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Mobo: biostar TA970XE
CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.30 ghz
RAM: 16 gbs ddr3 2600 (i think don't remember exact speed)
Video: Nvidia Ge-force 660 Ti
HDD: 2x Westgate 500gb
OS: windows 7 home premium
psu: Logitech 800 watt
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-78lmt-s2p rev3.1
CPU: Athlon II x4 635
Memory: 4 GB DDR3-1600
Video: Nvidia GT 640 2GB
HDD: 500GB WD Blue 7200 RPM
OS: Linux Mint 15 XFCE
PSU: Rosewill Green Series 530W
I just built a new computer got a pretty good deal for it.
Amd 8-core 3.5ghz CPU
Some Asus motherboard lol with 4pcie slots and 4 ram slots
8gb corsair vengeance ram 1600mghz
Asus gtx 650 ti boost factory over clocked
Corsair 750watt PSU
Zalman z9 atx mid tower
Toshiba 2tb hard drive

Built it from scratch it was my first time doing this it was fun I would upload pics but I don't know how. If someone could tell me I would
Case: Cooler Master CM Storm Enforcer Mid-Tower
Mobo: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming
CPU: Intel Core i7-4770k CPU @ 3.50GHz
RAM: 8GB Corsair Vengeance pro series DDR3
Video: MSI NVIDIA Geforce GTX 760
SSD: Samsung 840 series 120GB
Hard drives: Western Digital Desktop 3tb
OS: Windows 7 Home premium
PSU: Corsair CX600M 600W
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This is my first new custom computer build in over 13 years!:

Computer case: Zalman ZM Z9-U3 Black Mid-Tower computer case
Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard
CPU processor: AMD FX-4300 3.8 GHz quad-core processor
CPU cooler: Hyper 212 EVO CPU cooler
Power supply unit: Fractal Design Integra R2 500W power supply
Hard drive: Western Digital 1 TB WD Black (WD1003FZEX) SATA III 7200 RPM hard drive w/64 MB cache
DVD-ROM: Lite-On iHas124 Black 24x DVD-RW Dual-Layer burner
Card reader: Sabrent CRW-UINB internal memory card reader/writer with USB 2.0 port
Memory: 8 GB Crucial (2 x 4GB) Ballistix Sport PC3-12800 DDR3 RAM (expandable to 32 GB DDR3 RAM)
Graphics card: EVGA GeForce 8400 GS 520 MHz graphics card with 1 GB GDDR3 1.2 GHz video RAM
Operating system: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 x64 retail

All of the computer components from AVADirect were carefully selected and they all work perfectly! It cost me $630.95 (plus $64.53 S&H). Seperate items include the memory card reader which cost $10.99. The unused retail copy of Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate that I got was from eBay. I bid $77.77 back in early December and won the DVD! The DVD actually cost $74 (plus $7.50 S&H).

If you add all of this up, the total cost for a new computer system cost $787.97 (including S&H).

The Windows Vista installation was started from scratch and it went successful without any major problems. Windows XP and Windows Vista driver support for the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard and graphics card are available; however, support is as-is, because these OSes are no longer fully supported and Windows XP will go out of support in a little over a month from now.

The old computer that I have out there in the garage will either be sold or taken to a recycling centre soon. Good riddance!
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Intel's Acers are fantastic!

