livetooting computer build 

i used to love this shit but it's hella annoying now. which fucking screws go to the motherboard. i don't see the ones with the weird pattern on the back of the screwhead that i usually use. corsair you better not have fucked me

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grumpy man builds computer 

fuck it i'm using my own screws

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grumpy man builds computer 

fucking dragon dicks I have to install a cpu cooler

fuck off

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grumpy man builds computer 

you better be fucking worth it

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grumpy man builds computer 

goddamn CuStOm CpU cOoLeR MoUnTiNg BrAcKeT eat my ass

ugh

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grumpy man builds computer 

fucking motherboard needs a firmware update before I even launch it to support the new ryzen cpus so idk if i should even be doing this

fuck it

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grumpy man builds computer 

FUCK OFF that screw literally does not fit there what am I missing

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grumpy man builds computer 

to the people who wrote the cooler master hyper 212 installation guide:

perish

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grumpy man builds computer 

fuck this shit i'm gonna go fight traffic and get some food i can't fight these instructions in my current mental state

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grumpy man builds computer and upgrades to furious man (caps, -) 

I GOT THERMAL GREASE IN THE FUCKING CPU PINS FUCK MY ENTIRE LIFE

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

specs aren't showing anything conductive in the paste. i cleaned it out as best I could and am gonna continue. i am literally so done I do not care if it catches on fire.

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

im calling out @j997922@mastodon.social for faving every post that involves me fucking up

furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

ok fuck it cpu is down cooler is down cooler master is on my shit list time to move on to the easy stuff

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

this old rosewill psu has served me well

if this computer catches fire and is a total loss this will be the only component I will truly miss

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

i'm just gonna try and start this thing up minimally and see if it takes it

the following message will either be an "okay it didn't explode" or a pic of my burned down computer/apartment

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

vote now on your phones while i get set up

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furious man continues building computer despite fucking up 

just gonna hide all of the shameful stuff in my apartment in case i need to evacuate quickly

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furious man downgrades to normal man 

NO SMOKE FUCK YEAH

fuck whichever one of you voted my pc burning

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pc build livetoot 

now I gotta put all this other shit in and wire it up right ughhhhhh

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pc build livetoot, -, caps 

WHO THE FUCK DECIDED TO NOT STANDARDIZE THE FRONT PANEL HEADER

JUST LET ME PLUG ONE THING IN AND HAVE IT BE WORKING YOU INSUFFERABLE ROLLS OF DESECRATED TOILET PAPER

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pc build livetoot, - 

bent a usb3 pin trying to get that header plugged in

fuck usb3 headers too btw

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pc build livetoot, - 

fuck idk where i put my needlenose pliers

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pc build livetoot, - 

it's all hooked up and you know what that means

it's time to update the bios because the processor will not work with this motherboard without it

seriously, when did this start becoming a problem

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pc build livetoot, - 

i just want to fucking use my new computer dude. it's been a rough week. please

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pc build livetoot, - 

entering Keyboard Only Mode while i copy my rom files to my computer because my laptop only has 3 usb ports and one needs to be plugged in at all times so i have to sacrifice either

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pc build livetoot, - 

hi it's me the fucking dumbass that just remembered it's a laptop and it has a fucking trackpad

dunk me

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pc build livetoot 

moment of truth, sorta

about to hit the button that updates the bios

here goes nothing

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pc build livetoot 

i did not follow all of the directions and need to rename that bios file i copied to that flash drive

:|

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pc build livetoot update 

so long as this BIOS updates properly and I don't get an ear shattering pc speaker beep code we should be gucci

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pc build livetoot 

these fuckin fans are kinsa loud at full blast for several minutes though huh

hurry the fuck up mobo

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pc build livetoot 

OH SHIT IT'S BOOTING UP

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pc build livetoot, - 

@bclindner You know the fun part? When you pull them out they like to take the plastic piece of the connector of the MOBO.

pc build livetoot 

@bclindner BIOS flash back or whatever?

pc build livetoot 

@gudenau that's the name verbatim actually!

the only reason i went with this instead of one of the mad expensive x570-or-whatever mobos that support it out of the box

pc build livetoot 

@bclindner Was about to say, most of these boards allow you to pick files. The service centers probably have drives with all the bios versions for the feature.

pc build livetoot, -, caps 

@bclindner i’ve had to cut apart connectors before because they were a different width than the connection on the header (2 wires on a 3 width connector)

pc build livetoot, -, caps 

@bclindner I'll bet there's still this crap where power is a 3-pin connector on some, and a 2-pin on others, and of course I have the WRONG one

We really failed as a species with the front panel connectors. Those should have been standardized after ATX became a thing 20 years ago.

pc build livetoot, -, caps 

@bclindner
this shit sucks and like half the usb ports on the front of my case dont work because of it and im never going to fix it

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