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Old 07-29-2005, 09:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok im building a pc for myself with my dads money that has to last me for a couple years so i dont have to keep upgrading it and dont use his computer heres what im going for. The case im getting is acrylic. It doesnt come with fans or anything so im getting 5 80mm for 8 bucks and the ocz 520w for it.

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Old 07-29-2005, 10:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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SEARCH the FORUMS there are the same exact builds im sure please search
it looks fine

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Old 07-30-2005, 12:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks good. But I personally don't know much about that ram and have not heard much either. That board can be iffy with some value rams, I'd get a pair from a trusted company. Pick up some OCZ or Corsair.
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Old 07-30-2005, 04:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Looks good. Nubius has Patriot memory (faster than yours) and it overclocks nicely.

Remember you only need a blob of thermal compound the size of a grain of rice. put it ontop on the core, and let the weight of the heatsink spread it.

Nice build, and enjoy!

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Old 07-30-2005, 09:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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This belongs in the Building forum.

Moving it there.

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