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post #131 of 226
lol. Good luck with that!
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post #132 of 226
While you're waiting, you might want to go to http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us
and download the manual for the motherboard. That'll help familiarize yourself with what's coming.. hopefully, it'll speed up the build.
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post #133 of 226
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Well, 1 more day

There was some snow this morning, melted off a little bit, and it is supposed to get really really cold tonight. Hoping that the salt won't work on the road so I get out of school.
    
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Lol. Nice. I personally need to stop spending so much money on my computer. My mom is making a big deal out of my spending habits(Computer>Food) and keeps threatening to close my checking account! Just some words of advice.
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Lol. Nice. I personally need to stop spending so much money on my computer. My mom is making a big deal out of my spending habits(Computer>Food) and keeps threatening to close my checking account! Just some words of advice.
Lol, too bad I don't have a checking account... Probably aiming to get a job soon though, might have to open one up then.

UPS is taking their time getting my stuff here, but I can't really complain. Anxious . I think I've read the mobo manual at least 3 times.. lol.

No school today either! So wonderful, hopefully not tomorrow either.
    
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post #136 of 226
Nice! I still havent installed my Audigy 2 in yet... Its sitting there all lonely. My case actually looks a little empty in terms of expansion slots. All I have in there is my video card.
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Nice! I still havent installed my Audigy 2 in yet... Its sitting there all lonely. My case actually looks a little empty in terms of expansion slots. All I have in there is my video card.
Same lol, FX 5500 from this comp ... put my MX 400 back in this one, as it was the original ...

Well, gotta get XP on there, and get some programs to benchmark and whatnot... might have to refit the HS, idle temps in BIOS are 32°C... making a thread about that right now.
    
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Wait... you got the stuff in?!?! NICE!!!!!! I've been watching your build thread closely enough that I feel its like I got a new comp too. Congrats!
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post #139 of 226
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Yea, I LOVE THE NEW RIG, although it is a little bit loud (52 dBA for only one fan , I don't mind it)

Right now I'm having some problems, but will try to fix them when I get home, when I try to boot up the Windows install CD, the famous BSoD shows up Made a thread here

Once I get it all together, I'll put a build log up
    
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Hmm... so I ordered a HD today, and Hoping it will be here by Tuesday...

Once that is done, I hope to get it up and running quick, and OC it

What are the maximum safe temps that I can get? Someone told me that 55°C was the absolute Max for this one...

BTW: Idle is 32°C give or take ~1°C depending on room temp.
    
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