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Started 3 years ago and I'm still not done. Still adding/swapping parts to this crappy computer I have...
 
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Starting from when I first started reading about parts? About three months.
Starting from when I bought the first part(s)? Two weeks-ish.
Starting from when I started putting it together? An afternoon, like four or five hours.
Up to when I feel completely satisfied with it? Little over a year, still ongoing...
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post #33 of 56
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Originally Posted by Rpg2 View Post
You never finish building a sig rig, you only wait a bit between each upgrade.
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From the moment you ordered/bought your hardware, til the first time you turned it on.
^^^^this is my question^^^^
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post #34 of 56
From when I did my research- about a year
From when I ordered my parts- one week
From when I got the parts- Afternoon into evening. Nearly an all nighter because I immediately started OC'ing. I felt like a kid getting a new bike for the first time. It was really cool considering I'm a grown man

Haha just read your bold red writing...ummm...5hours..ish
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Sig rig: 1 week of research, 1 day to buy everything at Frys, about 6 hours to build it (It was my first build, I didn't know what I was doing so I went slowly and double checked everything.) Over the next two months I changed video cards, then added a second for crossfire, added an ssd, swapped from a seagate hdd that died to a wd, added fans and upgraded the cpu cooler. Total about 3-4 months. Still need to adjust the radiator positioning but I am pretty much done.

My i3 rig took one week to buy/ship the parts one day to assemble and get setup.
GREAT ANSWER!!! this is exactly what i was looking for ^^^^
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post #36 of 56
Around 6 hours, total time, building the Case and Putting the computer together.
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GREAT ANSWER!!! this is exactly what i was looking for ^^^^
Why thank you sir!. Glad I could help,
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waited 2 weeks for parts to arrive. took just over ten hours to put together including cutom water kit and modding the case. half way through the build found the mobo to be faulty , ordered another replacement for next day delivery popped it in took another couple of hours changing the mobo and doing the cable management as best as I could so total time spent assembling sig rig and moding, lets say 12 hours, obviously minus the leak test

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post #39 of 56
Umm a couple of hours maybe.
I built it (my original Antec 900 rig) the day I bought the parts, took me a while to put it together as it was my first build.
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Started 3 years ago and I'm still not done. Still adding/swapping parts to this crappy computer I have...
Same for me, except I've transformed the crappy e2200 775 system I used to have into what I have now over the course of 3 years.
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