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Old 08-17-2007, 12:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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First time builder just wanted to make sure everything i have picked out will work together properly (also any upgrades within the same price range are welcome)

Heres what i have already:
-2x Optical Drives
-7900GS KO evga nVidia graphics card
-AX400-PN PSU by FSP
-Copperhead Mouse
-Microsoft 700 keyboard

Heres what i'll be purchasing soon:

-XION Onyx Xon-301 Case
Newegg.com - XION Onyx XON-301 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Stylish LED Power switch and unique 140mm Green LED Fan - Retail

-Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250gig hardrive
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 "Perpendicular Recording" ST3250820A 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM

-Biostar Tforce 550 socket AM2 ATX AMD Mobo
Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TFORCE 550 Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 550 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

-G.Skill 2GB RAM (2x 1gig) 240 pin DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

-AMD Athalon 64 x2 3600 Brisbane 1.9ghz 2x 512KB L2 cache socket AM2 Processor
Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ Brisbane 1.9GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail

-Windows XP - OEM (maybe someone can show me how to tell if its an OEM http://www.designed for a certain type of computer?)
newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16832116056

-Artic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro 92MM CPU Cooler
Newegg.com - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler - Retail

I only plan on using this computer for raiding in WoW and doing some general Internet browsing and maybe downloading a few CDs to it. (not very many)
Anyways, just double checking making sure ill get everything i need like thermal paste or w/e and if all the wires/drivers ill need will be included?
Thanks again!
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Motherboard:
Newegg.com - Foxconn C51XEM2AA- 8EKRS2H Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
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is there something significantly better about that motherboard?
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