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Old 02-09-2007, 11:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok I'm working on doing an overhaul on my system right now and Trying to keep the bill under $500 this is what i have so far:

Intel DG965WH M/B
Specs: http://www.intel.com/products/mother...65WH/index.htm

Intel P4 541 3.2Ghz Processor

& a Seagate 120gb 7200RPM SATA HDD

Now I am looking at bumping up my memory to 2GB with these kingston sticks:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134384

I'm almost positive these will work with this board but i want to be a 100% positive. Can any of you verify this for me?

The rest of the parts I'm looking at adding are

Radeon X1650Pro 512MB Video Card

New fan for processor and a 480W PS.

Any info for this build would be great. I can put together a PC with no problem but i do question myself alot when buying the parts and trying to make sure on compatibility.

P.S. one last thing. With what I am trying to run should I consider a larger power supply or should a 480W work?

Thanks for your info.
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What is your current PC specs, and what can we use off it to cut costs?
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Well right now i only have an AMD 1.2 ghz on an Asus A7V M/B and 768mb of Memory. I don't really plan on using anything from my old system except my CD/DVD burner, and case.
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Here is a link to my Wishlist on Newegg. These are basically the last of what i need.

https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...asp?ID=5307708
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You need to make that wishlist public or just post links to everything.
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Thats wierd because it is shared. Here are links though:

Video Card: Radeon X1650PRO 512MB
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814102064

Power Supply:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817174023

Memory:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820134384

CPU Fan:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16835207001
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Don't get that power supply, Read the first 2 reviews and that'll tell you basically what will probably happen to it.
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Good point. Forgot to look at the reviews on that one
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817128003

Either of those two would be good, Cheap choices.
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Thanks for the reccommendations. I chose the first one (FSP 450W) just because of price.

I'm still about $50 over what i wanted to spend but i guess i can probably live with that. Basically im just trying to build a system that can handle Vanguard decently without looking horrible.

I spent about $80 on the Intel DG965WH M/B, $40 on the Seagate 7200RPM 120GB Sata HDD, and about $100 on the P4 541 3.2 Ghz CPU so all in all im still pretty happy with what i got and what price im paying.
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