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Whilst not quite a system build....

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System Name Not so complete or overkill
Processor 5960X @ 4.20Ghz @ 1.06v - For Crunching!!
Motherboard MSI X99 Titanium Gaming
Cooling Custom loop with old bits and pieces that I need to replace
Memory G Skill TridentX 3466 non RGB..
Video Card(s) 2 x EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition
Storage Sandisk 120Gb SSD, 2 x 2Tb Sammy 3.5" drives - Need more drives!!
Display(s) 3 x 23" LG IPS panels (can't remember model!!)
Case 10mm thick MDF on plastic risers.. It's kinda a case??
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply EVGA T2 1200w
Mouse Corsair thingy
Keyboard Corsair thingy
Software Windows 10
Benchmark Scores It's not to bad.. More importantly, it works!!
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I've some more to add to this little lot :)

Over the last week or so, I've had a few jobs at home to get done before our baby is due (tomorrow now... Should be interesting!! :)) and thought I'd share what I've been up to and ask a few things along the way.. I've two cases I'd like to put builds in, so I need to get some ideas for those and also show a few changes :) I'll need to get some more pictures I'm sure of it, so please bare with me :)

So as baby was due, there was a few jobs around the house I'd wanted to get sorted a long time before, loft to be boarded out properly and maybe some sort of shelves up there just to I could put things in better places etc :) So, as you do, about a week or so before baby is due (putting everything to chance :D) I set to getting started...

I had some wiring work to do in my conservatory as well as the outside shed I have and the loft for the boarding out.. So firstly, the materials :)

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I also had some Celotex type insulation and some 100x25mm PSE wood, as I needed some fixing for my shed :)

So some before shots of the loft (I'll try and limit the boring stuff here...)

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For not being a master in wood work, I'm pretty pleased how it came out, well ended up being :) Was awkward as things weren't ever straight straight but as below for the conservatory, we carried on regardless :)

Now for the conservatory...

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As everything was ripped out of the PC room, I had a bit of a change of heart in there as well.. So We had, option 1 and option 2....

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Well for the PC room, I went with option 2. I've managed to get rid of a desk as well, so I'm down to 3 desks now which is great as I needed somewhere for baby's cott to go eventually... Gives me 6 months to try and sort things out even further if possible!! :) Now was trying to decide how to setup the monitors as well...

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As you might be able to see a bit of, I have a ThermalTake X9 case there, which is one of the builds I will be asking for some opinions and thoughts with :) Now on to the next stage.... :) (I really do hope this isn't boring anyone and if your reading this right now, hats off to you for getting this far!! :) )

So next up was getting the shed ready and setup for the fixing and then it was back inside for the tidy up....
So shed first... Emptying it...

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The finished conservatory..

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So as that was all sorted out and then all rushed back inside as I had to go and pick up daughter for the weekend, but my car decided to have other ideas and not blooming start!! Found out today after a few very painful trips in my girl friends car, that it was just a knackered battery in the end (thank goodness....)

So as the shed was all thrown in and such and as Isabelle was down with me, she was being a genuine star helping me out as she hadn't been and still wasn't very well, so I have to add those pics in :)

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Afterwards, she had a little nap whilst I went and moped through the house downstairs as everything had been emptied due to the sheer dust from all the flooring sheets, insulation and whatever else was about...

So as I had also found more hardware in boxes downstairs, I had a job of putting as much as I could up in to the loft... So before and after :)

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Now one of my many questions coming up would be, is hardware ok in attics or should I find somewhere else to put this stuff?? There's some important things still in the boxes (motherboards, PSUs etc) that I obviously wish to keep in tip top condition, will I be ok to leave it up in the loft for a long period of time?

Before I forget, the server cabinet...

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Damn that thing is heavy as fudge.....
Behind it, is also a hole drilled through the wall for network cables, so I've been able to put through a few cables for connectivity out there :) I've yet to set back up my WCG crunchers just yet, but having got a rather high power bill, I'm just trying to run things with the solar at the moment, so I can get my electric costs right down and then see what I can realistically leave on :)

I'll see if I can get some more pictures up tomorrow of the case and some hardware but since my girl friend is due tomorrow, I might not actually get around to much!! :)

I'm sorry if this is rather crap at the moment, I hope that it will get better for any and all that are interested in my little projects :) I'll try and post up as soon as I can :)
 

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