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Old 05-29-2012, 07:59 PM   #46
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Okay. Thanks for helping out so much.
I have a couple more questions:
In the future how difficult would it be to put on a new CPU Cooler, a Soundcard, and another 7850?
Sound card is easy, just find a spare slot and plug it in, disable onboard sound in the BIOS, install the drivers.

Replacing the cooler with an aftermarket one is a minor pain in the rear as you'll need to clean off the thermal pad from the CPU. Isopropyl alcohol and a Q-Tip from any pharmacy should do the trick.

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Just put in my order! I'm super excited! Any advice for when I'm building it?
Take your time, read the instructions.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:07 PM   #47
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Alright thanks! I have the instructions from the parts, PCGamers how to build a gaming PC guide, and NewEgg's own video that they made on how to put it together. I've given myself all weekend to build it so time is not an issue.
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Old 06-01-2012, 06:27 PM   #48
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Everything but the monitor got here! I'm planning on building tomorrow, and then booting up when the monitor gets here!
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:53 PM   #49
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Build is complete and fully updated! Thank you guys so much!
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:40 PM   #50
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Sounds like it'll run like a beast. Also, when you start up, go into BIOS and makes sure your RAM is running at 1600Mhz. When I got my Kingston set, the box said factory defaults were at 1600, but it was actually running much slower, so I changed it.
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