I read the faq, I am at a loss. first build, PSU? Tags: Power Supplies Intel Components Product Last response: April 18, 2008 5:46 PM in Components Share victordilorenzo April 18, 2008 5:02:42 PM ok, I am sorry. Its just so very complicated for someone who has never done this before. Here is what I am getting: EVGA 8800GT 512mb 256bit GDDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.Skill 2 GB (2x1) DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 PC2 8500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX All Solid Capacitor Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E168... Intel Core 2 duo 3.0 ghz e8400 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 300gb seagate SATA 3.0GB/s (I own this already, have no link) I was trying to make this as cheap as I could, but I want it to be functional, obviously. How do I figure out wattage and amperage and voltage for what I have. any recommendations? These are what I was looking at: xion http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Roswill http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... after reading the faq, I am actually more confused. Thanks! My case is from 95', comp usa, I think its ATX More about : read faq loss build psu San Pedro April 18, 2008 5:17:43 PM Don't skimp on your power supply! Get one of these, much better quality PSUs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If you want to save some money get ddr2 800 memory instead. rubix_1011 April 18, 2008 5:20:50 PM http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp This will get you pretty dang close to what you want to know. Related resources FAQ: Read Me First - Forum First Gaming Build ~ How am I doing? - Forum This is my first Gaming PC build, am I doing this right? - Forum PLEASE READ- First PC Build help FAST - Forum New build, not starting up (read the FAQ) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dobby April 18, 2008 5:20:58 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ^anything like this is fine get it from a respected brand: Hiper Coolermaster Akasa Corsair Zalman Enermax i havnt heard of Roswil or Xoin so i cant comment, but dont skimp. you case is from 95, what 1995? CPU are much much hotter now and everthing has fans, you must really get a new case, please. you wiull never be happy if you use that old sow. this wont brake the bank: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... you will be better off with a e8200 and a decent case. you wouldnt make a royal live in a gypsy camp woudl you now (this may only aply in the UK - but apply it to a famous person a shed) dobby April 18, 2008 5:23:24 PM i agree with other two post, your skimping too much just down grade CPU for good case and PSU. has anyone ever (but me) thought how bad new egg is to navigate in the UK we have scan.co.uk (which isnt great) but now i feel blessed by this web site. victordilorenzo April 18, 2008 5:24:14 PM ok, thanks guys. I will take this all in and make a decision accordingly. I may go for the new case, I have the money why not. dobby April 18, 2008 5:29:20 PM thank you for getting a new case, but the PSU is just as important San Pedro April 18, 2008 5:46:09 PM The coolermaster cases are great budget cases, plus they aren't flashy (I hate flashy cases). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedthis is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3QJpv Hi, I am new to pc gaming and this is my first build. I was worried about t Forum SolvedBuilding a new pc and I am wondering if this psu will be any good for sli gtx 760 in the future Forum SolvedFirst build upgrade GPU/CASE/PSU Forum SolvedFirst time build, PSU wattage... Forum Solvedam building my first gaming pc can you help me Forum SolvedFirst build DISASTER?! Or am I alright? Forum Solvedadvice buying a PSU for my first budget pc build Forum SolvedWhich Opperating system for my first build? (please read, buying soon) Forum SolvedI am building a PC for first time, will my configration work for med level gaming. Forum SolvedNew (first) build, am i going wrong is it a good idea? Forum SolvedNew Build, read all checklists. First time build can someone help? No monitor input. Forum SolvedI am going to build a gaming computer for the first time and i need help Forum SolvedNeed help, first budget gaming build and am looking for any advice on current components. Forum SolvedI am making my my first build and I need help. (I am in the middle of building it) Forum SolvedI am building my first gaming PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !