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To SE - how did your PC build turn out?

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I was wondering how your PC build went new-pc-t97862.html

Was it a success in the end?

Just curious

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I thought I answered that :-) But here is a video..............
I am still waiting for a proper SSD "tray" to mount the SSD on, and the power supply cables were too short, and I had trouble getting it to recognise a DLL file (No, I don't know either what it actually does, but the programme I have will not run without it)

I had to call Microsoft to get a registration key for my original XP disc (no problem, they even said keep it for future use)

Its all up and running, has been for about 2 weeks, looking at the SSD its 240 GB and including windows XP and my late friends programme it only uses 4.05 GB, but I am happy.

Not 100% sure on how much it cost, but it was well worth it knowing I have a new PC with my mates programme on it that should last around 10 years minimum.

It really wasnt that much The SSD was £24 and I can't find the case or the MOBO prices, I also got a new mouse and keyboard (£11 ish for the two)

Was it worth it? yes, did I have too much grief? no, would I do it again, yes.

Oh, same old monitor though.

As an aside, now it works, although it only has XP and one programme, it will never go on the www, so no need to worry about any obsolete updates or security risks, it has one job and it does it very well.
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Okay, thanks for that update, it looks like it turned out okay. Well done :thumbright:

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What does the programme do?
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It would be easier if I showed you a video of it working............give me a few days.
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Fret not, a forum is a collection of opinions. Above, are mine.


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Blimey that is elaborate, looks good.

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Very nice. Nevertheless, do not connect the computer to your house network/router let alone to the internet.
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I did say in your other thread the ssd will mount to the back of the motherboard tray, and it looks like your missing the drive rails for 3.5" bays
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someone-else wrote:
So it's a disco/nightclub for goldfish. Nice work S-e
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wine~o wrote:So it's a disco/nightclub for goldfish. Nice work S-e
Thankyou, any fish? let's have a look
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Too shallow for fish. Shame. My "Bobs" would have enjoyed the light show...
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