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Nah, i think some modern motherboards are colour coded, so it shouldn't really be a problem.

Just make sure to Read The F'ing Manual!
    
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What about the HDD, and power lights on the front panel of the case, i think those are gonna be pretty hard to plug?
It's all in your motherboard manual. If you can turn a screwdriver and read at a 5th grade level, you can build a computer
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Ok, about ditching the DS4 and buy the ds3, i had heard that ds4 was getting better clocks than the DS3, thats the reason of my choice.
What about the difrences between the DS3 and the S3?
post #24 of 70
As far as I know, the only difference is the DS3 has solid capacitors while the S3 has normal capacitors. The solid capacitors just mean the board has a longer life span by about 2-3 years.. I doubt anyone would keep the same PC for about 6 years!
    
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Ok, about ditching the DS4 and buy the ds3, i had heard that ds4 was getting better clocks than the DS3, thats the reason of my choice.
What about the difrences between the DS3 and the S3?
The DS3 and S3 overclock EXACTLY the same. The DS3 is supposedly more durable, and will supposedly last longer.
    
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What's all this talk about computer's last 2-3 years? I have a 400mhz celeron I use as a server (motherboard came from the trash). It's at least 8 years old and no problems.
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post #27 of 70
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I did, with my P3, but i was a noob.
Also i have just read that the S3 uses the 945 chip7, wich doesn't support quad-core.....
DS3 it is.Ill se if its money left to the 7600GT!
post #28 of 70
Actually, the S3 comes in both 945 and 965 chipset forms...

see if you can find a 965P version..
    
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post #29 of 70
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No, it's not difficult. Just a matter of common sense and the move important thing above all for a first timer, RTFM.
yes RTFM lol very important
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I have just found a XFX 6800XT 256mb for the same price of the 7300GT, is it better?
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