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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Norton, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    What car is that in your sig? I never seen many opels in the US but while I was deployed to iraq I got to drive one on our base.
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  2. ste2425

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    i love it when i get asked that :p

    Its a ford Capri, technically the pic in my sig is of a die cast model of a ford Capri but still looks pretty damn nice :p


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  3. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    LOL I owned a 1991 ford (mercury) capri (aussy built car)

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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Here is the details on it.

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    i remember doing something similar with the inverter from a plasma light mmmm burnt flesh :laugh:
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    hahaha Orange
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    OMFG I have seriously had that happen. been a LONG time but it does tickle.
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    Tried to check my 12v voltage, system running, with a multimeter and it sparked! Everything still works but PSU shut off.
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    thermal paste in the socket and pins.......what a mess! thank god for non conductive, may even be some still in there hahah!
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    when i was building my first pc the power supply i was using only had 1 4-pin cpu power connector and my motherboard had 8-pin (4+4) so i went and bought a 4 to 8 pin adapter and the pc wouldnt boot. long story short i had to take it to frys after a week of testing the crap out of everything to find out the adapter was the cause. at the time i didnt know you can put a 4 pin into a 8 pin lol

    stupid story but you asked for my FIRST fail
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    2200rpm fan just sliced into my finger
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    lol, yes i know that feeling, did the fan blade snap off? only happened to me with the Amd HSF... bit of a pain, because the HSF is broken. Well, the good thing is that i don't use the included HSF with AMD cpus.
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    Accidently dropping a CPU into a socket bending several pins...

    Wh...How? :confused:
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    the thermal paste was xigmatek stuff and really wet. basically just dripped into the socket lol!

    @redeye the fan blades are fine.... luckily as its from the aegir and a fan costs £14

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