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I am planning to build a new computer- please advise

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April 27, 2007 12:42:03 AM

I am planning to build using the following hardware , I want to know if any one know the best affordable prices for these

1) P5N-E SLI nForce 650i 775 ATX Motherboard

2) Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6600 - Retail

3)Seagate/Western Digital 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive -

And with a 256MB Video Card

Please let me know if these can be found in best affordable prices.

April 27, 2007 1:39:33 AM

It would help if you said at least where you lived.

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April 27, 2007 1:48:26 AM

Well, the prices depend on where you live. If you're in the US, or are always good places to look, their prices are usually amongst the lowest. And as for the graphics card, the price really depends much more on the chipset, not on the available video memory.

E6600: - $233

P5N-E SLI: - $140

Seagate Barracuda 320GB: - $80

Graphics card - this X1950Pro should be a good choice looking at your other components: - $155 plus a $20 mail in rebate

That's a total of $608 minus a 20 dollar rebate, which isn't too bad.

Make sure you get proper memory and a proper PSU for this build, but I'm not good with those things. Of course, if you don't live in the US, your mileage will vary.
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April 27, 2007 6:08:09 AM

this is my standard responce: after all i have been building these warpedsystems Xtreme2 3.2GTS since nov. see this ad:

4-4-4-12-1 ddr 800 2.05-2.15v (patriot skill corsair they all work fine)
nb = 1.5 ,1.55 auto is ok
Vcore = 1.4125

fsb 1500 9x
cpu 3.37ghz

nb add 40mm fan
sb add a hear sink (coolermaster heat sink an fan is $7)
memory add a crab cooler or other

psu: silverstone stider 600 or 750 even the zeus 560 works great

the fans drop the mobo temp 10-15c allow fast oc - i stand behind these for 3 years thats why its only 3.37 ghz

wow i just finished one tonight!@
April 27, 2007 7:23:41 AM

Thank you So much
April 27, 2007 7:24:53 AM

Hi ,
I live in Oregon state in US and Thanks for the info.
April 27, 2007 7:25:47 AM

I live in Oregon state in US and Thanks for your reply.
April 27, 2007 7:27:05 AM

I Live in Oregon and Thanks for the info.