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Old 11-23-2005, 09:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Any way this is my first computer build and im looking for reactions and anything that might not be compatible and stuff like that. My bugdet is 1000$ and im tring to squeeze a flat screen in there too but i haven' decided on that yet so

Thermaltake Tsunami VA3000BWA Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower

Antec SmartPower 2.0 SP-500 ATX12V 500W Power Supply - Retail

DVD/Cd Burner (is IDE/ATAPI the same as IDE?)
NEC Black IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner Model ND-3550A - OEM

Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 ST380817AS 80GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM

MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

Video Card
eVGA 128-P2-N368-TX Geforce 6600GT 128MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

DVD/CD drive
LG Black IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model GDR-8163B - OEM

ASPIRE CF12SL-UBL 120mm Blue LED Light Cooling Fan - Retail x2

Thermaltake A2017 90mm 1 Ball 1 Sleeve Blue LED Light Case Cooling Fan - Retail x1

CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT400C3 - Retail

AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3200BPBOX - Retail

Is there anything i missed?

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Old 11-23-2005, 10:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That looks like a good system right there. I have the Thermaltake Tsunami case and it is awesome. There's no need for any more fans though, because it comes with 3 already, so you can scratch that out of your list. Other than that, everything looks good. Have fun building it
AMD 64 3200+ Newcastle@ 2.2Ghz
1GB (1x1GB) OCZ Performance Series
ATI X700 Pro 256MB OC\'d 475/525
OCZ Modstream 520W
Thermaltake Tsunami
Samsung 914v 19\" 12ms LCD
SB X-Fi w/ Logitech Z 5300e
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