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Old 09-27-2008, 02:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Talking My $700 Gaming Rig- PLEASE check it out!!!

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This is my first build EVER so i have many concerns.

1. Is 500 watts enough to power all that?

2. Will the parts all fit in with each other? again this is my first time building a computer so i might have made such a critical mistake.. i got to keep this build simple, i dont want to deal with wire converters and such

3. Is overheating an issue here?

4. can i go cheaper on the case? any suggestions?

5. am i forgetting to get something crucial for the computer?

6. the mother board, worries me abit. one of the reviewer says "IGP doesn't handle H.264 HD content." what does that mean

thanks everyone in advance
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looks great but I see a few things that could be improved.

1) This HD is 5 dollars more but WELL worth it. It has more space and is much faster
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2) You can get a Trupower 650W if you get the Antec 300 combo deal
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3) I would go for the Sunbeamtech Core Contact Freezer, it's much better than the AF7Pro
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4) The mobo you chose is mATX....I would go for the P5Q Pro which is 100 after rebates...a very good board
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Or the Biostar Tforce which is 99, but the P5Q Pro has better cooling
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looks great but I see a few things that could be improved.

1) This HD is 5 dollars more but WELL worth it. It has more space and is much faster
Newegg.com - SAMSUNG HD642JJ 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive (Bare Drive) - Internal Hard Drives

2) You can get a Trupower 650W if you get the Antec 300 combo deal
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3) I would go for the Sunbeamtech Core Contact Freezer, it's much better than the AF7Pro
Newegg.com - Sunbeam CR-CCTF 120mm "Core Contact Freezer" CPU Cooler - CPU Fans & Heatsinks

4) The mobo you chose is mATX....I would go for the P5Q Pro which is 100 after rebates...a very good board
Newegg.com - ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Or the Biostar Tforce which is 99, but the P5Q Pro has better cooling
+1. I was thinking of the same things.
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For gaming I would go Nvidia... but thats just me. The 8800s are really good. Good luck!
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48xx series > 8800
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Same goes for 9800's and GTX 260 < HD 4870
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For gaming I would go Nvidia... but thats just me. The 8800s are really good. Good luck!
Well then, its "just you" versus our FACTS.

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