Suspense Is Killing Me! - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-13-2005, 02:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,107
Send a message via AIM to Counter-Strike
Default Suspense Is Killing Me!

Ok has anyone ever ordered a whole list of parts for a build and had to sit for 3 days waiting anxiously for it? Ugh jeez time is going to go by so slow!

They are going to process the order on Monday with Rush shipping and I got UPS Next Day, so I should have it by Tuesday.

Here is what I got:

Gigabyte GA-K8NSC 939 ATX Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 Venice 3000+ 939
1GB (2x512MB) PQI Turbo PC3200 RAM DDR400
AOpen 6600GT 500/900 AGP 8x 128MB
2x Rosewill 80mm Case Fans
Windows XP Home w/ SP2

Total came to $620.17 w/ Next Day and Rush, not bad.

I already have a Case and PSU waiting, along w/ a 80GB Maxtor HD. What do you guys think? God I can't wait to get this!

<img src=\"\" border=\"0\">
Check out Great new forum!
Counter-Strike is offline  
Old 08-13-2005, 03:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
KingAustin's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Iowa
Posts: 673
Send a message via AIM to KingAustin

You're getting it off easy, I didnt have that much money, so I had to buy the parts while they were on sale and then wait til I had all the parts to build it!

Of course, if you've been looking at some other threads, I'm having a hell of a time figuring out how the hell to cool my damn machine!

Any help is appreciated...

E6300 w/ AF7 Pro 3.11ghz
Gigabyte DS3
2GB G.Skill DDR2 800
7900GT w/ Zalman vf900 650/800
Z-5500 Digital Speakers
22" Chimei + 19" BENQ
XClio 3060
KingAustin is offline  
Old 08-13-2005, 03:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2,327
Send a message via AIM to Flanker

Seriously dude, three days go buy in no time, lol. My HD was the last to come since I ordered that off of Tigerdirect. I still can't get it to work and its been one week and a day since the first parts came.
Flanker is offline  
Old 08-13-2005, 03:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
Master Techie
Shumway's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: London - Ontario - Canada
Posts: 2,729

3 day's is nothing Try waiting a month or more knowing you need to get new stuff right away but ya can't afford it
Shumway is offline  
Old 08-14-2005, 07:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
Seg Fault'n
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: The dried husk where America came from
Posts: 5,801

Nice build, very nice price! Congrats!

I have heard some negative things about LITE-ON and also Rosewill. but i have never used them myself.

3 days is nothing!!!

There are in order of increasing severity: lies, darn lies, statistics, and computer benchmarks. - diskinfo man page
"Get your money and let's go to court!" - Craig Mudie, MS
kmote is offline  
Old 08-14-2005, 11:08 AM   #6 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,107
Send a message via AIM to Counter-Strike

Thanks, and it will go by fast seeing as I have to do my summer assignment before school starts, damn reports... -_-
<img src=\"\" border=\"0\">
Check out Great new forum!
Counter-Strike is offline  
Old 08-18-2005, 04:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 813

So it's Thursday. Did you get your parts? How's the build coming?
Associates Degree in IS

A+ Certified

Studying for Network+
BASSMASTER is offline  
Old 08-18-2005, 04:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
Master Techie
uzi9mm's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Horseheads, NY
Posts: 2,553

why does it say different in your SIG counterstrike?
INTEL i7 930
3x2gb Corsair Dominators
uzi9mm is offline  
Old 08-18-2005, 07:43 PM   #9 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 2,306

that is his other computer.
Lonewolf5460 is offline  
Old 08-18-2005, 09:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Syracuse, NY
Posts: 518
Send a message via AIM to Joeisalsocool

3 days?!
Ha, how bout 4 months. The first thing I got was the case for my birthday, bought everything week by week as the $$ came in, and the video card was the last thing....
It came dead, So I had to RMA it for a week and a half
I've learned to deal with computer anxiety.

Joeisalsocool is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.