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this pc building guide that verge made is unbarable

36 minutes ago, emosun said:

is this a low key ad for the video becuase it's only at 60k?

 

I thought this too, he joined 41 minutes ago and this is his first post, so yea it is an ad

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56 minutes ago, Ya_Mi said:

"anti static bracelet"


*giggle

featured on the evv blog ;)

to give them credit the bracelet looks better then the normal cordless anti static wristbands

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9 hours ago, Hi P said:

I thought this too, he joined 41 minutes ago and this is his first post, so yea it is an ad

Maybe he got so mad that he just HAD to make an account and post here. or he's a spy.

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They seem pretty desperate to make it popular.

 

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I was expecting worse.. this isn't really bad enough to be funny. 

 

If you're here already and want a laugh watch GN video on thermal paste instead

 

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I cringed so bad early on when he brought out all those tools like the thermal paste applicator (lol) and the swiss army knife. But the anti-static bracelet... How cute!

 

I've built hundreds of PCs and usually the only tools I need are a philips head screwdriver, nitrile gloves (built PCs for other people, didn't want them to complain about fingerprints), and some juice or tea to drink lol.

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*looks at "needed tools"*

 

*Laughs*

 

Didn't know you could get cordless anti static risk bracelets. 

 

A swiss army knife is good though. Helps for unboxing. A multi tool without a knife though wouldnt make sense though. The Philips head would be a pain to use over a regular screw driver.

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WTF is that????

 

  • Mentions anti static wrist straps are important, puts on a rubber band.
  • Says to be careful with screwing in the motherboard "because you could crack the motherboard"
  • The motherboard I/O shield is important for aligning the motherboard with the standoffs

And I'm only 3 minutes in ... And I saw the part pointed out by @Aprime at 5 minutes where he says the PSU can shortcut on the case.

 

Are they trolling?!?!?!?!?!???!? Seriously W. T. F. :o

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4 minutes ago, wkdpaul said:

WTF is that????

 

  • Mentions anti static wrist straps are important, puts on a rubber band.
  • Says to be careful with screwing in the motherboard "because you could crack the motherboard"
  • The motherboard I/O shield is important for aligning the motherboard with the standoffs

And I'm only 3 minutes in ... And I saw the part pointed out by @Aprime at 5 minutes where he says the PSU can shortcut on the case.

 

Are they trolling?!?!?!?!?!???!? Seriously W. T. F. :o

He also put like a bunch of circles worth of MX-4 on after stating the pre-applied paste on the AIO wasn't enough.  So, he just wasted a shit ton of paste too.

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5 minutes ago, wkdpaul said:

WTF is that????

 

  • Mentions anti static wrist straps are important, puts on a rubber band.
  • Says to be careful with screwing in the motherboard "because you could crack the motherboard"
  • The motherboard I/O shield is important for aligning the motherboard with the standoffs

And I'm only 3 minutes in ... And I saw the part pointed out by @Aprime at 5 minutes where he says the PSU can shortcut on the case.

 

Are they trolling?!?!?!?!?!???!? Seriously W. T. F. :o

Remember, the bottom of "the brick" can't touch the case but it can touch the back without shorting things out :P

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8 minutes ago, wkdpaul said:
  • Says to be careful with screwing in the motherboard "because you could crack the motherboard"

I was always told this?

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Oh, and I forgot to mention when he's listing what tools you need, he calls cable ties "tweezers" ... They have to be trolling ...

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1 minute ago, QuantumBit said:

I was always told this?

Unless you're using power tools, that would be had to do, especially by hand.

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1 minute ago, wkdpaul said:

Unless you're using power tools, that would be had to do, especially by hand.

Hmm, thats one less thing to worry about.

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2 minutes ago, wkdpaul said:

Unless you're using power tools, that would be had to do, especially by hand.

Still hard to do with some power tools. Particularly electric screwdrivers, 4v range screw guns, and drills with the clutch set really low.

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I got it almost to 7 minutes and I just can't ... There are so many mistakes, wrong and nonsensical statements that I have to stop. It just doesn't make sense, the video as a whole doesn't make sense : how could they have gone through all this without asking an "expert" or at the very least, proof check the script? And none of that was flagged during editing or reviewing before it went live???

 

It's not like it's anything complex! This just hurts their brand as a whole, how am I supposed to trust anything they post about stuff I'm not familiar with? Man, it's too early in the day and in my weekend for this, I'm gonna need another coffee before I do anything else...

 

 

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1 hour ago, wkdpaul said:

I got it almost to 7 minutes and I just can't ... There are so many mistakes, wrong and nonsensical statements that I have to stop. It just doesn't make sense, the video as a whole doesn't make sense : how could they have gone through all this without asking an "expert" or at the very least, proof check the script? And none of that was flagged during editing or reviewing before it went live???

 

It's not like it's anything complex! This just hurts their brand as a whole, how am I supposed to trust anything they post about stuff I'm not familiar with? Man, it's too early in the day and in my weekend for this, I'm gonna need another coffee before I do anything else...

 

 

EDIT ; HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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Wish I could've seen those. Comments are disabled now :P 

 

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