Here's my new core i7, hd4870, 6gb rig (pics)

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Just finished this thing up last night. I had no problems whatsoever, everything went pretty smooth. Here are some pics for your enjoyment. Thanks for all those that gave me advice.

My cat was driving me crazy all night while I putting this thing together, finally I through him in the bedroom and locked him up.

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So far so good. I've heard of the chipsets get a little hot, but hopefully the case will provide adequate cooling. I'm going to overclock tonight and we'll see how it goes.
 

huskerwr38

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Eh, I wasn't too worried. I live in NW where it rains everyday so static electricity has no chance. Also I was wearing anti static wrist straps.
 

sassan

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Niice, congratz.

by the way try to use some Zipties will make the inside look better and it will give you a better airflow.
 

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It's a lot like my build. My power supply has similar wires which I found simply impossible to keep anyway neat. Still though who cares as long as everything is kept nice and cool.
 

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Thats a Xigmatek 1283. Yea, I've built 3 other computers on carpet as well.
 

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I've got a similar build to. God I can't wait for mine to arrive and put it together. I haven't been sleeping more than 3 hours a nite in anticipation..lol.

Is that the Coolermaster? Didn't realize it's one of those bottom mounted PSU cases if so.
 

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I agree! such a lovely cat indeed!

....oh ya, sweet rig too...lol :p
 

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Good choice of case, Antec 900, or at least that's what I thought I saw, lol. Looks a little messy with the cables, but otherwise good. What OCZ cooler is that? I had no clue they had a LGA 1366 cooler out.
 

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Not necessarily. On any new build I make, a pick a kitten up at the Humane Society and lock them in the case on first boot up as a sacrifice to the computer gods in hope of a high overclock.

^^ highly recommended for 'Best Answer' post imo