Thank you very much
Just a few things i'm thinking:
PSU - I had seen that one and the only reason why i didnt pick it was because it had no 80 plus certificate. I know antec is a excelent psu brand, but also for some reason whenever i see "eco" i thin "less performance"
Motherboard - I excluded micro-atx because usualy they have a "supports up to 95w" or something and i allways thought that could bring problems, done a little search and it looks fine with the athlon
CPU - This one i have no clue and seriously dont understanda thing about but, i see the word "bottleneck" thrown around allot when people pair a nice gpu with a sub-par cpu. Would this happen here?
Case - I had my eyes on that Cooler Master for a long time and i really love that side window. I just went for the zalman because it's almost the same price and comes with 2 fans [i immagine that with these newer components a lot of heat is generated and at least 2 fans are essencial (well maby now i can aford a 2nd fan since the price went down significantly)]
Also the zalman z9 looks like it is has better cable management, and wont the way the hard drive are posicioned affect gpu's?
Take in consideration that i am now expert and i'm open to comments from people that acctualy know how stuff works
Thank you very much and sory about the long text xD
The Eco brand was intended to target ecologically minded people. The production process and lack of a power cord are what give it that distinction, although they are fairly efficient.
The 520C was reviewed and found to be quite good, but I don't have that link on my laptop and it's not too searchable... it was a skilled and well-equipped private reviewer, not a site.
I was just trying to save a little on the case. The extra fan would be a good thing, or you could buy another fan for the CM case. Up to you. I don't think hiding cables will be any easier in the zalman.
The CPU may limit you in some CPU intensive games like Starcraft2 and Civ V... it's going to be a trade-off, but generally more GPU is needed first. Mostly I paid attention to the MB so that you will not have upgrading issues later. You can drop a more powerful CPU in there at any point.
It looks good and i'll take your advice. At this point anything is better than a Pentium Dual CPU T2410 @ 2.00GHz
Good to know what i picked first wasn't a major disaster, and since i intend to upgrade to an intel when i get a job i migh just got for the cheaper asrock MB and also the HD 6850 since (as i said) i'm not too picky with games... i dont mind running them on mid/low settings as long as its moreor less smooth (25 - 30 fps).
and with the savings i can get some headphones since mine are broken
Anyway you helped me alot.
Thank you for your time and i wish you and everyone a wonderfull 2012
I really want to discourage you from using any Nvidia chipset MB. I've just seen too many issues with them over the past 5 years. They used to be quite common and are now almost never used or seen, for this reason. In AMD builds I always stick to AMD chipsets.