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Old July 28, 2010, 09:36 AM
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Should I have them assemble it for me? I don't have the tools or the time to do it..
though I am not sure if they will do it as it should be done
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Old July 28, 2010, 09:43 AM
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NCIX's assembly is supposedly pretty good.
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Old July 28, 2010, 09:53 AM
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you only really need a screwdriver and some thought, looks like it is fairly straight forward build, no sleeving, no water cooling, so it should go together like lego if you think about it and check the manual/internet whenever you get stuck.
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Old July 28, 2010, 09:54 AM
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The best part (well to me) is actually building the rig myself, if you can squeeze any time in your day I'm sure your going to enjoy it.
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Old July 28, 2010, 10:00 AM
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I chose to do it my self
now waiting for the price matching so see what happens
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Old July 28, 2010, 10:07 AM
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good choice, and even if you don't have the right screwdriver (if you have tools, you will) then you can pick one up for a few dollars at any local hardware shop. if you do go buy any tools, get a screwdriver set or a multi bit screwdriver since it makes it that much easier to make sure you have said tools.
it also teaches you how to repair any items that may burn out.
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Old July 28, 2010, 10:48 AM
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good choice, and even if you don't have the right screwdriver (if you have tools, you will) then you can pick one up for a few dollars at any local hardware shop. if you do go buy any tools, get a screwdriver set or a multi bit screwdriver since it makes it that much easier to make sure you have said tools.
it also teaches you how to repair any items that may burn out.
Yep, a #2 Phillips and a pack of zip ties will take you a looong way in assembly and basic cable management. The zip ties aren't strictly necessary, but it's surprising how much neater and more manageable your whole setup can be with a few strategically placed ties, especially in the HAF where you have lots of room to manage your cable bunches.
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I chose to do it my self
now waiting for the price matching so see what happens
I am sure if you do it like you should that it's giong to be accepted and you will be abble tot ake tons of pic for us in the workblog section of the forum! I second the option of building it yourself and that you will need the previous item listed by another member. But there is something that you HAVE to do or it can go terribly wrong. READ THE MANUEL!!!!! Especially for the ram. How many time a week people post here my first build no post and ram stick are just in the wrong channel...
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Damn taxes, its at 2260 CAD..
I guess I will have to go ask for the tax back since I am not Canadian (visitor) any idea how?
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I don't think you can ask NCIX for the tax back since they have already charged you but you can ask the Federal Gov for it back. I have never done it but I know it is possible.

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