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Old 02-28-2006, 11:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok im new to these forums and to building comps all together. well i think that i have been catching on pretty quick, but i have one question. Wats the easiest way to find compatible components for the whole comp

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Old 02-28-2006, 11:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i would start with the cpu, ram and video card. then find a motherboard that supports all of them.

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Old 03-01-2006, 06:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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just read the specs of the board, and fine what it uses
3DMARK06 = 20,341 (3.8GHZ)

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Buy the motherboard first. Then by a cpu with that same socket. Then buy ram that the mobo supports and then a videocard,cd drive,HDD, etc.
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