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My first build that I got almost 50% off most parts :D

post #1 of 12
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So as the title says, I got some pretty nice deals on these parts.

I'll post the specifics later but I'll post a picture and some questions.

1) If I wanna test the parts to see if it'll post, do I just plug in the power supply, attach the CPU, RAM, Heatsink, and Video Card to the Motherboard and see if it posts?

2) What do i do after it posts? Just turn the power off or do I have to do it in a specific way? Can I just turn it off while in the Bios?
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post #2 of 12
Yes you can. I would keep the mobo on the mobo box on top of the anti-static bag. And yes, you can just turn it off.
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post #3 of 12
yes you can just put it together and go...but I wouldn't put it into the case yet, just cardboard box under the mobo and assemble from there..


once it posts you should be alright to just switch it off normally

Good luck,
Sick deal...
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post #4 of 12
Congrats, I'm so jelly! I'm in the mood to build another machine. Just did one for my sister a week ago.
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post #5 of 12
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Problem!!!

Everything powers on but nothing happens; nothing on screen, no beeps.

It does turn on, turn off and turn on again, but that only happened once.
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post #6 of 12
Sounds like NCIX warehouse sale


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post #7 of 12
You got these at the Ontario NCIX warehouse sale did you? *notices the "hot deal" tags*
Thanks to the warehouse sales in BC I've made various ridiculous PCs on the cheap. So far I've been able to build a quad core office/CAD PC under $250, one 1080p and expandable HTPC for $100, and one smaller-form-factor 1080p HTPC for under $20 (that's right, <$20) with warehouse sale items.

To answer your questions:
1. Pretty much, make sure everything is plugged in and see if it posts, you can get into the BIOS and run some configurations, just not past until HDD or whatever installed.
2. Yes, you can turn off the PC while in the BIOS screen or even mid-POST and it shouldn't affect anything.

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Everything powers on but nothing happens; nothing on screen, no beeps.

It does turn on, turn off and turn on again, but that only happened once.
It turns on and off repeatedly?
Try resetting the CMOS (check your motherboard manual for how to do this). Make sure everything is plugged in properly.
Edited by xd_1771 - 6/5/11 at 6:30pm
post #8 of 12
I would love to be able to go on one of those deals there on NCXI. Too bad I'm way too far.

Nice build. I like it!

BTW What CPU is that? i5 or i7?
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post #9 of 12
Man 50% off, that's a good deal.....

*Daydreams- "What I could do with 50% off.......... Yep nothing still broke"*
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Only when Canadian dollar is so strong against US dollars.
    
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