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz 2.30 GHz with turbo boost up to 2.6 GHz
Intel HD Graphics 4400, up to 1792 GB dynamic video memory
6 Gigs DDR3 L Memory
64-bit OS with an x64-based processor
Full Windows Touch support with 10 touch points
OS: Windows 8.1
Battery: 4-cell Li-Ion Battery
1000 GB HDD
Acer Nplfy 802.11a/b/g/n+ BT 4.0
ODD – Asus DVD Burner
SSD 1 – Samsung EVO 250GB
SSD 2 – Intel 320 120GB
HDD 1 – Western Digital Green 2TB
HDD 2 – Western Digital Red 3TB
CPU – Intel Core i7 2600K
CPU Cooler – Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo
MOBO – Asus P8Z77-M LGA 1155 Intel Z77 Micro ATX
PSU – Corsair HX750 Modular
RAM – GSkill Ripjaws X 1600mhz 8GB (2x4gb)
GPU – Asus Radeon HD 7970 Direct CUII
Fans – Cougar 12cm Green LED Hydraulic x 5
Case – Cooler Master HAF XB Evo
Keyboard - Logitech G19
Mouse - Logitech G500
Monitor - Asus VS Series LED 23.6" x 2
Mousepad - Razer Goliathus M
OS - Windows 7 Professional
Software Development Desktop
ODD: LG DVD Burner
HDD: Seagate 500GB
MOBO: Asus Sabertooth P67
CPU: Intel I5 2500k
CPU Cooler: NZXT Havik Cooler
PSU: Corsair 750W
RAM: Mushkin 8GB
GPU: NVidia GTX 560ti SLI
Case: ThermalTake Level 10 GT
OS: Windows 7 Professional

Software Development Laptop
Macbook Pro 13"
CPU: Intel Core I5
OS: OSX Mavericks / Windows 8 (Bootcamp)
SSD: Samsung 500GB
RAM: Crucial 16GB

Gaming Desktop
ODD: LG DVD Burner
MOBO: Asus Sabertooth Z77
CPU: Intel I7 2600k
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C12P SE14
RAM: Mushkin 16GB
PSU: Rosewill Gaming 750w
Case: Rosewill Blackhawk Super Tower
OS: Windows 8
UPDATED (I said bah-humbug to Intel, I found too good of a deal)

Case - Thermaltake Armor Revo - Black
Processor - AMD FX-8350 4.6GHz
Cooling - Noctua NH‑D14 3x Noctua 140mm Fans
Mobo - Crosshair V Formula Z
RAM - 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600
GPU - GeForce GTX 690 - GPU Clock: +170MHz MEM Clock: +475MHz
Sound Card - ASUS Xonar Essence STX
ODD - LG BLU-RAY DVD±R/±RW Burner Combo Drive
PSU - Thermaltake TR2 TRX-1200M

SDD 0 - 120 GB Corsair Force Series GT
SDD 1 - 120 GB OCZ VTX3MI-25SAT30G
HDD Data Pool - 2 TB - 64M Cache 7200rpm

Monitors - Three 24" Sceptre E246W-1080P 5760 x 1080 (Not for playing games)
Keyboard - Razer BlackWidow RZ03-0038
Mouse - Some $5 1600-5600DPI mouse. It works lol.
OS - Primarily Win 8.1 Pro

Lights and childish things packed away in there too. Also, sorry for the third update post.

Btw, daredevil_keiji you have some epic builds. XD
Commissar kain I like your build also. What's your RAM brand? Because that's a high OC when combined with an AMD processor... imo. Also, where do your RAM timings stand?
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Btw, daredevil_keiji you have some epic builds. XD

Thanks dude. I forgot to add I use a BenQ XL2420t for my main monitor as well and two fairly crappy Acer monitors on the sides. I might upgrade to 3x Asus ROG PG278Q down the road or just buy 2 more X2420t
Btw, daredevil_keiji you have some epic builds. XD

Thanks dude.

You're welcome. It's killing me mate. I want just one 4K monitor with G-SYNC. That would be so sick.
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Hello, im planning on making my own custom build, and this is what I've gotten to so far. Anything I can improve on, without it being too pricy? (Pls keep in mind that this was my first attempt at making a custom computer, so I might have a few minor major errors.)

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Ngrpzy
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Ngrpzy/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Pentium G3420 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($75.66 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (1 x 4 GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card
Case: Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $321.61
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Case: RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX-612WEB 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower
Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge Quad-Core 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost)
Graphics: EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W
Optical: SAMSUNG Black Blu-ray Combo SATA Model
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Mobo: ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
HDD: Western Digital WD Green WD15EARX 1.5TB 64MB Cache SATA
SSD: PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive

With keyboard + mouse it's around $1500

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