Thinking of building a PC

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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by madmattd » March 22nd, 2013, 8:30 am

840 Pro is faster, 840 reg. isn't really. But both are obviously still better than a spinner of course.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Mullet » March 22nd, 2013, 10:06 am

Solid rig Joe.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Joe » March 22nd, 2013, 4:22 pm

Order Placed!

Thank you for the help everyone, especially Matt and Stephen.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Stephen » March 22nd, 2013, 5:58 pm

i dont know where you pull your facts from but the 840 is just slightly slower then the pro

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd ... 269-6.html
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by madmattd » March 22nd, 2013, 6:21 pm

Stephen wrote:i dont know where you pull your facts from but the 840 is just slightly slower then the pro

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd ... 269-6.html
Well that list's declared specs blows the pants off ones I saw last fall when it came out. Perhaps something changed since then, in which case I apologize. I recall the early reviews after release and being rather underwhelmed by the 840 vs the 840 Pro (the pro looked awesome).

Of course, none of that matters as both are fast and you won't really notice a significant the difference between the two outside of benchmarks.

Joe, enjoy the new toy!
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Joe » March 26th, 2013, 12:26 pm

Parts arrived, I'll be putting it together after work.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by PRETENDICA » March 26th, 2013, 2:07 pm

That's awesome, Joe. Can we get one with a better shot of the case? And then another one, when you get it all together.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Newman » March 26th, 2013, 3:22 pm

No Pre, there was only enough film from the 1870s for one more picture. It is too late. /tear
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by madmattd » March 26th, 2013, 3:41 pm

Nice! Have fun :D
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Mullet » March 26th, 2013, 4:51 pm

Wire management!! God speed. congrats!!
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Joe » March 26th, 2013, 5:57 pm

Couple shots inside the case and a shot of my desk.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Mullet » March 26th, 2013, 8:07 pm

Looks good dude. TF2 time!!!
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Stephen » March 26th, 2013, 9:04 pm

Uhh your missing a pcie cable on your gpu get on that quick

And looks like ur ssd just sitting there lol need an adapter?
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by Joe » March 26th, 2013, 9:48 pm

Stephen wrote:Uhh your missing a pcie cable on your gpu get on that quick

And looks like ur ssd just sitting there lol need an adapter?
Already told Stephen on Steam, but, I connected the second connecter into the GPU after taking the pic and the SSD is screwed into the bottom of the tray.
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Re: Thinking of building a PC

Post by madmattd » March 27th, 2013, 12:18 pm

I was going to mention the PCIe cable too, then figured you had it in since you showed a pic of the machine booted.

That case's hard drive trays have mounting points for 2.5" HDD/SSDs. Quite handy, though the trays are a lot more solid with a 3.5" drive. (I have the same case).

You can pull either of the 3-drive trays out if you want by the way. I had planned to on mine then decided I liked it better with them in.
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