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Not having a good time with girls because you want to overclock as much as you can because it's really cold outside... Happened a few times, do I regret it? not at all haha
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post #52 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
nearly there, the worst thing you can do after building a computer is logging on to ocn look around
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post #53 of 156
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... getting called into work. (true story)
OMG ive been there... i got all my parts and then had to go into work without touching them for 8 hours...
    
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post #54 of 156
...Realize that you forgot to install the standoffs and now your PSU is toast and needs to be RMA'd before you can use any piece of the new rig.

Yeah, we all do stupid things now and then.
    
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post #55 of 156
All are note worthy
My contribution was a CPU upgrade from an Intel 506 to a 641
Pc worked fine with the 506 but would not boot with the 641 put the 506 back in
no boot, started pulling parts out to find problem, 1 hour and serveral parts removed later I saw that I had for gotten to connect the 4 pin CPU power plug

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morale of story, all ways check your power connections before turning power back on
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Worse thing to do after building a computer is rebuilding it, trying to keep up with technology...
    
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post #57 of 156
Quote:
Originally Posted by ned99 View Post
The worst thing you can do is discover OCN after ordering all the parts from Newegg based on their egg rating
What is OCN?
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What is OCN?
You're on OCN OverClock.Net
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post #59 of 156
The worst thing you can do after building a computer is... I never stop building computer...
    
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The worst thing to do after building a computer is leaving it on overnight while you let something download, leaving the side open, leaving your window open overnight, and waking up to find a moth has jammed itself into the CPU cooler and causing the CPU to overheat.
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