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Old 08-11-2006, 05:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone. Same old same old :P. I'm buildin a computer and need some input. Now, I'm slowly building it peice by peice. So here's what I've got so far.

HD - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...1685&cid=HD.96
Processor - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...75&cid=CPU.611
120mm fan - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...681&cid=FN.505
80mm fan - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...370&cid=FN.505
MoBo - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...025&cid=MB.693
Optical Drive - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...100&cid=CR.184
Keyboard and mouse - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...283&cid=PE.826 (not like this one matters heh)
speakers - http://www.thesourcecc.com/estore/Pr...roduct=2610601
case - http://www.factorydirect.ca/catalog/...p?pcode=AT1160

Now I dislike the case, but it's the cheapest I saw for the combo of PSU and case.

REMINDER: I am not willing to spend a lot of money here.
#2: I already have the ram and Video card bought.
#3: What's your input?

Thanks,
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PSUs that come with cases are usually really crappy.
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Yah. But what will the difference be? If I buy one seperate, or if I buy a combo with the case?

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Cases that come with PSUs are known to fail, unless you get an Antec case with a PSU...they're a reliable brand.
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well umm, i wouldnt go maxtor, their HDD's are usually really ****ty. and umm, are you sure you want to go s 939? that socket is dated and has seen better days. you could pick up a nice am2 setup for the sameprice about and havemore future upgradability.

and wheres your ram?>
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Go for either the Seagate or Western Digital HDs. And I agree with massacre....go with AM2 for the future.
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cha i have a barracuda and its pretty sweet for the money, i meanits no raptor, but for 60 bucks its reliable, 160 gb, and pretty fast. couldnt askfor more.
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i bought my 160GB for 60 and its a WD HD. I would also not use the Psu that comes with the case i have had a few burn out on me or even some that has came DOA. unless you plan on upgradeing the psu later i would add a psu to that list.
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How's this for mobo, CPU, and HD now?

mobo - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...295&cid=MB.526
HD - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...0152&cid=HD.96
CPU - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...25&cid=CPU.907

Thanks so far everyone
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scuse the bump. But I'm hopin to get a reply on the feedback . Thank you.
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