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I have to disagree with M.greer in giving this product a 1 star review. I believe this product does what it was intended to do. That was, as it was titled, “Build a water cooled gaming PC”. It gives you the customer, the basic processes and assistance in doing just that.
The author uses sound practices and helps the customer form the right ideas for building their own systems. After doing research at [...] before getting this product, it really didn’t matter to me that there may be older computer components in the video. The process for building a computer is generally the same for each build.
I did see that the author of this video has commented that the video production was delayed and was actually recorded in 2008. So I can’t really nock them for that.
Like most videos/books in this field, the author believes that the customer has the basic knowledge of what tools to use, how to connect computer cables and the best practices for handling the components. The author does a good job in overview of these areas but I believe the video was meant to build upon the customers’ existing knowledge, as it should. You wouldn’t attempt to sky dive or rebuild a car engine without learning the basics first.
Overall it’s a good video
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ok where to start.heres the list
CHOOSING PARTS:Get tips on choosing parts to build a gaming PC.
PICKS 3 YEARS OLD TECH AND SOME OF THE WORST PARTS. SHOWS A CPU AND MOTHERBOARD YOU CANT EVEN BUY NEW TODAY. USING THE INTEL 775 CHIP COME ON WHERE THE I7 930 THIS VIDEO WAS MADE IN 2010 NO SSD DRIVE TALK DOES NOT SAY WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE ONE PART OVER ANOTHER ALSO DONT TELL HOW TO LOOK PICK PARTS.
BUILDING THE PC:How to prepare your case before building the computer. See how every part is installed.
NEVER TELLS WHAT TOOLS TO USE THINKS YOU JUST KNOW
PLUGGING IT IN:All of the computer’s power plugs and cables explained.
THIS IS A POWER CORD OTHER THAN THAT NOTHING
BIOS & OS:Learn about your system’s BIOS (basic input output system). How to adjust the settings under the hood of your motherboard. How to install Windows 7.
SHOWS BIOS FOR 2MIN AND THEN SAYS PUT IN WINDOWS DISK AND INSTALL THATS IT
BENCHMARKING AND OVERCLOCKING: How to perform a basic overclock on your CPU and video card.
OVERCLOCKS IT LIKE 1 CPU LEVEL THAT 200MHZ AT MOST WHERES THE 2GHZ TO 4GHZ?
OH HERE IT IS“GOING TO COVER THIS IN FUTURE VIDEOS” RIGHT OFF THE VIDEO!
WATER COOLING: How to install a CPU water loop from scratch.
SOME OF THE WORST PARTS AS IN ITS OLD NEVER TELLS HOW OR WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE THIS PART OVER ANOTHER. ALSO USES COLORED DIE WATER NEVER USE THIS CLEAR WATER OR COLORED TUBING ALWAYS. NEVER TELL HOW TO WATER COOL YOU VIDEO CARD AND IF YOU NOT WATER COOLING YOUR VIDEO CARD DONT WASTE YOUR TIME DOING THE CPU. BEING AND H50 WATER COOLER OR TRUE AIR COOLER IS JUST AS GOOD AS THIS WASTE OF TIME AND 3 TIMES THE COST.
ALSO INCLUDED: 13 PAGE DVD COMPANION GUIDE ON PDF.
JUST AS BAD AS THE VIDEO AS 99% IS A COPY OF THE WORDED VIDEO.
ok i had caps on to spilt my text from his.will this help anyone ? yes but if you dont know what your doing at all this could have you going WTF at one point in time as it covers nothing on what to do if you run in to problems or if you happen to get stuck. no help at all on where to get help. this may pull people in for the water cooling side read read and read more some really bad info at times. but if you have never done water cooling before its a nice first step “showing” how to set it up some what but its not 100% great but better than just reading how. this should have been $5-$10 anything more is a waste. i will sell my copy for $10 shipped lol
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