Description

This build originally started out as a new gaming PC. I started gathering parts last winter for what I thought was going to be a Sandy Bridge i5 2500K with a hefty overclock and a single GTX 680. Little did I know!

I started with the processor(2500K) because I got a crazy good deal around the holidays that I just couldn't pass up. Some time went by and I started to gather parts for the build here and there in preparation for the GTX 680 launch. Around the time the GTX 680 was released, it was a nightmare to get your hands on one... Especially the EVGA SC Signature's! About a month or so after they launched, I still had no luck in sourcing one of them for myself. By this point, the waiting game was getting to me. Assuming I wasn't going to get a card anytime soon, I went ahead and bought an Ivy Bridge i7 3770K at release figuring the card would be a while till they were readily available. Much to my surprise, I was able to grab one of the few they posted on the EVGA site some time around April. Around this time, I decided I was going to get a Z77 FTW motherboard and again, I played the waiting game. Seemingly nothing to me at this point, I decided I may as well go all out and grab another 680 for SLI. Luckily, a week or so later I was able to snag another one! The only thing holding this build back was the mobo. That was the worst, I felt like it was an eternity because this was the only piece to my puzzle I didn't have! After months and months of waiting, I was finally able to finish the build.

I gathered so many parts while waiting for others to release, I managed to make two builds. Here is the first, and I will showcase the second one later.

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Comments

  • 91 months ago
  • 3 points

I usually think LEDs look tacky, but damn that case is beautiful to look into.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 91 months ago
  • 3 points

Really pretty build. Very impressive!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!

  • 91 months ago
  • 2 points

Where'd you buy the sleeved cables, bro?

  • 91 months ago
  • 2 points

I sleeved the cables myself.

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry for the late reply but they came out really nice!

  • 91 months ago
  • 2 points

hehehe. cream

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Bookmarked. Amazing.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you very much!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow. This is great!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

What did you use to thread the PSU cables?

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't remember the exact specifics of what I used, but can look into it if you'd like.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

If you can I would like to do it myself with my Corsair PSU. It just looks so neat and clean.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Amazing build, I personally really like those LEDs myself. Very sexy.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, i'm glad that you used EVGA, much better quality.

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Always been a fan of EVGA. Amazing quality and customer service!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Great looking build. C.R.E.A.M. sticker made me lol. Now I have the song stuck in my head. :D

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Another Wu-Tang fan, nice! I used it to cover the gold/yellow on the power supply so everything matched. Thanks!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

damn this looks good whered you get the cables at to look like that?

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

I sleeved the cables myself, not the most difficult thing to do, but time consuming! Especially if you're a perfectionist like myself. Thanks!

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

nice man it looks great good job

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you give us a link to where you bought the sleeves? Also, how did you work around the USB 3.0 line from the front panel?

  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

Im getting jelly LOL!

  • 87 months ago
  • 1 point

I was looking through the i7-3770K builds when I came across this beauty.

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Beauty! What fan is that on the cooler?

  • 80 months ago
  • 1 point

Would it be weird if i humped your computer? Thats sooooo nice! Grats man

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  • 91 months ago
  • 1 point

She is quite the beast, I love it!

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