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June 16, 2012 12:51:56 PM

Hey, I have started this build for my Dad and I just need someone to check the parts to see if they are okay.

Sony AD-7261S-0B 24x Internal DVDRWRAM SATA Black Lightscribe

Western Digital 2TB SATA 6Gbps Power Saving Internal Hard Drive OEM - Caviar Green

OCZ OCZ600MXSP-UK ModXStream Pro 600W ATX Power Supply

Edimax PCI EW-7722IN 300Mbps Wireless 802.11n Network Card with 3dBi High gain Detachable Antennas

Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 XMS3 8GB Two Memory Module Kit

Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Motherboard (Socket AM3+, Up to 16GB DDR3, USB 3.0, uATX)

AMD HDZ965FBGMBOX Phenom II X4 965 - 3.4 Ghz AM3 Black Edition CPU, Retail Packaged

I have not included prices as i just need someone to check, also, will i need any sata cables to hook the dvd drive and hdd up to the motherboard. Thanks

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June 16, 2012 1:19:20 PM

The motherboard should come with atleast 2 SATA cables. What is your dad going to use the computer for? Work, office suite, gaming?
June 16, 2012 1:20:39 PM

he will use it as a home pc however if he needs i will add a video card for games, thanks for the help
a b B Homebuilt system
June 16, 2012 1:33:53 PM

Well for basic home computer tasks I feel like the i3-2130 is a little quicker. The 965BE is good too though, I've had a few Phenom II X4 Deneb chips. If he does heavily threaded applications like video editing or rendering the Phenom is the better choice. But for browsing you can't get much better than an i3 for the price.
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