Another please check I don't screw up

Hello All,

This will be my first pc build and I'm hoping you can give it a look over to see there's no incompatibilities or easily fixable bottlenecks, this has also pretty much maxed out by budget so I can't go to much over. I would like to put a good bang for buck gaming/media machine for my non-tech brother, no overclocking or anything too fancy. This is what has been suggested with some alterations by me. Will everything fit in together and am I forgetting anything?
Thanks in advance for your opinions.

Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower Gamer Case 900 Atx 9 Drive Bay No Ps Top USB2.0 1394 Audio

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 3.0GHZ 1333FSB 4MB

EVGA Nforce 680I LT SLI Conroe LGA775 ATX 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN Motherboard

Kingston ValueRAM PC3200 2GB 2X1GB DDR400 CL3-3-3 184PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit

Enermax All in One 535W ATX12V V2.0 20/24 Pin Power Supply W/ PCI-E SLI Ready

Evga E-GEFORCE 8800GT Superclocked 650MHZ 512MB DDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I Hdtv Out DIRECTX10 Video Card

Western Digital SE16 500GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB Cache 8.9MS Ncq Hard Drive

Lg GSA-H55N Black DVD+RW 20X8X16 DVD-RW 20X6X16 Int Ide 2MB Oem Dvd Writer W/ Sw

plus regular speakers, keyboard, mouse, win XP.
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  1. drop the E6850 and grab an E8400 Faster and cheaper:

    Correct me if i'm wrong but that ram won't work You'll need DDR2 of some sort for that Motherboard such as :
  2. Im going to suggest this MB/RAM combo:
    Gigabyte P-35 DS3R $128 and 2GB Corsair XMS DDr2 800 $75
    The E6850 would be a good all-around choice but keep your eye open for the newer E8400.
    You could cut the cost of a good computer case in half - saving $50 - by getting the CM Centurion 5

    The rest looks good. Found a review that gives good marks to that Enermax 535 PSU
  3. Damonr...

    I agree with PsychoFanatic, the board he has listed is more suitable as you do not want a SLI board.

    According to the recommended Memory list for the above MB I would purchase the following Memory.
    1066MHZ (come in 2 GIG sets, but you can run 4 gigs eventually)
    Kingston KHX9200D2/1G

    **As a side note, I don’t like Kingston Ram… but it is certified for this board.

    If you keep the Motherboard you have choose some memory of this link...
    It is the certified memory list for that MB.
  4. Thanks very much, this is exactly the kind of info I need, I'll look up these and revaluate. Cheers!
  5. Hello All,

    Ok so for sure I'm putting in the Gigabyte P-35 DS3R and I guess DDR2-1066 memory. The trouble is I can't find any of the recommended memory from the following list for sale apart from the ocz.

    OCZ NVIDIA SLI Ready XTC PC2-8500 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-1066 CL4-5-5-15 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit @ $135.69

    Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB 2X1GB PC2-8500 DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 Dual Channel Memory Kit @ $189.00

    Any Recommendations between the 2 or neither?
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