First build was a success.
I did a little bit of gaming, and my experience was stellar. The thing runs Skyrim, Battlefield 3, Crysis 3, and Bioshock Infinite perfectly. Although, regrettably, I have yet to play Borderlands 2 on it...
The only problems I ran into occurred when my home wifi went postal. With a good connection, anything I want to do is possible.
The sad part of the story is that I am not as hardcore a gamer as I thought, and my work needs consist mainly of writing and editing text documents, so I've got 1.21 jigawatts too many.
Maliwan is for sale to a good owner. I'll give you a good deal if you're a gamer who thinks they'll get some good mileage out of an ambitiously built, overclock-ready, beautiful pale beast of a PC. I posted in the "For Sale" forum here:
Tell me what you think.