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 Post subject: Origin
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:37 pm 
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I look forward to the following days ahead...to begin my Origin. The start of something great.

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The move from 24" at 1920x1080 to 30" at 2560x1600.
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Origin.
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What is your beginning?

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:50 am 
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It is done.

Intel® Core™ i7 3770K OC @ 3.5GHz, Liq. Cooled | 16GB DDR3 RAM @ 1600MHz
30" Dell IPS U3011 @ 1600p | Dual 4GB GDDR5 nVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 in SLI
240GB SSD, 640GB, 1TB 10K HDDs | 1TB External HDD | 24X DVD+/-RW with DL writability
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Microsoft XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
Cannon PIXMA MG6220 AIO | Logitech G19 Keyboard | Logitech G700 Wireless Mouse
Realtek ALC892 Audio | Logitech X-540 5.1 Speakers | Logitech G35 7.1 Headset
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | | 850W PSU | 1500VA and 450VA UPS | LED Case lights with Remote
ORIGIN Millennium PC | Corsair 600T | Windows 8 Pro, 64-bit with Media Center Pack

*CPU is to have a "mild" overclock.

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Intel i7 3770K @ 4.24GHz, Liq. Cooled | 16GB RAM @ 1600MHz
Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 1:26 am 
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:shock: Dang! That had to cost a pretty penny, but talk about horsepower under the hood..!

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:19 am 
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Wait......Harry has more graphics power than I do now?

I need to upgrade. :rofl:

But really, congrats on the new rig! Get us some pics. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:28 am 
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Ordered, but it won't be here until mid-December and I'm looking for a good Black Friday/Cyber Monday deal on a 2TB external drive.

I'm afraid I might have to up my PSU since I have 2 cards and every USB port is going to be taken.

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Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:30 pm 
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Did you remember to tell Origin that the shipping address was in the UK.... ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:26 pm 
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:lol: Or northern Indiana? 8-)

BTW Pete--long time no read! :) Nice to "see" you again!

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:30 pm 
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Pete, you 'ol dime a dozen nickelback - I have a BF3 Limited Edition key for you. You can activate it on EA's Origin.

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Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:29 am 
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gdonner wrote:
:lol: Or northern Indiana? 8-)

BTW Pete--long time no read! :) Nice to "see" you again!



yeah its been awhile that's for sure :D

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:50 am 
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hairbautt wrote:
Pete, you 'ol dime a dozen nickelback - I have a BF3 Limited Edition key for you. You can activate it on EA's Origin.

I see how it is. Givin' Pete a free BF3 LE key, but not for us.

I will be waiting for your Origin PC on delivery day at your door. :rofl:

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:05 am 
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Thought you guys had it and Pete's the slow one, so I only figured. I got the Premium edition from $30, but it came with BF3: LE too - which I already have.

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Intel i7 3770K @ 4.24GHz, Liq. Cooled | 16GB RAM @ 1600MHz
Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:10 pm 
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Man, you guys should see the Origin that arrived at my house this morning! Thanks Hair, you shouldn't have . . .

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:37 pm 
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davbow wrote:
Man, you guys should see the Origin that arrived at my house this morning! Thanks Hair, you shouldn't have . . .



Must be nice David :mrgreen: All I found on my doorstep was a bag of burning dog poo :rofl:

But really Hair, nice rig :bow: How is that monitor treating you :D

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:01 pm 
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I grew accustomed to it pretty fast, but the difference between 24" to 30" is huge. Unfortunately, it really drains the GPU but the new rig should fix most of that.

Also, December 13th is the estimated ship date.

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Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:16 pm 
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hairbautt wrote:
Also, December 13th is the estimated ship date.

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If you see a crowd of people waiting outside your door that day, just ignore them. :rofl:

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:12 am 
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I received it and got it all setup hardware-wise. I still have to install some drivers for my peripherals and set my own personal settings n'such. It's faster than holy hell, and they clocked my GPUs to 1Ghz and CPU to 4.3 ghz. I can't wait to game, but I hate doing all the setup crap like restoring my music, pictures, browser, etc.

I'll do pictures later - maybe Saturday, but I'm busy even though I took off most of the week. I also have half of next week off.

I still have anxiety over the transition given my experiences with Dell and Dellianware.

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Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
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You know you're dealing with a badass company when a "mild" overclock is 4.3ghz :)

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:42 am 
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Quick update: It is still awesome.

Thanks,

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WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
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RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:36 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:06 am 
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Quick update: It is still awesome.


Whew! That's a relief--had us worried for a bit there. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:40 pm 
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The computer is cool and all, but where did you get the great desk?

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and other standard stuff :D


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:32 am 
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Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003TW9K7 ... -8&pi=SL75

I wish I choose this one tho': http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0019MAUT ... -2&pi=SL75

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Intel i7 3770K @ 4.24GHz, Liq. Cooled | 16GB RAM @ 1600MHz
Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:04 am 
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Thanks for the info.

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 Post subject: Re: Origin
 Post Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:10 am 
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Well, I returned my ORIGIN PC desktop. I'm using my parts evolution service and will be getting a 1K PSU and two GeForce GTX Titans.

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Intel i7 3770K @ 4.24GHz, Liq. Cooled | 16GB RAM @ 1600MHz
Acer Predator Z35 Monitor | 11GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE
240GB SSD, 640GB, two 1TB HDDs | 1TB Passport | 24x DVD+/-RW+DL
WinTV-HVR 2250 with Remote | Media Card Reader | XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
PIXMA MG6220 AIO | C920 HD Pro | G19 Keyboard | G700s Mouse
RealTek ALC892 Audio | X-540 5.1 Speakers | G35 7.1 Headset | Hotas X Joystick
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 | Biometric Reader | 1.2KW PSU | 1500 & 550 VA UPS
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64-bit | Corsair 600T with LEDs


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