Trying to build a computer. My first time Tags: Homebuilt Core Intel Systems Last response: July 25, 2009 7:39 PM in Systems Share jonno208 July 25, 2009 6:48:22 PM Mother board Gigabyte S775 Intel P45 ATX A L Combo http://www.dabs.ie/products/gigabyte-s775-intel-p45-atx... Processor Intel Q8200 Core 2 Quad S775 4MB 2.33GHz 1333FSB http://www.dabs.ie/products/intel-q8200-core-2-quad-s77... or Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 S775 2.8GHz http://www.dabs.ie/products/intel-core-2-duo-e7400-s775... RAM I know about ram and need no help with that Hard drive Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB 7200RPM U133 8MB http://www.dabs.ie/products/hitachi-deskstar-p7k500-500... Graphic card XFX GeForce 9600GT 650Mhz 512MB PCI-Express 2.0 DVI http://www.dabs.ie/products/xfx-geforce-9600gt-650mhz-5... Sound card Integrated in mother board Optical drives Don't need help with them Power supply No clue size to use Have i left any thing out??? More about : build computer time jonno208 July 25, 2009 7:08:51 PM Will you please reply im not sure if i have done this wright hunter315 a b B Homebuilt system July 25, 2009 7:38:13 PM For the ram i would suggest this http://www.dabs.ie/products/ocz-technology-2x2gb-240dim... As for the PSU the 9600GT only needs a ~400 watt PSU so this one will suffice and is from a good brand http://www.dabs.ie/products/corsair-memory-450w-atx-ps-... About choosing between the processors, what are you planning to do with the system? If its for gaming the dual core is better because it is faster, if you are doing things that can run on multiple cores then the quad will better serve you. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cmichael138 a b B Homebuilt system July 25, 2009 7:39:37 PM I would recommend one of these 2 instead of the Hitachi HD: http://www.dabs.ie/products/seagate-1tb-7200rpm-32mb-sa... http://www.dabs.ie/products/western-digital-750gb-7200r... This power supply would be plenty and is avery reputable brand: http://www.dabs.ie/products/corsair-memory-520-watt---a... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst Time: Trying to Build a Decent Gaming Computer Forum Trying to build a new computer ~~~First Time~~~ Forum SolvedShould I try an overclocking build for my first time building a computer? Forum SolvedNeed some advice, first time trying to build my own pc for animation/illustration/gaming Forum SolvedTrying To Lower the Price of My First Time Build Forum I'm going to try to build a computer for the first time and need help Forum SolvedFirst time, my friend and I are trying to build a budget gaming pc Forum SolvedFirst build in a long time, first time trying to overclock Forum Solvedtrying to build a pc for the first time Forum SolvedTrying to build my first computer. Help and some advice. Forum SolvedFirst computer build, trying to budget it better..... Forum My first time trying to build my own pc.Compatibility check pls? Forum first time build. im trying to keep it under $1000. Forum Building a new computer for the 1st time; unsure about if I'm trying to futureproof it too much & if I need a graphics card Forum I'm trying to build a desktop for the first time need help plz Forum trying to build my first gaming computer Forum SolvedIm trying to build my first computer and need some advice on hardware Forum SolvedIs this a Good / Compatible first time computer build? Forum SolvedHelp with First-Time Computer Build, Three-Monitor System Forum Solvedfirst time computer build (budget gaming beast). need compatibility check Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !