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Old 02-02-2008, 08:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright everyone I m a noob here and I just needed a second look over and guidance from others before I actually went ahead and ordered my parts.

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Just wondering if any of my parts are non-compatible with my Motherboard, I m open to tips and suggestions because I m a first timer and really would appreciate it.

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No one showed me that my video card was DDR3 while my mother board memory was DDR2.
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Old 02-02-2008, 04:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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everything looks good
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Case ~ nexus caterpilla
Mobo ~ Gigabyte GA~P35~DS3R Rev 2.0
CPU ~ Intel Q6600
HDD ~ 2 x 500gb western digital drives
Ram ~ 4GB worth (4 strips) of OCZ 2GB PC2-6400 Platinum Rev 2.0
PSU ~ Corsair 750TX
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Old 02-02-2008, 04:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Shame you already ordered, Now I will have to beat the crap out of you for using a PSU that came with the case.
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Old 02-02-2008, 04:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i use the psu that came with my case
$50...400watts....supplemented with aux psu
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Alright I decided to cut out the CPU fan because as I just noticed the CPU I have already comes with its own fan and I m just going to stick with that one. Cut back and got a video card thats like 5$'s cheaper so I could still afford the thermal grease. Did my best to stay under 600$'s and I think I did a great job lol. Here's my new build with a better mother board.

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looks good, some of those parts are what I'm getting as the successor to this rig, but only problem I have with that build is the stock Case PSU
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A lot of people keep telling me to get cheaper ram and a cheaper mobo. So that I can afford a PSU to go along with my new system. But see I've been running Windows Vista on a E-Machines T3612 with 512 ram for the last 4 to 5 months. So getting at least 4 gigs of Ram is a must for me. Planning on getting a better PSU some time down the line (probably a few months). So by then prices will drop a bit lower (not that they're high now), but since I m building on a budget I don't have enough money to get another PSU at the moment. Besides that I still have to buy an LCD Wide Screen monitor, mouse, and keyboard all for under 200$. If you really think about it, my system will be a bad *** rig for what its meant to do and that is to satisfy my casual gaming hunger.
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Just understand that one bad PSU, can take the whole system with it....

Can you afford $10 for a PSU?

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Ahhh not the rebate trick. Just don't trust rebate offers, but your right I m getting this PSU then.

Newegg.com - TOPOWER XPT Series TOP-500XPT ATX12V 500W Power Supply 115/ 230 V UL, CE, CB, FCC, - Retail

Great I ruined my budget by going over 50$ worth. But when all is said and done I m getting a great system.
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Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER eXtreme RP-500-PCAR ATX from factor 12V V2.01 500W Power Supply 110 - 115V/220 - 230V Nemko, TUV, cUL, CE, BSMI, FCC, CCC - Retail
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