Final Config for new box Tags: Homebuilt Configuration Intel Systems Product Last response: April 29, 2007 2:08 AM in Systems Share ahh7131 April 29, 2007 1:12:02 AM Ok so I have decided to switch to Intel. Here is my final config: Antec P180B Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM SATA XFX PVT73GUGF3 GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail Antec SmartPower 2.0 SP-500 ATX12V 500W Power Supply - Retail A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13GHz LGA 775 Processor Anyone see any compatibility issues? I plan to start with XP on this and then transition to Vista soon. I also want to through a TV tuner in later More about : final config box Newf April 29, 2007 1:23:30 AM Switch the Antec SmartPower to either an Antec TruePower or one of the good FSP units from Newegg. FSP AX450-PN 450watt 12v:2x18a PSU 20+4pin $56+8 4/28/07 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... FSP AX500-PN 500watt 12v:2x18 PSU 20+4pin $67+7 4/28/07 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Antec TruePowerTrio TP3-430 PSU Active PFC $80+8 4/28/07 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... Antec TruePowerTrio TP3-550 PSU Active PFC $100+0 4/28/07 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... I know the SmartPower is on sale for only $40 now, but it is not worth it. ahh7131 April 29, 2007 1:29:03 AM What is the different between SmartPower and TruePower? There was a SmartPower 500W for 70 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Newf April 29, 2007 2:08:19 AM Completely different construction. Cheap vs. well made. The TruePower also comes with undervolt molex fan-only headers for quiet system operation. Check out the power supply section in this forum if you need more info. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New Core i5 build - Final Config Check Forum New Build, need advice on final config Forum SolvedFinal PC config Forum SolvedNew Pc Config. Forum Final PC config Forum SolvedNeed help deciding on my new GPU config: Start with a Watercooled GTX 760 or Aircooled 770? Forum SolvedNew system Config. Any comments welcome Forum Solvedhow do I get hd channels to work on my new westinghouse dw39f1y1 without a cable box? Forum SolvedNew PC config! Is it good? Forum SolvedNew PC sound system & Box size for 12" sub Forum SolvedNew in box phenom ii x4 955 BE Forum Solvedcan I trust the new egg open box Forum SolvedNew computer build for rendering and photo editing - some final decisions Forum SolvedNew Pc Config Forum SolvedNew M5A97 mobo based config won't display anything on monitor Forum SolvedNew PC Config Forum SolvedNew System Custom Config Forum SolvedNew Seagate 2TB HD - Bricked out of the box? Forum SolvedProblem with new Config and GW 2 Forum SolvedNew Assembled CPU Config Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !