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Old 06-04-2009, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I made a build for my friend,

just checking it with the community to see if all the parts are compatible with each other

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Old 06-04-2009, 05:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Overall the build looks good but there are a few areas you could save some money

If you don't plan on overclocking or running crossfire you could save some money buy going with a p43 motherboard. - GIGABYTE GA-EP43-UD3L LGA 775 Intel P43 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Windows 7 will be released in October so I wouldn't spend any money on XP now. The Windows 7 release candidate is free and is good until march of next year at which point you could buy a copy of 7. You can download the RC here.

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If you friend plans on gaming it might be worth spending a little extra money to get a hD 4870 since the Hd 4670 would struggle at 1680x1050. - HIS Hightech H487FN512P Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Cases are largely personal preference but if you aren't set on that Raidmax I highly recommend the Antec 300. - Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases


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Old 06-05-2009, 01:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What is the purpose this PC will serve?

You don't want to build something thats not capable of your tasks.
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