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I don't know... I was just really happy?

HOW BOUT YOU?
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When my first rig game to life, I wasn't as much excited as I was... relieved. Relieved everything worked out of the box, that I didn't have to wait to RMA, and that the hours of sitting in the sun didn't roast anything.

Now what's a good feeling is having a component die, put in storage, and brought seemingly back to life months later
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post #3 of 47
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I don't know... I was just really happy?

HOW BOUT YOU?
"... this cost 2000 euros? "


P.S: guess I missed the part where this was in the AMD section. Only 4 am here
 
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post #4 of 47
I was like

*ANTICIPATE EEP WHAT IF IT DOESN'T WORK*

*WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG TO DISPLAY ON THE MONITOR*

then

*YES IT WORKED*

~happy dance~
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post #5 of 47
Had sigrig assembled for a couple days before I even pressed the power button.

What a great feeling when it fired up, saw those sick blue LED's on the 1200, posted first time. It's been rock solid, Minus the minor little thing here and there. ATM it's just a well oiled machine, no hiccups or issues.
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post #6 of 47
The first time I fully built my own and had it boot up on the first try with no issues, I was...stunned, haha. There's always something, but this time nope, Coolermaster RC 690 with pretty blue lights hummed along perfectly.
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post #7 of 47
I was relieved, but also felt pretty silly. Forgot to plug the power cord into the PSU and was pretty down when it didn't power on the first time. Let out a big sigh and when I went to unplug it to fiddle with the hardware a bit I noticed the cord.

Plugged it in, it fired up and all was well.
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I was relieved, but also felt pretty silly. Forgot to plug the power cord into the PSU and was pretty down when it didn't power on the first time. Let out a big sigh and when I went to unplug it to fiddle with the hardware a bit I noticed the cord.

Plugged it in, it fired up and all was well.
Oh god, the number of times I've panicked over something like that and then smacked myself metaphorically in the head and gone "DUH!"

It's even been as simple as forgetting to push the ATX PSU switch to I from O.
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Well, for that weekend, I couldn't figure out why my computer wouldn't start up. I was sure I followed all of the instructions!

Some look in to a FAQ of most often startup problems (was it here?); I didn't install standoffs.

Installed standoffs and hoped that nothing fried; the big red fan came on first. Then it bleeped ("IT BLEEPED!!"), and my friend's magical 42" blazed into life with the Sabertooth BIOS logo.

I was so happy I didn't leave his room that night
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