A note from txtmstrjoe: This CMHD.tv Blog miniseries is respectfully dedicated to my OCN brother, Syrillian. Syrillian, a saint of a man, left this world far too early. He leaves his family, friends, and OCN family. He is sorely missed.
And so here we are, the final steps of our shared journey towards building a custom PC together.
It has taken us five weeks, five consecutive Wednesdays, to get to this point. But we’re finally here, the threshold, the precipice. Once we go over the edge, we can say what most people simply cannot: We’ve built our own custom PC!
In the past four Wednesdays, we’ve learned how to install a motherboard, mount the hard disk drives, optical drives, as well as a solid state drive in the ATCS 840, install the CPU, its cooler, and the RAM, and finally, install the graphics card and power supply unit as well as do some cable management. We’ve done most of the essential hardware installation; we’ve built the body up, and it’s ready for the final step.
Our custom PC is now ready for us to breathe life into it. Read more