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Old August 24, 2009, 08:55 AM
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I am new here, and am glad to have joined this forum, I am going to wait until Core i5 and GT300 comes out before I do any serious upgrades. I know my cable management could be better, but I am not going to mess with it right now, but suggestions are always welcomed. So what you think?




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Old August 24, 2009, 08:57 AM
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Welcome to the forum.

You didn't have to create your own thread. You could have posted your pics in "Case Pics" and "Post your desk" threads.
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You didn't have to create your own thread. You could have posted your pics in "Case Pics" and "Post your desk" threads.
I don't think its that big of a problem.

Welcome to the forums. Nice monitor btw...
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Old August 24, 2009, 09:41 AM
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I know my cable management could be better, but I am not going to mess with it right now, but suggestions are always welcomed. So what you think?
Cleaning up that cabling is a great "free upgrade"...make it look a whole lot better and improve air flow in the Case, not to mention an excuse to get in thier n rip her apart....(seems like I'm in both of my Cases at least once a month)....

Welcome to HWC.......If you decide to take on some Cable Management post "before n after" pics! Cheers ;)

With that CPU n PSU a great n cheap upgrade would be to toss another 9800 GTX + in thier for SLI.....very similar to my 2nd Rig!.....oh..a Aftermarket CPU Cooler and OC that E8400 too.
So:
1. Tidy up the cabling free
2. Add 2nd 9800 GTX+ SC Card approx $140
3. Aftermarket CPU Cooler approx $50
4. OC that E8400 to 3.6 - 4 Ghz free

boom....new Rig!

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Old August 24, 2009, 10:20 AM
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welcome to the forums and nice rig
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Old August 24, 2009, 08:01 PM
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Oops...sorry, just noticed your Intel Mobo.....no SLI on thier...
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Oops...sorry, just noticed your Intel Mobo.....no SLI on thier...
A Asus P5N-D is nForce 750i, but the spacing is a bit tight.
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nice setup and welcome to the sit.everyone here is nice andor knowledgeable,this is a great sit for anyone trying to learn about or just want to get the most out of their PCs.Make yourself at home here and enjoy
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A Asus P5N-D is nForce 750i, but the spacing is a bit tight.
Awesome then....SLI that sucker and enjoy a huge performance boost!! If the Mobo has (I know 750i does) 2 PCI-E slots, dual 9800 GTX+ SC will be fine for space, they are quite a bit smaller that the GTX 2xx Series Cards.....my SLI 9800 GTX+ Sc's fit fine in my "tight" Raidmax Smilidon Case....simply moved one Hard Drive up one position.





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nice setup and welcome to the sit.everyone here is nice andor knowledgeable,this is a great sit for anyone trying to learn about or just want to get the most out of their PCs.Make yourself at home here and enjoy
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