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Thaks to all that helped my with my first build

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January 26, 2010 9:31:40 PM

Well I finished My first full build. wasn't hard just a bit scary at first. went together smoothly. Only had one scare. after every thing was together and it was time to fire it up I plugged it in. The power indicator lights on the PSU and the Mobo came on then my son pushed the power button on the case.. :heink:  ... nothing :(  tried again... :o  nothing :cry:  Unplugged the power, double checked my work.... ( learning curve ) Found that I had plugged the power switch into the system speaker prong :whistle:  moved the power switch wire to the correct spot, plugged her in again and tada system bios screen :D  This system works great and plenty of room to up grade when HE finds the money.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
for the $ this is a pretty good case lots of room and the hot swap slot is nice.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
I'm not sure what to say about this mother board other than it went in with out a hitch and looks good.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Windows 7 home is nice I still haven't had a chance to play with it my self but The kid loves it. up from XP home
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
This Processor screams. I'm told you can unlock 2 more cores. I think we'll wait a while before trying that.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DDR3 what more can I say.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
We maneged to get this PSU on a shell shocker deal for.... :ouch:  $49.99 What an awesome deal on a great PSU tons of connectors, SLI ready, 4/12 volt rails. just a great PSU even at full price.


I need to thank all the folks here that helped me choose all the parts. I learned a lot and still have more to learn.

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 27, 2010 1:59:47 AM

1- The mobo isn't good IMPO
2- I would get 2x2GB RAM
3- I Would for the 630, can OC 25% or 30%
4- What GPU?
5- What HDD?
6- The PSU is a junk.
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January 27, 2010 11:04:32 AM

Gee.... thanks for all your words of wisdom. you must have a lot of friends.:o 

The gpu is a pice of crap and so is the HDD

This buid is done at budget and on time.I just wanted to thank those who helped me keep it that way.
a b B Homebuilt system
January 27, 2010 12:00:44 PM

Ok, not problem. What is your budget? What is the use that you want give to the rig? Games, video edition, surfe the web...
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