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iJustine. Lol. The asian guy looked like FreddieWong at first
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I was there, all the racers had to listen to a comedy show by the guy from million dollar money drop. By the time they started, half of the work was already done for them:

- The OS was preinstalled on the SSD
- The M/B and CPU cooler was preinstalled
- The PSU was installed

Also, all of the systems were pretested and assembled prior, to make sure there was no DOA. 4 minutes was very fast, most people were 6-20 minutes to achieve the goal. At the end, they mixed up the checks and gave the wrong charity checks to the racers. The computers they built in were HAF 912's so most of the insides were tool free. At the end, the computers would end up donated to a local school.

Here's another video but it has more hot girls.
Tiger Direct PC race winner interview

This was like 30 secs after he won, and you can see the sweat covering his body.
    
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This isn't honestly considered a world record is it? I mean... Really? They gave them computers that were 90% complete to begin with. A monkey (with a little training mind you) could have done what they did.
 
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The same place she's going to be the for the rest of it.

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Originally Posted by amay200;12291378 
the girls are there to meet guys: frickfrock99 says it best

I guess they think playing with sata cables is pretty hot huh?

Plug it in baby plug it in!!! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by _GTech;12298276 
I guess they think playing with sata cables is pretty hot huh?

Plug it in baby plug it in!!! biggrin.gif

thats why the ladies in the competition were so useless... to busy swooning over all the fast fingered men
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This just p*sses me off, there isn't, and will never be any world record for "computer built in fastest time". And this is coming from someone who attempted to apply for the record and was turned down, quote on quote from the email they sent me
"Thank you for sending us the details of your proposed record attempt for 'Dekstop computer built in the fastest time'.

We are always delighted when we hear from people who want to break a record and were excited to read your application.

Unfortunately, after thoroughly reviewing your application with members of our research team, we are afraid to say that we’re unable to accept your proposal as a Guinness World Records title.

While we do not underestimate your ambition, we are unable to recognise records for the construction of computers by hand. This is primarily because of the widely varying components and procedures involved in doing so, but also the rapidly changing nature of computer hardware is such that an essential component today is likely to be obsolete in six months time. For this reason, subsequent record attempts are unlikely to require the same activities and therefore cannot be adequately compared for the purposes of determining world records.

Whilst we fully appreciate this is not the decision you were hoping for, we trust that you will understand our position. However, if you have any further record proposals please do make another application, we would be delighted to hear from you again.

Once again thank you for contacting Guinness World Records.

Kind regards

Sam Mason

Records Management Team "
It just really annoys me, and to be honest, i probably would've won that competition.
It took me 4 minutes 28 seconds to unpackage and assemble a computer with GPU, CPU, zalman reserator 3, zalman z11, corsair dominator platinum
I booted to BIOS in all that time (after fitting it in a Zalman Z11, side panel closed and screwed and ALL cables connected) all in 4 minutes f*cking 28 seconds
So please, BBC, don't presume everything is a goddam world record. Yes they won a localized competition, they are NOT heralded as world record winners, and if there was an applicable record they shouldn't receive it, their computer was basically pre-assembled anyway
post #128 of 130
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Originally Posted by GeforceGTS View Post

They didn't exactly build them from scratch..

That guy made me laugh though.. "time to own the podium for Canada!"

ahahaha
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Holy Necro batman !! tongue.gif
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