Need a compatability check/advice before I hit buy! Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: February 25, 2007 5:48 AM in Systems Share CroCop February 25, 2007 3:25:46 AM Just want to make sure everything is compatible incase I missed something...also any last minute advice on any parts since this is my first build. 75% DAW / 25% gaming machine, hence the 10k rapor for my recording apps. CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.13GHZ 1066FSB 2MB Retail MOBO: Asus P5B Deluxe Atx LGA775 Conroe P965 DDR2 2PCI-E16 PCI-E1 3PCI SATA2 Dts Sound 1394 Motherboard RAM: OCZ Gold XTC PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL5-5-5-12 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition OEM FAN: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro LGA775 2500RPM 45CFM CASE: Antec P180 ATX Advanced Mid Tower Aluminum Case 4X5.25 1X3.5 6X3.5INT No PS W/ USB & Audio Ports VIDEO: EVGA E-GEFORCE 8800 GTS Superclocked 576MHZ 640MB 1.7GHZ GDDR3 Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card PSU: OCZ GameXStream 600W ATX12V 24PIN SLI Ready Active PFC ATX Power Supply 120MM Fan Black DISK: Liteon DVD+RW 16X8X16 DVD-RW 16X6X16 Dual Layer 8X/4X INT Black Beige Lightscribe Writer Retail Box HD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB SATA2 3GB/S 7200RPM 16MB Cache Ncq Hard Drive App/OS HD: Western Digital Raptor 74GB Sata 10000RPM Hard Drive 5.2MS 16MB Ncq 5 Year Mfr Warranty Soundcard: M-Audio Audiophile 2496 Thanks in advance More about : compatability check advice hit buy Wgfalcon February 25, 2007 4:38:27 AM i'd go with the e6600 for the 4mb cache less than a hundred more but should improve your audio encoding there have been some problems with ocz memory lately i have the cas 4 version of this cas 5 ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1682... i would go for media center over home if pro is too far out of budget CroCop February 25, 2007 4:43:59 AM I actually had those Corsairs in my cart my build for a long time..maybe I will go back to them ... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer alcattle February 25, 2007 5:48:00 AM If you are buying any OS (xp) get the coupon upgrade. You can get the upgrade now and save it for 6 months when Vista is ready for prime time For casual gaming the 8800 might be overkill, but it is a bit more future proof, you decide Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCheck/advice on my gaming pc build. ForumCompatability Check/Advice On $800 Video Editing/3d/Gaming PC ForumAnything Else to say before I hit buy ? lol.. :roll: ForumYour final thoughts before I hit the " buy " button... ForumQuick compatibility double check before i hit that buy button ForumCan you please look over my new build before I hit buy ? ForumI7 Design PC - $2000 - Questions before i hit the buy button ForumSomeone Quickly Have a Look Before I Hit Buy ? ForumFinal Check Before I Hit The Buy Button ForumSpec Check/Advice For New Build ForumFinal Review before I hit the "purchase" button ForumGaming pc- Before I buy ForumFew concerns before I buy my GTX 680 ForumNew Build, any good? Forum1st build updated!! need final OK from experts plz ForumNew build - check compatibility? ForumLove your advice in buying a new machine ForumNever built a system before, first try..please take a look ForumC2Q 6600 build advice please ForumNew build, need suggestions More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !