So, as you might remember from a previous thread of mine (viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1849
), I plan on building my own rig from the ground up.
See this initial thread for more details or, see the links posted below this post with the current rig options.
Now, my question is..where to start? What to take into consideration and what to be careful for when actually building it.
Also an important question: How do i make sure that it installs my OS on the SSD drive and not the HDD one? As you might mention, i've not provided an HDD link - only SSD - since i'll get that one from a regular shop in the neighborhood.
After installing my OS, then what? Can i just start up the pc and be ready to go for anything? Nothing very important that needs to be installed?
There's also this problem with the additional CPU fan, apparently you need to use some cooling paste (?), there seem to be many different opinions on how to apply that paste. What's the safest way (for the cpu) that ensures a good constant cooling?
For the rest i suppose it's just a matter of plugging in all the cards in the right MOBO slots, plugging in the cables and put it in the contact.. I did hear there's something like earthing to take into consideration as well. I'm 100% safe by just touching the backside of my case to unearth myself, right? Or any kind of metal? Would it be better for me to wear those rubber/plastic (surgery like, but less rubbery) gloves?
Intel ® Core ™ i5-3570K http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Intel(R
MOBO http://www.alternate.de/html/product/As ... e4/990415/
RAM http://www.alternate.de/html/product/G. ... it/140051/
Crucial RealSSD http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Cr ... GB/860676/
PSU http://www.alternate.de/html/product/XF ... 0W/691356/
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 670 http://www.alternate.de/html/product/ZO ... 0/1005685/
Corsair Carbide 500R http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Co ... 0R/905086/
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Co ... vo/915234/
and i can't ask it enough lol, but i assume everything is 100% compatible with each other, right?
Thanks in advance.