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Originally Posted by Stabwound View Post
... looking at parts/prices a little while after you've put it together and finding out you could have done better if you waited for a little while.

It happens every time.
dude that is so true
    
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post #22 of 156
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Originally Posted by Stabwound View Post
... looking at parts/prices a little while after you've put it together and finding out you could have done better if you waited for a little while.

It happens every time.
Dude, you can never wait. New technology comes out every now and then, it's never ending.
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post #23 of 156
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Originally Posted by fortesquieu View Post
Dude, you can never wait. New technology comes out every now and then, it's never ending.
Yup, you can almost always do better, every week prices will drop and new stuff will come out. I think the BEST way to buy is not to piece it together and buy one part or a time, but to just take some time to save up your money and research until you are ready to pull the trigger and then buy everything at once, then never look back.
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Or you could find really good deals...

Got my e8400 for $144 ( $132 without shipping ) in June and it's still above $150 in some e-tailers.
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tell you wife how much it costs, the consequences are frustrating to say the least
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Smoke a bunch of weed and then put it together.
    
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post #27 of 156
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Smoke a bunch of weed and then put it together.
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post #28 of 156
Not putting thermal paste on the CPU and then watching as the pin pops and destroys everything on the board.


Yes,that happened to me.
(Took me two more months to actually finish it).
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post #29 of 156
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The worst thing you can do is discover OCN after ordering all the parts from Newegg based on their egg rating
That happened with my first build haha
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The worst thing you can do is discover OCN after ordering all the parts from Newegg based on their egg rating
This.
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