Need some advice :) - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-01-2013, 04:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
Virgin Techie
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Denmark
Posts: 1
Default Need some advice :)

Hello everyone

I normally have a friend to help me with my computer but unfortunatley hes far away and is beyond reach for a few months so i hope theres a friendly soul that might be able to aid me a little.

The thing is that i have gotten a P55-GD65 Motherboard MSI Global ? Motherboard - P55-GD65

With an

Intel Core i5 Quad Processor i 5-760 Quad Core, 2.80Ghz Socket 1156, 8 MB. 95
(as written on the box)

For free, from a good friend of mine,
and i would like to know what parts of what i currently have i can use for it, im pretty sure i need some ddr3 ram, but other then that, i dont have a clue what i am doing.

What i currently have:

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8190MB RAM
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Power supply: Corsair TX750

I dont know what parts that are relevant and what arent, hope i have written the right ones.

Hope you can help with some advice.



Gunkwook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 09:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
Build Guru
PP Mguire's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: DFW Texas
Posts: 26,047
Default Re: Need some advice :)

Nice setup to be given for free.

You'll need some RAM, and that's about it besides maybe an OS.
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire Mechwarrior Online = Thunderson PSN = PP_Mguire

Need Descent and Mechwarrior buddies!
If I helped you, give a thanks! ↓
Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.