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Old 03-07-2007, 07:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, im going to build my own pc, and i wondered if anyone could spot anything wrong with the spec iv chosen:

Harddrive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 320GB 3200KS SATA-II 16MB cache http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=14&subcat=768

Graphics card: BFG GeForce 8800 GTS OC 640MB http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=56&subcat=877

Ram: Corsair 2GB DDR2 XMS2 Dominator PC2-8500C5 TwinX (2x1GB)
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=817

Case: Antec 900 ultimate gamer
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-065-AN

CPU: Intel Core 2 DUO E6600
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CP-128-IN

PSU: Seasonic S12 600W
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-002-SS

Motherboard: Asus P5N32-E PLUS
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...atid=5&subcat=

thnx a lot
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Everything looks great, but id get a Seagate Barracuda Hard drive instead, whenever i read a hard drive thread people always recommend them over WD, plus ive had a Barracuda for a year and its been spot on, really quiet aswell
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this?: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=14&subcat=768
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Yea thats the one
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ok thnx very much
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Yep everything is 100% spot on now, and the Antec case i can vouch for being excellent as ive got it myself.

That will be a awesome pc you building it yourself or?
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im gonna try, but im quite nervous :-\
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Oh and by the way, Ebuyer.com has the E6600 for £6 cheaper, so maybe other parts are abit cheaper aswell? might be worth checking

You will be fine building it yourself, the most scariest part is handling the motherboard, but handle with care and make sure your not full of static and get your hands in there and away you go!
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Old 03-07-2007, 11:12 AM   #9 (permalink)
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really, i must look into that, thnx
so far iv looked at aria.co.uk(having problems), microdirect(didnt have few things i needed), overclockers and scan.co.uk, scan looks pretty cheap also
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yeah scan is good and probably has everything anyone would ever need(although ive only ever browsed and not bought anything) but ive bought 2 items from Ebuyer in the last 2 months(Antec 900 and a ocz psu) both items arrived on the day they promised both times, i will be using them in the future aswell.
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