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Old 07-14-2007, 05:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
xcryinginrainxx
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Join Date: Jun 2007
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Default First Computer Help

I want to build my first PC, and I want it to be for gaming.
I only have experience with upgrading my memory, adding a slave hard drive, adding a network card and a wireless card. I actually used guides for all of them, but for the RAM, it's incredibly easy.

I made a list of things I would need to buy. I'll post the list up but before I do, I want to tell you what I want the computer to be:

Hardcore Gaming
Fast
Burn DVDs and CDs
Play DVDs and CDs
It's going to run XP and I already have a disc..

Okay, now for the list. If i'm missing anything or something's not compatible, please tell me which one I need.

I type like a n00b, sorry. I'll edit my post to make things clearer if you like.

OK. Now for the list. (I'm buying all of this from newegg)



ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce SPP 100 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail



ATI 100-435705 Radeon X1800XT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - OEM



Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail



OCZ Platinum 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail


Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JB 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM


AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego 2.4GHz 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor - OEM


ZEROtherm BTF95 CPU Cooler - Retail




ASUS Beige 16X DVD-ROM 52X CD-R 32X CD-RW 52X CD-ROM 2MB Cache E-IDE/ATAPI Combo Drive - Retail


SAMSUNG Black 18X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 18X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M Cache E-IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner - OEM


Powertek PowerTek770W ATX 12V 2.2 / EPS 12V 770W Power Supply100 - 240 V UL, CUL, FCC, TUV, CE - Retail


POWMAX CP808PL-1 Beige Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply - Retail


D-Link DFE-530TX+ 10/ 20/ 100/ 200Mbps PCI Network Adapter 1 x RJ45 - Retail


Please help me so I can get what I need (don't ask how i'll build it without any experience)

And I bet you'll feel better helping someone make a computer.....

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