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Old 01-17-2006, 08:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Yea, i just got into this whole "build ur own pc" thing and i need someone that knows what they're talking to give me some help. I have all the parts and eveything picked out i just need to know if they will be able to work with each other. Here are the parts:



Hard drive-


Power supply-

Video card-



Wireless adapter-

Wireless router-

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Old 01-17-2006, 08:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You need DDR ram, not DDR2.

Your power supply is kinda questionable. I'd suggest this one.

I don't know much about ATI video cards, but if I were spending about that much, I'd get the 6800GS from nVidia.

Overall, not bad.



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Old 01-17-2006, 09:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If your not overclocking, you can get a cheaper motherboard and put some more money into your graphics. Get this motherboard. You won't be let down.

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Old 01-17-2006, 10:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks, this mobo looks much better for price, but what i am really concerned with is if all these parts will work with each other.
(any suggestions on a better video card since im gettin this mobo instead?)
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Old 01-17-2006, 11:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The parts will work fine together. Unless you are going to get two video cards I wouldn't spend my money on a SLi board. However, ASUS makes good, solid, and stable boards.

Please, whatever you do, get yourself a better power supply! Its the backbone of every system. Personally, I wouldn't go any less than 480W and with a brand name like Enermax, Antec, Fortran -- there are others.
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Old 01-17-2006, 11:25 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Personally, I recommend this hard drive. It's roughly the same, only it supports a 16mb buffer. I have this in my second system. It's a speedy little thing.
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Old 01-18-2006, 07:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
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ok im gonna go with this power supply-
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Old 02-10-2006, 09:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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heh, your original graphics card was the one i just bought, mostly since my friend got one, and his came with 16 pipes right out of the box, for 12 pipline money

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