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Old 08-25-2006, 12:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Assembling computer ?

K, so saturday or sunday I'm picking up my parts for new computer build. I wanted to see if u guys can give me some pointers on how to assemble ? I read few topics that explained how, but getting more info won't hurt.
Like what do I assemble first ? Can I assemble Mobo and Ram and Cpu and Heatsink outside the case and then put it in ? Also I will have 2 drives, how do I connect them ?
And once everything is put together what's the next step to installing software ?
Here's my build

Case: Thermaltake Tsunami
CPU : Core 2 Due E6600
Mobo: Asus P5N32-SLI Deluxe
Ram: 2GB Dual Channel OCZ Platinum DDR2 800
Video: Evga 7900GT
HDD: Wester Digital Raptor 74 GB 10,000 rpm 16mb cache
HDD2: Wester Digital Caviar 250 GB 7,200rpm 16mb cache
PSU: OCZ Powestream 600W
Heatsink: Zalman 9500
DVD: Plextor

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Old 08-25-2006, 12:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Stick CD in drive, push power button, follow the on-screen instructions.

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Old 08-25-2006, 12:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 08-25-2006, 12:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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There are no problems installing the ram, cpu, heatsink, before you put the mobo in the case.

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Old 08-25-2006, 12:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Although you will find it easier with smaller cases to do so after. I always find it hard fitting it in there with everything on it especially with small cases.
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