Building an AMD system

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  1. HardwareHeaven

    HardwareHeaven Administrator Staff Member

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    Jon has our first guide done, which is "building your first AMD system", click the link to visit the guide.

    Please post your comments or questions in this thread, cheers.
     
  2. shortstuff

    shortstuff Sweetness

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    VERY nice guide wildchild. :)

    Very easy to understand and follow. ;)

    Great job.
     
  3. Roadee

    Roadee Never forgotten

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    I think just about anyone can follow that guide........good job and great pics. Straight and to the point.
     
  4. toddsmack2k

    toddsmack2k It Never.....

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    Excellent job Jon! Very nice guide I hope to see more of them from you.
     
  5. Markius

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    great guide wildchild.
    and i think the driverheaven guides forum is a GREAT idea.
     
  6. The_Neon_Cowboy

    The_Neon_Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    cool....

    (quickly scratches something off on his "to do list") ;)
     
  7. Ev!L-aLphA

    Ev!L-aLphA | n f e c t e D

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    great i showed my friends and they are really happy :) great job wildchild
     
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  8. HsuGotaQ

    HsuGotaQ Hydrogenated Dumbass

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    Kewl. A very clear guide you've done there wildchild. I've gotta send this to my co-workers so that they can finally see things other than Intel. Thx a mil! ;)
     
  9. WildChild

    WildChild I'm Still Watching

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    Thank you for the kind words.There will be many more to come,next one will involve the 64 bit ,sata raid setups,and some other goodies.
    Thanks again.
     
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    kinetic Well-Known Member

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    Very concise and easy to follow Wildchild! Great job!:)
     
  11. WildChild

    WildChild I'm Still Watching

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    I tried to make it as simplistic as I could....To where anyone (with limited knowledge)could actually do it themselves.
     
  12. MIG-31

    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    excellent news on your new position wildchild.


    ok i suppose for amd,but a small point were is one for those who prefer Intel?(if i can comment on that in a amd thread:duh:)
     
  13. HardwareHeaven

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    thats one of the future projects.
     
  14. MIG-31

    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    np,i don't have a preference for either i just goes for what i think is the best for me at the time of upgrades.

    it will be good to see one for intel in the futrure then at least we can get good advice from both sides before choosing.
     
  15. Falstaff

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    Thanx Jon.....doh

    Personally, I balked at the idea, and preferred to have WildChild build me one. I have fried two mobos recently attempting to rework bios and install upgrading. I am an AMD fan now, and will download this for furture reference. 64 is the way to go!!!!
     
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  16. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    Good review...... only one part i can think of that's missing... and usually isn't thought of..... motherboard placement.... some weird cases actually don't setup there mounts correctly at all.. and some aren't even removeable..... most of the biggest problems come from OEM machines that specifically design the case/motherboard .... that you have to buy either the exact... or one of THERE motherboard to upgrade...... I showed my case but cutting.dicing.... and basically making a mess but useable mess out of it.......
     
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    Yes, I plan to build my 1st comp this summer and every guide helps a little, this helps a lot :D
     
  18. WildChild

    WildChild I'm Still Watching

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    I dont know what cases you have bought in the past, but I would say 99.5 percent of the cases purchased will have the correct placement of the mounting screws and if it is for some reason mucked up ...take it back and get a good one, as for proprietary boards /systems,thats not what this guide was made for.It was made for people to get a better understanding of building a new system from scratch, not mixmatching this and that and trying to make it work.
     
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    WildChild I'm Still Watching

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    If you need help feel free to ask.:cool:
     
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