Comments or recommendations on first build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 3, 2008 10:04 PM in Systems Share savage545 January 3, 2008 9:46:24 PM I will be building my first system soon and want to make sure everything is compatible and will work well together. Is this everything I need? CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor -Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($190) Mobo : GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($127) PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX ATX12V V2.2 550W Power Supply 90 - 264 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($100) RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($70) HD: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Already have) GPU: XFX PVT71JYPF4 GeForce 7950GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($190) Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UB Black /Blue Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($50) CD/DVD: LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($33) Floppy: SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive Model MPF920 Black - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ($8) Subtotal: $768 I already have a mouse, keyboard, monitor, and speakers. Any comments or advice? Thanks More about : comments recommendations build g-paw January 3, 2008 9:48:14 PM Nice build, how are you going to use the machine? clayforhim648 January 3, 2008 9:50:35 PM Hey, looks like we had some of the same ideas, what did yours cost? Antec 900 case Intel Core Duo E6750 2.66 gHz Abit IP35-E motherboard WD 250 gb HDD (16MB cache) 2x 1gb G.SKILL DDR2 800 mem Aerocool Zerodba 500W modular PSU ATI Radeon HD2900PRO 512 MB LITE-ON 20X DVD/CD burner drive Related resources First Computer Build. Any Comments/Recommendations? - Forum Gaming build ~900€ budget - recommendations/comments on my parts? - Forum First post and build. Comments/Critiques - Forum Working on my first build - comments wanted please - Forum Building First Gaming PC Next Week! Comments? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer savage545 January 3, 2008 9:55:28 PM It will be used mostly for gaming FSX, CoD4, and any other computer-related tasks. chookman January 3, 2008 10:04:14 PM HD3850 instead... almost same price and will beat the 7950GT in newer games. even consider a bit more for the 3850 512MB or 3870 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedmy first computer build question. any comments please? Forum SolvedFirst time building a PC and would like some help and comments on my chosen hardware. Forum SolvedFirst PC build very low budget, need comments/advice Forum SolvedFinal Build Thoughts Comments (First Time) Forum SolvedJust finished my first build- Comments, criticism, advice? Forum SolvedComments on first Haswell Build. Forum Component list for first build... Comments welcome Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build! Recommendations are very welcome! Forum SolvedFirst Build. Questions, Comments, Concerns. Forum SolvedFirst build, looking for recommendations or suggestions please Forum SolvedFirst Build (Near $1000) Comments Appreciated Forum SolvedFirst build of gaming system - any comments? Forum SolvedFirst Build Recommendations Forum My first build, I need some opinions. Negative and positive comments fully appreciated. Forum SolvedFirst Build [Recommendations and Improvements][$450-550] Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !