Hey everyone. I'm a first time builder, taking advice from my older brother who built his own a few years ago. Right now, I have a Dell E310, integrated graphics, 2 PCI slots, both filled (wireless and TV capture cards). I got it for Christmas 2006, and it has served me well.
Now, however, with games advancing so fast, I want a rig that can handle them, and be able to upgrade.
So, I put this together. I'd appreciate any comments, concerns, questions, criticisms, advice, etc.
Case: Raidmax Smilodon Extreme Black ATX Mid Tower
Mobo: EVGA nForce 790i
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.66GHz
RAM: G.Skill 4GB (2x2) DDR3 Dual Channel
Video: EVGA Gefore 9800 GTX+ 512MB 256-Bit
PCU: Need some advice in this department.
So far, that's about $700. I'd like to go no higher than $750, so keep that in mind if you have any suggestions.
Also, will the Video Card fit in the case? I don't know how to tell. If anyone has a better graphics card in mind, feel free to mention it.
I'm taking the Disk Drives, Hard Drives, Wireless, and TV Capture Card from my current computer, as well as using my current (aftermarket) monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse, and speakers, so don't worry about those.
In short, what do you think?