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PostPosted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Most random thing popped into my head... that movie Frozen, "Do you want to build a snow man?" song?

"Do you want to build a pee ceeeeeee?"
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I like cheap. Mounting this is the question - will I need to buy some brackets to place this into the case?

If you're case doesn't have a 2.5" mount, then you can buy a thingy that converts a 3.5" bay to a 2.5" one.
That's extra money and effort, though. As SSDs don't spin, you can genuinely just duct tape it wherever the hell you feel like and it'll be fine.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok Madster .. I've got all my components and have a new desk so I'm going to build this bad boy this weekend. What I do not have yet is an OS. I want to use Window, but paying $200 for it will mean that I potentially wait another week. Any advice? Linux works but whats the learning curve?
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UrbanMasque wrote:
Ok Madster .. I've got all my components and have a new desk so I'm going to build this bad boy this weekend. What I do not have yet is an OS. I want to use Window, but paying $200 for it will mean that I potentially wait another week. Any advice? Linux works but whats the learning curve?


Kat.ph may help with Windows.

Ubuntu Linux has a very small learning curve and is pretty easy to jump right into. There is also Mint but Ubuntu is the more preferred option for gaming I think.
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Yep, either torrent it and pretend you've used one of my Win7 keys (still got like 3 sitting here), torrent a copy of Home Premium and REALLY use a key (Ultimate has more seeds = quicker download) or throw linux on it and figure out what works and what doesn't.
Hell, if you were really serious about going full legal, i could straight up mail you a sticker key of Vista, have 2 of them on a couple old-ass PCs i stripped for parts.

I personally wouldn't give a shit, though. Microsoft certainly don't - bloody Microsoft Security Essentials updates through windows update with my copy, the manufacturer name of which you find in the system properties as 'Ass' and the model is 'Master'.
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