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Snipped the CPU fan header off my H100 when cutting a twist tie...oops
    
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I have done a molex cable that way.

off-topic: you live very close to where i am. biggrin.gif

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Well i was putting in my stock intel cooler on my motherboard. needless to say i didnt fully screw it in. well posting time: 50C idle, 100C load. well it scared the heck out of me. quickly went to frys and got a hyper 212+. temps dropped majorly. did a quick google search and found i didnt put it in the screws right. other than that, i am flawless biggrin.gif
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Installed Windows on a Used hard drive in a client build without a reformat.

Turned out to be a Porn drive....
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Installed Windows on a Used hard drive in a client build without a reformat.
Turned out to be a Porn drive....


lachen.gif Most drives are.

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buying lesser quality items and not doing reviews when looking at cases.
also I zip tied my finger to the side of my HDD tray... dont ask rolleyes.gif
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buying lesser quality items and not doing reviews when looking at cases.
also I zip tied my finger to the side of my HDD tray... dont ask rolleyes.gif


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When I made the change from DDR2 to DDR3 I decided to buy my current build that was based on bulldozer before bulldozer was released. If you take a closer look at my sig rig you'll noticed that I didn't even bother getting a bulldozer cpu.
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Stripping one of those video card screws and then taking a drill and drilling it out. Luckily, i was careful, but it was still pretty stupid working with one of those around a video card.
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Sold my old Gaming PC (Q9650/SLI gts250) to a friend and after transporting it there to set it up it wouldn't post; it only being 2miles and 5ish mins in the car i was frustrated to say the least.. Wasn't making any noise, no post, and no signal to monitor.I was troubleshooting for around 25mins got frustrated realized somehow the RAM unseated itself during the trip. Everything Looked fine, re-seated everything except that ram stick because they both seemed to be fully pushed in. One very firm push later it fired right back up rolleyes.gif
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