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The Most Important PC Part Elimination Game

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by hat, May 13, 2007.

  1. hat

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    Eliminate the crucial parts of a PC to reveal the most unimportant part.
    - Power Supply
    - Processor
    - RAM
    - Motherboard
    - Video Card
    - Sound Card
    - Network Card
    - PCI slot coolers
    - Having more than one Intake and one Exhaust fan (Power Supply fans do not count)
    - RAM heatspreaders (stock or otherwise)
    - 3rd party cooling (any fan you buy to place on a component, example)
    - Hard Drive
    - Floppy Drive
    - any Disc Drive (Blu-ray, DVD-ROM, CD-RW drives, etc)
    - USB thumb drives
    - Mouse
    - Keyboard
    - Monitor
    - Speakers
    - Printers, Scanners, and the like (not including obviously stupid shit like USB coffee makers)
    - USB coffee makers
    feel free to make suggestions for me to add to this list

    **RULES: Everyone may eliminate ONE of the objects in this list per day
    **NOTE: The title here seems misleading, as the most unimportant game, that is because I set a bad example and steered the old thread the wrong way, however, I want BOTH threads to remain active.
     
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    This example will be correct...
    The important PC part I choose to eliminate is the Motherboard. It is as the planet we humans live on, without it, we are nothing.
     
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    hmm hat, you took mine, lol. im going to say cpu, just cause it's the cpu. even though i think ram, cpu, gfx card, psu are on the same level...then other stuff.
     
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    I eliminate the RAM, because its essential to processing,storing and retrieving of data.
     
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    eliminate the power supply, the most MOST important part. You won't be able to run any of the goods.
     
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    I'll go for the hard drive. No data for joo!!
     
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    What about if you ran it off a battery :p? Like a laptop :)
    Or does that need some sort of DC/AC conversion of electric current?
     
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    I eliminate the monitor.
     
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    good choice, without the monitor, you're blind :cool:
     
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    Try playing around without a keyboard. You can do most things with a mouse but everything with the keyboard... albeit slowly, very slowly. tab x23 no damn I missed the icon!
     
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    There is the on-screen keyboard, but try playing, say, Battlefield 2 with it :p
     
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    i choose videocard
     
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    technically you could get around without the keyboard, but i quickly decided that not being able to access your BIOS probably isnt a good thing for PC Enthusiasts like us :)
     
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    I choose the mouse, I dunno about most people but I'm pretty bad at first person shooters without it. lol
     
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    BTW there was an error in the list, sound card is still available.
    The sun went down and rose again, I take that as a day, so the 3rd party cooling gets it next
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    eliminate disc drives, you cant install anything without em.
     
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    I choose to eliminate the Case and cooling systems.:D

    What do you put your $$$expensive$$$ parts in?
    How do you keep those $$$expensive$$$ parts cool without blowing them up?
     
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    todays pick is the network card....i like my internet and not having to move everything from one computer to another by jump drive/burned disks/external drives.
     
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    there is no case up there
     
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