Hi everyone, I'm about to build my first computer. I am planning on doing a lot of movie watching with my 32' lcd tv, both DVD and streaming online. Also i will be doing some video editing, and a lot of photo editing.
I was looking at the systems configurations page here, and the Home Theater option had a hdmi port on the motherboard. Also it recommended a video card that also had an hdmi port.
Will the video card on the mobo work with the additional video card, or do I not have to worry about the motherboard being HDMI capable, because the video card has it covered? Here is my plan:
Video card - HIS H467QR1GH Radeon HD 4670 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
- Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/4GX
APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply
- Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
- ASUS 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 Burner - Bulk - OEM
- NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Any responses would be amazing, along with any critiques or tips on my build. I'm going budget, just had my laptop break on me, and switched to a computer science major, so this whole ordeal had been a really fun learning experience for me.
It blew up. Literally. It couldn't do better than a good 350W, and the OCP (i.e. Over Current Protection circuit) didn't stop it from dying. I mean, the main switching transistors died to protect the $0.01 FUSE! How messed up is that?