1st Homebuilt computer-Need help/advice! Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: September 24, 2010 12:06 AM in Systems Share Legonaire September 23, 2010 11:24:17 PM Hi, guys. This is my first home built computer and want to see what you guys think of it before I purchase the components. Any advice/help would be greatly appreciated! AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition AM3 CPU HDZ965FBGMBOX - 3.40GHz, Socket AM3, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Processor with Fan Asus Crosshair IV Formula Motherboard - AMD 890FX, Socket AM3, ATX, DDR3, USB 3.0, RAID, SATA 6.0GB/s Corsair CMT4GX3M2A1866C9 Domintor GT Dual Channel 4096MB PC15000 DDR3 Memory - 1866MHz, 2x2048MB, 9-9-9-24 Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower Black Case Hitachi 7K1000.B Hard Drive - 1TB, 7200RPM, 16MB, SATA-300, OEM Lite-On DVD-ROM - 18x DVD-ROM, 48x CD-ROM, ATAPI/E-IDE Asus Xonar DX PCIe 7.1 Sound Card Ultra X4 1050-Watt Modular Power Supply - 135mm Fan, ATX, 80+ Silver, NVIDIA SLI & ATI Crossfire Certifications 2x Asus EAH5770CuCore/2DI/1G Radeon HD 5770 Video Card - 1GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0, CrossFireX Ready, DVI, VGA, HDMI Cooler Master DK9-7E52A-0L-GP Socket AM2/AM3 CPU Cooler - 65 Watt Please respond about any errors or incompatible components! More about : 1st homebuilt computer advice rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system September 23, 2010 11:35:06 PM Total overkill on the PSU the system would run fine on 550-650 watt PSU (I would suggest Corsair, Antec, Seasonic or XFX). With the quality of integrated sound today there is no need for a sound card. Legonaire September 23, 2010 11:57:01 PM Thanks for the reply and advice! New question is it worth it if I get the Radeon 5870 instead of the crossfire 5770s? Related resources 1st Time Build-High-End Computer-Need Component Feedback! - Forum Need help/advice with my first ever homebuilt gaming PC - Forum 1st time builder noob looking for help/advice appreciated!$800usd - Forum 1st homebuilt gaming rig (case/cooling/psu help) - Forum Help/Advice on 1st PC build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system September 24, 2010 12:01:54 AM Similar performance more money! It would leave you with a open slot for upgrade later. I personally would select a single card solution over dual card solution. Legonaire September 24, 2010 12:06:36 AM Thank you for all the help rolli59! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1st homebuilt Won't post Forum Advice on 1st homebuilt PC Forum Homebuilt system, connectivity problem 1st hour Forum Your thoughts on my 1st homebuilt pc Forum 1st ever homebuilt PC Forum My 1st homebuilt machine Forum My 1st Homebuilt rig, could use some advise Forum 1st homebuilt in 5+ years. couple questions Forum 1st homebuilt in nearly 3 years...update me plz! Forum upgrading video card on 1st homebuilt Forum 1st homebuilt hdd/dvd question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !