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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    I would change one thing.....



    Only joking, good luck with the build and upload some photos so we can see a nice i7 build
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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    lol @ Macer

    Thanks for the comments guys...

    I'm not a professional gaming athlete, I don't get paid to play, I don't compete in tournaments... But I play games hardcore and I am good enough to get at least top 20 in a large Lan tournament. I'm just being modest, I'd really get top 3 lol

    I would love to be a pro some day, but you really need a good group of friends who are all good and who work well together, strategy = success in FPS.

    As for pictures, I'll be taking them with my 8.2 Megapixel Fuji Digital Camera so it should show how well my cable management is pretty good.

    I'm not having Scan assemble it, Moogle is going to come over and help me put it together, he's the pro, I would blow it up if I tried it myself. I haven't been into computers in years, so I have a lot to learn, which I plan to learn quickly!

    As for games that I played... I started out playing Quake 1 when I was just a tiny kid. (5-8 or so)... Then I got my first e-machines when I was about 10 and I started playing Quake 2... Then at about 13 I got into RTCW, Mohaa... Diablo 2... CoD, CoD2... WoW...

    I was best at Quake 2 because everyone had a similar internet connection and the game wasn't graphics intensive, so I didn't lag or anything. But once CoD came out then I suffered a bit.

    I used to play Railz only on Quake 2, I was a sharpshooter, one shot one kill, you hit them and they explode.

    Once I get this computer put together, and if my internet doesn't completely suck (BT Broadband) along with the home plugs I'm forced to use, then I will be getting a lot of headshots... That is, of course, if I don't get addicted to Warhammer Online first. Lol

    Thanks again guys!

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Don't you dare waste a nice pc like that on Warhammer.. dear lord have some self respect

    I will be looking over your cabling very... very carefully.


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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    Don't you dare waste a nice pc like that on Warhammer.. dear lord have some self respect

    I will be looking over your cabling very... very carefully.

    lol what should I use it on, then?

    Have you played Warhammer Online? Are you an MMO fan? I liked WoW, so I suspect I'll like WAR.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    When I find time to play games it's just Driving games and FPS.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    When I find time to play games it's just Driving games and FPS.
    Ah, okay. Well MMO's are really fun, you should try WAR, it's supposed to be the best out there.

    And it's not one of those "run around, hit rabbits, level up, run around hit more rabbits, level up, run around hit deer, level up, run around hit humans, level up, run around hit bigger rabbits, level up..."

    lol

    The graphics are intense, too, but I'm sure not as intense as FPS currently are.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by Robscure View Post
    Ah, okay. Well MMO's are really fun
    Since when ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Robscure View Post
    you should try WAR, it's supposed to be the best out there.
    Hmm, if you are new to MMO's go for the WoW route, so much easier to learn the ropes and stuff.
    Quote Originally Posted by Robscure View Post
    And it's not one of those "run around, hit rabbits, level up, run around hit more rabbits, level up, run around hit deer, level up, run around hit humans, level up, run around hit bigger rabbits, level up..."
    It still is in WAR, they just hide it better by making you group with strangers to kill 10 times as many.
    Quote Originally Posted by Robscure View Post
    The graphics are intense, too, but I'm sure not as intense as FPS currently are.
    It's hardly a graphically intense game, a bit better looking than WoW, but not much.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by NeedMoarFarms View Post
    Since when ?

    Hmm, if you are new to MMO's go for the WoW route, so much easier to learn the ropes and stuff.

    It still is in WAR, they just hide it better by making you group with strangers to kill 10 times as many.

    It's hardly a graphically intense game, a bit better looking than WoW, but not much.
    I've played MMO's before. I would play WAR for the pvp, not the pve.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Good luck with the build, looks like you'll end up with a hell of a machine.

    I hope you're going to be putting it to good use... http://forums.hexus.net/distributed-...ml#post1073363
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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    Good luck with the build, looks like you'll end up with a hell of a machine.

    I hope you're going to be putting it to good use... http://forums.hexus.net/distributed-...ml#post1073363
    (Just read what F@H is) Thanks for that, what a great idea
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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    If you are spending that sort of cash then dump the Corsair 620W and go for the Enermax MODU82+ 625W.

    Its much better quality, more efficient and Scans warranty (if needed) will serve you well.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    If you are spending that sort of cash then dump the Corsair 620W and go for the Enermax MODU82+ 625W.

    Its much better quality, more efficient and Scans warranty (if needed) will serve you well.
    Oh yeah? I'll read the reviews on it... I have heard all good quality reviews concerning the Corsair, which has a very high efficiency rating and is very quiet and performs great.

    edit:

    After reading some reviews, I see that they're both rated in top 5's, usually top 1 and 2 slots. Enermax may be slightly quieter, but I really love the quality and reviews from Corsair http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/620W-...ty-NEW-VERSION!

    5 year warranty... Custom PC awards two years in a row... trusted company... I don't think I'm missing anything by not getting the enermax, and I don't think I'm settling, they're both high quality, probably the top 2 in their class.
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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Well if you've already ordered the psu I'd not worry, if you haven't yet ordered then I'd probably swap the corsair for enermax although I'd not lose any sleep over it.

    Tip for moogle, make him do the work, just be there to advise, so he doesn't do anything silly like try to put something in the wrong way around or with a hammer.

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    Tip for moogle, make him do the work, just be there to advise, so he doesn't do anything silly like try to put something in the wrong way around or with a hammer.
    Will be doing that, and teaching him the tips and tricks that I might remember as it gets built

    Hopefully after that he'll see how easy it is to build and upgrade a PC

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    Quote Originally Posted by moogle View Post
    Will be doing that, and teaching him the tips and tricks that I might remember as it gets built

    Hopefully after that he'll see how easy it is to build and upgrade a PC
    Yeah, I know once I see how it's done and have some first-hand experience I'll be able to do it on my own, but I've never done so before!

    Why should I get the enermax?!?! Why????? I don't understand...

    The only bonus is that it has ONE extra Pci-E cable... but I won't even be using SLi, it's not energy efficient to do so, nor is it necessary for my gaming needs...

    The Corsair has received amazing reviews, it has been tested @ over 100 degrees celsius for high performance and quality... it's top.

    I would love to know what difference the enermax would make. (Which I think is none)

    Thanks

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    Re: The product of a lot of time, effort, and help from a wonderful community of frie

    The enermax is slightly quieter, has also had very good reviews and is rated slightly more efficient. Like I said no reason to lose sleep over it.
    And both of them should be able to run two gtx260's in sli.

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