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Old 11-12-2006, 01:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just built my own computer. Here are my parts:

PROCESSOR: AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 2.2 GHz 1 MB L2 Cache Socket 939

MOTHERBOARD: Foxconn NF4SK8AA-8KRS Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD

MEMORY (RAM): Wintec AMPO 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Model 3AMD1400-1GB1-R

HARD DRIVE (HDD): Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0 GB/s

GRAPHICS CARD: ASUS EN6200TC256/TD/64M Geforce 6200 TC supporting 256MB (64MB onboard) 64-bit DDR PCI-e x16

CASE: PowerUp Black ATX Mid-Tower Case w/ Clear Side, Front USB and Audio Ports and 450-W Power Supply

DVD-BURNER: Samsung 18X DVD¬ĪR DVD Burner with 12X DVD-RAM Write Black E-IDE/ATAPI Model SH-S182D

I already have a keyboard, mouse, and speakers. I have an old CRT monitor that is ok for now, but I'm looking for an LCD and I am wanting to run 2 screens. Is there anything else I should buy to have a good workstation? Any programs that anyone suggests?
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Old 11-12-2006, 01:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If this is for a workstation, I think you need more ram. Another 1gb will do. Try and get another power supply. Cases that come with them aren't really reliable.
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Old 11-12-2006, 09:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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u should have went am2 but otherwise everything is good. u can change the PSU if u r worried but i dont fink ull have any problems. i have been using generic PSU and i havent experience anything bad.
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Old 11-12-2006, 09:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009091


here is a good cheap lcd monitor i own one
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If you are more specific about what you'll be doing with this machine I can reccomend some great open source software and that sort of thing.
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Im going to be using it for school, music managment, playing dvds and possibly burning them, surfing the internet, and playing 2 or 3 games.
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