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Getting my current case, only to find that it didn't come with any standoffs, so I bought a pack of standoffs and other various screws from Newegg, and when they arrived attempted to screw them in, only to find out that the case has those bump things in place of standoffs, and managing to accidentally jam a screw on my motherboard. If I had realized what those bump standoff things were, I could have had my sig rig up and running a little over a week before I did.

Before that, I had an old Dell Dimension 2400, just to put things in perspective.
post #22 of 334
While changing connectors (uv active ones) i accidentally switched the pins(12/7) and luckily, i fried just the dvd burner lol. My first build that was Never did that mistake again lol
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I couldn't figure out how my old azza solano's stock fans were connected for the longest time.
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BUrned my mobo while installing the H50
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Oh, forgot about the time I had my the switch on my PSU off and was wondering why my rig wasn't posting. Took everything out and put it all back together only to find out the switch was off.
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Ive done that to.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Haha, epic
fffuuu

Ya.....Im glad I was alone when that happened, YOU try explaining to someone how you got your head stuck in a drive bay
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post #28 of 334
Plugged the speaker cable in the wrong place, causing a stinky cloud of smoke.

Oh how I miss my Cyrix 333 Mhz and it's random resets.
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post #29 of 334
Quote:
Originally Posted by robotsavior View Post
Plugged the speaker cable in the wrong place, causing a stinky cloud of smoke.
...where the hell did you stick it?
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post #30 of 334
Cut of half my finger wile putting pressure on a GFX card. I actually cutted myself on the aluminium bracket, and half my mobo was flooded with blood.
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