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How long did it take you to assemble your very first PC?

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2 years ago#1
Just curious as to what the overall average was for everybody else.
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2 years ago#2
About 7 hours. Started 3 PM, did the test build then went out for dinner... came back a few hours and put everything in the case, and by 1 AM I was installing W7.
2 years ago#3
Took me like 8 hours but that's because i was so scared I was doing something wrong.
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2 years ago#4
Took me a couple of days because I started building as the parts were coming in.
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2 years ago#5
About 2 hours to assemble and maybe another 2-3 hours to get the OS up and running and tweaked the way I needed it with all the drivers and so forth.
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2 years ago#6
About 8 hours, including downloading and installing the OS.
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2 years ago#7
a couple of hours
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2 years ago#8
Built my first in about 4 or 5 hours, 10 years ago.

Last build took under 2 hours. Stress testing with Prime95, Memtest, Furmark etc and migrating files and programs can take a day or two.
2 years ago#9
Had to have been a few hours at least. Don't really remember anymore though.
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2 years ago#10
How in hell do people take more than 2 hours? Unless you guys mean installing windows, downloading updates, installing drivers etc... aswell.
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