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$720 Recording Computer

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June 15, 2010 10:47:06 PM

Hey guys I'm building my first computer so I don't have to lug my main rig to my band's practice space to record. I've picked out some things and need to know if they are compatible, if I'm missing something, or alternatives that will stick to my strict budget of $720, any help is appreciated.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Today

BUDGET RANGE: $720

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Recording Music

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Sound card

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States

PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: Not important

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Needs to be quit

PARTS LIST:

LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer LightScribe Support

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

HITACHI Deskstar HD31000 IDK/7K (0S00163) 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Rosewill RV2-600 600 W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready Power Supply

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK

Intel X25-V SSDSA2MP040G2R5 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

AMD Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition Deneb 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 125W Quad-Core Processor

GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Thanks,

Steve.

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June 15, 2010 11:12:43 PM

Dont buy a Rosewill power supply. Stick with antec, corsair, OCZ, or maybe thermaltake. 80+ certified is the best.
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June 16, 2010 8:39:47 AM

Fresh builds go with DDR3 as the sun has gone down on DDR2 platforms Ya +1 on Rosewill PSU advice ^^
$478AR

$118 for SSD of your choice
$596 in total
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June 16, 2010 3:41:36 PM

Is that geIL memory any good? I was going to buy that but the reviews said it wasnt so great. Its a lot cheaper then the Ripjaws.
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June 16, 2010 3:59:43 PM

Yep it will do fine - i'll be way more wary if it were OCZ hehe
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