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A friend of mine has a PC shop I work in sometimes when she needs some extra help. Used to work there full time but now its only when needed.

Anyways met a guy at my new work and he told me he had a custom built PC from a friend and that he thought it was running hotter than it should. He brought it in and I took the side off of it....



I was in shock..... Gave it a quick re wire and he was good to go!! Its sad to see this. Happens all the time. Thats why you have to be wary when someone tells you they have a PC built by a friend or even them. Theres a huge difference between knowing how to slap some stuff together and actually having experience and know exactly what to do when that PC you put together does not boot, bsod's, locks up etc


Edited by killeraxemannic - 4/27/11 at 1:30pm
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o.O @ the first pic.
     
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karma will be on your side...
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Ugh...a few of my friends are like that. Cable management? Who cares about that, it's fine.

Just makes me rageface if I try to logically explain why it's important - but at least I can laugh whenever they have to fish through heaps of cables to redo something in their cases.
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Cabling job well done!
    
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cool story bro
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If you're saying your fancy wiring makes much difference at all, you're wrong.


My case looks just like the first pic and it will run at 100% load for 2 years without a problem. And what?
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How does someone screw up that bad? And even with a HAF932?
    
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post
Ugh...a few of my friends are like that. Cable management? Who cares about that, it's fine.

Just makes me rageface if I try to logically explain why it's important - but at least I can laugh whenever they have to fish through heaps of cables to redo something in their cases.
oh man, my friends are the same way.

and won't listen when you try to explain.
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
If you're saying your fancy wiring makes much difference at all, you're wrong.


My case looks just like the first pic and it will run at 100% load for 2 years without a problem. And what?
All your doing is blocking the airflow when you wire like that..... heat causes inefficiency.

A good wiring job is free efficiency!
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