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First build was probably ~6 years ago, got a P4 combo for christmas. Built it, worked fine. Wanted a new case, forgot a couple standoffs, fried the motherboard .

Went a while with a prebuilt then built an E2140 with 2GB of RAM and an 8800GTS 320mb and when that worked I was ecstatic.
Meh >.<
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post #32 of 47
I think that buying and figuring out which parts you want and then buying it would be a better feeling than turning it on for the first time.but both would make me feel good.Currently building my first rig and it is awesome.Now waiting for you parts to come in sucks lol.
    
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My rig is a laptop , my old rig was a totally dead PC ( Celeron Processor + 256Mb Ram ) , The first time I powered my laptop was amazing !
But i forgot to download windows 7 64-bit ( yes illegal ) !
So It Took Me About 1 Day to download it ( 512Kb speed ) !

I spent the whole day messing around in the bios !
It was about " OMG , Core i7 , OMG , 1333MHz RAM " !

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post #34 of 47
i was so happy that my pc worked for the very first time i put one together (current rig except diff gpu and ram) then 3 days latter nothing but issues realised i didnt plug in the HDD power cable
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post #35 of 47
I think I was happier when I hit over 500MHz FSB on my old 775 X48 board. Now that took a ton of tweaking, and was very gratifying!

Oh ya, that was on all AIR cooling to.
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i got to my knees, grabbed two roman candles and held them high. as the candles were shooting off bright orbs of light, i arched my back and tilted my head up towards the heavens... and gave out a primal roar... ::fades to black::
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Everytime I fix my rig, make it purr, it's like.. a newborn... perhaps without the pain that the women go through, but pretty close... I feel the pain, it's frustrating, but once that bun in the oven is out, and it's in the learning phase... it's a beautiful site... At least until it talks back... ^_^
    
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post #38 of 47
It felt better when I ordered my first parts.. then it felt even better to open them.

As for turning it on, I wasn't that excited. But what was really exciting was achieving a great OC on a crap CPU
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post #39 of 47
I only put my first build together a week ago, but I can tell you, first I was terrified about static electricity, then about screwing the wrong screw in and almost breaking the mobo and then there was the fact the I didn't plug all the psu plugs into the mobo properly and it would boot, but then when I got it working I was so relieved... Then 2 days later my gpu fan broke -_-
    
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Nah, But seriously, I was all like "OMG OMG, IT'S BLOODY WORKING, AFTER ALL THAT WORK, IT IS WORKING" <- Plus a swear word after is and before working at the end.
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