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Asus apple of my eye build

cadaveca

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#51
I give them away, unless i need to hold on to them for numbers updates(and then i get rid of them, although I am very purposefully holding onto quite a few for LN2 clocking). i'm doing reviews for the fun, not the money.
 

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#52
I give them away, unless i need to hold on to them for numbers updates(and then i get rid of them, although I am very purposefully holding onto quite a few for LN2 clocking). i'm doing reviews for the fun, not the money.
:eek:

can you put me down for max 5 form/extreme? im down for any stipulations.. soon as i get this case finished im gonna start folding
 

cadaveca

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#53
Ha, red/black boards are a hot commodity right now. you've got several on that list ahead of you! :laugh:
 
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#54
There's a list?!

Dave has never offered me a board. I even bought his 870. I haz a sad. :(
 

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#55
There's a list?!

Dave has never offered me a board. I even bought his 870. I haz a sad. :(
Heh. Honestly, i try to give them to those that cannot afford such things.

And yes there is a lsit, and yes, you are on it. :laugh: Don't ask how long it is. :laugh:
 

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#56
i'd never be on it.... people think im rich. fact is i just worked my ass off to get the things i've had in the past. gonna have to keep on doing that it seems. the whole reason i didnt go SB on this build was because i had to do some craigslist trading to afford what i got. i sold a machine that had a dead mobo that was given to me.

i5 655k - CL for $100
maximus iii formula - here on tpu for $60
zt650 psu - newegg sale/used old gift certs to buy, out of pocket was $43 and i got $25 newegg card + $20 MIR from ocz
crucial 8gb ram kit - above gift card and rebate paid for ram
i had one case and got the second off CL for $50

for what i have in the whole thing i couldnt even get an 1155 cpu or mobo.



new ram today....

 
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#58
That looks great!! keep up the great work! :pimp:
I'm a ASUS fan too.

I give them away, unless i need to hold on to them for numbers updates(and then i get rid of them, although I am very purposefully holding onto quite a few for LN2 clocking). i'm doing reviews for the fun, not the money.
That's awesome I always thought Reviews had to hold onto them.

I'm still using a ASUS P5q Pro LGA775, it takes over 40 sec. to boot past Bios screen.
nudge, nudge, wink, wink. :D
 

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almost done... just have to make the front panel fan shroud as soon as i get some 140mm fans found. i need to finish wiring up the power switch and get a longer sata cable for the bottom drive.

the "brain" had to be put together outside the box then installed as a whole. was tough to do without scratching everything to death.

what you think?



























 
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#60
Lookin' good, Fits.
 
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#61
That looks great!
 
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#62
A white DVD bezel instead of red would tie it all together...

But damn that is nice... Its like a much better lian li.
 
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#63
Damn thats a great looking case but I must point out, isn't that GFX card sagging too much?
 
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#64
Very nice. I like the carbon fiber look.
 

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#66
That looks damn nice! :toast: