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Alright so I came into the thinking of posting a build log for my rig but wasn't sure if I should. It's mostly the parts in my sig but a higher processor, sleeved cables water cooling loop etc. All the parts in my rig is what I got but still haven't thrown it together, that's why I came here asking if I should do a build log and how many people would like to see it.
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post #2 of 14
if you want, but from what i can tell the really popular build logs are ones where someone mods the case instead of just putting parts together. Either that or does something crazy like make a $5K computer!
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post #3 of 14
Yes. I look at all the build logs. Go for it
    
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post #4 of 14
Sure, why not?

Any build log with some well taken pictures is enjoyable reading, smile.gif
    
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post #5 of 14
Do it!

I dun' goofed! When I initially built my rig, I didn't create a build log, but after a rather draining upgrade, with a new camera in hand and a loop in progress that put me in the poor house, it's going to be remedied. biggrin.gif
post #6 of 14
Go for it, so long as you don't use a cell phone to take pictures it should be fine.

Try to limit your use of flash and use natural sunlight if possible.
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post #7 of 14
Go for it. It's fun just to see everyday systems go together
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by hfcobra;12129125 
if you want, but from what i can tell the really popular build logs are ones where someone mods the case instead of just putting parts together. Either that or does something crazy like make a $5K computer!

Hey...no fair...i have a near-5k computer. LOL

Remember other users on OCN that don't do build or havent done builds before benefit greatly from the experience of some of the more seasoned members/builders/artisans at OCN. When you do a build log, someone along the same lines for a future build maybe looking for tips, and any bit of information can help.

I'll be making one soon, and i will be looking out for yours! Good luck.

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post #9 of 14
I know I'm only new, but I'd read it. I'd even laugh and cry in the right places. Seriously, I'd be a joy to have in your audience.
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gigalisk;12129280 
Hey...no fair...i have a near-5k computer. LOL

Remember other users on OCN that don't do build or havent done builds before benefit greatly from the experience of some of the more seasoned members/builders/artisans at OCN. When you do a build log, someone along the same lines for a future build maybe looking for tips, and any bit of information can help.

I'll be making one soon, and i will be looking out for yours! Good luck.

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Yep. That's exactly how I learned years ago
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Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
DVD burner XSPC Raystorm RX360 D5 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Alphacool Repack D5 Kingpin CPU pot Windows 7 Dell U2211 
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