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Old 04-24-2006, 01:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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i have read fair few tutorials so i should be okay. thanks for saving me 70bucks
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it was so easy.

I built my first PC when I was about 15 and I didn't know crap about computers.

Basically if it doesn't fit in the slot then it doesn't go there.
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Old 04-24-2006, 05:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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if you're good with lego you'll be good with this

if you used megablocks.. well then you might be lookin into an intel system..
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However, if you do not have the proper tools that is where you get into trouble. Anti-static mat, anti-static wrist band and appropriate tool kit
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http://techist.com/showthread.php?th...ild+a+computer

Here's an overview on how it is very simple to build a computer
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Old 04-24-2006, 06:33 PM   #16 (permalink)
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case
mobo
ram
cpu
hsf
put psu in case
put mobo in case
screw in mobo
add video card
add hdd
add opticals
connect everything
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um........i dont think grounding works for static............hence the word static.
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depends what your "grounding" to, its the charge differential that causes static discharges.

Gournd yourself and the bag the component is in to the case, preferably use a wrist wrap. Roll up your sleaves.
You can also prepare your work surface with antistatic wipes/sprays.
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dont work on carpet, take your socks off, and try to maintain touch with the case to not shock the crap off somethin
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haha I just put my foot touching the case when sitting on the ground. Amazing how my Pre-AP Pysics class can't seem to understand electricty and the like.
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