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    It just works

    Thanks for the encouragement RSEandme and Xeromist.

    Despite my fears when I started, everything came into place. The bench test was just the PS, Motherboard, CPU, and memory. It was a great...
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    Ready to Build

    Now that my Maximus Hero XI and Windows came in the mail I am ready to build. I am still waiting on my memory, but have 2x8G sticks available to get started.

    Strange thing is, I am a little...
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    Very cool. Looks excellent.

    Very cool. Looks excellent.
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    Thanks for the tips 905. I start my build soon,...

    Thanks for the tips 905. I start my build soon, so I may have to re-dress cables after I get the extensions.
  5. Thread: ninezerofive

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    OMG! Looks awesome. What do you have under...

    OMG! Looks awesome.

    What do you have under the GPU? Also, did you have any trouble routing the power cables to the mother board? Looking at my case, it seems that I will need a long cable to have...
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    Financial Burden

    I got way too carried away purchasing the parts for my new build. This is clear to me now in the end of the month as bills come rolling in. Despite saving a decent monthly chuck for 8 months and my...
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    Happy Birthday to you indeed. I just got mine...

    Happy Birthday to you indeed. I just got mine yesterday. It's just a beautiful case.
    It's a lot bigger in person than I thought looking at pictures.
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    Sticky: Okay tough question as there have been so many....

    Okay tough question as there have been so many. But the following come to mind:
    Super Mario World
    Marathon then DOOM
    X-COM: Enemy Unknown
    Myst and Riven
    Eldar Scrolls: Oblivion
    Gears of War...
  9. Due to the age of my current hardware, my gaming...

    Due to the age of my current hardware, my gaming has been pretty low key this summer. I expect to fix that with a ROG build in progress.
    The games I put the most time in this 2019 are:
    Kerbal...
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    UPS Blues

    This day brought great joy and was then followed by crushing grief for this ROG build.

    First some background: I had first ordered a motherboard, PS, Memory, and a SSD. The next day I found that...
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    Meanderings of a ROG Builder

    Impatiently, today I checked and re-checked the status of half a dozen tracking numbers. I have a lot of my hard earned gold sitting on UPS trucks heading slowly towards my humble home. I wonder at...
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    Sticky: Hello Republic

    I am an ancient builder since the dawn of the personal computer.
    I built my first computer at a young age by dipping a tape covered PCB in an acid bath. It was built around the once powerful...
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