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Got a digital camera for christmas so I decided to takes pictures and show off my rig.

summary:
ABIT AN7 motherboard
AMD AthlonXP 2500
1G DDR400 dual channel RAM
PixelView nVidia GeForce FX 5900XT
550W SuperFlower PS

This is the front of the comp:

You can see my fan speed controller which I actually bought for the express purpose of controlling the fan on my heat sink (I'll go into more detail on that one later). Below that is the CD drive that I ganked out of my first Dell computer. The nifty little thing below that is a digital readout for fan speed and temp on my graphics card. Unfortunately the damn thing is made out of pretty flimsy plastic and doesn't work well with the rail mounting system in my case. You can't tell from this angle but the top is tilted in and none of the edges are flush with the case.

At the bottom right are the hard drive racks. There are 6 slots and each one has a tray the you slide out. The HD screws onto the tray and then you can just slide it in. This leads to my only complaint about the case: There isn't much clearance between the hard drives and the glass and it causes problems with my round ATA cables. I have 2 Western Digital 120G hard drives in here.

Dominating the central area is the 80mm fan Vantec Tornado TD9238H attached to my heat sink. The heatsink is a Thermalright SLK-948U (unfortuantely both these damn sites make it hard to link directly to the product page you I added the product numbers so you can go the rest of the way yourself). Together this thing sticks like 5 inches up off the mother board and sounds like a freight train. Thats why I bought the fan controller.
My second to most recent upgrade was the power supply. The case came with a 420W power supply but I wanted more, plus I didn't like the configuration of the fan. I bought a superflower 550W power supply with a 14cm blue LED fan. It is a garunteed quiet fan but it does have 3 speed settings: hi, lo and auto. Auto is supposed to keep the fan only fast enough to cool the unit down based on its activity but since my tornado drowns it out no matter what I run it on hi.
My video card is the "PixelView GeForce FX 5900XT Golden Limited." It pretty much runs any of the games I want to play without any difficulty.
Only problem was that the metal casing conflicted with a clump of transistors on my motherboard so I had to take it off leaving me no option but to mound the monitor on the front of my computer which, as I said earlier, doesn't like my rails system.
I have 1G of Ultra dual channel PC3200 DDR400 RAM.
For me the hardest damn thing about building a computer is figuring out where to stick the damn wires.
My newest upgrade is my monitor. I replaced my old POS Dell monitor with a new Samsung SyncMaster 997df