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All components in their original boxes.

Kingston DDR2 1GB 5300 CL5 240-pin DIMM.

MSI K9N Diamond box (front).

Inside the box. The Quick User's Guide and part of the mainboard in view.

Here are the accesories that came within the box.

Accesories laid out on the table.

This is a 4-page fold that explains in detail the different parts of the board.

Close up of the Quick User's Guide and the 2 CDs that come in the box. 1) Drivers and Utilities and 2) Sound Blaster Live 24-bit.

Close-up of the mainboard (front).

Close-up of mainboard (bottom).

Close-up of mainboard (back).

Front box shot of AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 65W 2.21 GHz. (At the 10-month point I upgraded the CPU to a 6000+.)

Back box shot of AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 65W 2.21 GHz.

Mainboard with CPU and stock AMD heatsink attached.

Close-up of stock AMD heatsink.

Close-up of stock AMD heatsink and latching mechansim.

Close-up of 1GB DDR2 in DIMM1 slot.

Close-up of Northbridge and Southbridge with heat pipe.

Front of Tt Armor Jr. ATX case with wings folded in.

Side shot of Tt Armor Jr. ATX case side window with protective plastic still applied.

Unspectacular shot of the plain side.

Rear of the Tt Armor Jr. ATX case.

Front of Tt Armor Jr. ATX case with wings folded out.

Front of the Tt Armor Jr. ATX case with front access panel open.

Side shot of Tt Armor Jr. ATX case side window with protective plastic off.

Tt Armor Jr. ATX case with side panel removed.

Angled inside shot of Tt Armor Jr. ATX case.

Removeable hard drive cage.

Front shot of case with optical drives and floppy installed.

Close-up of mainboard tray.

Close-up of Back IO Shield installed.

Mainboard and PSU in place.

Completed system shot thru side window.

Completed system shot (front) wings closed.

Completed system shot (front) wings open.

Completed system shot (back).

 


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