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Old 09-26-2007, 05:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm about to order parts from newegg, so i'm wondering.... are all of the parts I picked out compatible? I'm pretty sure they are I just don't want to get them and find out they aren't. Thanks a lot in advance for all help.

XION Solaris XON-403 Black with Green LED Light Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

BIOSTAR TFORCE TF520-A2 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 520 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

SAPPHIRE 100195L Radeon X1650 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

POWMAX PSDE480 ATX 2.03 480W Power Supply - Retail

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400 - Retail

AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor 3.0GHz Socket AM2 Processor Model ADX6000CZBOX - Retail

and i already have an IDE hard drive.

Please help me with any problems I might encounter, and if it's all compatible.... all the better!

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Old 09-26-2007, 05:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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POWMAX is certainly, not a trustworthy brand of power supplies. I'd suggest this instead:
Newegg.com - FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX400-PN ATX12V 400W Power Supply 120/220 - 240v NEMKO, TUV, CSA, IEC, UL, CE - Retail
....It might be less wattage, but it's of higher quality, and still more powerful, because it has more amps on it's +12v rails, than that POWMAX, since that is where the power is at.

Other than that, everything is compatible.

What version of XMS2 is that? The one with 4-4-4-12 or 5-5-5-15 timings?



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Old 09-26-2007, 05:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks good.. and its compatible... also.. check if you can get a GDDR3 version of the x1650 because 256mb of gddr3 outperforms 512 mb of gddr2 (also its gonna bottleneck your 6000+ try to pick up a 7900gs or so) also why are you using such a lame PSU... it might fry your new system... and i knnow you don't want that..

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Thanks for the advice. I got the psu that you suggested and also upgraded to this.

EVGA 256-P2-N615-TX GeForce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Went a little over my budget, gonna have to come up with an extra 30 bucks or so.
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