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  1. stringerrawr

    stringerrawr Thread Starter

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    i am building my self a pc and i have brought a ASUS P5B-VM SE Graphics Intergrated Motherboard it can handle intel core 2 Quad inside 2.4MHZ LGA775 Socket, L2 8 MB.
    with this i am going to have 4gb ddr2 NoN Ecc ram the thing is im not sure on what PSU i need to buy to make this run proply if theres anything elce i need to list please ask thanks
     
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    oh okey well im not a extream gamer but i do play some and like to try new ones out so yea i am going to buy an agp or pci-e geforce graphics card but im just unsure of i get somthing wroing it may mess up so i want to make sure it will work ok with what im planning to get? so if i am planning to use it for light games nothing like wold of war craft but mainly for msn and youtube with out trubble at all. the other question is really cases im trying to find a good case around £50 that tolds my motherboard 213mm x 245mm with 6 pins but im finding it hard to find one that specafied my needs thanks
     
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    You'll need a PCI-E card, which is a good thing, AGP cards are expensive.
    Your motherboard will fit in any ATX or µ(micro)ATX case. Here's a great one (using it myself, it cools the PC well, and is pretty quiet, good quality): http://www.microdirect.co.uk/(36767)Antec-case-Three-Hundred-Gaming-case-NO-PSU-ATX.aspx
    For graphics, I'd really recommend an Radeon 3450: http://www.microdirect.co.uk/(37237)Asus-Radeon-HD-3450-512MB-DDR2-PCIE-DVI-TV.aspx for your light gaming, or if you really want nVidia, Geforce 8500 GT: http://www.microdirect.co.uk/(17351)Sparkle-GF-8500-GT-SLI-512MB-DDR2-PCIE-DVI.aspx No PSU upgrade needed for these cards.
     
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    There would be great difficulting in installing an AGP card, since AGP is no longer standard on modern computers and not supported by Intel, AMD or Nvidia chipsets.

    The 450watt PSU will also handle low-mid-range gaming cards as well... like 9600GT / 4670 and even the 4830.

    You say "new games" - newer games require more horse power than World of Warcraft.
     
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    thank you very much very good bit a help, yea i just looked at realiced it was PCI-E not AGP! microdirect does looks like a good website to buy off. so if i got my self an Radeon 3450 with a ATX case and a simple 450W psu should be okey?

    other thing i whould like to know is that becuase of were im a puting this i cant use a RJ-45 cable so will be going to an pci belkin wireless card or do you feel that i can do better with something elce? my modem is a belkin model # F5D7633-4 what whould you say whould be fairly good priced and still fastest for my money?

    after this i am going to get a 500gb sATA Hdd http://www.kikatek.com/product_info.php?products_id=9986&source=froogle is this any good becuase it seems quite cheap but not sure why?

    will this graphics card be ok with this tft? http://www.memory-express.co.uk/ind.../m2+1680+x+1050+5ms+VGA+Monitor+(Silver/Black)
     
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    No, a "simple" "450W" PSU will not be fine. Corsair or PC Power & Cooling 450-500 W will be okay. OCZ 600W will be fine. Some others too, but not any generic brand or otherwise cheaply made piece of rubbish. Microdirect is a good, pretty reputable site, despite the simple looks it has.
     
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