The New Video Card Has Arrived!

Came home to a very nice surprise this evening! Immediately opened it up and continued my build. I installed the video card and plugged all the power cables in and neatly tied them up out of the way. Then I booted it up and flashed the BIOS!

The Unboxing

The Unboxing

 

The Packaging

The Packaging

 

The Contents

The Contents

 

The Top

The Top

 

The Backplate

The Backplate

 

Installed the card

Installed the card

 

Flashed the BIOS

Flashed the BIOS

Starting The Build

Got home and started building my new VR Ready PC with all the components I had available. I’m still missing the video card for now but I figured I could at least get started on the build.

Opened up the Motherboard.

Opened up the Motherboard.

 

Opened Motherboard

The Contents

 

Pretty nicel

Pretty nicel

 

Installing the stand-offs

Installing the stand-offs

 

Opening Processor

Opening Processor

 

Opening LEPA Watercooler

Opening LEPA Watercooler

 

Assembling the watercooler.

Assembling the watercooler.

 

Installed the motherboard, watercooler backplate, and processor.

Installed the motherboard, watercooler backplate, and processor.

 

Applied the Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Paste and mounted the water cooler to the CPU.

Applied the Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Paste and mounted the water cooler to the CPU.

 

Opened Samsung SSD

Opened Samsung SSD

 

Installed the SSD.

Installed the SSD.

 

Opening the EVGA 850W Fully Modular Power Supply

Opening the EVGA 850W Fully Modular Power Supply

 

Beautiful Power Supply!

Beautiful Power Supply!

 

Very nice cables and ties.

Very nice cables and ties.

 

Installed the Power Supply. It's a beast.

Installed the Power Supply. It’s a beast.

 

Took a break after installing the Power Supply. Now just waiting for the new video card to come in…