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i....really need to think of better usernames :'( so, Hi guys! ill do a little intro first, my name is Drew, 26 Australian, ive just started running my own, small PC business. long walks on the beach....but you want to know my build? (apologies for the terrible photos, ill be shooting new ones soon) may i introduce "Project Galactus" a 3-stage build, to show you dont need to spend a fortune, to build a world eater CPU: AMD FX-8350 (currently running 4.5Ghz) Cooler: Thermaltake 2.0 Pro with NiC C5 fans (Push/Pull) ive gone with the C5 fans for better CFM, and a nicer look Mobo: ROG Crossfire V Formula Z RAM: G.Skill Trident-X 2400Mhz 2x4GB GPU: Sapphire 7950 PSU: 620w Antec HCG -Stage 2- (expected completion time, 2-3weeks) 240GB SSD (brand yet to be determined) RAM upgrade to 16GB G.Skill's or Avexir Blitz 1.1 16GB 2x8GB 2133Mhz (waiting to hear back from them, to see if they do 4x4GB) PSU Upgraded to Thermaltake 1050w DPS G 2 more Sapphire 7950's (3 total) with custom black backplates Red and Black cable extensions, all combed. Try to get as close to a stable 6Ghz as possible -Stage 3- 5x Thermaltake red Riing 12's custom front plate, removing the mesh, replacing with sheet aluminium, with a big Tt CnC cut into it, LED lit to the Thermaltake colors All up, its set to cost me around $1200 to put Galactus together, using a combination of new and quality second hand parts. i think that covers pretty much everything im doing, if i remember any more, ill let you know Edit: im really sorry for the potato photos, please dont hurt me