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Old 11-19-2005, 04:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone! I'm new at this, so I am going to need your help on this. Ok, I want to get the following items for my pc, but don't know if it is possible to do so (im a newb ).

Case: Dynex ATX Mid-Tower Case - Black

Model: DX-500CC

Internal DVD-ROM/CD-RW Drive: Dynex Internal DVD-ROM/CD-RW Drive

Model: DX-DVD1014

Fans: Two Antec 3.125" LED CPU Cooling Fan - Blue

Model: 77042

USB/Firewire Card:
Adaptec 3-Port USB 2.0 and 2-Port FireWire/IEEE 1394 Combo PCI Card

Model: AUA-3020CS

Motherboard:
ABIT ATX Fatal1ty Motherboard 2000MHz (Socket 939)

Model: AN8 SLI

CPU Processor: AMD Athlon¬ô 64 Processor 3500+ with HyperTransport¬ô Technology

Model: ADA3500BIBOX

Graphics Card: BFG GeForce 7800 GT OC 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express Graphics Card

Model: BFGR78256GTOC

Monitor: None

Keyboard/Mouse: None

Sound Card: None

PC Memoy: Undecided

Operating System: Undecided

Internal Hardrive: Seagate 120GB Internal Ultra ATA/100 Hard Drive

Model: ST3120026A-RK


I don't know what type of PC memory or Operating system I should get. I am also not sure if all of this will come together. I may also be missing some parts, so please help me out
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Old 11-19-2005, 11:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wheres the power supply?
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Old 11-19-2005, 08:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the mid-tower already comes w/ the power supply, It's a 12v 500w power supply. I am willing to spend up to $2500. I'd prefer to just spend under $1900. I would like to have up to 2 GB of RAM in the pc, but i'll do that later. Right now, I just want to get my the items to start working on the pc. I want to make sure all of these things can go together and actually fit in the Case and what not.
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Old 11-19-2005, 09:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The power supplies that come with cases are crap -- if you get unlucky and get a dud, it can take all your $2500 worth of parts out with it. Hold on a minute and I'll build you a nice PC. BTW, if this is for gaming, you do not want to use onboard sound, it does not support hardware mixing or EAX, it sucks cpu power, and generally is not very good quaity. You want at least an Audigy2 ZS which is $70 on newegg.
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Old 11-19-2005, 09:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The items i put NONE on, I already have so i that's why I put none o there I have a pretty cheap Sound Blaster Audigy 2 (came w/ Tom Clancy's Slinter Cell ).
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Old 11-19-2005, 09:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Here you go:

Case - Lian Li PC-65B Black ATX Mid Tower Case - $125:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112040

Optical drive - NEC Black 2M Cache IDE/ATAPI DVD/CD Burner - $39.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058

Motherboard - DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D - $125:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo - $497:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103546

Video card - BFG Tech Geforce 7800GTX 512MB - $749:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143044

Sound card - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS - $275:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102189

RAM - G.SKILL Extreme Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) - $214:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231032

Hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB HDD - $130.50:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

Power supply - PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 510 SLI - $219.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703001

Total cost - $2375.48


This will be one monster of a PC, and will last you a good long while without upgrades, and it fits your budget Also, do you really want to pay for an OS? Think, hard. *cough*p2p*cough* The OEM version of Windows XP Pro w/ SP2 is about $140 on newegg.
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Old 11-20-2005, 12:13 AM   #8 (permalink)
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thnx 003, but i want to use this case http://www.epinions.com/pr-Dynex_ATX..._500CC_DX500CC
or can this also work out w/ these items?
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If you want to cheap out on some of the stuff, maybe get an Audigy2 soundcard, and a 7800GTX or GT. That will save you almost 450$
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Yes, that case will work, but Lian Li is the absolute best brand you can get for cases. They are VERY well made, they don't cut any corners, every single part of the case is removeable (including a sliding motherboard tray), and it is near impossible to cut yourself on the case. I own the exact case, and it really is the best case I have ever had the pleasure of using.
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