Need help with first time build

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.
13 answers Last reply
More about need time build
  1. 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.
  2. Ok, thanks for the quick response, and apart from the items you listed, everything else will work ok?
  3. yep
  4. 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?
  5. guess not
  6. you could gat a few things cheaper on your build but i dunno if ebuyer delivers to ireland
  7. Actually what about this PSU:
    Antec Basiq Power 350W ATX 12v PSU

    Is that enough power?
  8. you could check use this but add 20% on your total
  9. An Antec Basiq 350W doesn't have a chance of powering a 4870. You'll need at least a QUALITY 500W PSU for that. It looks like your PSU options are pretty limited on that site. The Antec Basiq series aren't the highest quality units, but this would be the cheapest PSU I'd even consider for a 4870:


    This would be a much better option:

  10. 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?
  11. ^ yeah, drop the mobo down to the P5QL SE, infact I have no idea why you went with an nvidia mobo and ATi GPU.
  12. Ok I decided on my final build, thanks to everyone who helped!
Ask a new question

Read More

Build Systems