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Hi new member here,
It's been a while since I properly worked inside a computer, mainly because of school debts (same old story). With a degree in hand (in something that has nothing to do with computers), and going back to school in September in programming, I opted to revisit this old hobby of mine, building PC's. At this time, I operate on an HP laptop, that has survived 5 years of school, so I won't post any pictures of rigs yet, but I have a plan.

I have to say this website is like an electronic encyclopedia, and I already had a great joy of rediscovering some aspects of the game.
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No please: by all means post us some pics of that bad boy HP

Welcome to the boards man. I'm sure you'll be putting together a sig rig in no time.
    
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hey i'm in the same situation as you. The last computer i built was a pencil trick unlocked athlon with a sapphire 9500 soft-modded into a 9800

Been on laptops for quite a while but decided i wanted to play again. I have more than a plan though, i have some parts! I really only need a p67 board and a SSD. Hopefully a couple more weeks.

This site is great!
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Originally Posted by faulkton View Post
hey i'm in the same situation as you. The last computer i built was a pencil trick unlocked athlon with a sapphire 9500 soft-modded into a 9800

Been on laptops for quite a while but decided i wanted to play again. I have more than a plan though, i have some parts! I really only need a p67 board and a SSD. Hopefully a couple more weeks.

This site is great!
HAHA, I had a Sapphire 9200 SE on my last build, 1.4GHz CPU speed Man times have changed.
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lol those were the days.
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Welcome to the forum , this place will have you broke in no time.
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welcome to !
   
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Welcome to OCN.
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Thank you for the welcoming messages, much appreciated, and it already seems like a grand community!
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