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Offline PinkRose

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2015, 08:17:32 PM »
And I like my chat windows big and right in front of me.
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2015, 08:21:20 AM »
Oh, good point about moving HUD out of your field of view.  Although I imagine that split up the middle is rather disconcerting.
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2015, 09:45:07 AM »
i think one big monitor is much better. there are even curved ones... if you have just one monitor, nothing gets split, also you can invest the money of 3 monitors in one...

Also Monitors are currently evolving quickly, so you might regret sending alot on a monitor if there's better stuff out there soon. somtimes there's rediculous deals on decent monitors...

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2015, 09:58:26 AM »
Immediately after reading that, I saw a reference to this in my news feed:

http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2015/09/08/lg-ultrawide-setup-dream-festival-gotta-check/
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2015, 04:23:12 PM »
I wonder what would happen if I bought 6 of those and stretched a game all the way around me in a circle!?!? O_O

And why does the internet always make reference to the "PC Master Race". Kind of gauche but whatever.

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2015, 01:12:53 PM »
I have joined the computer master race. Now time to get a monitor bracket and get them on arms :D


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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #26 on: September 18, 2015, 05:10:34 PM »
Blue or red pill, Sir?
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #27 on: September 18, 2015, 09:17:19 PM »
Blue or red pill, Sir?

Is purple an option?  In case Neo develops a reflux condition, you know?

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #28 on: September 23, 2015, 02:55:41 PM »
And it is complete!

The bracket came today to get them all up on arms. And got some longer cables.


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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #29 on: September 23, 2015, 10:08:57 PM »
Looks great!
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2015, 09:17:13 PM »
I love the three-panel desktop wallpaper!
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2015, 07:57:04 AM »
It did sort of complete the whole set up lol.

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #32 on: October 03, 2015, 11:19:35 AM »
How the hell do you keep your desk so clean?!? You need way more coffee mugs, miscellaneous flash drives, and sticky notes.

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #33 on: October 03, 2015, 11:47:27 PM »
I had JUSt put together the display. So it was at its maximum cleanage lol.

I have more empty glasses and stuff on it now. Though, I do try to keep the desk clean of debris.

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #34 on: October 16, 2018, 08:50:24 AM »
New computer build!

The last one lasted for 4 years. It is still doing ok but upcoming games like Anthem in February are saying my specs don't meet some of the minimums and definitely not the recommended. My GTX 760 lasted 4 years though which is pretty good!

I found it very handy to have this old post available for me to find so I am posting my build up here again so I can find it later.


CASE: ROSEWILL ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case with Tempered Glass and RGB LED Lighting

CPU: Intel Core i7-8086K Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 5.0 GHz Unlocked LGA 1151 300 Series 95W

CPU COOLING: Cooler Master GeminII S524 Version 2 CPU Air Cooler with 120 mm Silencio FP Fan

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti SC Gaming ACX 3.0 Black Edition 8GB GDDR5

MOBO: ASUS TUF Z370 Pro Gaming LGA1151 DDR4 HDMI DVI M.2 Z370 ATX Motherboard

POWER: EVGA 750 BQ, 80+ BRONZE 750W

RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz C15 Desktop Memory

SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 1TB Read: 550MB/s; Write: 520MB/s Solid State Drive

HDD: Western Digital Red 4 TB 3.5-Inch SATA 6GB/s NAS Hard Drive

OS: Windows 10 Home | USB Flash Drive

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Offline Gith

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #35 on: October 16, 2018, 09:55:36 AM »
Now I just need to be patient and wait for Black Friday/Cyber Monday to see if I can get any deals on these parts. The GPU and SSD were on sale for $180 and $200 off so that is some good savings so far!

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #36 on: October 16, 2018, 03:41:42 PM »
This is my current system, I can play BDO on max settings with no issues (and every other game I play)

The prices are a few years old .. maybe more than a few years.

Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3 GHz LGA 2011-v3 BX80648I75820K Desktop Processor   Intel   $384.99
ASUS X99-DELUXE/U3.1 ATX Intel Motherboard   ASUS    $399.99
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 64GB (8 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2133 (PC4 17000) Memory Kit Model F4-2133C15Q2-64GRR   G.Skill $299.99
Quantity: 2 (twin setup SLI) ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti POSEIDON-GTX980TI-P-6GD5 Video Card   ASUS    $719.99 EACH
Antec H2O 1250 KUHLER H2O 1250 Water Cooler   Antec   $97.99
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W Power Supply   Antec   $141.00
AZZA Solano 1000R Black / Red Japanese SECC Steel/Metal mesh in front MicroATX/ATX/Full ATX Computer Case   AzzA   $109.99
WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX   "Western Digital" $127.00
ASUS BC-12D2HT 12X Blu-ray BD Combo Player DVD Writer SATA Internal Drive   ASUS    $109.00
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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #37 on: October 16, 2018, 07:53:18 PM »
Shhh! Y'all are making me want to build a new computer.  :fln:
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Offline Gith

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #38 on: October 17, 2018, 07:12:42 AM »
I found many of the parts on sale from my local Canada Computers and Amazon so many of the parts will be arriving today!

But of course, the case will be arriving last lol.

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Re: Help Building a Computer Please
« Reply #39 on: October 17, 2018, 09:09:08 AM »
Quantity: 2 (twin setup SLI) ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti POSEIDON-GTX980TI-P-6GD5 Video Card   ASUS    $719.99 EACH

What are you running with twin linked graphics cards? I currently have 3 monitors running off a single GTX 760.

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