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First reaction:
Second reaction: soooo many cables that serve some hidden purpose unknown to me
Third reaction: this is gonna take me a while.............

So here we go. First build. I have everything but my video card (not ordering until late this month) and CPU fan (should be here in a few days). In the meantime, gotta figure all these damn cables out, lol.

First question of the day (picture 1) what are these screws for? I'm guessing the golden things are the motherboard standoffs, so logic would dictate the small black screws in the same bag are for the motherboard? If so, do I have to put a standoff in every screwhole in the motherboard and a screw into each of those?
And what are those long screws for, they look like weapons. O_o


Edited by AOwpr - 7/30/10 at 11:21am
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Can you upload some pictures?

Is your new rig the one in your sig?

All the standoffs go into the case first.

Check this video out as well for a better idea of what you should be doing
YouTube- How to Build a PC : AMD Vision
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Can you upload some pictures?

Is your new rig the one in your sig?

All the standoffs go into the case first.

Check this video out as well for a better idea of what you should be doing
YouTube- How to Build a PC : AMD Vision
Yeah sorry had some trouble uploading them to OCN, opted to just go with Imageshack.

Indeed, I guess I should update the sig-rig name.

Thanks for the vid, watching now.

Edit: Okay, so I think I'm going to wait for the CPU cooler to arrive before proceeding any further. So far I've only installed the PSU, HDD, and the motherboard risers. Wish I could go further, stupid Amazon shipping.
Edited by AOwpr - 7/30/10 at 1:26pm
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