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Old 08-09-2006, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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aight...since I'm all anxious waiting for my cpu to come, today the video card arrives and I can pop that in.

But I was wondering, and if anybody know, can you safely boot up a pc without the cpu or would you just blow it all up?

thanks in advance

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Old 08-09-2006, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i dont think so...

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Old 08-09-2006, 12:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Don't risk it...just wait.


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Old 08-09-2006, 12:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 08-09-2006, 01:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i dont think it would boot... if u do try it tell us how big the explos... i mean how it worked :P ( unless u want to risk your comp i wouldnt do it but if u do make a vid of it lol)
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Old 08-09-2006, 04:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
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it wont boot, i tried it for curiosity,,, theres not brain in the comp to process the boot sequence,
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Wow, quote of the day.
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Wow, quote of the day.
Thread of the day, I gotta wonder about all the people who don't know this......
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Guys, not everybody knows as much about computers as you... =\
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Old 08-09-2006, 05:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Ok but even when I first started I could tell you the answer is no, can a car run without an engine? Can a person walk without a brain..... that one is not the best example, cause a chicken can run with its head cut off. Ok not everyone has common sence I guess.

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