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Old 10-26-2010, 07:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default ok finally came to a decision on my computer hardware

ok here is the list of my hardware for my pc. this pc will not be for gaming, it will be mainly for downloading, storing, and watching movies via the hdmi port to my tv. it will also be for everday use. i decided to do 2 HDDs. One for my OS and other programs (HDD primary) and then one for my movies (HDD secondary). here it is.....

CPU: Newegg.com - AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ADX640WFGMBOX 99.99

MOTHERBOARD: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-880GA-UD3H AM3 AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard 109.99

HDD PRIMARY: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive 69.99

HDD SECONDARY: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive 89.99

RAM: Newegg.com - G.SKILL NS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL9D-4GBNS 65.99

PSU: Newegg.com - OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply compatible with core i7 74.99

SHIPPING: 5.99

CASE: Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-BWN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 39.99

SHIPPING: 9.99

KB&M: Newegg.com - Microsoft Wireless Media Desktop 1000 35.91

SHIPPING: 8.50

DISC: Newegg.com - LG WH10LS30K 10X Blu-ray Burner - LightScribe Support - Bulk - Blu-Ray Burners 99.99

i will be putting windows 7 on this, let me know what you thing
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ok here is the list of my hardware for my pc. this pc will not be for gaming, it will be mainly for downloading, storing, and watching movies via the hdmi port to my tv. it will also be for everday use. i decided to do 2 HDDs. One for my OS and other programs (HDD primary) and then one for my movies (HDD secondary). here it is.....

CPU: Newegg.com - AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ADX640WFGMBOX 99.99

MOTHERBOARD: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-880GA-UD3H AM3 AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard 109.99

HDD PRIMARY: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive 69.99

HDD SECONDARY: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive 89.99

RAM: Newegg.com - G.SKILL NS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL9D-4GBNS 65.99

PSU: Newegg.com - OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply compatible with core i7 74.99

SHIPPING: 5.99

CASE: Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-BWN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 39.99

SHIPPING: 9.99

KB&M: Newegg.com - Microsoft Wireless Media Desktop 1000 35.91

SHIPPING: 8.50

DISC: Newegg.com - LG WH10LS30K 10X Blu-ray Burner - LightScribe Support - Bulk - Blu-Ray Burners 99.99

i will be putting windows 7 on this, let me know what you thing


Get 1600mhz ram instead of 1333 it's not that much more expensive. The Inbuilt GPU should be enough to play movies on your TV aswell, I think.

Looks like a nice system though
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