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Zatrix

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Joined
Jun 14, 2004
Location
moving to ohio once 2012 gets closer
heres what im planning to do to my new comp

1. install new motherboard into new case
2. add the ram
3. add the cpu
4. connect the video card (whats the point since drivers aint installed?)
5. connect the psu
6. turn comp on
7. go into the bios and set the configs
8. turn it off
9. add my hardrives
10. put in winxp cd
11. repair my drive
12. install motherboard drivers
13. install all other stuff
14. im done


will this setup WORK?
 

CPL.Luke

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Joined
Mar 13, 2004
winxp has software rendering that then sends the messages through the card to give you picture

thats the point of installing the graphics card without the drivers

other than that it should work
 

Sjaak

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Joined
Apr 26, 2004
Location
The Netherlands
Fisrt, build the rig outside of the pc casing...just to make sure if it works, not that you mounted it while its dead :D

Also helps preventing simple grounding issues, that sometimes prevent the mobo from booting.
 

Docta_Z

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Joined
Aug 6, 2002
Location
Canada
You COULD also rebuild the Great Wall of China in your spare time...

:)

Build it inside the case first, less risk of shorting it out... just make sure you're careful when you mount the motherboard.
 

Sjaak

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Apr 26, 2004
Location
The Netherlands
i've worked as a professional system builder last year, and i got the best / fastest buildups by first mounting the cpu/ram/cooling onto the mobo, then testing on a sheet of non-conductive lab stuff, then mounting.
 

Drec

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Joined
May 23, 2004
yeah waste of time to build in casee then find out somthing doesnt work n havta take it all out again