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: ForumNew Build, need advice on final config ForumAGAIN........PLease help with my pc config ForumNew Server Config ....Raid 5 on MOBO or Controller Forumbest new config for pc ForumNew Core i5 build - Final Config Check Forum$1500 budget, Gaming, Check final config before order? ForumHelp w/Case Fan Config ForumNew build, please advise on final three parts needed ForumHTPC + RAID 5 + Bittorrent + DLNA Box ForumYour final thoughts on my build Forumfinal config please review before buy ($2000 usd budget) ForumNEW CUSTOM CPU CONFIG DOUBTS Forumbox killing drives? ForumFinal Build Need Opinion PLEASE!!!!!! ForumMy Final Build - Looking for expert help to see if it will work ForumWin7 won't launch, repair not working, no last good config ForumNew Build-looking for some final advice ForumIs this gaming PC okay? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !