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Hello everyone...not quite sure what to put here but here goes nothing....

I just joined last week and I'm hoping to take my computer obsession to the next level with your help. I'm about to build my fourth system but this will be the first time I took the time and patience to do thorough research during my part selection process( I guess the wisdom that comes with age) and nearly every time I Googled a question I was directed to this site so I figured this is where I need to be. I would consider myself to be more knowledgeable than the average person when it comes to computers and technology but I feel I still have a lot to learn (i.e. just learned about Folding on this site) Anyway, I'm hoping to be able to learn enough so that I can eventually contribute to discussions with accurate information rather than be some troll throwing out unfounded garbage that seems to be everywhere on the internet now days.


Aside from computers, my other passion is cars, I went to school to be a Automotive Technician, worked for a few dealers including VW & BMW and concluded my automotive experience in a tuner shop called Helix Motorsports (Mini & BMW). I'm working on completing my degree in Mechanical Engineering and work as a Engineering Lab Tech at a auto parts company where my computer knowledge and automotive experience seem to make this the perfect job for me. When I'm not working or in class I'm usually spending time with my wife and kid and trying to sneak in some PS3 or PC games here and there. So at this point I'm rambling so I guess if there's anything more anyone cares to know you're welcome to ask. See ya around thumb.gif
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Welcome to the OCN forums
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Hello everyone...not quite sure what to put here but here goes nothing....
I just joined last week and I'm hoping to take my computer obsession to the next level with your help. I'm about to build my fourth system but this will be the first time I took the time and patience to do thorough research during my part selection process( I guess the wisdom that comes with age) and nearly every time I Googled a question I was directed to this site so I figured this is where I need to be. I would consider myself to be more knowledgeable than the average person when it comes to computers and technology but I feel I still have a lot to learn (i.e. just learned about Folding on this site) Anyway, I'm hoping to be able to learn enough so that I can eventually contribute to discussions with accurate information rather than be some troll throwing out unfounded garbage that seems to be everywhere on the internet now days.
Aside from computers, my other passion is cars, I went to school to be a Automotive Technician, worked for a few dealers including VW & BMW and concluded my automotive experience in a tuner shop called Helix Motorsports (Mini & BMW). I'm working on completing my degree in Mechanical Engineering and work as a Engineering Lab Tech at a auto parts company where my computer knowledge and automotive experience seem to make this the perfect job for me. When I'm not working or in class I'm usually spending time with my wife and kid and trying to sneak in some PS3 or PC games here and there. So at this point I'm rambling so I guess if there's anything more anyone cares to know you're welcome to ask. See ya around thumb.gif

Welcome to OCN mate. A know how of german toys is always good in my books, (love my Audis).

I thought I knew stuff and pretty soon I was like wow I know nothing, and now I think I have a decent grasp of water cooling at-least.

Anyways feel free to ask questions, and search around chances are they have already been answered.
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Welcome aboard.
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Welcome to OCN bud thumb.gif Enjoy your stay biggrin.gif
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Thanks everyone smile.gif

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A know how of german toys is always good in my books, (love my Audis).
Yeah, Audi are pretty awesome especially the newest models. I'm driving an 2001 A4 at them moment and I'm absolutely in love with Quattro
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I thought I knew stuff and pretty soon I was like wow I know nothing,

Yeah, I kinda feel the same way at this point but I'm working on it . Hopefully, my next system will be something I can be proud of biggrin.gif
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heck of a story. welcome to OCN !
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Dude you dont need to upgrade! you got the new athlon and a all new 6800GS!
 
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Welcome mate. wave2.gif
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