $100 for windows?

    could have got it cheaper on ebay or even /r/microsoftsoftwareswap/

    I didn't buy it. I had a Windows 8 Pro key and I was able to use it to activate Windows 10 Pro. Not sure how but it worked.
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    It looks so clean, very nice indeed.

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    Computer porn...... oh ya!!!

    One day I will brave solid state hd. I use to go for lights in the case when I was younger but now I just go for light keyboards and mice.

    nice setup. it should last you a few years.
    Have fun always

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    And here I am with my Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz... :/

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    Why buy new hardware a month before a new architecture comes out ;o
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    Quote Originally Posted by grats View Post
    Why buy new hardware a month before a new architecture comes out ;o
    I knew I wasn't going to get the KabyLake. It's a minor upgrade and I knew it won't make much of a difference other than in TDP. For that reason, I didn't bother waiting. As for the GTX 1080TI, I guessed that it wouldn't come. Was right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    I knew I wasn't going to get the KabyLake. It's a minor upgrade and I knew it won't make much of a difference other than in TDP. For that reason, I didn't bother waiting. As for the GTX 1080TI, I guessed that it wouldn't come. Was right.
    zen idc about crappylake B^)
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    Quote Originally Posted by grats View Post
    zen idc about crappylake B^)
    True but I'd have had to hold out on all the deals I was getting at the time. I didn't just buy all the parts in the Canadian market. I bought some in the US and now that my dollar has dropped again and economy has worsened, I think it was the best idea that I didn't hold out for Ryzen.

    If I do build again any time this year, then I would of course hold out. Prior to that, I didn't have a desktop.
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    No 144hz monitor? What is this nonsense? lmao jk 4k is sexy.

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    Damn. When I build my pc I'm going to have transparent casing like that. I've seen a few pc's with it and it looks so nice. Unfortunately building a pc takes quite a bit of money I don't have.

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    Great build

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    True but I'd have had to hold out on all the deals I was getting at the time. I didn't just buy all the parts in the Canadian market. I bought some in the US and now that my dollar has dropped again and economy has worsened, I think it was the best idea that I didn't hold out for Ryzen.

    If I do build again any time this year, then I would of course hold out. Prior to that, I didn't have a desktop.
    you had no desktop?
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