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August 10, 2009 4:08:45 PM

So I decided to build my own pc. I want to use it for gaming at lowish resolutions, around 1280x1024, but on high settings. I have a problem though, I have no idea if the parts I chose will work with each other, or even if they would fit together. Heres the list of parts:

Case: Antec Three Hundred


Power supply: TRUST 520W PRO PSU PW-5550


Motherboard: P5N-D


Graphics Card: RADEON HD4870 512MB


CPU: Intel Pentium E6300 / 2.8 GHz processor


Hard disk: MAXTOR DIAMONDMAX22 320GB SATA 3.5 7200RPM 16MB


DVD Drive: HP Promo 16X SATA SuperMulti LS Drive


RAM: DDR2 667MHz 1GB 200pin SODIMM Unbuffered CL5


So if anyone could look over the parts and tell me if they could work together without any problems I would be very thankful.

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August 10, 2009 4:11:51 PM

1) get a PSU from antec, corsair, PCP&C or OCZ.

2) get a WD or samsung HDD.

3) you want 240pin DDR2 dimms, not 200pin DDR2 SODIMMs.
August 10, 2009 4:15:31 PM

Ok, thanks for the quick response, and apart from the items you listed, everything else will work ok?
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August 10, 2009 4:38:46 PM

One more thing, I'm on a tight budget which is restricting a lot of my choices, the PSU and HDD I chose fit into my budget nicely. I know those other brands are generally better, but if I did stick with what I have would I run into any problems?
August 10, 2009 4:42:33 PM

you could gat a few things cheaper on your build but i dunno if ebuyer delivers to ireland
August 10, 2009 5:29:31 PM

I think I'm gonna go with the first Basiq PSU you said. But I'm a little over my budget. Does anyone know where I could cut down the cost a little bit? Maybe the motherboard?
August 10, 2009 5:39:57 PM

^ yeah, drop the mobo down to the P5QL SE, infact I have no idea why you went with an nvidia mobo and ATi GPU.
August 10, 2009 6:01:52 PM

Ok I decided on my final build, thanks to everyone who helped!
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