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My first build. gonna order soon. Please provide feedback before!
Jan 27, 2008, 2:49 AM
Hey Tommy Hardware!
I'm gonna build a computer for the first time! I'm just not sure if the stuff I'm about to order is any good. I'll list them here
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R
This one supports DDR2 and DDR3. Also, reviews say it is nice to you if you wanna O.C..
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3,0GHz
I liked what its specification had to offer.
Mem: Mushkin XP2-6400 2x2GB DDR2 PC2-6400 800MHz
These have low latency. Also, a similiar memory got very good reviews.
GPU: ASUS GEFORCE EXTREME N8800GT 512 MB
I am open for suggestions on this one... only DON'T mention ATI, god I hate ATI! :-[
HD: SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.11 32 MB 500 GB
Case: Antec P180B
It is supposed to be quiet, let's hope so cause I've got total potential to throw a noisy computer with everything out through the window!
PSU: Corsair CMPSU-550VXEU 550W
Probably just a liiiittle bit too many watts, but you never know!
DVD: Asus DRW-2014L1T
This one deals with anything but bluray, buhu! :'-(
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9F
Never seen anything more beautiful in that size!
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So what do you think? I'm gonna order soon! Just gonna call a shop after this weekend and see if they got the CPU (darn Sweden, always has to be behind).
Jan 27, 2008
build gonna order soon provide feedback before
Jan 27, 2008, 2:56 AM
I'd personally use a bigger PSU for future upgrades or in case you wanted to put in another card for SLI etc. Up to you though.
Jan 27, 2008, 10:02 AM
That PSU can handle SLI, i see no need for upgrading, but it's your call.
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Jan 27, 2008, 12:39 PM
Heya! What do they actually mean that various components can be SLI ready? I have even seen ram memory that is SLI ready! ???
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