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Old 01-11-2008, 03:42 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Im gonna wait and TRY to save some more cash up, or maybe ill just ask the "Boss".
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Old 01-11-2008, 03:48 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The hardest part about building a computer is getting the parts out of the boxes... that tape is ub33r strong
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Old 01-11-2008, 04:05 PM   #23 (permalink)
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it's easy, just need to be slightly smart and have a little common sense...

namely, it's all about reading, simple as that
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Old 01-11-2008, 05:49 PM   #24 (permalink)
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66nova, I had never built a pc before I came here either.

The guys here talked me into it, and on Christmas day 2006 I did my biuld....man i have LOVED it....best pc I have ever had....

I then helped my son build one, he was 15, he loved it and shows it off to everyone who comes over.....both pc have run pretty much trouble free also.

You really learn alot building them also.

The guys here at the forums are just awsome when it comes to helping others too.

I can't thank them enough for talking me into building instead of buying.
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ACtually the hardest part for me is deciding on the right parts. I spent probably 3 weeks researching parts before i built my last rig, and have since rebuilt it about 4 more times because i always want more
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Old 01-11-2008, 06:46 PM   #26 (permalink)
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well for me im constantly looking at parts so when i do decide to build i know exacly what i want, and i just check it over with the guys here on tech forums.
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Old 01-11-2008, 07:00 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Id say its easier then Legos (Yes I still use them) but only if you don't plan to take things "to the next level". Like what I am doing... designing and building my own custom Air flow case... its hard making something compact, elegant, new USB swivel ports (I made them! I call patent!) and yet still provide plenty of airflow for hardcore game use.... but I could never find I case I liked that was affordable after shipping.. I refuse to pay 70 bucks.. when I have sheets of plastic right here I can cut.
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Old 01-11-2008, 09:58 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Well its sounds easy so i'm going to try it. Now the hard part.....finding my parts.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:53 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Don't worry about whether or not it will work good or if anything will go wrong down the road either. Chances are, your computer will be much more reliable than a big-brand one. I know I was worried about whether or not I would always be friggin' with somethin, and if I would need a hundred little parts like my other hobbies (biking, paintball), and if it would actually work as good as if I just took it out of the box pre-assembled. Unless you like playing around with it (you should), then you probably will just set it up and forget about it, it's awesome.
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