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HTPC Living Room Build
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Sanguinius
Sanguinius Feb 24 2013, 5:26am says:

Lol your "parts from the closet" are better then my stone age computer xD

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Gamingroach
Gamingroach Feb 24 2013, 5:45am replied:

Believe it or not...I even have have a dusty IBM with Windows95 that still works...And other old time PC components dating back from mid 1990s. I ended up throwing out most of my older parts because of a roach infestation from an apartment I moved out from 3 years ago.

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Well here it goes with my HTPC build for my Living Room. Just finished putting it together about an hour ago and installing drivers, etc.

Its really not much since I used parts found in my closet.
(HD 6450 and ADATA 2x2GB 1333MHZ DDR3 RAM while I swapped in my Cooler Master 700w PSU over a 1000w Rosewill PSU which was later installed in my Phantom rig today). CPU is a Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition which will stay in temporary until I upgrade it to a FX-8350 by mid/late year, which explains why I got the 990FX motherboard.

RAM and Videocard is also going to be upgraded too by mid year 2013.
I'm just patiently waiting for those next gen GPUs by AMD and Nvidia before this thing can have gaming capabilities for Family and Guests.

I gotta admit...I think I did a good job with the Cable Management with this one...Had to make use with lots of cable ties to tidy them up well.
Its now on par with my Phantom Build in terms of cable management.

Specs:
CPU: Phenom II X4 965 BE (from Newegg)
Mobo: ASrock 990FX Extreme 3 (from Newegg)
GPU: Force3D HD 6540 (From closet)
RAM: Adata 2x2GB DDR3 1333MHz (From closet)
PSU: 700w CoolerMaster RS700 (Swapped from Phantom)
HDD: Seagate 500GB (from Newegg)
Case: CM Storm Scout (From closet)

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