Finally getting a new computer! (Need advice on computer parts) - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-23-2009, 02:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 4
Default Finally getting a new computer! (Need advice on computer parts)

I am finally building a computer but I need some advice on the parts. I'm not too knowledgeable about computer parts so I'm here to ask the experts! I have a little list going on here but I'm sure there can be improvements made,(especially the motherboard) and I hope you guys can recommend me some stuff to make a beast of a computer!

So far I have:

Case - - RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX-612WEB 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Foldout MB Computer Case - Computer Cases

Graphics Card - - SAPPHIRE 100283-2L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Processor - - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

Power Supply - - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

RAM - - CORSAIR XMS3 DHX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1600C9DHX - Desktop Memory

Hard Drive - - Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

MOBO - - ASUS M4A77TD AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard - AMD Motherboards

DVD DRIVE - - LITE-ON Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - CD / DVD Drives

My budget would be around 600-800. I'm looking for the computer to last for 3-4 years at least !

Couple questions that I have:

1. Do I need to worry about any compatibility issues?
2. Would I need an extra fan/coolant? Or would I be set with the stock fans. I hear the gpu/cpu could get hot sometimes and I don't want it blowing up or anything :P

Any comments/recommendations will be appreciated!

junny is offline  
Old 12-23-2009, 08:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 4
Default Re: Finally getting a new computer! (Need advice on computer parts)

Hey sorry for this topic! I thought my other one never got posted. Please close this!
junny is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yet Another New Gaming Computer Topic Thing (Advice Needed) junny New Systems | Building and Buying 8 12-24-2009 07:48 AM
Essentail Spare Parts for onsite computer service Harper Technology Careers and Education 6 07-06-2009 06:32 PM
First Computer Build: Newb Need Advice djc122984 System Upgrades 15 12-31-2008 06:59 AM
Finally building a NEW COMPUTER!!! creflo New Systems | Building and Buying 30 02-19-2008 09:18 PM
A Computer Building Elbatrop1 Elbatrop1 System Upgrades 31 04-07-2007 07:26 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:27 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.