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Old 08-10-2006, 03:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hello, i read many posts here and people say build your own pc is better than buying 1.
so i decided to build 1, but i never built 1 b4,
so here are the parts iam getting, can u guys tell me wat iam missing plz ?

-CP1-A64-3800X E :: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0GHz / 1MB Cache / 2000MHz FSB / Socket 939 / Dual-Core (Manchester) / Processor with Fan (1 lbs) (

-C283-1062 :: Cooler Master Blue ICE Chipset Cooler with LED Fan (1 lbs) (

-THD-2500JB :: Western Digital / Caviar SE / 250GB / 7200 / 8MB / ATA-100 / EIDE / OEM / Hard Drive (1 lbs)

-L12-1090 :: Lite-on Super Allwrite SHM-165H6S / 16x8x16x DVD+RW / 16x6x16x DVD-RW / 5x DVD-RAM / 8x DVD+R DL / 4x DVD-R DL / 48x24x48x CD-RW / Black/Beige Faceplates / Internal / DVD Writer with LightScribe (3 lbs)

-D15-2026 :: Diablo Tek Demon IV ATX Mid-Tower Case with Clear Side, Front USB & Audio Ports and 450-Watt Power Supply (14 lbs)

-C44-3272 :: Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy SE (1 lbs)

-A455-2130 :: Asus A8N-VM NVIDIA Socket 939 MicroATX Motherboard / Audio / PCI Express / 10/100 Ethernet LAN / USB 2.0 / Serial ATA / RAID (3.25 lbs)

-P45-5828 :: PQI 1024MB Dual Channel PC4200 DDR2 533MHz Memory (2 x 512MB) (0.5 lbs)

all the parts are buying from tigerdirect.

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looks pretty decent but if you are going to be gaming you will be needing a half decent graphics card. the integrated 6100 may play some games on low settings but in general will not be very enjoyable. on the other hand if this is just a desktop PC then you will be fine with the graphics included with the motherboard. these days people are tending towards 2gb of ram if you have a high enough budget to double you memory. the chipset cooler probably won't be necessary but it is up to you. personally i would buy a new power supply to replace the one included with the case (OCZ Power/Modstream, Antex True/Smart Power).

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Old 08-10-2006, 05:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Do not use that power supply that comes with the case you I suggest this more reliable brand:

For the graphic card, I'm not sure.....what is your budget?


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Old 08-10-2006, 12:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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budget for graphics card is $200-300 cdn.
was thinking of "XFX GeForce 7600 GT XXX 590MHZ 256MB 128BIT 1.6GHZ DDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I TV Out Video Card"
will that work great for games?
if not . plz recommend.
oh ya i forgot, do i need to buy a heatsink ?
or do i need 1 ?
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