I can see your point when your on about a different video card, but I would of thought you can still see it as long as its enabled in your bios. Maybe not only guessing.. as for 'is it worth it' . Now its done I would say YES.. but was it worth doing.. well It was more the fact 'could I do it ?' if you know what I mean.. like most things I do.. I have found its not the money nor the time.. its just setting myself a goal and seeing if I can get there. I'm sure your the same as are alot of people on here.. its not the money its the enjoyment of building or doing something yourself.. finding problems and overcoming them, not the going out and paying someone to do it.
Its just something else that makes it stand out alittle more :-) I havent played with the boot screens yet.. thats my next mission .. after I come back off hols that is