atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#6773: Computer bits

Looks like the processor, memory, CPU cooler, and thermal paste are all scheduled to arrive today. The motherboard, tomorrow.

The part I need the most--to figure out if I already have a case I can use--is the one that arrives last. Of course.

The machines I have downstairs are all Gateway computers. That usually means "forget putting an aftermarket motherboard in." In all liklihood I'll be heading over to Fry's to pick up a case, mainly because I want to look at cases and see if I can't find one I like the looks of, rather than buying on-line and hoping it works out. That would take a couple hours out of a Saturday or Sunday.

...just took a gander at cases and then closed the tabs because I am going to wait, damn it.


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