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    Meet Bettie (Page)



    She's packing an i7 4820K @3.7gHz and an Nvidia GTX770 2GB on an MSI motherboard, 8GB Kingston DDR3 RAM and two WD Caviar Blue 1TB HDDs in a Cooler Master 650 case.

    She was obtained through Cyberpower for about a grand, on 12 month finance.

    The notebook is a HP Probook called Frankenstein, primarily used for tethering, since Bettie's wireless card isn't properly configured yet.

    What do you folks play your games on, and did you self-build or go with a custom-builder/OEM?
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    Name: Kali

    Spec:

    Corsair 230T Case
    i5 4440 CPU
    8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600
    3GB MSI GTX780 GPU
    MSI Z97 Gaming 3 Motherboard
    Corsair CS650M PSU
    128GB OCZ VERTEX 4 SSD*
    1TB Hitachi Deskstar HDD*

    LG E2441 Monitor*
    Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Keyboard
    Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Mouse
    Turtle Beach X12 Headset

    I'm considering replacing the stock Intel cooler unit with a Corsair H80i and using Noctua NF-F12 fans to make it a little quieter. I also want to lose the TV and stand (never really use it), get a new desk and buy a new 27" Asus VE278H for a primary screen, keeping the LG as a secondary screen.

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    *Salvaged from previous setup
    ** Using previous keyboard and mouse
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    Yes my desk is a tip! Thankyou.

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 OC to 4.3ghz
    Mobo: Asus Crosshair Formula V-Z
    GPU: MSI Lightning GTX780
    RAM: 16GB (2133)
    Storage: 250GB Crucial SSD, Games 2TB WD Black HDD, Media 1TB Seagate HDD, 60GB Sandisk SSD
    OS: Windows 8.1 on 250GB, main boot. Xubuntu & Windows Vista on the Sandisk.
    All default fans replaced with Noctua fans, bar the CPU Vooler which is the Akasa Voodoo Dual Air Cooler.
    Custom Built myself.

    (It won't upload my picture :mad:)

    Link: http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=httbgh&s=8#.U7bEj7HzIzM
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    (It won't upload my picture :mad:)
    Stick it on Imgur
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    (It won't upload my picture :mad:)
    TinyPic it.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    TinyPic it.
    Good idea, done that
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    Good idea, done that
    You should put the [IMG] tags URL in your post so it loads the image in the post.

    Other than that, what do you make of the Noctua fans? Worth the money?
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    You should put the [IMG] tags URL in your post so it loads the image in the post.

    Other than that, what do you make of the Noctua fans? Worth the money?
    It won't work, I can't add image by URL or anything. Could have been the meme abuse in Society and they've disabled it?

    Noctua fans are awesome, used to piss me off cos it sounded like a vacuum cleaner, now its about 5 degress lower temps on idle and even on load I can't hear it other than a faint hum (my Sky box is louder).
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    It won't work, I can't add image by URL or anything. Could have been the meme abuse in Society and they've disabled it?

    Noctua fans are awesome, used to piss me off cos it sounded like a vacuum cleaner, now its about 5 degress lower temps on idle and even on load I can't hear it other than a faint hum (my Sky box is louder).
    :lol: I wouldn't know about that.

    Cheers for the review there, it's pushing me closer to them cooling upgrades! :yep:
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    :lol: I wouldn't know about that.

    Cheers for the review there, it's pushing me closer to them cooling upgrades! :yep:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...701&catid=2330

    This is my favourite upgrade though. I love it, so quiet and so much better than stock.

    I noticed the RAT 7 I think on yours? Mine broke :/ thats why I've got that white thing (was only £7 so not too bad)
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...701&catid=2330

    This is my favourite upgrade though. I love it, so quiet and so much better than stock.

    I noticed the RAT 7 I think on yours? Mine broke :/ thats why I've got that white thing (was only £7 so not too bad)
    I'd go for a top end air cooler over a watercooler if it weren't for two things. 1) Closeness to memory sockets. 2) Airflow. I still may go air cooler, but IDK.

    RAT5. I played with one a while back and fell in love with it. :yep: Shame yours broke - no good for warrantee?
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    I'd go for a top end air cooler over a watercooler if it weren't for two things. 1) Closeness to memory sockets. 2) Airflow. I still may go air cooler, but IDK.

    RAT5. I played with one a while back and fell in love with it. :yep: Shame yours broke - no good for warrantee?
    Nah it was ancient
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    I would, but I don't like seeing grown men cry.
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    I'm sat on a rig with:
    CPU: 4930k w/ h80i
    mobo: GA-X79-UP4
    RAM: 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz DDR3
    GPU: GTX690 (waiting for 880s to throw one or two in there)
    PSU: Corsair AX860i
    Optical Drives: Some LG blu-ray drive that I can't remember the No for, and the DVD drive that originally came with it.
    Storage: 1x 840 250GB, 1x 840 Evo 250GB, 2x WD Caviar Green 2TB, 1x Some crappy SATA 2 1TB drive that came with this thing originally. Need some more HDDs though and can't wait for 850s.
    Case: Corsair 760T (could do with some LED strips though)

    Mouse: Logitech G500s
    Keyboard: some crappy keyboard I picked up fora fiver, looking at getting a decent one when I go back to uni
    Monitors: 23" 1080p Acer S240HL and an old Dell SE198WFP that was lying around (running at some ugly resolution). Will probably get the 1440p, 144Hz (I should hope G-sync) monitor when it finally comes out, and then when the price on them drops a bit get 2 more.
    Headset: Corsair Vengeance 2100
    Other: I have a wires xbox360 controller I occasionally use, but I left it at my GF's last time I went because KB+M is horrible for Brothers: A Tale of two Sons (which I recommend people go play).

    Will probably get some pics up tomorrow.

    Bought it originally from Cyberpower a couple of years back, well, I say it, I mean what it came from orignially. All that is left is the DVD drive and 1TB HDD. Got pretty much everything else from the original in my wardrobe though.
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    Can't be bothered with taking a new picture, but here's my pretty audio-centric setup



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    i5 4670
    GTX 660 2GB
    8GB RAM
    180GB SSD+ 1TB HDD (plus 1TB Western Digital MyCloud for network storage)
    An MSI gaming mobo of some description
    Generic Blu Ray drive
    Coolermaster K350 case

    In terms of peripherals;
    Generic Logitech mouse + keyboard
    LG 21" 1080p monitor
    Wharfedale Diamond 9.1 speakers
    Archam Alpha 8 hifi amplifier
    FiiO E17 DAC and E09K headphone amplifier
    Sennheiser HD600 and Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones

    (Xbox 360 has now been dispatched)
 
 
 
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