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Old 02-21-2008, 08:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Here is the revised spec for my music production pc. Thoughts?

I'm aiming for the corporate speak-esque catchment term of quiet power.

EVGA nVidia 650i Ultra Socket 775 8 channel audio ATX Motherboard - Ebuyer
£59.99 inc vat + free postage

Future proof mobo - supports quad core and has 4 ram strips.

Intel E2160 Socket 775 Pentium Dual Core 2x1.8Ghz 800FSB Retail Boxed Processor - Ebuyer
£44.33 inc vat + free postage

This is going to be overclocked hopefully to around 3ghz.

Seagate ST3320620AS 320GB Hard Drive SATAII 7200RPM 16MB Cache - OEM - Ebuyer
£51.82 inc vat + free postage

LG GSA-H55LBL 20X DVD±RW/DL/Ram LightScribe Black Bare Drive - OEM - Ebuyer
£18.79 inc vat + free postage

Corsair HX Modular 520W PSU
Still looking at prices.
I've seen it from £65 to £75 now so i'll say £70 for now

Kingston 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 Memory Non-ecc CL5 Unbuffered 1.8V - Ebuyer
£33.25 inc vat + free postage

Arctic Cooling AC-FRZ-7P Freezer 7 Pro Socket 775 Processor Cooler - Ebuyer
£15.43 inc vat + free postage

= £293.61

Has anyone seen a better price or cheaper equivalent component?

Can anybody recommended a case that would fit all of the above components and that is well ventilated?

Also, I have a vista disc here so I don't need to get an os at the moment, although in time I will probably go to xp or linux (or both.)

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