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[New Build] Help me with this build! >.<

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November 4, 2008 1:39:22 AM

Hi guys i'm building a new computer and i'm a little confused :pt1cable: 

Before I forget I also need suggestions for the Motherboard!!thanks again!

I need you tech gurus to help decide if these parts are optimal and won't create any bottlenecks, any advice,opinions etc. are highly accepted and welcomed
heres my build sheet so far.

OS:
Windows Vista (32-bit) Home edition

Hard-Drive:
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
$64.99

CPU:
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 Wolfdale 3.33GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor
$269.99

Graphics Card:
ASUS EN9800GTX+ DK/HTDI/512M GeForce 9800 GTX+ 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
$189.99

Motherboard:
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RAM:
CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory
$69.99

Case:
COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$74.99

ALSO I need suggestions on the Motherboard!!! I can't seem to pick one out

What do you guys think? Please help, any opinions or suggestions are highly appreciated! :sol: 

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November 4, 2008 1:55:48 AM

You'll find some recommendations in the post linked in my signature.

You'll want an Intel chipset and possibly a switch to an ATI card.

Vista 64 bit

A good PSU... all covered in the linked post below.


November 4, 2008 2:18:50 AM

i would go with a 4850, a good P45, X38 or X48 (in order from worst to best although all three are good) and the corsair 750watt model i have one and i couldn't be happier unless i had modular cables but that adds cost so.... good luck if you have any other questions just ask

Proximon nice guide i haven't read everything yet but i like what i have read very nice
November 4, 2008 5:37:33 PM

I think you should go with a Radeon 4850 1GB for the video card instead and go with a P45 based motherboard with two PCI-E 2.0 slots.
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